PINAR DEL RIO


support babalú


Your donations help fund
our continued operation

do you babalú?

what they’re saying


bestlatinosmall.jpg

quotes.gif

activism


ozt_bilingual


buclbanner

recommended reading





babalú features





recent comments


  • asombra: So you think Cardinal Ortega, who called us “gusanera,” got the message when he heard that psalm at mass? I...

  • asombra: Carlos, that psalm is too perfect to be a coincidence; thanks for sharing it. May God hear those Cubans who see themselves in it...

  • Rayarena: There are no dissidents in Cuba. As Jaime Ortega with the South American Pope’s blessing says: cosas de la gusaneria de...

  • asombra: Fidel cheese should be like blue cheese, but with black mold in it, and called “Bola de Churre.”

  • asombra: Are Cubans ever going to be duly ashamed of how seriously, INCREDIBLY badly they fucked up? Don’t bet on it.

search babalu

babalú archives

frequent topics


elsewhere on the net



realclearworld

Formerly enslaved Cuban doctors file lawsuit against Cuba and Venezuela for ‘modern slavery’

Via Noticias24 (my translation):

Seven Cuban doctors file lawsuit against Cuba and Venezuela for "modern slavery"

Seven Cuban doctors and one nurse filed a lawsuit against Cuba, Venezuela, and Venezuelan state company PDVSA for alleged conspiracy to force them to work in conditions of "modern slavery" in order to pay down Cuba's debt to Venezuela for oil shipments.

According to court documents presented in the U.S. that EFE reviewed, the targets of the lawsuit "intentionally and arbitrarily" placed the health professions in "conditions of indentured servitude," effectively turning them into "economic slaves" and political pawns.

La demanda fue interpuesta el pasado viernes ante un tribunal federal de Miami (EEUU) por los médicos Julio César Lubian, Ileana Mastrapa, Miguel Majfud, María del Carmen Milanés, Frank Vargas, John Doe y Julio César Dieguez, y el enfermero Osmani Rebeaux.

The lawsuit was filed this past Friday in a Federal Court in Miami (U.S.) by doctors Julio César Lubian, Ileana Mastrapa, Miguel Majfud, María del Carmen Milanés, Frank Vargas, John Doe,  and Julio César Dieguez, as well as by nurse Osmani Rebeaux.

Read the entire article (in Spanish) HERE.

Comments are closed.