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Cuban Doctors’ Forced Labor Claims Against Go-Between Proceed

Nov. 9, 2020, 9:21 PM

A group of Cuban doctors who claim they were forced into working for Brazil’s Mais Medicos program may advance one of three proposed Trafficking Victims Protection Act class claims against the Pan American Health Organization for its role as a financial intermediary for the two Latin American governments, a federal judge in Washington said Monday.

The four doctors, who now reside in the U.S., claim that the Cuban government ordered them into the Brazilian medical services program and that they received very little money for their work. They brought class claims against PAHO under the TVPA and the Racketeer ...

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