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Government Expands for 180 Days the Voluntary Registration of Firearms

Gobierno ampliará por 180 días registro voluntario de armas de fuego

La Razón (Bolivia), Agencia Boliviana de Información

11 April 2016

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[Translated summary: The Bolivian government is expanding voluntary registration of firearms in the hope of guaranteeing security and reducing illegal possession. It is estimated that there are 7,300 legally registered firearms in the country and another 2,499 have been registered since the implementation of voluntary registration.]

Romero dijo que se calcula en el país la existencia de 7.300 armas de fuego con registro legal de cuyo número 2.808 se encuentran en la ciudad de Santa Cruz, 2.653 en La Paz, 1.068 en Tarija, 569 en Oruro, 114 en Cochabamba, 48 en Sucre, 32 en Beni, 8 en Potosí y en Pando no existe ninguna.

Con el proceso de registro, añadió que a la fecha se registraron 2.499: Santa Cruz, 1.004; La Paz, 547; Cochabamba, 426; Beni, 177; Chuquisaca, 203; Tarija, 62; Pando, 50; Oruro, 11 y Potosí, 9.

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