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4 years 4 months ago

22 orphaned Haitians adopted in Colorado

It's a life-changing day for 22 orphaned Haitian children--they're getting permanent families. Arapahoe County District Judge William B. Sylvester will preside over formal adoption proceedings for the children. All of them were orphaned by the Jan. 12 earthquake in Haiti. Thirteen families are adopting the children.

4 years 8 months ago

Haiti frees US missionary

Haitian authorities have released one of the last two U.S. Baptist missionaries jailed for trying to take orphans out of the country after the earthquake. Charisa Coulter left her cell Monday accompanied staff of the U.S. Embassy. The Idaho woman was arrested Jan. 29 with nine other Americans while...

4 years 9 months ago

8 Americans held in Haiti released

Eight of the 10 Americans being held in Haiti are being allowed to come home. A judge made the ruling this afternoon. The missionaries have been held for nearly three weeks on child kidnapping charges after being caught trying to take more than 30 children out of the country....

4 years 9 months ago

Arrests hamper legitimate adoption efforts

Ten Americans were arrested in Haiti on suspicion of child trafficking for allegedly trying to cross the Border into the Dominican Republic with 33 children. All made court appearances on Monday, though no formal charges have yet been filed. Their arrests are damaging efforts by other orphanages to...

4 years 10 months ago

Springs Parents Search for Hope in Haiti

During worship service, members of the Mountain Springs Church pray over one another. Many of these families are adopting kids from Haiti. When the earth quake hit the country their children's orphanage was one of the hardest hit leaving it open to looting. "Since the majority of the orphanage walls...

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