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Tica Arrested For Bringing in Dominican Women Illegally For Prostitution

A Costa Rican woman identified by her last names Trinidad Valdez was arrested suspected of illegally bringing to Costa Rica young Dominican women, who were apparently victims of sexual exploitation in a bar in Esparza, Puntarenas. Immigration Police reported that the arrest took place Friday...

Venezuelan women turn to prostitution in Colombia feed the family back home

Calamar, Colombia. Out Of Options, Venezuelan exiles turn to prostitution to feed their families. Back in Venezuela, they were teachers, police officers and newspaper carriers, but were forced to flee their homeland in search of work and money to survive. But the women, without identity...

On average every 15 days there is a “trafficking” victim in Costa Rica

The sexual exploitation of persons for commercial purposes is increasing and is the most common way in which the crime of trafficking in persons manifests itself in Costa Rica. Between 2010 and 2018 there were 211 cases, that is, more than 26 per year or...

63 years old woman arrested for running brothel in Paseo Colon

A 63-year-old woman, administrator of a massage parlor on Paseo Colon, was arrested Wednesday, for alleged "proxenetismo" (Spanish for "pimping"). The investigation indicated that women inside the massage parlor were being offered to clients who paid up to ¢20,000 colones for one hour for sexual...

OIJ Raided Tourist Center in La Fortuna, San Carlos For Prostitution

The Organismo de Investigacion Judicial (OIJ) raided a tourist center in San Carlos Friday afternoon, where Costa Rican and foreign women prostituted themselves. The tourist center La Roca, located in Javillos, is a bar where according to the OIJ, men and women would meet up...

Venezuela’s Economic Woes Forces Women Into Prostitution to Feed Children

A three-story hotel in western Caracas has become home to a 50-year-old prostitute, Juana, who, along with her 30-year-old daughter, works in a brothel in the Venezuelan capital. Sputnik Mundo found out how prostitution helped both women survive the economic crisis that has gripped...

Schoolgirls Recruited Classmates For Prostitution

Four adolescents between the ages of 16 and 17 were arrested as suspected of trafficking in persons for the purpose of sexual exploitation (pimping) of two schoolgirls. The arrest was made this Wednesday morning in the house where the young girls lived, in Hatillo, San...

Seeking The American Dream, Women End Up Being Exploited in Costa Rica

The "American Dream" of several women in Costa Rica never came to be. The promises of a promising future ended in deceptions and nightmares for the Central American women. In the last two months, Costa Rican authorities were able to dismantle two gangs that brought...

Four Convicted For Duping Girls In Nicaragua To Prostitute Them In Bars in San Carlos

Ciudad Quesada. Three women and one man were sentenced Thursday to 23 years in prison for bringing girls clandestinely from Nicaragua and forcing them into prostitution in bars located in La Fortuna de San Carlos. After three weeks of trial, the three member panel of...

David Strecker aka “Cuba Dave” Wins Appeal, Says Website Bearing His Name

Q COSTA RICA - David Strecker, the man known as Cuba Dave and in a Costa Rica prison for promoting the country as a sex tourism destination, has won an appeal says a post on the website Cubadave.com published May 24, 1017 "by on...

Crack Down On Prostitution In San Jose

Q COSTA RICA / Many living and visiting Costa Rica's capital city know about San Jose's other side, the side where in bars, massage parlors and night clubs women (and men) offer sexual services for payment. A recent report by Crhoy.com says that 800 people...

Drugs and Trafficking Behind Death of 15 Foreigners in Medellin

Many of the killings of foreigners occurred in the streets of El Poblado, Laureles and BelenTODAY COLOMBIA – In the Medellin morgue lies corpse a foreigner who was kidnapped at the end of October in a Poblado commercial centre. According to the outgoing commander...

Brothers Suspected of Human Trafficking (Trata de Personas)

QCOSTARICA - Two brothers owners of bars were arrested Friday night on suspicion of white slavery (trata de personas in Spanish) for sexual exploitation. According to the Organismo de Investigación Judicial (OIJ), the men were arrested in Zapote and Guapiles. Authorities say the suspects contacted...

Prostitution of Minors In Downtown San Jose

(qCOSTARICA) In less than a month, a 17-year-old girl had been found working (prostituting herself) the streets of San Jose by municipal police officials, who authorities say she is a victim of commercial sexual exploitation. According to authorities, the minor has a baby girl only...

Women Hired As Domestics Forced To Have Sex With Clients

Answering an ad for work as a domestic (housework) they became sex slaves of three people arrested Wednesday in a series of raids in four homes in Alajuela and Heredia that allegedly operated as massage parlours. In a raid of four homes Wednesday afternoon, the...

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