A patient was unceremoniously discharged from Howard University Hospital in Washington, D.C. Rather than ensuring her safe return home, the patient was dumped from a wheelchair and left lying on the ground outside the hospital. According to news reports, the hospital has paid out $27 million in medical malpractice and wrongful death lawsuits since 2007. Read More »
Cancel that Texas vacation. Another white police officer has used excessive force against a black teen. This time it occurred in Texas and the victim was a 15-year old unarmed girl attending a pool party. The police officer then pointed his gun at two young men who were coming to the girl’s aid. Click here Read More »
A national accreditation board has ordered the District of Columbia DNA laboratory to suspend all testing due to many irregularities and mistakes. This may result in the investigation of hundreds of Washington DC Criminal cases in which individuals were convicted of crimes based upon evidence tested at the lab. We will continue to monitor developments Read More »
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It’s 2015 but sometimes it seems like 1955. A businessman leaving work to return home to his family was victimized by racist soccer fans from England while attempting to ride the Paris Métro. This article describes the Parisian’s experience and has a link to the haunting video.
Visiting Cuba and exporting products to Cuba just became much less complicated. In an effort to help the private sector in Cuba, the Departments of Treasury and Commerce have implemented new travel and trade regulations, as announced by the President on December 17, 2014. The changes became effective on January 16, 2015. Travel to Cuba Read More »
With full diplomatic relations looming between the United States and Cuba, many are dreaming and planning for the day when they will be able to reclaim property seized and stolen by the Cuban government in the early days of Castro’s revolution. Will Bacardi seek to return to Cuba? Will Coca-Cola claim their bottling plant? Will Read More »
At long last, many parents of U.S. born children will be allowed to remain here to help raise their children. The recent executive order on immigration contains many positive developments and this is among the most important. No longer will families be separated and children forced to be raised by older siblings, uncles or aunts. Read More »
Thousands of people marched in New York City this past weekend to protest the death of Eric Garner at the hands of the police. Mr. Garner died by asphyxiation on July 17 when a police officer placed him in a chokehold after being forced to the ground. The police approached Mr. Garner because he had Read More »