Human Fetuses Found in Luggage at Miami Airport

KTLA (Los Angeles), March 22, 2012

Customs agents at Miami International Airport made a disturbing discovery in a piece of luggage—human remains apparently for use in a Santeria ritual.

According to Miami-Dade police spokesman Roy Rutland, agents found two human fetuses in luggage belonging to two women returning from Havana, Cuba.

Police say customs agents spotted one fetus when they X-rayed a clay jar and found the second when they opened the jar.


“The medical examiner made a determination that both of the fetuses were close to 20 weeks and both had been stillborn—they were not viable,” Ritland told the Miami Herald.

According to the Herald, the fetuses were to be delivered to someone in Miami and used in one of the mixed Catholic and African religions widely practiced in Cuba, such as Santeria.

The women reportedly told authorities they received the jar from a babalao, a Santeria priest, and had no idea what was inside.



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  • Did you take note as to how Santeria wasn’t described at all? To describe Santeria is to describe the people who practice it and Santeria is deeply bloody as well as bizarre.

    “Santería is a system of beliefs that merges the Yoruba religion (which was brought to the New World by slaves imported to the Caribbean to work the sugar plantations) with Roman Catholic and Native Indian traditions.[2]
    These slaves carried with them various religious customs, including a
    trance for communicating with their ancestors and deities, animal
    sacrifice and sacred drumming.

    In Cuba, this religious tradition has evolved into what we now recognize as Santería.”

    What is this backwards nonsense, this voodoo drivel? I cannot believe that America imports these silly savages.

  • The_Bobster

    Whenever cane-cutters move into an area, it doesn’t take very long for animal carcasses to start showing up.

    And the police say they can’t do anything about it.

  • gemjunior

    I’m surprised that it’s from Cubans – I thought this was a from the Dominican Republic.  All the Cubans I’ve ever met were really White – one was light blond even.
    But to bring up the bit about the fetus – and I hate to do this – I have to say that transporting dead stillborns in a suitcase is pretty barbarous.  Still more barbarous is the practice of eating fetuses, stillborns and embryos.  There are more and more examples and evidence that this practice is quite common all across China.  Some Chinese are utterly disturbed by it, but some just shrug their shoulders about it.  Just google it.  Horrible.

  • JackKrak

    “…used in one of the mixed Catholic and African religions widely practiced in Cuba, such as Santeria.”

    Yeah, it’s the Catholic influence showing itself again – this time with fetuses in suitcases. Definitely. When will the Pope finally have the nerve to take a stand against this?

  • loyalwhitebriton

    Looks like the US is turning into a form of ancient Babylon, complete with heathen practices.