Human trafficking is prevalent and pervasive in Ciudad Juárez, and relies on either direct state participation, malpractice, or indifference.
In Tijuana, local pimps often form part of small, family-based human trafficking networks, which can also work with organized crime groups.
Human trafficking is one of the most complex and misunderstood criminal economies in the world. This is especially true along the US-Mexico border.
Human trafficking has increased dramatically in Venezuela. The involvement of the country's security forces is key to this, experts say.
In this article, the Venezuela Organized Crime Observatory examines the policy intervention options for tackling the criminal exploitation of the Venezuela migration crisis. …
Sometimes the line between human smuggling and human trafficking can be blurred as coyotes take advantage of those they've promised to guide.
Migrants across Latin America, especially Venezuelans, can fall into traps laid by organized crime in a variety of ways.
Lake Titicaca serves as a crossroads for varied criminal economies, from cocaine shipments to trafficking the frogs that live along its banks.
Migrants crossing the Darién Gap between Colombia and Panama face extortion, rape, violence, and being forced to carry drugs.
Human traffickers in Argentina are using legitimate business to continue their illicit activities and elude authorities.
A network which sexually trafficked Colombian and Venezuelan women to the Dominican Republic has been dismantled.
Authorities in Guatemala have dismantled several human trafficking networks in a series of coordinated operations, shedding light on…
A US request has led Guatemala to dismantle a prolific human smuggling ring that smuggled migrants to the United States.