Human Trafficking

Thursday, September 5, 2013 - 07:27
More than 100,000 people were smuggled out of eastern Africa in 2012, heroin seizures are soaring and ivory poaching has risen to levels that could threaten local elephant populations, the United Nations said in a report on organised crime on Tuesday.
Thursday, August 29, 2013 - 09:06
Over 2,000 children are still being used as soldiers by 27 armed groups in North Kivu in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo despite efforts by the United Nations Children’s Fund to remove them from the frontlines and return them to their homes.
Friday, August 16, 2013 - 00:00
Guatemala's Head of Passports Arrested for Human Smuggling - InSight Crime | Organized Crime in the Americas Jose Alberto de Leon Gramajo was arrested by prosecutors from the specialist anti-impunity unity of the Public Ministry and accused of illegal
Friday, August 16, 2013 - 00:00
Quienes vienen de Africa y Asia, que son casi la mitad, llegan a paises suramericanos que no les exigen visa, de alli cruzan a Colombia por fronteras dificiles de controlar y luego son transportados hacia Centroamerica.
Wednesday, August 14, 2013 - 10:35
The easy comings and goings through southern Libya are a key component of the security difficulties that have leaders worried for the future.
Tuesday, August 13, 2013 - 00:00
Various alternative routes, such as the route through the Dominican Republic, have opened up, which have presented criminal groups with the opportunity to profit from the migration.
Thursday, August 1, 2013 - 00:00
Narco gangs, including the Zetas, have diversified their portfolio to include buying and selling women as slaves.
Monday, July 22, 2013 - 14:18
The U.S. Embassy announces the recipients of the International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Bureau (INL) Trafficking in Persons (TIP) projects in Armenia for 2013-2014.
Tuesday, July 16, 2013 - 00:00
The idea that up to a third of Mexico's disappeared victims may in fact be working in slave-like conditions is a horrifying proposition, although it seems unlikely.
Thursday, July 11, 2013 - 00:00
Cuba is the only country in the region to be Tier 3. Colombia and Nicaragua share Tier 1 status with the United States and Canada.