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 Guatemala. She’d sought... 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’ 13-year-old daughter Hanna,... 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 found dead in... 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 just want the... 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 adopted from Ethiopia... Read more »
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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 families have been... Read more »
Aaron Lieberman holds his son Theodore, 2, adopted from Ethiopia, as he shows his citizenship certificate, during U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) Adoption Day ceremony in New York, 18 Nov 2010

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 rife with fraud... Read more »
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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 ) this week on... Read more »
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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 — is emphatically bucking... Read more »
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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 something much more... Read more »