04 Jun 2012

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6/4/2012: “Babies in trafficking case returned to mothers,” Associated Press

From the AP:

“Mexican authorities have returned to their biological mothers all but one of the babies ensnared in an apparent illegal adoption ring providing children to Irish couples, the women’s lawyers said Monday.

Attorney Yuri Marquez said Jalisco state authorities returned 10 of the 11 babies to their families last week. The children had been in the custody of the state’s protective services since January, when prosecutors opened an investigation after detaining a 21-year-old woman who was accused of “renting” one of her children.”

Read the full piece: http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/n/a/2012/06/04/international/i183341D48.DTL#ixzz1wsn2mIwV

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