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When Cesar Chavez embraced a dictator, a Fil-Am hero said, ‘No se puede’

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Philip Vera Cruz

In 1977, the dictator Ferdinand Marcos scored an incredible propaganda victory.

Posted: April 11th, 2014 in Blogs,Columnists,Featured Columns | Read More »

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40 years as underground rebels

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Through the years, they were known simply as “ang mag-asawang Tiamzon,” the Tiamzon couple, the leaders who really called the shots in underground movement, reputedly hardcore in their views, inflexible in defending the “correct” line.

Posted: April 8th, 2014 in Blogs,Columnists | Read More »

Marcos women victims acknowledged

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The Human Rights Victims Claims Board (HRVC) on Saturday paid tribute to Filipino women for their contributions to the struggle for freedom and human rights, especially during the martial law years.

Posted: March 9th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Philippines acquires new batch of Marcos jewelry

Former first lady Imelda Marcos  FILE PHOTO

The chief of the Philippine agency recovering the alleged ill-gotten wealth of the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos and his family says a court decision ordering Marcos’ widow to relinquish more than $100,000 in jewelry is a victory for Filipinos and shows that crime does not pay.

Posted: January 14th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

PNB gets Marcos loot in Singapore

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Ferdinand Marcos. AP FILE PHOTO

The decision of Singapore’s top court to recognize the right of the Philippine National Bank (PNB) to hold in trust the $23 million seized from the estate of the late strongman Ferdinand Marcos does not jeopardize the legal position of the Philippine government, Malacañang said on Saturday.

Posted: January 5th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

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Why Ninoy still matters 30 years after he was murdered by the Marcos dictatorship

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Senator Benigno 'Ninoy'  Aquino, Jr. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO.

I was 14 when I first saw Ninoy Aquino in action.

Posted: August 17th, 2013 in Columnists,Featured Columns | Read More »

PCGG: Gov’t, not Marcos victims, owns Monet painting

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STOLEN, SOLD  Claude Monet’s “L’ Eglise de Vetheuil,” shown here in a photo supplied by the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office in New York, was sold for $32 million by former Imelda Marcos’ social secretary, Vilma Bautista. The buyer said he bought the stolen artwork “in good faith” and has agreed to a $10-million settlement with the counsel of martial law victims. Photo taken from PCGG website, pccg.gov.ph

The Philippine government continues to assert its legal claim to a valuable Claude Monet painting that was the subject of a $10-million settlement between the lawyers of the Marcos rights abuse victims and the buyer of the painting, which is believed to be part of the ill-gotten assets of the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos.

Posted: July 21st, 2013 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

WHAT WENT BEFORE: Martial law victims

The late dictator Ferdinand Marcos. AFP FILE PHOTO

On February 28, 2011, the first batch of the 7,526 victims of human-rights abuses during the Marcos regime received $1,000 checks each as compensation.

Posted: July 20th, 2013 in Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Marcos rights victims to get additional $1K

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STOLEN, SOLD  Claude Monet’s “L’ Eglise de Vetheuil,” shown here in a photo supplied by the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office in New York, was sold for $32 million by former Imelda Marcos’ social secretary, Vilma Bautista. The buyer said he bought the stolen artwork “in good faith” and has agreed to a $10-million settlement with the counsel of martial law victims. Photo taken from PCGG website, pccg.gov.ph

Some 7,000 victims of human rights abuses during the Marcos regime may get another $1,000 in compensation from the $10-million settlement agreed on between lawyers of the class suit against the Marcoses and the buyer of a valuable Monet painting believed to be part of the ill-gotten Marcos art collection.

Posted: July 20th, 2013 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Ferdinand Marcos’ mortician offers to embalm Hugo Chavez

cartoon, march 9, 2013

The late Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez may not have known Frank Malabed in life but maybe his remains will. A Filipino mortician famous for putting the remains of dictator Ferdinand Marcos into a glass display case offered his services for Chavez, whom Venezuela wants embalmed “like Lenin.”

Posted: March 9th, 2013 in Headlines | Read More »

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