Category Archives: Latin America & South America

Under this category, I have included the Caribbean and Mexico.

Mexican cult accused of kidnapping, forced labor

Below is an article written by CNN about a cult in Mexico accused of kidnapping and forced labor. Mexican cult accused of forced labor By Rafael Romo and Nick Parker, CNN (CNN) — A cult operating in Mexico, along the … Continue reading

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Boys aspire to be pimps in this small town outside Mexico City

The article below is written by Erica Pearson from NY Daily News.  It talks about a small town outside Mexico City being a large source for many sex slaves in New York. According to the article, young boys from the … Continue reading

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Over 800 dolphins wash ashore in Peru

According to CNN, authorities are looking into the deaths of 877 dolphins that have washed up on the northern coast of Peru this year. Peruvian Deputy Environment Minister Gabriel Quijandria reported on Peru’s state-run news agency that the dolphins may … Continue reading

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Eight taxi drivers in Mexico killed

According to the Huffington Post, eight taxi drivers were killed in two attacks by gunmen in the city of Monterrey in northern Mexico on Tuesday. Three people, including an 8-year-old girl, were injured. According to Jorge Domene Zambrano, Nuevo Leon … Continue reading

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Police in Mexico arrest eight accused of sacrificing three people

According to CNN, officials in the northern Mexican state of Sonora said eight people were arrested for allegedly killing two boys and one woman as sacrifices for Santa Muerte- the saint of death. The accused- many of whom are from … Continue reading

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Brazil’s Tourism Ministry trying to combat websites that promote sex tourism

According to ABC News, Brazil’s Tourism Ministry has taken on more than 2,000 websites that promote sex tourism in the country in an effort to combat sexual exploitation of minors during the 2014 World Cup. Many of the 2,169 websites … Continue reading

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Colombia: Illegal Wiretapping Continues

According to Globalissues.com, the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights has released a report alleging that illegal wiretapping has continued in Colombia, despite the progress that has been made. In 2009, a scandal broke out in … Continue reading

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