Marking firearms is an important step in combating illicit weapons trafficking. To promote marking and tracing among countries in Latin America and the Caribbean, the Organization of American States has strengthened national capacities to mark firearms by providing equipment and related training since 2009.
"Promoting Firearms Marking in Latin America and the Caribbean,"
Journal of Conventional Weapons Destruction: Vol. 18
, Article 7.
Available at: http://commons.lib.jmu.edu/cisr-journal/vol18/iss2/7