Saturday, January 17, 2009

Casa Alianza Closes Its Doors due to Economic Crisis

La Asociación Casa Alianza Guatemala ceased operations yesterday and the 99 juveniles and adolescents in their care will be turned over to the courts who will relocate them. Their financial problems began about three months ago. The international economic crisis affected Convent House and Casa Matriz de Casa Alianza which cost US $100,000 a month to operate. Attorneys and police arrived yesterday at 5:00 PM to inform the staff. Staff was told to appear several hours later an a hotel where they would be given their severence checks.

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