Haitian Official: Orphans Given to U.S. Embassy

Tuesday, 23 Feb 2010 02:52 PM

 

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A top Haitian official tells The Associated Press that the U.S. Embassy now has custody of six orphans who were seized by Haitian police as they were about to board a plane for the United States.

Social Welfare agency chief Jeanne Bernard Pierre would not say when her office handed the children over to U.S. officials.

The children, ages 1 to 5, were seized by police Saturday from four women who were accompanying them out of Haiti, apparently with the correct legal paperwork. An angry crowd had accused the group of child trafficking.

News of the hand-over follows a Tuesday meeting between the U.S. ambassador and Haiti's prime minister.




 

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