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Editor: Margaret Ryznar
Indiana University
Robert H. McKinney School of Law

Saturday, December 31, 2005

Guatemala 3rd in Child Adoption

Adoption of 3,615 children by foreigners in 2005 put Guatemala in third place globally.  in 2005 there were 3,615 cases, basically to US and European families and the country was only surpassed by China and Russia. Of that number, 3,441 children were adopted by US people, 17 by Italians, 16 by Israelis, 10 by Irish citizens and 8 by Belgians. Source:  Prensa Latina, For additional information, please click here (last visited December 31, 2005, reo).

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