Coordination center on Human Trafficking and Migrant Smuggling Aruba (CMMA) and Ketenmanager Venezuela premiered the feature film Otro Banda di Lama (Other side of the sea) in the presence of Prime Minister Mrs. Evelyn Wever Croes and Minister of Justice Mr. Andin Bikker. The premiere took place in the Imax Gloria in a private event on the 10th of May 2021.
The short film “Otro banda di lama” (Other side of the sea) is part of bigger campaign to inform and educate the general population of Aruba on the harsh realities of human trafficking and migrant smuggling. A highly lucrative criminal activity which happens worldwide, and also in Aruba.
The Habri bo wowo campaign includes a 20-minute film that tells the story of Pedro and Camila, a Venezuelan couple who are in a desperate situation and risk their lives to be smuggled into Aruba, only to realize that they have been manipulated into a situation of human trafficking.
Also included in this campaign is an educational package geared towards high school and university students with the aim to instruct them on the subject and teach them to recognize the signs of human trafficking and migrant smuggling.
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