The Genocide of Battered Mothers and their Children

Guatemalan court orders Guat baby taken from Belize mother

In domestic law on November 21, 2015 at 12:39 am

ORANGE WALK, Tues. Nov. 17, 2015–Based on information from “Guatemalan central authorities,” Judith Alpuche, CEO in the Ministry of Human Development, says her department moved in on 22-year-old Analiz Perez Gutierrez and removed her 2-year-old child from her custody. Gutierrez said that she had been napping with her daughter at her Orange Walk residence on Friday, November 13, when a woman, accompanied by a uniformed male police officer, informed her that she was a social worker authorized to immediately take the child into custody, based on a ruling in a Guatemalan Court, which granted custody of the child to her biological father, a Guatemalan national. According to Gutierrez, the woman stated that the Office of Human Development, had been ordered by the Guatemalan Embassy in Belize to locate the child and remove her from her mother’s custody. The story might not have made the news had the desperate mother not posted on Facebook that her “baby had […]

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