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Human Trafficking.
« on: January 06, 2009, 05:25:56 AM »
Didn't know Human Trafficking has hit Trinidad and Tobago big time, some 600 people missing and unaccounted for.

Fellas, we doom !!!! Its only a matter of time..

Under Patrick Manning T&T has been the worst in History. How can this man sit here and do NOTHING !!!!!

Human Trafficking and Kidnapping is the worst thing that could happen to a country.

Parents, look after your kids, tick or thin, keep them close, families, time to unite !!!! T&T heading for a disaster, George Bush run down USA and now Manning doing the same to T&T. We are living a policitcal nightmare.

Politics will destroy mankind.!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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« Reply #1 on: January 06, 2009, 05:35:36 AM »
A woman's niece went missing in November 08 and she has been trying to get the police to help her to no avail (what else is new ::)).  She along with a few people whose relatives have been missing, formed a group and began to speak out about the issue of missing persons.  They have been saying that there is a human trafficking ring operating in T&T, but the Acting CoP has stated that the police has no concrete evidence of such.  He also stated that the police will be stepping up operations to solve the missing persons cases.

I want to highlight however, that if this woman had not stood up, formed a group and kept the issue on the front burner, this would not have been in the news now....I can't remember her name but well done miss lady.... :applause:
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« Reply #2 on: January 06, 2009, 07:00:33 AM »
Back in de day when I use to live in Gasparillo... we knew about this ring... had a place of "old parforce rd" called Villa Nisa and dey use to film blues back in de day.... has spanish, (warahoo), guyanese and locals... until the son shoot de fadder and kill him... heard stories of bestiality, child porn and mutilation coming from that place. Was true because a fella whom we knew casually marry one of de indian from guyana that escape/released. Den she was saying "hostel style killings went on an thing" Funny thing Hans Boos use to be a regular and we use to be excited once in a while when he would drive around going "Is Hans boos, curator" next thing yuh know he had thousands of tapes of kiddie porn. Sad to know the rings still alive.....

B&S give we ah story dey de other day that sicken meh.... de evil man does do to woman doh surprise meh anymore....

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« Reply #3 on: January 06, 2009, 07:05:34 AM »



http://www.guardian.co.tt/news9.html


Warning! There are human traffickers in Trinidad
by Yvonne Baboolal

Have you notice in the last year that more people went missing and never found than kidnapping ????


A chilling warning is being sent out to mothers of young daughters, to women in general, and even sons to be on the lookout for human traffickers in T&T.

Human traffickers are on the prowl, looking to lure children and women to sell them abroad for big money.

“Children, because they live longer, are sold for over $200,000. Adults can fetch as much as $100,000. They are mostly used as sex slaves and sometimes for slave labour.

“Sometimes, they are used to make pay-offs in the drug trade,” a well-placed source told the Sunday Guardian.

Men owing drug lords are being lured into capturing humans, who will be sold for payment of their debts.

A well-placed police source believes, though, that the trade is in its early stages.

A source, pleading for anonymity for fear of his life, said victims were drugged almost immediately after capture and their cellphones switched off.

A Sunday Guardian investigation revealed that the lucrative human trafficking ring was operating in the Cascade/St Ann’s area, between Sangre Grande and Tunapuna, Diego Martin and in South.

Women have mysteriously disappeared from the Cascade area without a trace during the past year, and several straying young boys have vanished from the streets of San Fernando.

The clandestine local trade, which operates through a well-organised network and is supported by several powerful agencies, is linked to an international human trafficking ring.

Even some policemen are convinced that there is a human trafficking ring in Trinidad, and they suspect that a number of missing persons have been victims of the trade, but they were reluctant to say more.

Acting Commissioner of Police James Philbert could not be reached, while Deputy Commissioner Gilbert Reyes was in an all-day meeting on Thursday and Friday, we were told.

No calls were returned.

Even an officer from the Special Anti-Crime Unit of T&T said he could not divulge information on the matter.

Immigration officials were not helpful either.

Big businessman involved

Fingers are pointing at a popular Trinidad businessman, who has been described as “the big man” in the human trade.

“He’s popular. He is also linked with other businessmen across the country.”

This information was unearthed after a female relative of a man went missing several months ago. The man said his family, desperate for answers, launched their own investigation with the support of a police officer and local private investigators.

They have the information, but are selective with whom they share it, and are still trying to unearth more information before they meet with National Security Minister Martin Joseph and the acting Commissioner of Police James Philbert.

Their fear is that they “don’t know who to trust,” and that’s why they are moving so cautiously.

A spokesman from the newly formed Missing People Association (MPA) said their own investigations had revealed that people abducted were shipped out to foreign countries where foreign languages are spoken thus making escape difficult.

MPA’s investigations also revealed that those abducted are shipped via points from Moruga, Cedros, Sea Lots and Chaguaramas.

“T&T is not on the list of countries known for human trafficking, and criminals here are taking full advantage of that. Notice there has been a decline in kidnappings and an increase in missing persons?” the spokesman added.

“Criminals realise human trafficking is now more lucrative than kidnapping.”

The spokesman said after months of probing, they discovered that while “big men” are behind the ring, they sometimes pay ordinary people, including taxi-drivers and relatives, to lure victims, who are usually “well scoped out” first.

The trafficking also includes young women who are being brought into the country from Venezuela, Colombia and Guyana.

The women are held and forced into the sex trade, where they make porn movies and are sold as prostitutes by influential locals.

Money made from this is kept by the businessmen involved.

No anti-trafficking agency

Earlier this year, T&T’s chief of mission for the International Office of Migration (IOM), Tom Sinkovits, disclosed in a Guardian interview that there were cases of human trafficking in the Caribbean.

He said during the last two years he had been in Trinidad, he’d had reports of the trade.

According to another report from “US Government sources,” Trinidad was named as a place to which girls and women were trafficked.

The report also said Venezuela was a transit and destination point for the trafficking of men, women and children.

An IOM report said the organisation was working with the T&T Government to formulate legislation on human trafficking and to develop a coalition with the Government and non-governmental organisations to deal with the matter.

But a US Department of State report of 2007 said virtually nothing had been done by the T&T Government to combat human trafficking.

“The Government has not designated a specific agency to combat trafficking or sponsored any public awareness campaigns to address the issue during the year 2007.”

The report stated that the Government “continues to co-operate” with the IOM in a strengthening technical capacity project to bolster the capability of the Immigration Division and other law enforcement agencies.

Jamaica on alert

Jamaica is much more active in combatting human trafficking, however.

In a Jamaica newspaper last Thursday, an anti-trafficking group warned young Jamaicans to be on the alert during the Christmas season for human traffickers.

Sheila Nicholson, of the Anti-Trafficking Project, warned young people to be careful at private and public parties, as well as clubs and bars.

“Ruthless criminals who buy and sell human beings for large-scale profit use these seemingly safe situations to trick and trap victims who can end up in forced prostitution, or unpaid labour under brutal conditions.

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« Reply #4 on: January 06, 2009, 07:05:44 AM »
Back in de day when I use to live in Gasparillo... we knew about this ring... had a place of "old parforce rd" called Villa Nisa and dey use to film blues back in de day.... has spanish, (warahoo), guyanese and locals... until the son shoot de fadder and kill him... heard stories of bestiality, child porn and mutilation coming from that place. Was true because a fella whom we knew casually marry one of de indian from guyana that escape/released. Den she was saying "hostel style killings went on an thing" Funny thing Hans Boos use to be a regular and we use to be excited once in a while when he would drive around going "Is Hans boos, curator" next thing yuh know he had thousands of tapes of kiddie porn. Sad to know the rings still alive.....

B&S give we ah story dey de other day that sicken meh.... de evil man does do to woman doh surprise meh anymore....

Ah wouldn't say "man"....Is more like ah demon actin' through the shell of what used to be a man.

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« Reply #5 on: January 06, 2009, 07:05:59 AM »
Back in de day when I use to live in Gasparillo... we knew about this ring... had a place of "old parforce rd" called Villa Nisa and dey use to film blues back in de day.... has spanish, (warahoo), guyanese and locals... until the son shoot de fadder and kill him... heard stories of bestiality, child porn and mutilation coming from that place. Was true because a fella whom we knew casually marry one of de indian from guyana that escape/released. Den she was saying "hostel style killings went on an thing" Funny thing Hans Boos use to be a regular and we use to be excited once in a while when he would drive around going "Is Hans boos, curator" next thing yuh know he had thousands of tapes of kiddie porn. Sad to know the rings still alive.....

B&S give we ah story dey de other day that sicken meh.... de evil man does do to woman doh surprise meh anymore....

Where in Gasparillo you from ?
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« Reply #6 on: January 06, 2009, 07:47:24 AM »
Back in de day when I use to live in Gasparillo... we knew about this ring... had a place of "old parforce rd" called Villa Nisa and dey use to film blues back in de day.... has spanish, (warahoo), guyanese and locals... until the son shoot de fadder and kill him... heard stories of bestiality, child porn and mutilation coming from that place. Was true because a fella whom we knew casually marry one of de indian from guyana that escape/released. Den she was saying "hostel style killings went on an thing" Funny thing Hans Boos use to be a regular and we use to be excited once in a while when he would drive around going "Is Hans boos, curator" next thing yuh know he had thousands of tapes of kiddie porn. Sad to know the rings still alive.....

B&S give we ah story dey de other day that sicken meh.... de evil man does do to woman doh surprise meh anymore....

Where in Gasparillo you from ?

it have a setta Rillo Boys here? i is another one.

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« Reply #7 on: January 06, 2009, 07:52:52 AM »
Back in de day when I use to live in Gasparillo... we knew about this ring... had a place of "old parforce rd" called Villa Nisa and dey use to film blues back in de day.... has spanish, (warahoo), guyanese and locals... until the son shoot de fadder and kill him... heard stories of bestiality, child porn and mutilation coming from that place. Was true because a fella whom we knew casually marry one of de indian from guyana that escape/released. Den she was saying "hostel style killings went on an thing" Funny thing Hans Boos use to be a regular and we use to be excited once in a while when he would drive around going "Is Hans boos, curator" next thing yuh know he had thousands of tapes of kiddie porn. Sad to know the rings still alive.....

B&S give we ah story dey de other day that sicken meh.... de evil man does do to woman doh surprise meh anymore....

Where in Gasparillo you from ?

it have a setta Rillo Boys here? i is another one.

Na, I from La Romain. But I know people in Gasparillo.
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« Reply #8 on: January 06, 2009, 08:01:36 AM »
i went to school with nuff la romain man.

allyuh used to have a bad gangsta rep.

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« Reply #9 on: January 06, 2009, 09:11:56 AM »
When I see the title the first thing cross my mind is them south americans they does be bringing into the local "service" industry.

I sure most of them are held without passports and documentation at the whim of their bosses.
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« Reply #10 on: January 06, 2009, 09:43:56 AM »
Human body parts expensive also .These movies like hostel ,really get these men excited eh   :-\

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« Reply #11 on: January 06, 2009, 10:09:09 AM »
steups. they missing, never heard from, and never found, ergo they have been trafficked?

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« Reply #12 on: January 06, 2009, 10:31:00 AM »
this goin on long time.
soon ah go b ah lean mean bulling machine.

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« Reply #13 on: January 06, 2009, 02:25:20 PM »
It all started when an enterprising trader in China overheard a foreign speculator who spoke poor English saying that that there was money to be made in Hunan ... the rest as they say is his story ... think about it ;)
Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović, the outgoing president of Croatia, said corruption was so embedded in her country that at school children who cheated in tests were celebrated as “heroes”. A recent Eurobarometer survey found that a majority of Croatians felt affected by corruption.

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« Reply #14 on: January 06, 2009, 02:49:20 PM »
D COP said of d 600 + only 77 not accountable. Some ah dem lock up say dey eh missin dey just leave home etc. So y it may traffickin it eh 600 peeps missin.
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« Reply #15 on: January 06, 2009, 05:14:02 PM »
D COP said of d 600 + only 77 not accountable. Some ah dem lock up say dey eh missin dey just leave home etc. So y it may traffickin it eh 600 peeps missin.

they still missing
Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović, the outgoing president of Croatia, said corruption was so embedded in her country that at school children who cheated in tests were celebrated as “heroes”. A recent Eurobarometer survey found that a majority of Croatians felt affected by corruption.

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« Reply #16 on: January 06, 2009, 05:45:58 PM »
I hope that they eh tief TrinInfinite  ;)

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« Reply #17 on: January 06, 2009, 06:50:20 PM »
D COP said of d 600 + only 77 not accountable. Some ah dem lock up say dey eh missin dey just leave home etc. So y it may traffickin it eh 600 peeps missin.

they still missing

77 missing not 600 they have accounted 4 everbody else. If u go 2 a fete and get drunk and yuh friends take u home but your family call d police u in d missin person statistics.
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« Reply #18 on: January 06, 2009, 07:27:19 PM »
Hey all dis talk about how bad Trinidad is now compared to back in the 70's...guess what...

TEN WORST COUNTRIES FOR MURDER (MID-1970s)
COUNTRY
   
PER 100,000
(1) Lesotho    141
(2) Bahamas    23
(3) Guyana    22
(4) Lebanon    20
(5) Netherlands Antilles    12
(6) Iraq    12
(7) Sri Lanka    12
(8) Cyprus    11
(9) Trindad & Tobago    10
(10) Jamaica    10

source:

http://www.benbest.com/lifeext/murder.html

Case Study

http://siteresources.worldbank.org/INTHAITI/Resources/CaribbeanC&VChapter9.pdf
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« Reply #19 on: January 06, 2009, 07:32:44 PM »
bahamas was vicious back in de day.
soon ah go b ah lean mean bulling machine.

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« Reply #20 on: January 06, 2009, 07:34:14 PM »
bahamas was vicious back in de day.

Bahamas still vicious today.

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« Reply #21 on: January 06, 2009, 08:08:03 PM »
Parforce.... just off Gasparillo Composite School

Back in de day when I use to live in Gasparillo... we knew about this ring... had a place of "old parforce rd" called Villa Nisa and dey use to film blues back in de day.... has spanish, (warahoo), guyanese and locals... until the son shoot de fadder and kill him... heard stories of bestiality, child porn and mutilation coming from that place. Was true because a fella whom we knew casually marry one of de indian from guyana that escape/released. Den she was saying "hostel style killings went on an thing" Funny thing Hans Boos use to be a regular and we use to be excited once in a while when he would drive around going "Is Hans boos, curator" next thing yuh know he had thousands of tapes of kiddie porn. Sad to know the rings still alive.....

B&S give we ah story dey de other day that sicken meh.... de evil man does do to woman doh surprise meh anymore....

Where in Gasparillo you from ?

From Parforce near Gasparillo Composite...

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« Reply #22 on: January 06, 2009, 08:10:59 PM »
Back in de day when I use to live in Gasparillo... we knew about this ring... had a place of "old parforce rd" called Villa Nisa and dey use to film blues back in de day.... has spanish, (warahoo), guyanese and locals... until the son shoot de fadder and kill him... heard stories of bestiality, child porn and mutilation coming from that place. Was true because a fella whom we knew casually marry one of de indian from guyana that escape/released. Den she was saying "hostel style killings went on an thing" Funny thing Hans Boos use to be a regular and we use to be excited once in a while when he would drive around going "Is Hans boos, curator" next thing yuh know he had thousands of tapes of kiddie porn. Sad to know the rings still alive.....

B&S give we ah story dey de other day that sicken meh.... de evil man does do to woman doh surprise meh anymore....

Where in Gasparillo you from ?

it have a setta Rillo Boys here? i is another one.

Na, I from La Romain. But I know people in Gasparillo.


Where in La Romain you from?
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« Reply #23 on: January 06, 2009, 08:44:19 PM »
Islong time now that going on so don't just hang blame on Manning. You can trace the crazy set of happening back to when Panday said boldy that he "would sleep with the devil." After that I think (could have had more since then) was the bloodiest week on the road ways of T&T in vehicular accidents.

I rememer this youth man in St. Mary's Moruga went to the shop to buy Crix and toothpaste I think, a half block from he house. You could see the shop from he house, and up to today no one know where he went or is. That was the son of the whe whe man. The child just disappear less the 200m from he home.
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« Reply #24 on: January 07, 2009, 12:00:36 AM »
what evidence they have of that ....human trafficking going on in T&T?

I feel is some f**king dotish ass politican who come up with dat shit.

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« Reply #25 on: January 07, 2009, 05:35:49 AM »
i went to school with nuff la romain man.

allyuh used to have a bad gangsta rep.

Yea, we known for that... 8)....
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« Reply #26 on: January 07, 2009, 05:36:46 AM »
Back in de day when I use to live in Gasparillo... we knew about this ring... had a place of "old parforce rd" called Villa Nisa and dey use to film blues back in de day.... has spanish, (warahoo), guyanese and locals... until the son shoot de fadder and kill him... heard stories of bestiality, child porn and mutilation coming from that place. Was true because a fella whom we knew casually marry one of de indian from guyana that escape/released. Den she was saying "hostel style killings went on an thing" Funny thing Hans Boos use to be a regular and we use to be excited once in a while when he would drive around going "Is Hans boos, curator" next thing yuh know he had thousands of tapes of kiddie porn. Sad to know the rings still alive.....

B&S give we ah story dey de other day that sicken meh.... de evil man does do to woman doh surprise meh anymore....

Where in Gasparillo you from ?

it have a setta Rillo Boys here? i is another one.

Na, I from La Romain. But I know people in Gasparillo.


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« Reply #27 on: January 07, 2009, 05:37:19 AM »
Parforce.... just off Gasparillo Composite School

Back in de day when I use to live in Gasparillo... we knew about this ring... had a place of "old parforce rd" called Villa Nisa and dey use to film blues back in de day.... has spanish, (warahoo), guyanese and locals... until the son shoot de fadder and kill him... heard stories of bestiality, child porn and mutilation coming from that place. Was true because a fella whom we knew casually marry one of de indian from guyana that escape/released. Den she was saying "hostel style killings went on an thing" Funny thing Hans Boos use to be a regular and we use to be excited once in a while when he would drive around going "Is Hans boos, curator" next thing yuh know he had thousands of tapes of kiddie porn. Sad to know the rings still alive.....

B&S give we ah story dey de other day that sicken meh.... de evil man does do to woman doh surprise meh anymore....

Where in Gasparillo you from ?

From Parforce near Gasparillo Composite...

My family from there too...
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« Reply #28 on: January 07, 2009, 06:30:50 AM »
AG: No evidence of human trafficking in T&T
By: Richard Lord | (Guardian).


Attorney General Bridgid Annisette-George says there is “no empirical evidence to show the existence of human trafficking in this country. In a brief comment on the issue Tuesday, Annisette-George said it must be noted, however, that T&T was part of a world which was shrinking in size through the effects of globalisation. She said given the vibrancy of the scourge of human trafficking in the international arena it was incumbent that T&T “be anticipatory in its approach to institute preventative/precautionary measures such as tightening our immigration policies and improving on capacity to patrol our borders.”

Annisette-George said the T&T Government had been proactive from the legislative perspective, as it recently enacted the International Child Abduction Act, which provided for the establishment of the Civil Child Abduction Authority, which in turn “is a mechanism designed to provide for swift return of children who have been abducted from their home of habitual residence.” Annisette-George said the Children’s Bill, now before a Special Select Committee of Parliament, contained provisions for the offence of trafficking in children within and outside the borders of this country.

She said when enacted, the legislation would provide for “stiff penalties for persons convicted of such offences.” The AG added: “It is noteworthy that at the time of the debate (in Parliament) the voices which are being raised were not heard in support of the bill, even solely on those two measures.” The Congress of the People last month called on the Government to make human trafficking legislation a priority this year. Acting Commissioner of Police James Philbert has denied the existence of human trafficking in T&T.
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« Reply #29 on: January 29, 2009, 06:44:02 AM »
Joint effort to lift lid on human trafficking.
T&T Guardian.


In the murky underworld where serious crime flourishes, law enforcement authorities, without saying so, have long conceded the existence of activities about which their guesswork is only as good as that of the ordinary citizen. Human trafficking, which this newspaper’s reporting has been pursuing steadily, qualifies as an activity as nefarious as the African slave trade that ended in these parts in the early 19th century.

As in so many areas, the standard official posture toward it has been one of denial. Ill-advisedly, Attorney General Bridgid Annisette-George lent the prestige of her office to the assertion that no empirical evidence of human trafficking has appeared in T&T. That may be only a recognition of the narrow limits on the criminal intelligence derived by police and other investigators. But to wave away, or stonewall, consistently-expressed public fears with an implicit demand, “Prove it,” is an unsatisfactory response for officials at any level. The Attorney General and, indeed, every law enforcer should be assuring that investigative work is in progress, leaving no impression that the file on a heinous variety of crime has been closed, or not even opened.

What feeds conjecture and speculation about an international trade in live human bodies is the familiar pattern of people vanishing without a trace. That this should happen again and again, in a small, two-island land space such as Trinidad and Tobago, is deeply troubling. Regularly in the news, people, conspicuously among them young women, are reported “missing.” Police protocols have traditionally assumed that a set period must elapse before entertaining suggestions of criminal possibilities warranting investigation.  Such delays give kidnappers or body- snatchers valuable lead time to cover their tracks, or, as widely suspected, to hustle their captives out of the country through the many backdoors. While disappearances continue, rumours persist.

In one vividly illustrated urban legend, a small girl, separated from her parent in a shopping mall, was found after a search with her hair cut and dressed in boy’s clothes. It took a paid advertisement by the mall management to dispel that rumour. Kidnappings and disappearances eventually become a nightmare scenario, giving a heightened edge of horror to the regular crime scares. Between 2007 and last week, 1,108 people were reported missing, police say. Most have since been accounted for, but 173 people, with their families in a lingering state of shock, remain on the “outstanding” list of mystery vanishings.

That a “market” exists somewhere for such bodies, live or not, is a hypothesis worthy of rigorous evaluation.  Which is the useful aim of the round table exercise involving Colombian authorities, announced by National Security Minister Martin Joseph. Colombia is known to have a vast, trackless hinterland, and long-standing, criminal underworld organisations. That South American republic’s law-enforcement capacity is correspondingly larger than T&T’s and likely better-supplied with intelligence resources. Mr Joseph described the round table as a first stage in a project undertaken by the International Organisation of Migration to map out likely patterns of illegal migration.

Such migration may well be linked to human trafficking, but it is obviously helpful to identify properly what is to be investigated. “Human trafficking is a serious global problem,” the minister has acknowledged. Even suggestions that T&T may be contributing to the problem should prompt thoroughgoing investigations, led without pre-existing mental biases. T&T must move to lift the lid on this long impenetrably dark area of criminality, and advance the level of its database from anecdotal to empirical.
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