US Coast Guard officials are concerned about a human trafficking ring operating in the Bahamas, after two more groups of Haitian migrants were discovered trying to enter Florida.
Topic: human smuggling
There is concern that the same Bahamian human smuggling gang who allegedly murdered two Turkish men last year, may have been involved in the disappearance of the young woman from Peru.
Two Bahamians face possible death sentences after being charged in connection with a boat that capsized off Miami, killing four women, in a human smuggling operation.
Two Brazilians have been jailed in Miami for smuggling illegal migrants to the United States through a network running through Nassau and Freeport.
Caregiver Irene Burrows, who was honoured by The Queen for her humanitarian work, was found guilty of using her Bahamas nursing home in a human smuggling operation.
US authorities apprehended a Bahamian fisherman who was attempting to smuggle illegal migrants into the United States for $20,000.
A man, along with six others were pulled over in a van containing drugs, following a failed attempt to be smuggled into the United States.
A 52-year-old man from The Bahamas pleaded guilty in federal court to trying to smuggle eight illegal immigrants into South Florida.
Two Brazilians nationals pleaded guilty in Miami on Wednesday to smuggling undocumented migrants to the U.S for profit, according to the U.S. Department of Justice.