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Posted on 10/10/2013 7:27:48 AM PDT by Morgana
FULL TITLE: The photograph that shamed Mexico: Health director suspended after shocking image of indigenous woman giving birth on a clinic LAWN when nurses denied her treatment went viral
A disturbing photograph of an indigenous woman from Mexico delivering a baby on a patch of grass outside a medical center has set off a firestorm online and sparked a national debate that led to the suspension of the head of the clinic that has turned the mother away.
The shocking image, taken by a passerby, shows 29-year-old Irma Lopez , who is of Mazatec ethnicity, squatting after giving birth, her face contorted in pain and her tiny newborn son still bound by the umbilical cord and lying on the ground.
The government of the southern state of Oaxaca announced Wednesday that it has suspended the health center's director, Dr. Adrian Cruz, while officials conduct state and federal investigations into the October 2 incident.
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Coming to a hospital near you.
Correction, coming to a hospital lawn near you!
Everytime we have a government shutdown our government run ObamaCare will be shutdown as well. Yiippeee!!
if you are a Republican you will be denied care too..Obamacare is only for his clan...not the rest of us..
I am sure this could never happen here, because all immigrants and native born are taught ENGLISH. /s, major /s
My money says it’s the next immigration protest on the national mall.
If a nurse can't tell a woman is in labor, even without a common language, then "nurse" doesn't mean anything but "person collecting a salary for standing around in a medical facility."
We visited Oaxaca about 20 years ago and found few locals spoke Spanish.
But wait! Isn’t that the way they gave birth before those evil Europeans invaded the paradise now known as THE NEW WORLD?
It is the perfect natural birth!
We will have it once Obamacare kicks in!
Oaxaca has something like 22 Indian languages/ tribes living in the surrounding area, most of them probably illiterate and pretty much NOT Western civ. When I was visiting there with my mom, a woman jumped into the town fountain, stripped herself naked, and bathed in there. No one missed a beat. It is NOT Mexico City there, and I bet this stuff happens all the time. This woman was speaking an Indian language - they mentioned that they didn’t understand her, and vice versa - and probably came down from the hills.
I was born near the California border east of the coastal mountains - not THAT long ago. There was a lot of agriculture there - my mom said the Mexican women who were working in the fields simply gave birth right there and then continued to work.
It probably has been so since time immemorial.
There will be a light reflectivity test: Too much light, cracker, and you ain’t gettin’ in.
Now, if the "clinic" was one that is going broke giving free service to people who will never pay the bill, then maybe there is another side to this story.
Okay, I am responding to myself, naughty girl didn’t read the full article, I thought it was one of our clinics close to the border, where pregnant girls try to get to so that the baby is considered an American citizen. Sorry to my fellow Freepers.
This is more a sign of the rampant racism that exists in Mexico, despite the fact that liberals want you to believe that Only Whites are racist. I saw this myself with Hispanic employees I had, they looked down on the “Los Indios” and said that they didn’t speak Spanish.
I have been giving thought to this exact thing during this shutdown. Look at what this petty, vindictive man is doing to the American Citizen because we are not giving in to his out of control spending. Imagine if he (or someone like him) would have our healthcare at his disposal to punish us with.
Indios in mexico are treated extremely bad. I wont forget I saw cops beating “squaws” in the streets of Juarez many years ago. They were not allowed int the shopping districts.
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