La Paz - Bolivian officials say they have arrested two women on human trafficking charges: one for selling her baby for $250, the other for buying it after placing a "want ad" on Facebook.
The top child-protection official in the eastern city of Santa Cruz tells The Associated Press that the buyer was an 18-year-old who presented the 6-week-old girl to a young man who had jilted her, telling him the child was theirs.
The official, Rosy Valencia, says the man called police.
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Police presented as evidence on Thursday the Facebook page, no longer active, of the alleged buyer in which the solicitation was made.
Officials say the seller was a 32-year-old sex worker who didn't know the identity of the child's father and sought to recover the cost of the child's birth.