people trafficking

Actress joins fight against people trafficking

August 2nd, 2012 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Aug 2 (IANS/EFE) Mexican actress Kate del Castillo is joining forces with Latin American organizations to fight people trafficking in the region via a documentary that will be ... Read more...

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Mexico a huge producer of child porn: Official

January 26th, 2012 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Jan 26 (IANS/EFE) Mexico is one of the world's biggest producers of child pornography, and is also a source, transit and destination country for people involved in sexual ... Read more...

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Man rapes daughter, sells her for $365

December 12th, 2011 - 11:55 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Dec 12 (IANS/EFE) A Mexican man was arrested for raping his 14-year-old daughter and then selling her for 5,000 pesos (about $365) to his friend, who also sexually ... Read more...

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Blair met Mittal over Kazakhstan deal: Report

October 30th, 2011 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 30 (IANS) Former British prime minister Tony Blair met Indian-origin billionaire Lakshmi Mittal and struck a deal worth eight million pounds ($13 million) to clean up the image ... Read more...

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Mexican politician becomes first to wear ankle monitor

July 22nd, 2011 - 10:08 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, July 22 (IANS/EFE) A former Mexican mayor, who is facing organised crime charges, has become the first person in the country to wear an ankle monitor while awaiting ... Read more...

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89 illegal migrants found in truck

March 31st, 2011 - 11:41 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, March 31 (IANS/EFE) As many as 89 illegal immigrants, who displayed "evident signs of dehydration", were found inside the trailer of a truck in eastern Mexico, authorities said.The ... Read more...

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Over 100 trafficked people rescued in Mexico

November 15th, 2010 - 11:57 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Nov 15 (IANS/EFE) Mexican marines have rescued 103 people, including three newborns and a pregnant 12-year-old girl, who were held captive by human traffickers at a banana plantation in Mexico, ... Read more...

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Britain rules out possibilities of imposing ‘burka’ ban

July 18th, 2010 - 1:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 18 (ANI): Britain ruled out the possibilities that it will not follow France by introducing a law banning women from wearing the facial veil or 'burka'.According to the BBC, the ... Read more...

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Spanish govt to ban sex ads from national newspapers

July 17th, 2010 - 2:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 17 (ANI): The Spanish government has announced that it wants to ban adverts offering sexual services from national newspapers.President Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero said during a state of the nation ... Read more...

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China to execute a Japanese citizen for smuggling drugs

April 1st, 2010 - 2:54 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 1 (ANI): Japanese citizen Mitsunobu Akano, who has been convicted of attempting to smuggle drugs from China to Japan in 2006, will be executed on Monday.The 66-year-old Akano was ... Read more...

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Girl rescued from kidnappers after three years

February 18th, 2010 - 12:38 pm ICT by IANS
San Salvador, Feb 18 (IANS/EFE) A six-year-old Honduran girl, who had been held by kidnappers in El Salvador since April 2007, was rescued near the municipality of San Matias and five captors ... Read more...

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I was born loving to love, says Ashton Kutcher

February 4th, 2010 - 4:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 04 (ANI): Ashton Kutcher, who is married to actress Demi Moore, has confessed that he is romantic in nature.The 'Just Married' star said he was born 'loving to love'."I guess ... Read more...

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Chinese court confirms British drug smuggler’s death sentence

December 29th, 2009 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 29 (IANS) China's Supreme People's Court Tuesday said that it had approved the death sentence against Akmal Shaikh, a British man who was convicted of smuggling drugs into China. Shaikh, 53, ... Read more...

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Briton convicted of drug smuggling executed in China (Lead)

December 29th, 2009 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 29 (IANS) A British national convicted of drug smuggling was executed Tuesday in China, despite international pleas for clemency. Akmal Shaikh, 53, was executed at 10.30 a.m. in Urumqi, in China's ... Read more...

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Chinese eateries smuggled 1,000 chefs into Germany, raids show

August 18th, 2009 - 12:32 am ICT by IANS
Hanover (Germany), Aug 17 (DPA) A Chinese people-trafficking gang is thought to have smuggled more than 1,000 compatriots into Germany over the years to work as chefs, criminal investigators here reported Monday. Hanover, ... Read more...

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Over 5 mn Latin American women sex trade victims

March 26th, 2009 - 9:51 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, March 26 (EFE) More than five million women have become victims of people trafficking networks in Latin America and 10 million more are at risk of falling prey, activist Teresa ... Read more...

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British PM says 2,000 terrorists presently living in UK

June 18th, 2008 - 12:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 18 (ANI): Prime Minister Gordon Brown today described security as one of the greatest challenges in the modern world, and warned that the security services were monitoring 2,000 terror ... Read more...

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