Human Trafficking

Wednesday, July 6, 2016 - 06:41
The Government of United State of America (USA) has charged Ghana to end modern day slavery immediately or face the consequences of her lackadaisical attitude towards the fight against the crime.
Wednesday, July 6, 2016 - 06:37
Judicial and immigration officials in Costa Rica on Tuesday arrested two men suspected of forming part of a criminal group responsible for smuggling migrants across the Americas on their way to the U.S.
Friday, July 1, 2016 - 06:25
Authorities across Central America have dismantled a migrant smuggling network that spanned from Brazil to Mexico, a remarkable sting operation that comes amid heightened US concerns of potential terrorists using these networks to illegally enter the United States.
Friday, June 10, 2016 - 06:50
A new report provides details on the different levels of sophistication with which criminal groups run sex trafficking rings in Guatemala, shedding light on the business side of a highly lucrative criminal industry.
Wednesday, June 1, 2016 - 06:33
A massive security operation in Bogotá's nefarious Bronx neighborhood reveals how powerful microtrafficking gangs in the city have become -- and the Colombian government's lack of a long-term plan for restoring order to urban enclaves dominated by criminal groups.
Friday, May 6, 2016 - 06:43
Reforms passed by the Mexican senate allowing the military to spy on and raid the homes of private citizens are a “serious step backwards for human rights,” according to Sinaloan human rights expert Oscar Loza Ochoa.
Wednesday, March 9, 2016 - 06:32
The United States on Tuesday broadened longstanding sanctions against the Lord’s Resistance Army, one of central Africa’s most violent guerrilla groups, and its founder, Joseph Kony, a warlord and self-described prophet who has eluded the authorities for nearly three decades.
Tuesday, February 9, 2016 - 06:05
Argentine prosecutors are pursuing money laundering investigations into alleged human trafficking organizations suspected of hiding millions of dollars in illicit profits.
Wednesday, November 25, 2015 - 06:36
Colombia Police said Monday they have dismantled three human trafficking rings, one that forced minors into prostitution along the border with Ecuador and two dedicated to trafficking women to China.
Monday, November 23, 2015 - 06:39
Guatemala's Congress has voted to impose harsher sentences for anyone helping migrants skirt the law, as it faces pressure from the United States to stop human trafficking and slow the flood of people passing through its borders.