Tuesday, April 14, 2009

Guatemala: Raid on Asociación Primavera April 7, 2009

Recently, there have been news reports in Guatemala that there was a raid on Asociación Primavera on April 7,2009. News reports have stated that 9 children were removed from the home in Palin

PEAR has confirmed through the DOS that NO children were removed from Asociación Primavera.

Two news articles below

April 12, 2009
Nine Tots Rescued From Illegal Adoption in Guatemala

GUATEMALA CITY – Nine children being subjected to illegal adoption were rescued Tuesday in the southern Guatemalan municipality of Palin, officials said.

A state prosecutor told Efe that the minors, ranging in age from 1 to 5, were found at a home that did not meet the required standards of hygiene.

The residence was run by the Primavera Association, which had no legal permit to operate in the Palin municipality, only in the Guatemalan capital, he said.


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