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Godnick, William and Helena Vasquez. 2003 ‘Jamaica.’ Small Arms Control in Latin America: Monitoring the Implementation of Small Arms Control Projects (MISAC); Latin America Series No. 1, p. 25. London: International Alert, Security and Peacebuilding Programme. 1 March

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Jamaica

In 1999 the government collected 4,000 weapons which it destroyed at a public event. In 2000, arms trafficking was incorporated into the Law on Money Laundering, which had until then only covered crimes involving drug trafficking.

Jamaica supports marking weapons, strengthening registration, enforcing common standards for brokers, and it currently participates in the UN Group of Experts on marking and tracing.

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