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Prévention de la violence armée, lois sur le contrôle des armes à feu et commerce des armes légères :

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Barbade

Govt Seizes Gun Shipments Passing Through US Embassy

11 October 2004

Associated Press

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados — Barbados seized two shipments of guns destined for Caribbean police departments that were scheduled to pass through the U.S. Embassy, the U.S. ambassador said Monday. A shipment confiscated in January contained 24 handguns and one seized in August contained an automatic rifle and nine shotguns, U.S. Ambassador Mary Kramer said. They were destined for the police departments of St. Lucia and St. Vincent and the Grenadines, she said. The Barbados... (GunPolicy.org)

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Barbade

Gun Law 'Too Tough'

2 April 2003

Daily Nation (Barbados)

Former Attorney-General Louis Tull has blasted Barbados' tough gun laws, stating that only a few Arab states had legislation as brutal as Barbados'. Tull, a back-bencher, told the House of Assembly yesterday he was "dead against" sending persons caught with firearms before High Court judges. Against the backdrop of two shooting deaths over the weekend, he said magistrates could do a better job in many such instances because they often knew the people who went before... (GunPolicy.org)

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Barbade

Police Coming Down Hard on Gun-Related Crime

30 October 2002

Barbados Advocate

Gun related deaths are up by three cases over last year and the Police Force is warning illegal gunmen that the long arm of the law will be coming down hard on them with a sustained zero-tolerance approach. The gun-crime declaration came one day after teenaged St. Joseph resident, Fabian Best was shot and killed while walking through a district in the same parish with friends. Station Sergeant Barry Hunte, police public relations officer, said yesterday that the... (GunPolicy.org)

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