Amendments To Barbados’ Firearms Act

Julia Rawlins-Bentham Ministry News

Barbados will be doing all in its power to maintain its ranking as the safest Caribbean destination. And, part of the drive to maintain the status outlined in the Geneva-based World Economic Forum in April 2017 Biennial Report, includes a revision of and amendments to the island’s Firearms Act to ensure the country’s compliance with its obligations under the Arms …

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 …