Former Justice Minister, Christlyn Moore, is advocating for a repeal of the section of the Summary Offences Act, which deals specifically with the offence of "lewd and suggestive dancing".
According to the former justice minister, that part of the law criminalises persons who may, in essence, be human trafficking victims.
Christlyn Moore was commenting on the recent police raid at a house at Chancellor Heights, where 22 women were held, 19 of them non-nationals and minors.
Trinidad’s illicit sex trade has spilled over into the sister isle of Tobago, with Venezuelan prostitutes being carried to the island by Trinidadian “businessmen.”
In Part Two of the Sex Sells series, Guardian Media’s investigative reporter Sharlene Rampersad visited Tobago over the weekend.
There have been numerous reports of Venezuelans prostitutes operating on the island, but most locals are sceptical of speaking to the media.