On our way out of Port au Prince, Haiti, we were caught in a riot that erupted over fuel prices. In order to make the meeting spot on time,the jump team rented jeeps and traversed mountain route of the country.
Operation Underground Railroad continues to uncover human sex trafficking and labor trafficking violations in Haiti. What started with a search for a boy named Gardy has naturally expanded as O.U.R. operatives work with Haitian authorities to track down the ring that is trading him.
Haiti remains a severe violator of human trafficking (see the U.S. State Departments Trafficking in Persons Report on Haiti here), but within Haiti there is a rising tide of authorities who are fighting back.