JFK daughter Caroline tours war memorial sites

/ 07:34 AM February 08, 2018

The daughter of the late US President John F. Kennedy is in the country visiting war memorial sites, the US Embassy announced on Wednesday.

Caroline Kennedy, 60, who ended her tour as United States ambassador to Japan last year, arrived in Manila last Tuesday and will leave the country on Friday.


Accompanied by US Ambassador Sung Kim, she paid her respects to Filipino and American soldiers killed during World War II and interred at the Manila American Cemetery and Memorial in Fort Bonifacio, Taguig City.

She later visited Corregidor, the wartime island fortress in Manila Bay.

Kennedy visited St. Scholastica’s College in Manila on Wednesday and addressed participants of an international poets exchange program that she supports.

She was reportedly also scheduled to meet with the daughters of the late President Corazon Aquino. —Dona Z. Pazzibugan

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