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St Lucia Police Seize Military Assault Rifle From Civilian

3 December 2013

What's Up Caribbean (Barbados)

Police in St. Lucia are startled as to how a civilian was able to acquire an SLR assault rifle - given that the weapon is a combat infantry weapon with a large calibre round. Officers attached to the Richmond and Dennery Police Stations successfully confiscated the rifle along with two bales of compressed marijuana from the hands of a civilian. The police department made the startling discovery Saturday November 30, 2013 during the execution of a search warrant at a... (

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États-Unis,Caraïbes,Grenade,Saint-Vincent-et-les Grenadines,Sainte-Lucie

UN Provides Equipment, Training for Small Arms Destruction in Caribbean

8 June 2012 (Barbados)

NEW YORK, USA – St Lucia, St Vincent and the Grenadines, and Grenada will benefit from a United Nation's (UN) assistance package aimed at strengthening their capacity to combat the illicit trafficking in small arms and light weapons nationally, as well as in the Caribbean region. The United Nations Office for Disarmament Affairs, through its Regional Centre for Peace, Disarmament and Development in Latin America and the Caribbean (UNLIREC), has provided the island... (

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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... (

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Gun Crime, Drug Trafficking Surge Again in Caribbean Islands of St Lucia

21 June 2009

St. Lucia Star

It is all connected. There are no random acts. Almost every single act of gun violence this year is somehow connected and the connecting point is the nexus of illegal drugs and guns. There has been nothing random about gun violence in St Lucia ever since cocaine was successfully introduced into the island about thirty years ago. In fact, before cocaine infiltrated the island, there was hardly such a thing as gun violence on the island at all. Guns, cocaine and the... (

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