146 Venezuelans, Caribbean nationals held in human trafficking bust

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A total of 146 people from Venezuela and the Caribbean were held by police in the Trinidad and Tobago leg of an Interpol-coordinated human trafficking operation conducted across the Caribbean and the Americas.

According to local police, the offence of human trafficking was targeted but no cases were as yet identified but a number were charged for illegal entry and breaches of a detention order. Police say they are investigating further to determine whether any human trafficking occurred. In the operation, more than 50 officers were involved from a number of divisions in Trinidad including Southern, South Western, and Central Division.

TT was one of 13 countries involved in an Interpol co-ordinated operation to bust an…

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