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Brazilian doctors question purchase of medical slave labor from Cuba

Brazilian doctors are expressing concern and objecting to their government's decision to purchase medical slave labor from Cuba's Castro dictatorship. It is worth noting that these doctors are not so much concerned that slaves are being purchased by their government, but that the qualifications of these enslaved Cuban doctors are questionable.

Via InfoBae (my translation):

Brazil: Doctors question contracting of foreigners

This Wednesday, Brazilian doctors objected to the government's plan to contract up to 6,000 Cuban doctors to fill a need found in the interior regions of the country, warning that the qualifications of the personnel is difficult to verify.

Geraldo Ferreira Filho, president of the National Federation of Doctors, told a congressional audience that during some years, 95% of the foreign physicians who attempted to validate their credentials in Brazil were rejected.

The issue was addressed by the Foreign Relations Commission of congress two weeks after the government announced plans to contract 6,000 Cuban doctors to work in remote areas of Brazil where there is a shortage of medical professionals.

Read the entire article (in Spanish) HERE.

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