Uruguay Pushes Proposal to Regulate Guns as Illegal Weapons Proliferate

Uruguay Pushes Proposal to Regulate Guns as Illegal Weapons Proliferate

By Geraldine Cook
February 11, 2013

In Uruguay, which ranks as one of the safest countries in Latin America, gun ownership is unusually high. Some one million firearms — both registered and unregistered — are believed to be circulating in this small country of 3.4 million people sandwiched in between Argentina and Brazil.

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