Byline: Ginger Thompson, Sandra Ochoa; 2004-06-13; The New York Times;
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". . .In collaboration with The New York Times, a reporter from El Tiempo, a newspaper in Cuenca, Ecuador, took the eight-day voyage, covering 1,100 nautical miles from a cove near this scruffy Ecuadorean beach resort to the northern coast of Guatemala. Her journey as a client of smugglers -- and sometimes a hostage -- provides a rare look inside one small part of the vast pipeline that carries untold numbers of migrants to the United States each year. . ."
Description:Reporters investigate the illegal smuggling of people from Ecuador to the United States.
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