Deputies glad hand accused violater
The self-named “Apostle” and leader of the "Light of the World “ church accused in California of 26 sex crimes ranging from child pornography and sexual abuse to human trafficking got red carpet treatment in Panama’s National Assembly.
Naasón Joaquín García visited Panama in January 2017 and was received by first vice president of the Assembly Deputy Luis Eduardo Quirós, in the company of deputies Katleen Levy and Alfredo Pérez,
In a major operation against the sexual exploitation of minors, US authorities arrested Garcia. .The complaint detailed that one of the victims was a minor of 15 years, who was ordered to perform a "suggestive" dance with the least "possible clothing" for the apostle. Subsequently, he forced her and other children to undress and to touch each other intimately while photographing them. According to the complaint, the young woman, whose identity remains anonymous, was the victim of sexual abuse by García at her Los Angeles office
During his visit to the Assembly, the apostle said that his preaching on the faith of Christ, he led him s to instruct people on with principles and values, and he showed interest in creating in Panama several the "Light of the World" cities, places where there is peace, tranquility, and security.
The first would be in Changuinola, where they had have already acquired 70 hectares where there would be housing built for low-income people, sports fields, and there will be cultural activities, space for young people to have a place free of danger.
Mention was also made of the acquisition of land in Las Mañanitas as well as the purchase of land in Eastern Panama according to the website En Segundos.
The apostle said that "those who have known our Church know that we teach principles and values to all who come to her."
Quirós said that in Panama we build bridges, not walls.