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Firearms Trafficking in Honduras

In Honduras, most homicides are committed using a firearm. This special investigation tracks how those weapons get into the hands of the killers...

Firearms Trafficking in Honduras: Introduction and Major Findings

Honduras has one of the highest homicide rates in the world, and some 75 percent of these homicides are committed using guns.[1] The world average is closer to 50...

Counting Firearms in Honduras

Estimates vary widely as to how many legal and illegal weapons are circulating in...

Trafficking Firearms Into Honduras

Honduras does not produce weapons, but weapons are trafficked into the country in numerous...

Trafficking Firearms in Honduras

The weapons trade within Honduras is difficult to monitor. This is largely because the military, the country's sole importer, and the Armory, the sole salesmen of...

Closing the Gaps on Firearms Trafficking in Honduras

As set out in this report, the legal structure around Honduras' arms trade is deeply flawed. The legislation is inconsistent and unclear as to the roles of...