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Turks & Caicos,Bahamas,Virgin Islands (UK)

23 March 2011

BVI Beacon (British Virgin Islands), Editorial

The recent spate of shootings and armed robberies underscores the need for the Virgin Islands to take serious measures to combat gun crime. Within the past two weeks, one person has been shot to death and a handful of others have been shot or robbed at gunpoint. Such violence must be stopped. In recent years, guns have become a major problem here. From 2006-2010, firearms were used in 105 of 145 robberies and 14 of 20 murders, according to police... (

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