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Guatemala - Esther Sulamita daughter of Ana Escobar case

2007 Mar 26

Ana Escobar's case was the first that unequivocally proved a stolen child was put up for adoption. March 26, 2007, Escobar reported her daughter stolen day. July 23, 2008, DNA tests identified the toddler, living with a US couple, about to be adopted. Charges were dropped against Feliciano Hernandez, the doctor who falsified the birth certificate, and Otto Galvez, the lawyer representing the adoptive parents.


Title Publication date
Stolen baby found in Guatemalan adoption system 2011 Jul 24
People & Power - Stolen Babies (video) 2009 Jun 24
Judge Sergio Castro defends accusations 2009 Mar 25
Survivors Foundation demand investigation of four judges 2009 Mar 24
Protest closure of Illegal adoption cases 2009 Mar 23
To save adopted girl, Calif. couple gives her up 2008 Nov 22
Guatemala's child-snatching plague 2008 Sep 4
MP intensifies research on theft of children for adoption 2008 Aug 3
How Esther was saved from stolen baby trade 2008 Aug 2
US Couple Almost Adopted Stolen Guatemalan Baby 2008 Jul 31
Doctor falsified birth certificate 2008 Jul 28
Doctor detained for illegal adoption 2008 Jul 27
Adopted Guatemala baby 'stolen' 2008 Jul 24
Stolen Guatemalan Baby Found Just Before Adoption by U.S. Couple 2008 Jul 24
'My baby was stolen' 2008 Jul 24
PGN dennounces 19 notaries 2008 Jul 24
Stolen Guatemalan Baby Found Just Before Adoption by U.S. Couple 2008 Jul 24
DNA tests provide first confirmation of stolen baby in troubled Guatemalan adoption system 2008 Jul 23
DNA tests find stolen baby in Guatemala 2008 Jul 23
Guatemala: the millionaire "business" of adoptions 2008 Jun 15
Mother tells of her agony: Lost my daughter is a miracle to see her and not to believe 2008 Jun 13
Two Guatemalan girls allegedly located stolen for illegal adoption 2008 May 14
Adoptions: beyond anomalies in the process 2008 May 13
Mothers are demanding two girls rescued from nursery 2008 May 12
Mothers Hold Hunger Strike to Demand the Return of their Kidnapped Children 2008 May 3
MOTHERS claiming their children Stolen complete 5 days of hunger strike 2008 May 2
Solid cases 2008 Apr 29
Mothers declare hunger strike 2008 Apr 29
Letter from the 4 Mothers 2008 Apr 28
Mothers are still searching for their children / Madres siguen la búsqueda de sus hijos 2008 Mar 2
At least 500 have been stolen - Three thousand children are awaiting adoption 2008 Feb 6
Cleaning Up International Adoptions 2007 Aug 29
Looking for missing girl in raided nursery 2007 Aug 14


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