In 2012, anti-trafficking groups in Latvia rescued 30 human trafficking victims across the country. 25 victims were women and 5 were men, according to statistics. 16 of the trafficking victims were involved in forced marriages, 7 were victims of forced labor, and 7 were victims of sexual exploitations. (Prices of human traffickers.) Source: “30 trafficking… Continue reading Trafficking Victims Rescued in Latvia in 2012
Black market cigarettes in Latvia make up between 24.6 percent to 28.5 percent of the total cigarette market in the country. Authorities in the country remove around 16 percent of the smuggled cigarettes from the market each year.
Along with the Czech Republic, Nordic countries have a high rate of addicts receiving drug treatment for use of amphetamines.The Czech Republic, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Sweden and Finland have between 57 percent of 82 percent of all drug treatment residents being addicted to amphetamines, according to the United Nations.