In Venezuela, President Nicholas Maduro is launching a program to help reduce gun violence.
It will allow Venezuelans to swap guns for tools or a scholarship. As CCTV’s Martin Markovits reports from Caracas, the question is whether it will reduce the homicide rate.
For Eneilda Flores the sorrow that guns can bring has a face. This is her daughter Carolina. She died in a gang shootout just outside her home in the Caracas barrio of Antimano. She was just 19.
To cut the nation’s murder rate, Venezuelan President Nicholas Maduro launched a program to get guns off the streets.
Hopes to reduce gun violence in VenezuelaIn Venezuela, President Nicholas Maduro is launching a program to help reduce gun violence.