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Choiced Cuts: Health and migration

“Sumugal po ako doc,” says Delfin (not his real name) in his early 40’s, father of three, an Overseas Filipino Worker in a US territory for more than 20 years. For three years now, Delfin would not sit down. Even if he wanted to, he just could not. All he could do was either stand or lie on his bed.

Women’s Front: Modern day slavery continues

Unnumbered Overseas Filipino Workers (OFW) on death row, thousands raped, tens of thousands fall victims of human trafficking, massive unpaid salaries, discriminated, thousands terminated, charged of crimes and incapable of defending themselves. These slave-like conditions continue 22 years after the execution of Flor Contemplacion and the passage of the Migrants Act of 1995.

OFWs seek help on social network sites

By ALDWIN QUITASOL www.nordis.net BAGUIO CITY — “Social networks na ang parang mas maasahan,” (social networks seems to be more reliable). According …

Women’s Front: Istorya iti likod ti OFWs

By INNABUYOG-GABRIELA www.nordis.net Ni Juanita, maysa nga nainsigudan nga umili ti Baguio ken Overseas Filipino Worker (OFW) returnee, ket simmangbay iti opisina …