Over 700 victims where rescued from human trafficking in Argentina in the first seven months of 2012, according to a Justice Ministry report.Most of the people were rescued from sexual slavery and sweatshops.
Buenos Aires – The central Argentine province of Cordoba is offering prostitutes airfare to return home, even to other countries, after passing a law to close brothels as part of a war on human trafficking.
Buenos Aires (CNN) -- Dozens of Roman Catholic bishops in South America say human trafficking has seen "alarming growth" in the region.
The police’s role in the case was made apparent later, as it became known that an officer named Domingo Andrada had powerful links in the police force and used his connections to influence the investigation, was found to also have links with human traffickers in the Tucumán and La Rioja provinces.
An Argentinian court has convicted 10 people for kidnapping and sexually exploiting a young woman named Marita Veron, who has been missing since 2002. In 2012 13 codefendants were tried and acquitted in the human trafficking case of 23-year-old Veron.