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Gun Policy News, 27 January 2012

Venezuela

27 January 2012

El Nacional (Caracas)

[Translated summary: Venezuela Minister of Interior and Justice anounced that, from March, the country will ban the import and sale of firearms and ammunition for a year, in accordance with special provisions adopted in December by President Hugo Chavez.] El ministro de Relaciones Interiores y Justicia, Tareck el Aissami, recordó que a partir de marzo se prohibirá en el país la importación y comercialización de armas de fuego y municiones durante un año, de... (GunPolicy.org)

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Estados Unidos,México

27 January 2012

Chicago Tribune / Reuters

WASHINGTON - The Obama administration on Friday revealed new reforms undertaken to improve how it conducts undercover gun trafficking investigations in the wake of a botched operation in which scores of weapons disappeared. The reforms require additional oversight of undercover operations, including those that involve more than 50 firearms, and, in most cases, ends the practice of paying gun dealers to serve as confidential informants. Additionally, a new review... (GunPolicy.org)

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Austria,Estados Unidos

27 January 2012

New York Times, Book review

You rarely pull a gun to start a conversation, but when I recently told an in-law that I was writing about Glock pistols, he improvised a research project. Reaching beneath his jacket, he quickly unholstered, unloaded and handed me his Glock 9 millimeter — this was in Kentucky, land of permissive ­concealed-carry laws. "I always carry this, and I always will," he said before giving me a primer that could have been used in a promotional video for both the pistol and... (GunPolicy.org)

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27 January 2012

Publica (Brazil)

[Translated summary: With the support of the Ministries of Defence and Foreign Affairs, Brazilian gun manufacturers seek new markets in countries with a history of human rights violations: Tunisia, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Philippines and Yemen. Brazil is among the six countries in the world with annual exports exceeding $ 100 million, according to recent research from Small Arms Survey. According to the Army, responsible for supervising and controlling exports from 2005 to... (GunPolicy.org)

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Brasil

27 January 2012

Publica (Brazil)

[Tanslated summary: Brazil, fourth largest exporter in small arms and around 4,5 million arms exported in the past five years.] De maneira pouco transparente, governo incentiva crescimento da indústria. Ênfase é nas armas leves: Brasil é 4º maior exportador mundial. Levantamento inédito do Exército revela que nos últimos 5 anos, exportamos 4,5 milhões de armas. Uma pequena lata metálica, arranhada e atirada ao chão, gerou o primeiro vexame diplomático... (GunPolicy.org)

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Brasil

27 January 2012

Publica (Brazil)

[Translated summary: domestic manufacturers alone sold 4.3 million guns in Brazil over the past five years. Nearly 40,000 people died in 2009 in episodes involving firearms, including homicides, suicides and accidents, according to latest figures provided by the Ministry of Health. A study by Pablo Dreyfuss, who was a leading expert on the subject, showed that 90% of these deaths are the result of crimes and the risk of dying from injuries caused by firearms in Brazil... (GunPolicy.org)

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