How Ethiopia’s Adoption Industry Dupes Families and Bullies Activists

In 2008, a 38-year old Oklahoma nurse whom I’ll call Kelly adopted an eight-year old girl, “Mary,” from Ethiopia. It was the second adoption for Kelly, following one from... Read more »

Couple in abuse death of Ethiopian teen Hanna make first appearance

MOUNT VERNON, Wash. — A Skagit County couple made their first court appearances on charges they abused their daughter to death at their home in Sedro-Woolley.Larry and Carri Williams’... Read more »

Ethiopian adoptee girl starved dead in WA home

MOUNT VERNON, Wash. — The parents of 13-year-old Hanna Williams were taken into custody Thursday evening accused of starving their daughter and keeping her locked outside. Hanna Williams was... Read more »

Ethiopian community wants answers in 13 years old girl’s death

Several members of the Ethiopian community want answers in the shocking death of a 13-year-old Skagit County girl who died of Hypothermia in her adoptive parents back yard. “We... Read more »

13 years old Ethiopian girl found dead, No investigation for her death

SEDRO WOOLLEY, Wash. – An investigation into possible neglect is under way after an adopted 13-year-old girl died at a home in Skagit County. Hana Grace Williams, who was... Read more »

Ethiopian adoptions may be in peril by Andrea Poe

by AndreaPoe: NEW YORK – Ethiopia is poised to overtake China as the number one country of origin for foreign adoptees in the United States. Matches between orphans and... Read more »

Ethiopia to Cut Foreign Adoptions by Up to 90 Percent

(VOA): Ethiopia is cutting back by as much as 90 percent the number of inter-country adoptions it will allow, as part of an effort to clean up a system... Read more »

Ethiopia: U.S. Adoption Agency Involved in Ethiopian Child Trafficking

A Minnesota-based adoption agency had its license to work in Ethiopia revoked by the government there, according to a letter posted (Read The Revocation Letters at the bottom )... Read more »

Adoptions from Ethiopia rise, bucking global trend

The African country is sending record numbers of children to the U.S. NEW YORK — As the overall number of international adoptions by Americans plummets, one country — Ethiopia —... Read more »

Ethiopian teen places 2nd in national speech contest three years after learning English (VIDEO)

A Beaufort-area teenager is earning a laundry list of achievements and deserves a real good pat-on-the-back.  She recently claimed second place in a national Christian speech contest. But there’s... Read more »