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Honduras' 80% Homicides are the Result of Gun Violence: Report

80% de homicidios en Honduras son producto de violencia armada: Informe

InSight Crime (Bogotá)

28 July 2016

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[Translated Summary: Firearms are used in about 80% of all the homicides in Honduras. 39,111 of 48,094 registered homicides between 2008 and 2015 were committed with a firearm. In 2014, a Comission of the Congress estimated that there were 1,000,000 firearms in circulation and 700,000 of them were owned without a licence.]

Según informes, las armas de fuego son utilizadas en más del 80 por ciento de todos los homicidios en Honduras…

De los 48.094 homicidios registrados en Honduras entre 2008 y 2015, 39.111 fueron cometidos con un arma de fuego, según datos del Observatorio de la Violencia adscrito a la Universidad Nacional Autónoma de Honduras (UNAH)…

En 2014, una comisión del congreso hondureño estimó que más de 1 millón de armas se encontraban en circulación, y de esas, más de 700.000 no contaban con licencia…

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