Efforts of Fighting Human Trafficking Recognized in Baja California

Efforts of Fighting Human Trafficking Recognized in Baja California

June 16, 2013 Government Issues

TIJUANA.-The American Consulate and social organizations recognized the efforts of Baja California in the fight against human trafficking, as a binational forum developed in Tijuana, as part of the celebrations of the abolition of slavery in the United States.

In an event that took place in the American Consulate, Rosi Orozco, president of the United Association against Trafficking in Persons highlighted the way in which such cases have been processed in the State, as she also suggested the installation of a Call Center citizen, similar to what was installed in Mexico City.

“Baja California is one of the few states that is addressing this problem, which is constantly fighting it, having most importantly rescued 118 human beings, but are only 6 federal entities that are fighting, that have statements, operations and that is to give the human being importance, “he said.

Alma Tucker, president of International Network of Hearts handed out awards of the man and woman of the year to the attorney general, Rommel Moreno Manjarrez and the president of the municipal DIF, Carolina Garcia Bustamante, in this sense, Andrew Erickson, U.S. Consul stressed the importance of this forum.

“But as a representative of my government, my hope for you is more transparency on the issue of trafficking in persons, is complicated, yesterday I had the good fortune of seeing the efforts of the government of Baja California and particularly of the Attorney Rommel Moreno in attacking trafficking in youth through programs of Baja California, “he said.

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