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Restrepo, Jorge A and Alonso Tobón García. 2012 ‘Instruments of Violence: Trends in the Use of Firearms.’ Guatemala en la Encrucijada. Panorama de una violencia transformada, p. 5. Geneva: Geneva Declaration on Armed Violence And Development Secretariat / Small Arms Survey / Conflict Analysis Resource Centre. 1 July
The Instruments of Violence: Trends in the Use of Firearms
Firearms are still the main instrument through which lethal violence is exercised in Guatemala. According to the data gathered by the Small Arms Survey (n.d.), these instruments were used to commit 81.7% of all homicides in Guatemala from 2004 to 2010.