By Cristina DC Pastor
, The FilAm
The last we heard of US Army Maj. Gen. Antonio “Tony” Taguba was at the height of the Abu Ghraib torture scandal in 2004. He was the pride of the Filipino-American community then. A Philippine-born general entrusted with a huge, patriotic responsibility to investigate alleged military abuses at Abu Ghraib prison.
Donning colorful native costumes, Filipinos took over Madison Avenue in New York City on the first Sunday of June for an advance celebration of Philippine Independence Day.
By Susan K
“It is more frightening if the neighborhood is quiet. It’s not normal.” This is the observation sent to Bantay OCW by our OFW couple working in Libya.
By Rima Jessamine M. Granali
With this funny antics, signature dance moves and “yumyumyum” recipes, Chef Pablo “Boy” Logro is now one of the most popular chefs on Philippine television.
By Susan K
To own a house is a big deal for every OFW family because that would remind them of the fruits of their labor overseas. Juanillo “Jun” Martinez, a foreman for the past seven years in a construction company in Saudi Arabia, and his wife, Ning, have been looking forward to finally moving into their own house. Unfortunately, they fear they have been victimized by a bogus developer.