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Trinidad & Tobago,Jamaica,Caribbean

6 February 2009

Jamaica Observer / CMC

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad — The figures are staggering. About half a billion small arms are in use around the world and nearly half a million people are killed by them annually. For Caribbean countries like Jamaica and Trinidad and Tobago, where more than 100 people have so far been murdered this year, the illicit trade in small arms is especially worrying. "It is not unusual for one gun to be used in one member state or territory for one crime, and then show up in... (

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