Armored Cars Increase

Upon growing insecurity and violent crime in the region, the protection offered by bullet-proof cars is sought more and more.

Tuesday, February 17, 2009

According to the report by Fernando Quiñónez in Siglo XXI, "The insecurity that Guatemalans perceive and that of some foreigners in their countries of origin has caused an increase in the demand for cars with the bullet-proof option."

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Armoured Vehicles for Nicaragua

October 2012

The Minister of the Interior may have indicated that Nicaragua is ready to buy Russian Tigr armored vehicles, weapons and equipment for special police operations.

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Honduras Announces Purchase of Armored Vehicles

November 2013

With funds from the Security Fee the Judicial Council will hold a tender for the purchase of 24 armored vehicles.

"We have to find the best deal, to make the most of the money so we can acquire these vehicles," said Francisco Quiroz, a member of the Judicial Council.

The cars will be used by all judiciaries in the country to provide protection for judges who are at risk because of their activities, especially those related to extradition cases.

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