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Human trafficking: the story of the adolescent who was rescued from traffickers and later found murdered in La Pampa
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Human trafficking: the story of the adolescent who was rescued from traffickers and later found murdered in La Pampa

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Ebrard and US Secretary of Security pledge to combat human trafficking
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Ebrard and US Secretary of Security pledge to combat human trafficking

Mexico.- The head of the Ministry of Foreign Relations (SRE), Marcelo Ebrard Casaubón, had a conversation with the Secretary of Homeland Security of the United States, Alejandro Mayorkas, where both expressed their willingness to share information in order to combat human trafficking networks.In addition, the Mexican Foreign Minister explained the impact that the closures on the borders that they share in common with their territories, to the north and south, respectively, have had, in terms of the economic sphere, after the pandemic of Covid-19. Through a statement released in the official account of Twitter of the SRE, it was announced that in the dialogue between both officials, Ebrard and Mayorkas agreed on the relevance of strengthening collaboration against the trafficking ...
Caritas alerts of situations of "true slavery" in Spain derived from the pandemic
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Caritas alerts of situations of "true slavery" in Spain derived from the pandemic

The director of Cáritas Madrid, Luis Hernández Vozmediano, has warned that the social and economic crisis derived from the pandemic "has only just begun", and has warned that the precarious workforce is being appreciated "trafficking in persons for employment purposes" in Spain until reaching situations "of authentic slavery".During the presentation of the memory of the organization's activity during 2020, which took place this Thursday on the occasion of Corpus Christi, Hernández Vozmediano highlighted three aspects that concern him for the future in relation to the crisis generated by the coronavirus pandemic . On the one hand, he warned that despite the fact that the health cri...
They dismantle a gang that exploited children nine hours a day asking for alms and cleaning windows in the streets
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They dismantle a gang that exploited children nine hours a day asking for alms and cleaning windows in the streets

Agents of the Police Human Trafficking Investigation Directorate dismantled an organization that exploited children, between four months and 10 years old, by forcing them to beg and clean vehicle windshields on the streets of the district of San Miguel.SIGHT: COVID-19 vaccine: more than two million 403 thousand have already been immunized in PeruThe minors, who live in the San Judas Tadeo human settlement (Callao), were 'rented' by their parents to the exploiters for amounts ranging from S / 15 to S / 20 so that they 'work' nine hours.The exploited minors were between 4 months and 10 years old. Security cameras captured these women with the little ones.The gang called “Los Chalacos Explotadores de Infantes”, according to an official from this specialized unit, had been operating since De...
They arrested a gang that would have forced young people to prostitute themselves and traffic drugs in the Norte Chico [VIDEO]
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They arrested a gang that would have forced young people to prostitute themselves and traffic drugs in the Norte Chico [VIDEO]

An intelligence work by agents of the Directorate of Criminal Investigation (Dirincri) of the PNP allowed the preliminary arrest of 23 people, alleged members of the criminal organization 'Los tractores', who are being investigated for the crimes of human trafficking, illicit drug trafficking and corruption of officials.SIGHT: Óscar Ugarte on third wave of COVID-19: "Risk exists, it depends on ourselves"The interventions were carried out in the cities of Huacho, Huaura, Huaral and Chancay, in the province of Lima, and in Huarmey in the department of Áncash, where 31 properties were searched and assets were seized by order of the Huaral Preparatory Investigation Court.As reported by the PNP, these subjects captured their victims on social networks. Among these were minors under thirteen and...
They sell girls for up to 200 thousand pesos in Guerrero, for ‘uses and customs’
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They sell girls for up to 200 thousand pesos in Guerrero, for ‘uses and customs’

“Those who are in these businesses are not going to travel 10 hours to the Montaña de Guerrero to look for an indigenous girl, that is, it is easier for them to have access to communities in the state of Hidalgo, where it is a very important problem, or in Tlaxcala , where there are other more complex problems of organized crime ", the activist said.In Guerrero, she adds, it is a problem of "customs and customs" and even myths, even among the girls themselves who say: 'if nobody sees me or nobody buys me, I am not worth it'.“You have to work with girls and you have to do it from a young age, tell them that this is not the case, that they have rights, that they are not animals, that they cannot sell them and that it is not: if someone buys you it is because you are a product valuable.“It ma...