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On December 21st the US Congress voted to approve an omnibus finance bill that included restrictions on foreign military financing for El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras.

The case of illegal arms exports to Mexico will end up before the German Federal Court of Justice (BGH) in Karlsruhe. On February 11, 2021, the appeal of Heckler und Koch (H&K), two convicted employees and the Stuttgart public prosecutor's office will be heard there in an oral hearing.

The former head of security at a Guatemalan nickle mine, on trial for killing a local indigenous leader, has submitted a guilty plea.

In December the city of Seville cancelled the Electronic Warfare Europe arms fair due to take place in the city in May 2021.

A new report published by an international coalition of peace organisations explores the way arms companies in Europe and Israel are fuelling violence in Mexico.