Wildlife trafficking is the third most profitable illegal activity in the world, after arms trafficking and drug trafficking. In Brazil, where traffickers can earn nearly $2 billion a year, some 80 percent of trafficked animals are birds – often endangered species.
19 Apr 2021
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18 Apr 2021
Here are a few reasons to pick up a copy of The Guardian on Monday. Find these stories and much more when you grab a copy of The Guardian on Monday.
6 Apr 2021
Surveillance camera footage released by the US Customs and Border Protection Office of Public Affairs shows traffickers hoisting and dropping two toddlers from the top of a 14-foot wall marking the US-Mexican border in the middle of the night last Tuesday. The two small Ecuadoran girls, three and five years old, were taken to a CBP station in Santa Teresa, New Mexico to be evaluated by medical personnel, and then were transported to a local hospital as a precaution. CBP said the girls remain in the agency's custody.
13 Jun 2020
Nigerians have been warned to steer clear of job offers across social media platforms that appear to be legitimate, as the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic has made human traffickers more desperate in their bid to lure would-be victims.