Often, impoverished parents or other relatives bring children to orphanages. Meanwhile, an estimated 300,000 Haitian children are believed to be enslaved or working as servants for the country's wealthy elite.
02/05/2010 02:57 pm
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This weekend's arrest of 10 members of an Idaho-based Baptist charity for trying to take 33 Haitian children across the border with the Dominican Republic without proper paperwork has become an international incident.
02/01/2010 11:27 am
The Haiti government, concerned about child trafficking, has stalled adoptions of orphans in the wake of the earthquake.
01/28/2010 12:57 pm
US kids are launching fundraisers, holding bake sales, and emptying their own piggy banks to help those affected by the Haiti earthquake.
01/26/2010 07:27 pm
More than $1 billion in aid to Haiti has been pledged so far by governments from Guatemala to Greece. The UN and other groups are increasing food distribution by the day.
01/26/2010 01:04 pm
The US government has expedited orphan transfers after the earthquake in Haiti. But aid groups worry about trafficking children whose parents or other relatives still may be alive.
01/21/2010 05:11 pm
To promote Haiti earthquake relief efforts, CBS and FOX will air a 30-second NFL public-service announcement during the AFC and NFC divisional playoff games this weekend.
01/15/2010 10:26 am
Zilda Arns, a legendary Brazilian aid worker who transformed the lives of tens of thousands of her countrymen, was among those killed by the Haiti earthquake, as she sought to extend her church-based program to the troubled island nation.
01/13/2010 11:10 am
The International Red Cross estimates as many as three million people may have been left homeless by Tuesday's earthquake in Haiti. With daylight, a clearer assessment of the scale the challenge ahead.
01/13/2010 08:06 am