Human Trafficking & Modern-day Slavery
Poverty drives the unsuspecting poor into the
hands of traffickers
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The five islands of
the current Netherlands Antilles are a transit and destination point for men
and women from Colombia, Venezuela, Suriname, Cuba, the Dominican Republic
and other parts of South America and the Caribbean, trafficked for the
purposes of commercial sexual exploitation and forced labor. - U.S. State
Dept Trafficking in Persons Report, June, 2009 [full
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combating human trafficking
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working in the judicial sector in the Netherlands
Antilles will participate in a training session that will take place in
St. Maarten June 13-15. The session is being organised
by the International Organisation for Migration (IOM), which extended an
invitation to civil servants because of their efforts to combat illegal human
Purpose of the
meeting is to stimulate regional cooperation and sharing of information.
Specific strategies on setting up national information campaigns and
developing national legislation on human trafficking will be discussed.
denies knowledge of 'human trafficking
[accessed 29 August
Paulus van der Sloot, father of the Holloway
case suspect Joran, is refusing to respond to allegations that his son told
him about what happened to the missing American teenager. In an interview
aired in the US on Tuesday, Joran told Fox News TV how he had sold Natalee
Holloway to a Venezuelan man on the beach in Aruba for 10,000 dollars.
Reports » 2008 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices
– The law in the mainland
There were reports
that trafficking in persons for commercial sex and labor was a problem in the
During the year a
foreign court ordered the Curacao Drydock Company
in the Netherlands Antilles to pay
damages to three Cuban workers who were among the approximately 100 who were
forced to work for long hours with virtually no pay in 2005 and 2006.
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