A man accused of human trafficking a 13-year-old girl was ordered held without bond at a hearing Friday, despite testimony from friends and neighbors describing him as a kind man and loving father.
Broward College in Davie is holding a conference Thursday to bring awareness to the magnitude of human trafficking in Florida and in the rest of the world.
Jim sits down with the chairs of the Miami-Dade Republican & Democratic parties to discuss a variety of topics impacting South Florida and the rest of the state including growing concerns over the human trafficking problem. The three also focus on New Jersey Governor Chris Christie’s whirlwind weekend in Central & South Florida to raise money for Governor Rick Scott’s re-election campaign.
A four page order, signed by the City Manager of Miami Beach, effectively shut down Club Madonna for six months. The City says they are doing so in an effort to protect the public, but the club’s owners say it’s payback because of a pending lawsuit.
One of three people accused of forcing a 13-year-old girl to prostitute herself and dance in an exotic dance club, was denied bond in court Friday morning.
There are new developments in the case of the 13-year-old Miami-Dade sex slave who was forced into prostitution and to work as a nude dancer for three weeks at a South Beach strip club.
Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi has announced a new state initiative in an effort to end human trafficking.
“This is No Ordinary Joy” is the name of the book by Sarah Symons, who details how her life was transformed when she became an international crusader against human trafficking and other human rights abuses. We also talk to Symons about the nonprofit ograniztion she founded to educate and employ the survivors of abuse.
Governor Rick Scott signed a bill into law Thursday to bring relief to victims of human trafficking.
As a survivor of human trafficking, Marti MacGibbon travels the country spreading the word about effective ways to get anyone back on track. This speaker, author and humorist’s new book “Never Give in to Fear: Laughing All the Way Up From Rock Bottom” is her personal comeback story.