Salta, Argentina: Two Trafficking Victims Rescued in Separate Operations

Posted on August 27, 2013 • Filed under: Argentina, Crime, Human Smuggling, Police/Military Activity

On August 26, 2013 Informate Salta Noticias reported the rescue of two female trafficking victims in two separate police operations carried out in Salta. In the first case, a 19-year-old girl from San Ramón de la Nueva Orán was rescued in Puerto Deseado, Santa Cruz. The victim had moved to Puerto Deseado after accepting what she thought to be a job as a factory worker, but instead was forced into prostitution.

In the second case, a 16-year-old boy from Apolinario Saravia was found being exploited for labor on a farm near the city of La Plata in Buenos Aires Province. Both victims have already been returned to their families. Read Article

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