INTERVIEW: Slavery likely to grow in Colombia over next few years – U.N.

By Anastasia Moloney | Tue, 4 Feb 2014 15:00 PM
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BOGOTA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Children rented out by criminal gangs to beg on the streets, indigenous women picking food crops under threat and intimidation, and people working in Colombia’s silver and gold mines with little or no pay.

These are the increasingly common, and almost invisible, ways human trafficking is taking hold in Colombia, a problem the United Nations Office on Drugs ...

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