The release of 10 Baptist missionaries in Haiti may be delayed
because of accusations that one of their legal advisors is wanted for trafficking in women and children in El Salvador, and has warrants out for his arrest in the United States.
The full transcript of a State Department briefing today on the situation in Haiti, including updates on both U.S. assistance and the current situation with the Baptist missionaries.
The term "trafficking in children" conjures up the worst of all possible scenarios…bad people taking children away from their families for nefarious purposes. But can children be trafficked for religious purposes?
We all know the story of international adoption: Millions of infants and toddlers have been abandoned or orphaned. If they are lucky, adoring new moms and dads from faraway lands whisk them away for a chance at a better life. Unfortunately, this story is largely fiction.
Alan, a Ugandan orphan of the HIV/AIDS epidemic ravaging Africa, is attending school at the Nyaka AIDS Orphan School in Michigan.