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By Edition On Thursday, May 11th, 2017
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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
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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...

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By Edition On Wednesday, January 25th, 2017
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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...

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By Edition On Wednesday, January 18th, 2017
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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...

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By Edition On Thursday, December 22nd, 2016
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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...

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By Edition On Monday, November 21st, 2016
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Two police officers arrested in human trafficking case

WILLEMSTAD – Two police officers were arrested in the human trafficking case involving the Bandera Grill bar. They are suspected of perjury and document forgery. Earlier, the owners of the grill bar and another More...

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By Edition On Monday, July 18th, 2016
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Trinidad and Tobago fails to tackle human trafficking

PORT OF SPAIN -, Even as the Trinidad and Tobago government has failed, for the second year in a row, to thoroughly investigate and prosecute human traffickers, the US Department of State has been keeping a close More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, March 15th, 2016
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Policeman in Trinidad to stand trial for trafficking Colombian women

PORT OF SPAIN – In Trinidad and Tobago’s first human trafficking case, a 55-year-old suspended police officer has been committed to stand trial on 13 charges of human trafficking and prostitution. Constable More...

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By Edition On Monday, November 16th, 2015
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House searches and arrests Casa Blanca

PHILLIPSBURG, WILLEMSTAD - On Monday November the 16th 2015 during early morning the investigation team of the Unit Human Trafficking/Human Smuggling of KPSM performed house searches in the brothel Casa Blanca in More...

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By Edition On Friday, August 21st, 2015
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Turks and Caicos government silent on sex trafficking report

PROVIDENCIALES, TCI - According to the US State Department 2015 Trafficking in Persons (TIP) report, the Turks and Caicos Islands (TCI) is a destination country for men, women, and children subjected to sex trafficking More...