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Gun Policy News, 6 September 2011

Estados Unidos,México

6 September 2011


Mexican authorities have an American citizen in custody who they say is suspected of trafficking firearms and grenades to a major Mexican drug cartel. According to Mexico's attorney general's office, Jean Baptiste Kingery Moinssonm was allegedly smuggling firearm and grenade parts into the country. Once the goods were in Mexican territory, Moinssonm allegedly assembled and sold the weapons to the Sinaloa cartel. Mexican federal police took Moinssonm into custody in... (GunPolicy.org)

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6 September 2011

New Vision (Kampala)

Uganda is in the process of reviewing the national action plan on the control of small arms and light weapons. The plan will provide for the issuance of certificates of competence to holders of private arms. Under the plan, the country will establish a firearms registry and establish the number and gender of persons with arms besides those under the custody of the security personnel. The five-year plan covering 2011-2015 will restrict issuance of certificates of... (GunPolicy.org)

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México,Estados Unidos

6 September 2011

Washington Post / AP

PHOENIX — Police have arrested an American man who allegedly smuggled parts for as many as 2,000 grenades into Mexico for drug cartels, more than a year after he was released by U.S. agents who stopped him at the Arizona-Mexico border for having more than a hundred grenade parts. While a Department of Justice official said the case will be added to the investigation of Operation Fast and Furious, a flawed effort by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and... (GunPolicy.org)

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Europa,América del Norte,América del Sur,Estados Unidos,Caribe,Cuba,Jamaica

6 September 2011

New York Times / AP

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Jamaica's top security official announced Tuesday that he will lead a delegation to Cuba this week to sign agreements strengthening cooperation against drug trafficking and other crimes. Security Minister Dwight Nelson said the pacts are intended to increase intelligence sharing about the "movement of guns and drugs and the groups involved in their movement between the two countries." Jamaica is the Caribbean's largest source of marijuana for the... (GunPolicy.org)

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6 September 2011

Sydney Morning Herald

Police say they are frustrated the people targeted in the recent spate of Sydney shootings are not speaking up. The comments followed two Sydney shootings in the past day in Arncliffe and Revesby. The Revesby attack was the 12th Sydney shooting in three weeks. "The majority of these incidents are drug-related," said Assistant Commissioner Frank Mennilli, the NSW Police South West Metropolitan Region Commander in a statement today. He said the victims' reluctance to... (GunPolicy.org)

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Estados Unidos

6 September 2011

New York Times

LOS ANGELES — A man armed with an AK-47 assault rifle opened fire Tuesday morning on a group of uniformed National Guard members as they ate breakfast at an IHOP restaurant in Carson City, Nev. He hit all five Guard members, killing three of them, and killed another woman and wounded five other people before taking his own life. The gunman, identified by the police as Eduardo Sencion, 32, began his five-minute shooting rampage around 9 a.m. as people flocked to the... (GunPolicy.org)

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