Fighting For Their Children


The case of Elian Gonzalez may be unique in the passions it has aroused, but it is hardly the only one in which parents are battling over children across international borders. A look at three cases that raise international issues:

Marc and Germanie Dieubon

Yvena Rhinvil, the mother of Marc, 10, and Germanie, 8, was among the thousands of Haitians desperate to leave her beleaguered country. On New Year's Eve they boarded a boat for the U.S. with more than 400 other migrants. When the craft ran aground off the coast of Florida, Yvena was hospitalized for exhaustion; her children were...

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