New law aims to stem sale of illegal weapons

Figueroa, Hector Berrios
November 2000
Caribbean Business;11/9/2000, Vol. 28 Issue 44, p35
Reports on Puerto Rico's gun law aiming to stem the illegal sale of weapons. Regulations pertaining to the acquisition, registration and use of firearms.


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