Nouvelles sur les armes à feu
eTrace System Leads to Arrests in St Kitts for Gun Crimes
27 January 2014
SKN Vibes, Media release
BASSETERRE, St Kitts - The Electronic Tracing System (eTrace), utilized by the Royal St. Christopher and Nevis Police Force since September 2012, has proven quite useful and has led to a number of arrests at home and abroad.
A recent report indicated that eighteen illegal firearms seized by security forces in 2013, have been traced using the database accessed by law enforcement in more than 30 countries outside of the United States. The system helps to determine a... (GunPolicy.org)
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St Kitts Youth Faces 30 Years Jail for Possessing Handguns
2 November 2012
St Kitts & Nevis Observer
A Cole Hill juvenile could be spending the next 30 years in prison if a Nevis Magistrate imposes the maximum penalty for gun possession.
The 16-year-old appeared before the Her Honor Yasmine Clarke in his school uniform on Tuesday (Oct 30) to answer to three charges - two counts of possession of a firearms and one count of five possession of ammunition. The juvenile had no legal representation and his mother explained to the court that she could not afford lawyers'... (GunPolicy.org)
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Caraïbes,Bahamas,Jamaïque,Saint-Kitts-et-Nevis,Trinité-et-Tobago,Antigua et Barbuda,Barbade,Sainte-Lucie,Amérique du Nord,Europe
Caribbean Nations Demand Global Gun Trade Treaty to Curb Armed Crime
11 October 2011
Caribbean 360 (Barbados)
NEW YORK, United States - Battling the scourge of rising crime and violence and some of the world's highest murders rates, Caribbean nations are appealing to the United Nation for help.
They are urging the world body to help them stem the unrelenting flow of guns and ammunition to the region.
From the Bahamas, Jamaica and St. Kitts-Nevis, countries with some of the world's highest homicide rates, Trinidad and Tobago, which already has a state of emergency in place... (GunPolicy.org)
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Saint-Kitts-et-Nevis,Caraïbes,Amérique centrale,Amérique du Sud
Violence in Latin America and Caribbean "an Unrelenting Epidemic"
8 June 2011
Communications Unit of the Office of the Prime Minister of St Kitts & Nevis, Media release
BASSETERRE, St Kitts -- Violence in Latin America and the Caribbean is now an unrelenting epidemic, which is having a deadly impact on Socio-Economic development.
"As our populations become more youthful, the issues which we must address to keep young people alive, and secure, take on greater urgency. The youth agenda, more critical in its urging, begs to underscore the importance of debating youth issues and integrating them into the development of national and... (GunPolicy.org)
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Caraïbes,États-Unis,Anguilla,Antigua et Barbuda,Aruba,Barbade,Dominique,Grenade,Saint-Kitts-et-Nevis,Saint-Vincent-et-les 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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