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Dominican Republic,United States,Haiti

3 June 2022

InSight Crime

Seizures of military-style assault weapons in the Dominican Republic are raising concerns that criminal groups are accessing powerful firearms smuggled from the United States and elsewhere. On May 26, Dominican customs and police authorities launched a sting operation to dismantle an arms trafficking ring smuggling weapons into the Caribbean nation from the United States, according to a news release by the nation's customs authority. During the raid at Haina Port,... (GunPolicy.org)

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