RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Ana Estrada, who is confined to her bed, says she feels “happy and content” about a historic decision by Peruvian officials to allow her an assisted death, a remarkable ruling in this mostly Roman Catholic country where euthanasia is illegal. The Andean country’s government decided not to appeal a court ruling that recognizes her right to die.
“It is an individual case, but I hope it serves as a precedent,” Estrada, 44, told Reuters, after the ministries of justice and health decided late on Tuesday to respect a judge’s ruling that she has the . . .