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United States,Caribbean,Grenada,St Vincent & Grenadines,St Lucia

UN Provides Equipment, Training for Small Arms Destruction in Caribbean

8 June 2012

Caribbean360.com (Barbados)

NEW YORK, USA – St Lucia, St Vincent and the Grenadines, and Grenada will benefit from a United Nation's (UN) assistance package aimed at strengthening their capacity to combat the illicit trafficking in small arms and light weapons nationally, as well as in the Caribbean region. The United Nations Office for Disarmament Affairs, through its Regional Centre for Peace, Disarmament and Development in Latin America and the Caribbean (UNLIREC), has provided the island... (GunPolicy.org)

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Caribbean,United States,Anguilla,Antigua & Barbuda,Aruba,Barbados,Dominica,Grenada,St Vincent & Grenadines

Top Caribbean Cop Pins Rise in Violent Crime on Gun Trafficking

7 April 2009

South Florida Caribbean News

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts — One of the region's top law enforcement officers said there is a direct link between the rise in violent crime in the Caribbean and gun trafficking. Chairman of the Association of Caribbean Commissioners of Police, Mr. Darwin Dottin said a study has shown that there could be as many as 1.6 million illegal guns in the region. Speaking at the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with a United States law enforcement agency which will... (GunPolicy.org)

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Caribbean,United States,Anguilla,Antigua & Barbuda,Aruba,Barbados,Dominica,Grenada,St Kitts & Nevis,St Vincent & Grenadines

US, Nine Caribbean Nations Sign Agreement to Help Trace Illegal Guns

1 April 2009

Caribbean Net News

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados — Nine Caribbean islands on Tuesday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with a United States law enforcement agency which will greatly enhance their ability to track and fight firearms trafficking and illegal possession in the region. In a morning ceremony at the home of United States Charge d'Affaires to Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean Brent Hardt, police Commissioners and senior officers from Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Aruba,... (GunPolicy.org)

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Grenada

Bang, Bang in Prime Minister's Office: Cop Drops Gun, it Fires

20 May 2006

Grenada Today

There was panic Monday in the Upper Section of the Ministerial Complex at the Botanical Gardens as a firearm belonging to a member of the Royal Grenada Police Force (RGPF) went off sending workers running in all directions for cover. Informed sources told Grenada Today that the incident occurred after the weekly Cabinet meeting with the firearm going off inside the office of a Secretary in the Prime Minister"s ministry. According to a well-placed official, Prime... (GunPolicy.org)

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