Category: United States

El Salvador’s kidnaped children search for their parents

Source: Kairosphotos Date: 2006-01-01 By Paul Jeffrey Response magazine Marina Dolores Ortiz spent 17 years worrying she had lost her family. Yet she kept on searching, not knowing that her mother was simultaneously looking for her. When they finally came together, it was an emotional moment.

Nachwuchs auf Bestellung

Source: 2005  08. Dezember Kinder aus Haiti werden gern von Ausländern adoptiert. Inzwischen ist das ein Geschäft geworden Klaus Ehringfeld PORT-AU-PRINCE. Seit mehr als zwei Wochen sitzt Isabel Loth in einem Hotel in Haitis Hauptstadt Port-au-Prince und wartet sehnsüchtig auf ein Stück Papier. Die 39-jährige Physiotherapeutin aus Frankreich ist seit kurzem Mutter zweier haitianischer… Read more »

Adoptii Internationale Cu Substituire De Copii

Source: Date: 2005-10-20 Au fost infiati de parinti straini, dar nu au ajuns niciodata la ei. 33 de copii romani care au primit sentinta definitiva de adoptie internationala au ramas in tara. Pina in prezent, autoritatile confirma ca, in cel putin doua dintre cazuri, in locul lor au fost trimisi alti copii.

Ethiopia’s adoption dilemma

Source: Date: 2005-10-06   Mohammed Adow BBC, Addis Ababa At the Kids Care Orphanage in Addis Ababa, hundreds of newborn babies – some of them only days old – are cared for until people are ready to adopt them.   Most of the parents are from abroad. The adoption of Ethiopian children by foreigners… Read more »

A tussle in Andhra Pradesh

Date: 2005-05-21 Source: A tussle in Andhra Pradesh RAVI SHARMA in Hyderabad In Andhra Pradesh, the first State to ban voluntary agencies from placing children in adoption, the government is under tremendous pressure to reverse the situation. P.V. SIVAKUMAR A protester belonging to the Progressive Organisation for Women grappling with women police personnel outside… Read more »

Babies-for-sale trade faces a global crackdown

Source: Guardian Date: 2004-11-21 Attempts by Western families to adopt children from poor nations have fuelled a rogue market in young lives. But at last action is being taken. Carolyn Wheeler reports from Lviv, Ukraine

A Challenge in India Snarls Foreign Adoptions

Source: By RAYMOND BONNER Published: June 23, 2003 HYDERABAD, India, June 16— Sharon Van Epps remembers the day she first held Haseena, with her rich black hair and dark eyes. The baby, just beginning to walk, did not make a sound, just held on to her tightly. ”I felt like something I’d been missing… Read more »

Nobody’s Children – Wanted: Babies

Read the original article here. Jim Rankin, Tanya Talaga and Leslie Papp investigated adoption practices in Canada and around the world. PHOTOGRAPHY BY JIM RANKIN/TORONTO STAR The Toronto Star Sep. 29, 2001. 02:14 AM Murky, lucrative and fraught with uncertainty, foreign adoption can bring great happiness – along with heartbreak and tears [CAPTION] GONE: Irene Lopez… Read more »

Greece’s Black-Market Babies Come Home

This article was published on 22.09.1996 in the Seattle Times. Stolen Children Demand To Know Their Histories. ATHENS, Greece – Forty-one years ago a frightened Greek child of 5, stolen from her mother, landed in America to begin a new life.