Thursday, September 21, 2006

The Saga of the 28 nurses in New York
My friend Ellen Sana led me to this story. She gave a speech at the UN General Assembly and on the side talked with the lawyer of 28 nurses being "abused" by their recruitment agency -- supposedly with the blessing of a top government official. This was confirmed by an unnamed source in the POEA. I also talked with the nurses' Philippine lawyer and as a result, wrote a story published in Philippine News last Sept. 13, 2006 entitled
28 nurses say they are fighting ‘Goliath’ in N.Y. case
http://www.philippinenews.com/news/view_article.html?article_id=19a61fac7a8d0f2af1a08580b8b6d589

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