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The Artist Abroad

Et tu, Ateneo?

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Former first lady Imelda Marcos  FILE PHOTO

There she was, an imeldific Imelda beaming amidst smiling students, an honored guest recently of the Ateneo Scholarship Foundation, an appearance that generated outrage from several quarters, including many alumni. As a consequence, the university president, Jose Ramon Villarin, SJ, apologized, saying that he was sorry “for the pain that this event may have caused” and that the Ateneo would “never forget the Martial Law years of oppression and injustice presided over by Ferdinand Marcos.”

Posted: July 14th, 2014 in Blogs,Columnists,Featured Columns | Read More »

Pope John Paul II’s visits to PH

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POPE John Paul II waves to the huge crowd inside his Popemobile during the 1995 World Youth Day in Manila. FILE PHOTO

The late Pope John Paul II, who served as Pontiff from 1978 to 2005, visited the Philippines twice—in February 1981, when he beatified the first Filipino martyr, Lorenzo Ruiz, and in January 1995, when an estimated 4 million Filipinos attended the Mass he celebrated at the close of World Youth Day.

Posted: April 26th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Features,Headlines,Philippines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Kuwento

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 »

Kuwento

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 »

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