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11 February 2010

Tico Times (Costa Rica)

The climate of insecurity in Guatemala is forcing women to arm themselves to protect themselves and their families, the Central American nation's state newspaper, Diario de Centroamerica, reported Monday. The official newspaper said an increasing number of women of different professions are acquiring weapons and registering them with Guatemala's Arms and Munitions Control Office. Some 9,200 weapons have been registered at that agency in the name of women, representing... (

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