The Bahamas Maintains a Tier 1 Ranking in the 2017 Trafficking In Persons Report

On Tuesday, June 27, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson released the 2017 Trafficking In Persons (TIP) Report.  The Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Report is the U.S. Government’s principal diplomatic tool to engage foreign governments on human trafficking. It is also the world’s most comprehensive resource of governmental anti-human trafficking efforts and reflects the U.S. ...
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Ministry of National Security Official Honored as a 2016 TIP Hero

This year, Ms. Karen Rigby, Under Secretary in the Ministry of National Security, was recognized as a 2016 TIP Report Hero. In her position, Ms. Rigby advises Bahamian defense and law enforcement agencies on policy and administrative matters, and chairs the government’s Trafficking in Persons Inter-Ministry Committee (TIP Committee). Under Ms. Rigby’s leadership as Chair, ...
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Statement by U.S. Chargé d’Affaires Lisa Johnson on the 2015 Trafficking in Persons Report

The U.S. Embassy in Nassau congratulates the Government of the Commonwealth of The Bahamas on its Tier 1 ranking in the 2015 TIP Report.  We commend the government for its efforts to strengthen anti-trafficking law enforcement, protect trafficking victims, and inform the public and potential victims about trafficking. This Tier 1 ranking means that the ...
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