Citation(s) from the GunPolicy.org literature library
IANSA. 2009 ‘Report on Guns and Development.’ Week of Action 2009: Americas. London: International Action Network on Small Arms. 24 June
1,679 were shot dead during 2008 in Dominican Republic, a country of 9.7 million people, according to a report about development and armed violence released during the Week of Action in Santo Domingo by ICED (Caribbean Institute for Lawful States) and FUNCEJI (Community of Hope and International Justice Foundation).
Both organisations issued press releases about the impact of gun violence on social and economical development, which were picked up by the newspapers 7 Dias and Clave Digital.