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A motley collection of 13,700 firearms was ceremoniously dumped Monday at a giant foundry where the weapons will be melted down and forged into chairs for schoolchildren.

The symbolic gesture in this gun-besotted nation afflicted for more than a half century by civil conflict and plagued by drug-related crime was co-sponsored by the United Nations. Colombia has one of the world’s highest firearm homicide rates: 26 deaths per 100,000 inhabitants, nearly double the average for Latin America and the Caribbean and about eight times the global average, according to a recent report by the U.N. Office on Drugs and Crime. continue reading

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