JUDICIAL WATCH: Authorities Rescue 7 Unaccompanied Children From Human Smugglers in Immigrant Caravan
Unaccompanied minors taken into custody; Photo credit: Judicial Watch
Conservative watchdog group Judicial Watch is once again doing the heavy lifting.
Judicial Watch deployed a team of investigative reporters to Guatemala to find out the truth about the caravan of mostly Central American migrants marching to the U.S. border.
Judicial Watch Chief Investigator Chris Farrell (center)
According to Judicial Watch, the “elaborately planned” migrant caravan is full of thousands of angry military-aged males from all over the world, MS-13 gang members and human smugglers.
The migrant caravan marching northbound through Central America is an “elaborately planned” movement that’s benefiting human smugglers and bringing disturbing numbers of violent gang members and other criminal elements through Guatemala, according to government sources in the capital city. “MS-13 gang members have been detained and coyotes (human smugglers) are joining the march with clients who pay to get smuggled into the United States,” a Guatemalan official told Judicial Watch. People from Asian countries waiting to get smuggled into the U.S. through Central America are also integrating with poor Hondurans in the caravan, a high-level Guatemalan government source confirmed. Among them are nationals of Bangladesh, a south Asian Islamic country that’s well known as a recruiting ground for terrorist groups such as ISIS and Al-Qaeda Indian Subcontinent (AQIS). “There are lots of dirty businesses associated with this,” Guatemalan authorities told Judicial Watch. “There’s lots of human trafficking.”
The watchdog group is now exclusively reporting that Guatemalan authorities have taken 7 unaccompanied minors into custody. The children were being trafficked by human smugglers.
The smugglers were arrested and there is a criminal investigation ongoing.
Democrats and their stenographers in the fake news media don’t care about these poor children being trafficked.
Via Judicial Watch:
EXCLUSIVE: Judicial Watch is on the ground in Guatemala & can report that authorities just recovered seven unaccompanied minors from human smugglers operating inside a Central American caravan. A photo from a very senior Guatemalan government official can be seen below.
Guatemalan authorities have taken these children into custody — and the children are being given medical check-ups, food, water, & so on. Smugglers have already been arrested, and the broader investigation into criminal activity within the caravan(s) is still ongoing.
Guatemalan authorities have taken these children into custody — and the children are being given medical check-ups, food, water, & so on. Smugglers have already been arrested, and the broader investigation into criminal activity within the caravan(s) is still ongoing. (2/4) pic.twitter.com/b0vU91Inmi
— Judicial Watch 🔎 (@JudicialWatch) October 25, 2018
Children saved from smugglers in the caravan(s)… https://t.co/YfubLbCC6r
— Tom Fitton (@TomFitton) October 25, 2018
Watch exclusive footage of the migrant caravan obtained by Judicial Watch:
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