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Can United Nations Help Jamaica Finally Curb Gun Violence?
28 June 2022
In its latest bid to curb the flow of illegal firearms and ensuing violence, Jamaica has turned to the United Nations for help. Scheduled to run until December 2022, Reducing Small Arms and Light Weapons Joint Programme, referred to as SALIENT, boasts an over $70 million budget and a range of programs spearheaded by the United Nations (UN) in Jamaica. According to a statement from the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), "SALIENT aims to dismantle the factors... (GunPolicy.org)