According to The Washington Post, Guatemala will reopen international adoptions. It’s been said that “there is no such thing as an ethical adoption from Guatemala.” However, the article reports that,
Legal reforms established during the suspension will prevent problems in the future… the door to adoptions slammed shut in 2007 when authorities discovered evidence of fraud that has since been revealed to include false paperwork, fake birth certificates, women coerced into giving up their children and even baby theft. At least 25 cases resulted in criminal charges against doctors, lawyers, mothers and civil registrars.
Really? It’ll be interesting to see how this unfolds.
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