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BYDC petition for gun amnesty

ALEX DOWNES, alexdownes@nationnews.com

Added 12 August 2017

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Director of Youth in the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Youth Cleviston Hunte said the ministry was conducting a number of peace initiatives. (Picture by Christoff Griffith.)

THE BARBADOS YOUTH DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL (BYDC) will be taking to the streets of Bridgetown today in a bid to fight gun crime.

BYDC president Roshanna Trim said yesterday that as a part of their International Youth Day celebrations, the council would be asking Barbadians to come to The City and sign a petition for a gun amnesty.

“We are going to head to Bridgetown and encourage Barbadians to sign a petition asking to restart a gun amnesty programme,” Trim said following a multi-faith service at The Museum.

“This will hopefully be with the help of the Attorney General and the Commissioner of Police and other involved entities,” she added. (AD)

Please read the full story in today's Saturday Sun, or in the eNATION edition.

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