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Guatemalan hunger strike ends- (an initial) victory for the Mothers

Olga Lopez, Norma Cruz and Raquel Par, after receiving the news of the acceptance of the procedures for revocation. (photo courtesy of Prensa Libre) (Following up on my post, Guatemalan Mothers go on hunger strike, demand the return of their stolen children, from July 17th) It has taken me several days to get this update […]

News- a rare profile of 3 Mexican (original) mothers behind sold and stolen American adoptees

I wanted to point readers at an important article from last month profiling the circumstances and desperate need for money three Mexican womyn faced, ultimately leading to their children’s adoption in the U.S.. If adoption can so often be reduced to supply and demand, these are the circumstances from which a ‘supply’ of children come […]

News- Yet more in the Guatemala saga

The AP has a new piece out today about the annulment of 15 (so far) of the 2286 adoptions under review, roughly 10% of the 160 that have been investigated to date. Guatemala annulls 15 adoption cases What I found most concerning was this- The babies whose cases have been annulled will be put in […]