Illegal Firearms Costing Lives & Resources

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The illegal trade of firearms throughout Barbados and across the region is costing more than we can afford, in lives and financial resources, says Attorney General, Adriel Brathwaite. He was speaking at the opening ceremony of the Arms Trade Treaty Implementation Support Workshop, on Wednesday at the Radisson Hotel Aquatica Resort. “It is costing this country, not only in terms …

Government To Implement Arms Trade Treaty

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Permanent Secretary in the Office of the Attorney General, Diane Campbell (first row, fifth from right) poses with workshop participants at the Radisson Resort today. (A.Gaskin/BGIS) Government is moving swiftly ahead with the implementation of a global Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) which was ratified last year and is aimed at preventing the illicit trade in conventional arms. According to Permanent …