United States

The United States of America (USA) is a federal constitutional republic consisting of 50 states and a federal district. The United States is the world’s third largest country by total area and the fourth largest by population. It is located in North America and is bordered by Canada to the north and Mexico to the south. The United States has a rich history and a diverse culture, with influences from many different ethnic and racial groups. The country is known for its political and economic freedoms, as well as for its advancements in technology, science, and the arts. The capital of the United States is Washington, D.C. and the largest city is New York City.

State Police Offer Tips to Recognize Human Trafficking – Eye On Annapolis
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State Police Offer Tips to Recognize Human Trafficking – Eye On Annapolis

With January being Human Trafficking Prevention Month, Maryland State Police are urging the public to recognize potential warning signs to reduce the chances of others becoming victims in the future. According to the U.S. Department of Justice, a child is trafficked for the purpose of sexual exploitation every two minutes in the United States. There…

January is National Human Trafficking Awareness Month: Arkansas’ rank
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January is National Human Trafficking Awareness Month: Arkansas’ rank

LITTLE ROCK, AR – January is National Human Trafficking Awareness Month. During this month, as with all months, thousands will be sexually trafficked in the United States with Arkansas having some of the highest numbers in the country. Fact: Sex trafficking and the need for services increase every day. Little Rock-based Partners Against Trafficking Humans…

Tate rape allegations, text exchanges with women detailed in court document
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Tate rape allegations, text exchanges with women detailed in court document

Andrew Tate, the self-styled “king of toxic masculinity” who was arrested in Romania on allegations of running a human trafficking ring, is being investigated for two counts of rape, according to a court order obtained by The Washington Post, which also includes excerpts of extensive phone message conversations showing how Tate and his brother are…

Coalition aims to combat human trafficking in SW La. – American Press
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Coalition aims to combat human trafficking in SW La. – American Press

Coalition aims to combat human trafficking in SW La. Published 4:28 pm Friday, February 3, 2023 The United Against Human Trafficking Coalition in Calcasieu Parish met for a special forum this week in honor of National Human Trafficking Awareness Month. The topic of discussion: how to decrease demand. “Just like any business, if you stop…

Human trafficking victim recounts horrors of life at the mercy of criminals | Fox News
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Human trafficking victim recounts horrors of life at the mercy of criminals | Fox News

EAGLE PASS, Texas – Karla Jacinto estimates she has been raped more than 40,000 times. A victim of human trafficking, she was forced to have sex between 30 and 40 times per day from the ages of 12 to 16 years old. “It was always [an] apology after a beating, after the massacre on the…

Combating human trafficking in aviation – AOPA
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Combating human trafficking in aviation – AOPA

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security hosted aviation industry professionals on January 26 for the Combating Human Trafficking in Aviation Summit with the Blue Lightning Initiative, an element of the Blue Campaign—a DHS push to promote public, law enforcement, and industry awareness about indicators of human trafficking and appropriate responses when encountering it. The Blue…

Roosevelt Blvd. hotel owner ordered to pay millions in settlement over human trafficking
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Roosevelt Blvd. hotel owner ordered to pay millions in settlement over human trafficking

PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The owner of a Days Inn on Roosevelt Boulevard has been ordered to pay millions of dollars as part of a human trafficking settlement. The case is connected to crimes that happened at that location. A settlement agreement with the Days Inn at 4200 Roosevelt Boulevard indicates the hotel ownership must…

‘You do not deserve to be treated this way’: Dozens gather for victims of human trafficking
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‘You do not deserve to be treated this way’: Dozens gather for victims of human trafficking

Jan. 11—LEWISTON — Gathered at Dufresne Plaza on Wednesday afternoon, nearly 100 people huddled against the cold, shivered and heard some hard truths about human trafficking. It’s not just for far-flung countries or major U.S. cities anymore, they were told. It’s happening here. Over the past year, Safe Voices alone has served more than 100…

UN Detects Fewer Persons Trafficked, According to New Report – The Epoch Times
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UN Detects Fewer Persons Trafficked, According to New Report – The Epoch Times

According to the United Nations Global Report on Trafficking in Persons for 2022, the number of people detected as trafficked dropped by 11 percent last year. While this is the first decline in 20 years, one of the report’s authors said it isn’t necessarily a cause for celebration. “We have not really seen a decrease…

Senate Passes 'National Trafficking and Modern Slavery Prevention Month' Resolution
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Senate Passes 'National Trafficking and Modern Slavery Prevention Month' Resolution

Washington—The Senate today passed unanimously a bipartisan resolution introduced by Senators Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.), Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa), Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nev.) and Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) designating January as “National Trafficking and Modern Slavery Prevention Month.” “We can’t ignore the fact that, even in our modern society, sexual exploitation and forced labor continue,” said Senator Feinstein….