Tag Archives: Human Trafficking

Trinidad Police Rescue 69 People from “Modern-Day Slavery” at Church Facility

Pastor Among Six Detained

A sting operation was executed by the Special Operation Response Team (SORT) at the Transformed Life Min­istry Re­ha­bil­i­ta­tion Cen­tre.

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, Wednesday October 9, 2019 – Police in Trinidad and Tobago this morning said they had “unearthed modern-day slavery” at a church’s rehabilitation centre, rescuing 69 people who had been held in captivity and arresting a pastor and five other people.              Continue reading

GUYANA – Capitol TV News Videos – 27 July 2015

Capitol TV logoGUYANA – Capitol TV News Videos – 27 July 2015

  • Former death squad member Sean Hinds turns himself in to Police
  • PPP deny relationship with Sean Hinds
  • Guyana still not doing enough to fight human trafficking
  • President commits to rice industry
  • Lap top project in tatters, will be overhauled
  • Wanted bulletin for male sex worker killers
  • Sports

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America’s refugee crisis – commentary

The surge from Central America

The child-refugee surge from Central America

America’s refugee crisis

JULY 19, 2014 · STABROEK NEWS — EDITORIAL

US immigration, legal and otherwise, has always been a barometer of the projected hopes of America’s poorer, less stable southern neighbours. After the 2008 financial crisis immigration to the US – more than half of it originating in Latin America and the Caribbean (up from one-fifth in 1970) – dipped noticeably. Since then “comprehensive immigration reform”, a subject no less divisive than Obamacare, has been a common talking point for both parties, as have debates over such niceties as whether “anchor baby” should be a pejorative term, or “touch-back” remigration required from illegal aliens seeking to regularize their status. Continue reading

United States slams Guyana’s efforts to curb human trafficking

United States slams Guyana’s efforts to curb human trafficking

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GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Monday June 23, 2014, CMC – The United States government has again listed Guyana among countries not doing enough to curb trafficking in persons, and suggested it was an unwilling partner in the effort.

“Guyana is a source and destination country for men, women, and children subjected to sex trafficking and forced labor. Guyanese and foreign women and girls—including from Venezuela, Suriname, and Brazil—are subjected to prostitution in Guyana,” the June 2014 Trafficking in Persons (TIP) report said.

This latest report, again labeling Guyana a human trafficking nation, was released Friday (June 20) and so far there has been no comment from Government. Continue reading

Capitol News TV News Videos – 24 Sep 2013

Capitol News  TV News Videos – 24 Sep 2013

  • And on Crime, the blame goes to…..
  • Some First Federation tenants feel they are being forced out
  • GINA Workers feel the effects of Budget Cuts
  • Another policeman gunned down, this time in his yard
  • Theater personality Ron Robinson in an accident.
  • Sports
  • Human Trafficking: Trinidadian woman rescued at Interior location tells her story
  • Hunt still on for killer of Biker Kirk Davis
And on Crime, the blame goes to…..Posted: 24 Sep 2013 07:28 PM PDT
Some First Federation tenants feel they are being forced outPosted: 24 Sep 2013 07:22 PM PDT   Continue reading

Capitol News – TV News Reports – 29 August 2013

Capitol News – TV News Reports – 29 August 2013

  • There are more critical issues affecting the mining sector other than Human Trafficking – Rohee
  • The National Frequency Management Unit responds to the Constitutional Matter on the issuance of Radio licences
  • Public Works Minister open to talks on relocation plan for North Timehri residents
  • AFC accuseas Gov’t of deliberately delaying the process of assenting to Local Gov’t Bills
  • Government will no longer seek any further engagement opposition on Amaila Hydro Project

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There are more critical issues affecting the mining sector other than Human Trafficking – RoheePosted: 29 Aug 2013 05:11 PM PDT

Home Affairs Minister Clement Rohee speaking at a forum as part of Mining Week at the International Conference Center on Wednesday. The event was dealing with the social ills affecting the mining industry and Trafficking in Persons is no stranger to such activities in the remote communities where mining is done. Rohee did not spare […]  Continue reading