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PersonalShopper.com CEO arrested while returning from child shopping trip to Port-au-Prince- by guest blogger Mike Doughney

Once again, I’m going to pick up my partner Mike’s writing about the Friday evening arrests of 10 missionaries for their attempted removal of kids from Haiti to the Dominican Republic.
The text below the line is Mike’s latest post from his personal blog.

American citizens pose for a photo at police headquarters in the international airport [...]

Introducing Bastardette’s new blog- End Child Exportation and Trafficking in Haiti

Bastardette has created a new blog corraling many of the Haiti and child export writings from both her blog and a variety of other writers together in one place:
End Child Exportation and Trafficking in Haiti
She introduced it on the Daily Bastardette yesterday thusly:
I have launched a new blog site: End Child Exportation and Trafficking in [...]

Haiti, hiding information, and the romantic myth of international adoption- by Guest Blogger Mike Doughney

This is a post written by my partner, Mike Doughney for his personal blog. It’s a big picture overview with some theoretical components.
His about page written back in October 2007  is pretty much a mandatory backgrounder to understand what underlies the perspective he (and ultimately we, the two of us) bring to our adoption related [...]

Yes, finally, a Baby Love Child twitter stream

Finally gave in to the “dark side” (and the requests) and have set up a BLC twitter stream. (Note the new “follow me” button in the left hand column.)
I’ll be using it to announce new BLC posts and provide links to articles, webpages, and other blog posts of note. Some will likely be well written [...]

Adopting kids out of Satan’s Haiti, the For His Glory kids & the slowing of child export flights

As the Haitian child exports are receiving a great deal of attention at the moment I’d like to welcome new readers and recommend a visit to my about page and my WTF page. They answer many basic questions and lay out my comments policy.
I am an adult adoptee, writing from an explicitly Bastard perspective on [...]

Adopted & Fostered Adults of the African Diaspora Statement

Adopted & Fostered Adults of the African Diaspora has added the Haiti Statement by Adoptees of Color Roundtable (see my previous post) to their site as well, adding two important bits at the top and bottom:
Please read and share this Statement on Haiti released by the Adoptees of Color Roundtable of which AFAAD is a [...]

The Adoptees of Color Roundtable Statement on Haiti and the Adopted & Fostered Adults of the African Diaspora Statement coming Tues.

The Adoptees of Color Roundtable’s Statement on Haiti has come out, culminating in:
All adoptions from Haiti must be stopped and all efforts to help children be refocused on giving aid to organizations working toward family reunification and caring for children in their own communities.
I absolutely support and personally endorse their statement.
It must be read in full, [...]

Haiti series- “It is madness. It is insane…” Bribes, Bullies, and Traffickers extract kids- part 7

I am publishing part 7 out of chronological order so as to be timely (this piece was published on Monday the 25th.) We’ll come back for parts 5 and 6 soon enough.
At the European Union foreign ministers meeting January 25th, a decision was made concerning whether or not additional EU countries will be “fast-tracking” child [...]

Haiti series- “It is madness. It is insane…” Bribes, Bullies, and Traffickers extract kids- part 4

As the Haitian child exports are receiving a great deal of attention at the moment I’d like to welcome new readers and recommend a visit to my about page and my WTF page. They answer many basic questions and lay out my comments policy.
If you are new to this series please backtrack and read the [...]

Haitian Government ***MAY*** have changed the exit requirements for children leaving the country

New readers can find the rest of my Haiti adoption content linked off this page, Introduction to the Haiti series- “It is madness. It is insane…” Bribes, Bullies, and Traffickers extract kids
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Not surprisingly, events are unfolding more rapidly than I can blog. I’m breaking from my series to bring readers this potentially massive shift in [...]