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Nicaragua

31 July 2013

InSight Crime (Bogota)

Experts have attributed a recent increase in violence Nicaragua's semi-autonomous northeast region to the presence of organized crime and arms trafficking, something likely related to the area's status as a stop off on drug trafficking routes. The director of the Violence Prevention Center (CEPREV), Monica Zalaquett, said organized crime and arms trafficking are two factors that may have contributed to a recent rise in homicides in Nicaragua's North Atlantic Autonomous... (GunPolicy.org)

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