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By Edition On Thursday, August 10th, 2017

MP asks questions about illegal prostitution

WILLEMSTAD - The Member of Parliament for PAR, Anna-Maria Pauletta asked the Minister of Justice Quincy Girigorie several questions about the large number of people working as prostitutes outside the brothel Campo More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, June 28th, 2017

US slaps Belize with worst rank in latest Human Trafficking Report

WASHINGTON - The U.S. State Department yesterday slapped the worst tier status on the Central American CARICOM nation of Belize as it released its annual Trafficking in Persons report. Belize is the only Caribbean More...

By Edition On Thursday, June 15th, 2017

Two Venezuelans arrested for human trafficking

WILLEMSTAD - On Tuesday, June 13, 2017, at around 10 am, the officers of the Organized Crime Unit of the Police, arrested two Venezuelans suspected of human trafficking. The arrest took place during an investigation More...

By Edition On Wednesday, June 7th, 2017

Latin America lacks clear policies to tackle human trafficking

Migrants with tired faces laden with the hardships of the hazardous journey from Central America to the United States rest in a shelter in Mexico, which many reach after being cheated by “coyotes” out of everything More...

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By Edition On Saturday, May 13th, 2017

Caribbean girls under cyber attack

Urgent action needed to protect the most vulnerable A cyberbullying victim's parents are speaking out in Belize against the alarming practice of posting nude photos of young girls online. The couple sit facing More...

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By Edition On Thursday, May 11th, 2017

Another police officer arrested for human trafficking

WILLEMSTAD – Once again it appears that there are more police officers involved in the human trafficking case which involves Bandera Grill. Last night, the Office of Internal Affairs arrested the 51-year old police More...

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By Edition On Monday, February 13th, 2017

Venezuelans want protection for women

PORT OF SPAIN - Young Venezuelan women, deemed by the US State Department as “especially vulnerable” to being trafficked to Trinidad and Tobago to work as prostitutes, are among two groups of persons a new bilateral More...

By Edition On Wednesday, January 25th, 2017

Small boat with 22 Venezuelans intercepted by the coast guard

WILLEMSTAD – This morning at about half past four a go-fast boat with 22 Venezuelans was intercepted by the coast guard. This was confirmed by the spokesperson of the coast guard Roderick Gouverneur. The boat More...

By Edition On Wednesday, January 18th, 2017

Two employees of the immigration service arrested

PHILLIPSBURG, WILLEMSTAD - On Tuesday morning, January 17, 2017 two employees of the immigration service were arrested suspected of human smuggling, bribery and abuse of their post. K.L.M.B. (34) and A.A.D. (33) More...

By Edition On Thursday, December 22nd, 2016

Crackdown on Chinese restaurants in Trinidad over human trafficking and illegal labour concerns

PORT OF SPAIN – Reports of human trafficking, illegal labour practices and unsanitary conditions led Trinidad and Tobago police to crack down on two branches of the Me Asia Chinese Restaurant over the past 48 More...