Statistics from criminal justice programs across the United Kingdom reported that 1,746 people were identified as potential human trafficking victims in 2013, an increase of 47 percent from 2012. The victims of human trafficking in the UK came from 112 different countries. The countries with the highest victims were Vietnam, the United Kingdom, and Albania.… Continue reading Human Trafficking Victims in the UK in 2013
A village in Albania is reported to be the drug capital of the country. An estimated 300,000 marijuana plants are cultivated across 60 acres that could potential yield as much as 500 tons of marijuana. Up to 7,000 residents, or 90 percent of the village population, works in the marijuana cultivation industry. Security officials believe… Continue reading Marijuana Trafficking Industry in Lazarat, Albania
Illegal logging in Albania exceeds legal logging by a factor of 10, according to the World Bank.