Gov’t says US report on human trafficking in Guyana ‘difficult pill to swallow’
The Guyana Government has come out swinging at the US State Department’s report on trafficking in persons in Guyana calling it a “difficult pill to swallow” and a report that is not factual since the architects did not make “significant progress in improving the veracity, coherence and validity of their annual assessments.”
In its annual report issued on June 19, the State Department contended that Guyana has made no discernible progress in holding human trafficking offenders accountable. It added that limited progress was made in preventing human trafficking during the reporting period.
Like in 2011, Guyana remains on Tier 2 in the latest report, which says that government does not fully comply with the minimum standards for the elimination of trafficking but is making significant efforts to …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.