The Palm Beach Post from West Palm Beach, Florida on March 25, 1998 · Page 16
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The Palm Beach Post from West Palm Beach, Florida · Page 16

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J 16A THE PALM BEACH POST, WEDNESDAY, MARCH 25, 1998 Baby dies as mom tries to cross border asked from her Miami home. Galiema Begg and her family first arrived in Miami in 1986. Galiema attended Dade Community College and Florida International University in pursuit of a teaching degree. t, After school, she returned to South Africa to visit a sister who remained in Johannesburg, not No. 430915 Notice of Public Disclosure t of the Full Cost of Solid Waste Management within the Town of Lake Park, Florida for the Fiscal Year Ending 9-30-97 Pursuant to 62-708 Florida Adminstrative Code RESIDENTIAL: The Associated Press NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. For five years, every time Galiema Begg tried to get back to the United States, her visa requests were denied. . But last week, the South African woman . was allowed into Canada. Only her fear of being caught by U.S. Customs agents was stopping her from driving across the border and continuing to Miami, where she hoped to introduce her 8-month-old son to his grandmother. , Her uncle and brother had driven to Canada to see her, and as they prepared to leave, she held onto her brother and cried. The men couldn't bear to leave her behind so they took her . and the boy with them. The trip proved fatal for the baby who died from being held too tightly while Begg cowered with him under blankets. Now Begg, 30, is in U.S. custody, charged with criminally negligent homicide. Her brother, Achmat Begg, 31, and uncle, Mohamad Tahir Toffie, 57, face identical charges for concealing Begg and the child as they attempted to cross the Rainbow Bridge into Niagara Falls. . The charges were transferred to federal court at a hearing Tuesday. They pleaded innocent at an arraignment last week in Niagara Falls city court. "How could they be responsible for (the baby's) death when they only wanted to bring him to me and his beloved family here in Miami?" Begg's mother, Julie, knowing it would be nearly impossible to reenter the United States. A State Department spokeswoman Monday could not say why her visas were denied. Customs agents, alerted by the presence of a baby seat and clothes, but no baby, stopped the vehicle for a search. They found Begg and her unresponsive baby, who was pronounced dead soon after at a hospital. Senators drop ADVERTISEMENT ADVERTISEMENT ADVERTISEMENT Cost per Ton $ 57.48 $ 15.65 $ 319.82 6th 'Great Lake' Collection: Disposal: Recycling: after outcry The Associated Press One Out Of Three Mortgages Should Be Refinanced Now. WASHINGTON There are five Great Lakes, not six, the Senate conceded Tuesday, undo ing a recent vote that flew m the face of what every schoolkid knows. Even If Your Current Rate Is NONRESIDENTIAL: , Sen. 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