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Human Trafficking Suit Against International Health Group Moved

April 6, 2020, 3:27 PM

The human trafficking lawsuit filed in a federal district court in Florida against the Pan American Health Organization by Cuban doctors seeking compensation for time they worked in Brazil has to be moved to a federal district court in Washington.

Venue is proper in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia under the Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act, the opinion by Judge Darrin P Gayles said.

Headquartered in Washington, PAHO promotes efforts in the Western Hemisphere to combat disease and promote good health. It receives funds from member countries and the United Nations.

The doctors alleged they were coerced...

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