Wife of Accused ‘Tabasco Pedophile’ Defends Him on Facebook
Wife of Accused ‘Tabasco Pedophile’ Defends Him on Facebook
By Bianca Mendez | 04/15/2016 - 22:42

Silvia Algomeda has a few words for those who believe that her husband, the "Tabasco Pedophile," inappropriately touched their daughter.

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Dolls Sexual Abuse Prevention
These Creepy Dolls Could Help Stop Sexual Abuse Against Children
By Latina Staff | 01/11/2016 - 14:14

These child dolls may seem super creepy, but their creator hopes they can prevent pedophiles from acting their urges upon children.

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Immigrants' Rights Activist Angy Rivera Talks Documentary, 'No Le Digas a Nadie'
Immigrants' Rights Activist Angy Rivera Talks Documentary, 'No Le Digas a Nadie'
By Raquel Reichard | 09/16/2015 - 15:30

Growing up, Angy Rivera didn’t discuss her immigration status. "No le digas a nadie" ("don’t tell anyone"), her mother would instruct her. But next week, millions of people tuning into PBS will learn that Rivera, who moved to the U.S. from Colombia when she was just three years old, is undocumented.

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California Educator Accused of Sexual Abuse via YouTube Jailed
By Cristina Arreola | 02/04/2014 - 12:43

A former Southern California educator was jailed on felony charges after a former female student accused her of sexual abuse in a YouTube video that’s gained nearly a million views. 

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Colombian Mother Arrested For Selling Her 12 Daughters' Virginity
Colombian Mother Arrested For Selling Her 12 Daughters' Virginities
By Cristina Arreola | 10/25/2013 - 12:41


A Colombian woman is facing prison time for allegedly selling her daughters’ virginity.

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Another Brazilian Minor Raped By Family Member, Found to be 4 Months Pregnant
By Dorkys Ramos | 03/26/2009 - 15:50

Looks like the abortion issue will continue to stir controversy among Brazilians. In yet another disturbing case of sexual abuse, a teenage girl has been impregnated by her father. But this time the 13-year-old girl has asked the courts to allow her to carry her four-month-old unborn child to term.

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Excommunicated Doctor Hailed As Hero at Women's Health Conference
By Mariela Rosario | 03/11/2009 - 17:45

Brazilian Minister of Health Jose Gomes Temporao called on those in attendance at a national convention on women's health he hosted to acknowledge the "brilliant" work of the team of doctors who helped a 9-year-old girl abort twins. The doctor received a standing ovation.

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Vatican Excommunicates Mother and Doctors of 9-Year-old Rape Victim
By Mariela Rosario | 03/10/2009 - 18:55

We were all pretty shocked to hear the story about the 9-year-old Brazilian girl, who, after years of being raped by her stepfather, wound up pregnant with his twins. Adding insult to injury, the Catholic Church has decided to excommunicate the little girl's mother and the doctors who performed the abortion, "God’s law is above any human law," said regional archbishop, José Cardoso Sobrinho.

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9-Year-Old Brazilian Girl, Raped by Stepfather, Aborts Twins
By Mariela Rosario | 03/05/2009 - 14:45

A Brazilian 9 year-old, who was raped and impregnated by her 23-year-old stepfather, was given permission to abort the twins she was carrying, angering Catholic officials. Although abortion is illegal in Brazil, exceptions are made in cases where the mother's life is in danger or the fetus has no chance of survival.

"We don't know if she will develop the pregnancy up to the end because of the structure of her body. It is a big risk for her," Jose Severiano Cavalcanti, the doctor who confirmed her pregnancy, told the Diario de Pernambuco.

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