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  • MedRookie

    October 20, 2017 at 2:36 pm
    DrEgan, post: 968, member: 207 wrote:
    I think this could fall into an existing category, but vet the country as well as the school. My son’s good friends were held for ransom by the government/police at Nevis-St. Kitts after one of them had enrolled in the medical school there after being rejected by U.S. schools. St. Kitts-Nevis has only been sovereign since 1993, and the country has not yet developed a respectable code-of-law with due process and all the other rights Americans have come to expect.

    This was about a decade ago, and maybe things have changed. The attitude at the time was “Look, there’s two kids whose parents probably have money; let’s put them in jail and demand a ransom from their fathers.” I didn’t mention race because I think they’d have just as quickly done the same to people of any race who were well dressed and well spoken, likely never been to jail and are thus easy to intimidate.

    How do you go about getting the country and school?