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Montevideo, September 28th 2023 - 02:15 UTC

Tag: human trafficking

  • Tuesday, March 21st 2023 - 09:55 UTC

    Enslaved Paraguayan workers freed in Rio de Janeiro

    The 19 Paraguayans had been brought in blindfolded and were not aware that they were in Rio de Janeiro

    Brazil's Federal Police Monday freed 19 Paraguayan nationals who were working at a Rio de Janeiro clandestine cigarette factory in slave-like conditions, Agencia Brasil reported. The workers arrived in Brazil blindfolded and did not even know they were in the municipality of Duque de Caxias, in Baixada Fluminense.

  • Saturday, July 30th 2022 - 10:18 UTC

    Argentine authorities highlight actions taken against human trafficking

    At least 216 children and adolescents were rescued in recent years from what Cafiero dubbed as “21st Century slavery”

    Argentine Ministers Santiago Cafiero (Foreign Affairs) and Martín Soria (Justice and Human Rights) Friday highlighted the implementation of the Fund for Direct Assistance to Victims of Trafficking, during a series of roundtables at the San Martín Palace marking World Day against People Trafficking.