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Crime, Conflict, Illegal Mining Fuel Ecuador Arms Trafficking
InSight Crime (Bogota)
13 May 2014
During 2013 and the first three months of 2014, Ecuador's Armed Forces seized 4,530 illegal firearms, and 457,310 rounds of ammunition, reported El Comercio.
An unnamed top police official told the newspaper that some of the weapons entering the country illegally come from the army stores of other countries, while others enter via Ecuadorean ports…