Landmine Report: Cuba Remains Among World's Few (Rogue) Producers

Friday, December 5, 2014
This week, the Landmine Monitor 2014 report was released.

It provides a global overview of developments in mine ban policy, contamination, clearance, casualties, victim assistance, and support for mine action.

According to the report:

"Down from a total of more than 50 producing states before the Mine Ban Treaty’s existence, currently only 11 states are identified as potential producers of antipersonnel mines: China, Cuba, India, Iran, Myanmar, North Korea, Pakistan, Russia, Singapore, South Korea, and Vietnam."

Moreover, Cuba was also one of the nations were in 2013 casualties were reported as a result of landmines and explosive remnants of war (ERW), which includes cluster submunitions.