Revelation of human trafficking in Chile unitl recently not widely known or discussed

Posted on February 10, 2013 • Filed under: Chile, Crime, Human Rights Latin America, Human Smuggling, Social Issues reported….In 2011 was published the miserable situation in which 57 were Paraguayan citizens working illegally in the estates of businessman Francisco Javier Errazuriz. This revealed that human trafficking is a reality in Chile but little known patent. Proof of this is that only in November 2012 created a special police brigade of Investigation to investigate and prosecute this crime. According to the executive director of the NGO Estate, Denisse Araya, trafficking in Chile is very closed circuits, such as victims, the police or the Ministry of Interior. That is why, he said, that society as a whole has not been taken care of the problem. In this regard, the Personera explained that there are few studies on the subject and one of them, made by Roots, says that 74 percent of children in the sample are trafficked within our borders. Read Article

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