Brazil top for sex tourism

June 29, 2015 by  
Filed under News, south America

RIO DE JANEIRO, 29 June 2015: More than 3,000 websites have emerged since 2013 touting Brazil as a sex-tourism destination, and the situation has worsened with major events such as the 2014 World Cup, a survey found.

The tally by private firm Axur and published Sunday in the O Globo newspaper showed the number of sites linking Brazil to porn, prostitution and sex tourism has far surpassed the 2,165 that were already shut down by the tourism ministry in 2011 and 2012.

Axur counted 3,350 new sites in several different languages created since 2013.

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