In the 21st Century Human Trafficking is Known as Modern Day Slavery. It Consists of Child Slavery, Child Labour, Women Trafficking for Prostitution and Slavery.
Human Trafficking in St.Lucia
Human Trafficking Victims Rescued by Interpol In Saint Lucia, The Caribbean and Latin America.
A two-year investigation has led to the arrest of twenty (22) people involved in a human trafficking network and the release of three hundred and fifty (350) men, women and children forced into slave-like labour and prostitution in several Caribbean and Latin American nations, including St.Lucia.
The operation was directed from Barbados, with the support of Interpol command centers in France and Argentina.
Trinidad & Tobago Human Trafficking By TTPS
Trinidad and Tobago officers on Wednesday rescued 69 people, four of them women, who were being held captive in cages at a church along the Eastern Main Road, Arouca, Trinidad and Tobago. The men and women, all Trinidad and Tobago nationals, range in ages from their 20’s to their 60’s, and some were kept in handcuffs.
Trinidad Police say the operation began around 12.15 a.m. on Wednesday. Search warrants were issued for human trafficking, after a period of monitoring and investigations. They have so far arrested six people in connection with the disturbing find.
The church they were imprisoned at is a rehabilitation centre.
Real Stories in the News
Human Trafficking victim shares her story. Up to 800,000 people are victims of human trafficking every year.
Tackling human trafficking in the US.
2016 Trafficking Persons Report
Date: June 2016
2017 Trafficking Persons Report
Date: June 2017
Customs Control Seminar
The workshop was held in collaboration with the Government of Saint Lucia via the Ministry of Home Affairs.
Know the Signs, See it, Report it!
St.Lucia Against Human Trafficking!
Please call our 24/7 Hotline for any information relating to Human Trafficking.
Ministry of Home Affairs, Justice and National Security
Sir Stanislaus James Bldg.
M - F : 8am–4:30pm
Sat & Sun: Closed