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Cukier, Wendy and Victor W Sidel. 2006 ‘The Global Gun Epidemic: From Saturday Night Specials to AK-47s: The firearm epidemic: Regional variations: North America and the Caribbean.’ The Global Gun Epidemic: From Saturday Night Specials to AK-47s, p. 33. Westport, CT: Praeger Security International. 1 January

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Hardest hit in the region was Jamaica, where 450 people were murdered with firearms in 1997, for a rate of 18.6 per 100,000.

'Justifiable' homicides in Jamaica -- killings by police -- are relatively high: 5.0 per 100,000. (133)

Source cited:

133) Graduate Institute of International Studies, Small Arms Survey 2004.

ID: Q11086

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