Many of my readers are interested in firearms and self defense. I regularly encounter Americans who believe that citizens of other countries can’t legally own defensive firearms. That opinion is incorrect.
While gun ownership in countries outside the USA is generally a for more involved process than what is required to buy a gun in the USA, citizens of many other countries can own (and sometimes carry) firearms if they jump through all the right hoops.
I found the article below to be an informative comparison of gun laws in six large Latin American countries. If you are interested in the gun laws in South America, check it out.
You may also enjoy Revolver Guy’s article Guns in Brazil.