Mexico breaks up bizarre border sex cult
Mexican officials broke up a bizarre cult that allegedly ran a sex-slavery ring among its followers on the US border, authorities said Tuesday. The "Defensores de Cristo" or "Defenders of Christ" cult allegedly recruited women to have sex with a Spanish man who claimed he was the reincarnation of Christ. 30-1-2013
US Senator snared in scandal for sex with underage Dominican prostitutes
An inquiry into Democratic US Senator Bob Menendez focusing on trips to the Dominican Republic and paying underage Latin prostitutes in that Caribbean nation at alcohol-fueled sex parties.
prostitution in Mexico City?
A joint Federal Bureau of
Investigation (FBI) and Metro Police Department
operation led to the weekend bust of the fifth
Hispanic brothel that local authorities have
taken down this year. And investigators on
Monday confirmed that the FBI's Nashville field
office has taken the lead in looking into
whether the operators of numerous Hispanic
brothels in Nashville are also violating federal
women rescued in prostitution bust getting aid and counseling
American women who were victimized in what federal
officials say was a major prostitution ring are living
in safe housing, getting psychological counseling and
other assistance, and may qualify for special US visas
for sex trafficking victims who cooperate with law
Brazilian police stop trafficking ring
Authorities have arrested 10 Brazilians
accused of luring South American women to Spain and
forcing them into prostitution, a federal police
spokesman said this week. 1-7-2007
Sex in the Caribbean sea
Consider this: Santo Domingo has a
population of nine million. Just over a quarter of its
people live in extreme poverty. And prostitution isn't
on the law books. 21-5-2007
Peru: Prostitutes reject bill which outlaws sex ads in newspapers
Peru's Miluska, Vida and Dignidad Civil Association of
Sexual Workers (Asociación Civil de Trabajadoras
Sexuales Miluska Vida y Dignidad) have publicly
condemned a bill which will prohibit Peru's newspapers
and print media to publish ads which blatantly or
discreetly advertise sexual services.
Sex workers urge Peru to regulate prostitution
Peruvian sex workers urged the government
on Friday to regulate their profession, saying it would
protect them from violence and help stop the spread of
sexually transmitted diseases.
Sex slave importer faces prison
A jury of nine women and three men
unanimously decided that Colombian national Jorge
Melchor was guilty as charged of facilitating
prostitution, conspiracy and human trafficking in
Dollars can still buy love in Cuba
know this goes on everywhere from Brazil to Thailand,
but I still feel like telling this leathery old man,
with his big gold chain, vest and shorts, that he's a
creep, and finding a hotel.
Child pornography and human trafficking: Cancun's dark side
In many of Mexico's
states, violence against women is still not considered a
crime, and freedom of the press remains elusive.
Journalists are often targeted and killed simply for
telling the truth. Last year alone, Mexico saw the
deaths of 10 journalists, according to the World Press.
And Lydia Cacho Ribeiro knows that, any day, she could
be one of them. 12-5-2007
Brazil arrests Spaniard suspected of leading international prostitution ring
police on Tuesday arrested a Spanish man suspected of
being a leader of an international human trafficking
ring that recruited women to work as prostitutes in
Spain, officials said.
Brazil cracks down on child sex trade for carnival
Party's Underbelly: As Brazil prepares to
celebrate carnival, police are stepping up efforts to
control its unfortunate offshoots - vice and child
Mexico: New light on sex trade
Barbara MacLaren was studying politics in Puebla,
Mexico, she began to hear about the missing girls.
Peru: Border city of Tumbes declares war on prostitution
officials from the northern Peruvian border city of
Tumbes have announced the beginning of operatives
designed to eliminate clandestine prostitution.