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Martinique

Firearms Amnesty in Martinique Recovers Over 800 Guns [FR]

14 April 2014

Le Monde (France)

[Translated summary: Since the beginning of the year, out of 13 homicides, 10 were committed with firearms. Since the start of the amnesty, over 800 firearms have been recovered. Most firearms circulating in Martinique are shotguns that were diverted during robberies and then altered (sawed-off shotguns).] Le 26 février, en plein jour, un jeune homme de 29 ans était froidement abattu sous les yeux de sa mère au coeur du quartier Godissard, une cité populaire de... (GunPolicy.org)

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Guadeloupe,Martinique

Firearms Amnesty in Martinique Recovers Over 300 Guns [FR]

1 April 2014

Europe 1 (France)

[Translated summary: 307 long guns and 161 handguns were recovered during a two-month amnesty in Martinique. Crime has increased in Martinique. Two similar campaign in Guadeloupe recovered over 200 firearms.] Violence - En deux mois, l'opération a permis de récolter plus de 307 armes. La Martinique a connu de nombreux crimes sanglants en 2013. 307 armes récupérées. En Martinique, la campagne "Déposez les armes" joue les prolongations. L'opération de deux mois... (GunPolicy.org)

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Martinique

Martinique Firearms Amnesty Nets Over 250 Guns So Far [FR]

10 March 2014

France-Antilles News (Martinique)

[Translated summary: A firearms amnesty campaign in Martinique has collected 254 guns, including 168 long guns and 86 handguns. The amnesty runs from 1 February 2013 until 31 March 2014.] La campagne « Déposez les armes », lancée le 1er février, est d'ores et déjà une réussite. À ce jour (10 mars 2014), « après cinq semaines, le bilan intermédiaire est encourageant », note la préfecture dans un communiqué. 254 armes à feu ont déjà été remises aux... (GunPolicy.org)

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Guadeloupe,Martinique

Firearm Amnesty Begins in Martinique, 138 Guns Seized in 2013 [FR]

2 February 2014

La Croix (France)

[Translated summary: Martinique authorities have begun a two-month firearms amnesty. The campaign hopes to prevent crime and officials say 138 firearms were seized in Martinique in 2013, including some which were illegally imported or stolen. A similar campaign in Guadeloupe last year was very successful.] Comme les Guadeloupéens l'an denier, les Martiniquais sont invités par l'autorité préfectorale à remettre les armes à feu en leur possession dans le cadre... (GunPolicy.org)

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