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Santiago calls Pemberton detention under American watch ‘offensive,’ ‘unacceptable’

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Photo of US Marine Joseph Scott Pemberton
PHOTO FROM PEMBERTON FACEBOOK ACCOUNT

Senator Miriam Defensor-Santiago described the transfer of Private First Class Joseph Scott Pemberton to a detention facility in Camp Aguinaldo but under the guard of American troops as “offensive” and “unacceptable.”

Posted: October 22nd, 2014 in Americas,Featured Gallery,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Amid transgender slay, Aquino thumbs down scrapping of VFA

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President Benigno Aquino III. AP FILE PHOTO

“Why should we abrogate the Visiting Forces Agreement?” That was the question raised by President Benigno Aquino III on Monday amid discussions on the custody of a US Marine accused of killing a Filipino transgender woman.

Posted: October 20th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Despite challenges, US-PH ties will remain strong, says envoy

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Philip Goldberg

Despite calls to scrap the Visiting Forces Agreement (VFA) following the alleged the murder of a Filipino transgender by a US Marine, US Ambassador Philip Goldberg on Monday said he was certain that the two countries’ relationship will remain strong.

Posted: October 20th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Key witness in transgender slay now in witness protection program

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Lawyer Harry Roque. Photo by RYAN LEAGOGO/INQUIRER.net

The primary witness in the brutal killing of Filipino transgender Jeffrey “Jennifer” laude has been admitted to the Witness Protection Program (WPP) of the Department of Justice (DOJ).

Posted: October 18th, 2014 in Americas,Featured Gallery,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

US to produce Marine sought over murder of transgender Filipino

Protesters, mostly supporters of LGBT (Lesbians Gays Bisexuals and Transgenders) shout slogans during a rally at the Department of Foreign Affairs to demand justice for the killing of Filipino transgender Jeffrey "Jennifer" Laude with a U.S. Marine as a possible suspect Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014 at suburban Pasay city, south of Manila, Philippines.

The United States said Saturday it would comply with a Philippine prosecutor’s order to produce a murder suspect and four other US Marines in the investigation into the killing of a transgender Filipino sex worker.

Posted: October 18th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest Global Nation Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

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