Social Development and Family Services Donna Cox recently stated that citizens must acknowledge that “human trafficking is both a serious crime and a public health issue.” The prevalence of human trafficking in T&T is often reflected in our local news stories. Most recently a Venezuelan man was charged with a series of human trafficking related offences after he was arrested by police in Santa Flora, Trinidad. But what exactly is human trafficking? Where is it likely to happen? Who are the most vulnerable to this kind of crime? And what are the legal consequences of trafficking persons in T&T?
We’re always hearing the term “constitutional rights” but what are they? – What are our constitutional rights in Trinidad and Tobago?