Tag: people trafficking

  • 28 Arrested During 2 Foiled Maritime Smuggling Events

    U.S. Border Patrol (USBP) agents assisted in the arrest of 28 people during two separate incursions along the California coastline. The first incident occurred on Sunday, at approximately 6:30 p.m., […]

  • Guyana, Suriname proposals on sea piracy

    Greater cooperation planned to cut crime. Guyana, Suriname MPs make proposals on sea piracy, trafficking in persons A parliamentary delegation from Guyana last week visited Suriname for talks with its […]

  • US donating 17 new patrol boats to Jamaica

    Ten 27-footeres and seven 37-footers due to boost security. US donating 17 new patrol boats to police, JDF BY VERNON DAVIDSON Jamaica’s law enforcement and defence agencies will, by early […]

  • High seas crime squeeze

    Time for a maritime law rethink? We need a ‘high seas squeeze’ on transnational criminals Rob McLaughlin and David Connery The law can hinder law enforcement at sea. This situation […]

  • Migrant rescues prompt SOLAS review

    Review is a priority matter, says IMO. Migrant rescues prompt SOLAS review Girija Shettar The International Maritime Organization is to review legislation underpinning sea rescues by commercial shipping as a […]

  • Crisis in the Mediterranean

    Humanitarian crisis on the water. Crisis in the Mediterranean: EU Governments Must Act Before Thousands More Lives Lost, Shipowners to Tell UN Summit Press Release The humanitarian crisis in the […]

  • Ghost ship trend to continue, warns IOM

    Abandoned MVs full of migrants expected to be repeated. Ghost ship” trend set to continue, warns IOM The trend for so-called “ghost ships” taking migrants across the Mediterranean for up […]

  • Traffickers made $3m

    Criminals charged between $4,000 to $8,000 per head. EU migration: Traffickers ‘made $3m’ on ship to Italy Police in Italy believe traffickers made some $3m (£1.9m; €2.5m) from 359 illegal […]