Colombia Bogotá Bans Weapons

By Dialogo
April 01, 2012



Bogotá’s Mayor Gustavo Petro, center, alongside Army General Gabriel Pinilla, left,
and Police Colonel Hermilson Orozco, announces the implementation of a three-month trial ban
on carrying weapons in public in Colombia’s capital. The ban started on February 1 and ran
through May 1, 2012, to determine if homicides were reduced in the capital.
Source: The Associated Press


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