Espino: I deny all, it’s political, an old issue


LINGAYEN, Pangasinan—Gov. Amado Espino Jr. on Friday denied a local official’s allegation that he is behind the illegal numbers game “jueteng” in the province.

Speaking at a news conference here, Espino said the accusation against him was “an old issue that I had answered before.”

“I deny all the allegations,” Espino said.

In a statement his office sent to the Inquirer in Manila, Espino said the allegations against him were “politically motivated.”

“I don’t receive any [payoffs] from gambling lords,” Espino said.

He said jueteng operations in Pangasinan had long stopped.

On Thursday Espino’s former political ally, Bugallon Mayor Rodrigo Orduña, named the governor as the jueteng “big boss” in Pangasinan.

On Friday Orduña filed plunder charges against Espino in the Office of the Ombudsman in Manila.


Atong Ang

Espino denied Orduña’s allegation that he (Espino) revived jueteng in Pangasinan with the help of Charlie “Atong” Ang, who introduced jai alai in the province.

Ang is a consultant of Meridien Vista Gaming Inc., which hosts jai alai games in the Cagayan Special Economic Zone and Freeport and operates online betting stations outside the zone.

“It was Mayor Orduña who brought Mr. Ang to me because [Mr. Ang] wanted to ask permission to operate jai alai in the province,” Espino said.

He said he could not help Ang because it was not he but the mayors who issued business permits.

In his statement to the Inquirer, Espino said his meeting with Ang was brief. Ang, he said, asked for his help in making arrangements with the mayors.

Espino said he turned down Ang’s request and advised him to go directly to the mayors, as jai alai had been recognized as legal by the courts.

No permit

“The provincial government did not issue any permit to Atong Ang,” Espino said.

“I repeat, I did not give any permit to Mr. Ang to operate [jai alai] in the province,” Espino said at the news conference. “So how can I ask anything from him? I did not receive anything from him.”

“This is all politics,” he said, claiming that the allegations were politically motivated.

“Six months ago, they spread news that I died of a massive heart attack while I was in the United States,” he said.

“Then, they accused me of smuggling black sand, which is not true. And now, this,” he said.

Espino is running for a third term in next year’s midterm elections under the Nationalist People’s Coalition (NPC). His rival is Alaminos City Mayor Hernani Braganza, who is running under the administration Liberal Party.

“I will end here. I have answered all the three issues. My lawyers actually advised me not to say anything,” Espino said.


Vice Gov. Jose Ferdinand Calimlim said he was shocked to hear Orduña’s charges against Espino.

“But we in the provincial board still have our full confidence in Governor Espino because we know that there are no jueteng operations in the province,” Calimlim said.

Speaking at the news conference, Senior Supt. Mariano Luis Verzosa Jr., Pangasinan police director, said “96 percent” of jueteng operations in the province had been stopped.

“Those who do it conduct draws in Pangasinan’s boundaries with neighboring provinces,” Verzosa said. But he did not identify the areas where the draws are being held.

In his statement to the Inquirer, Espino said that Orduña, after severing ties with him, joined the Liberal Party.

Calimlim said he was aware of the strained relations between Espino and Orduña.

Former constable

Orduña, now a vice mayoral candidate in his town, is a former sergeant in the Philippine Constabulary (not policeman as earlier reported) and served in Espino’s unit when Espino was assigned to Pampanga.

He first ran and won as Bugallon mayor in 2004. During his third term in 2010, he was elected president of the Pangasinan chapter of the League of Municipalities of the Philippines (LMP).

Orduña, however, resigned as LMP president last year after a falling out with Espino.

Espino’s statement to the Inquirer said Orduña was president of the Pangasinan Mayors League.

After severing ties with Espino, Orduña joined the Liberal Party, the statement said.

Calimlim said jueteng was stopped in the province because the police, provincial government, local governments and the Catholic Church worked together.

“Now that we have a legal game (jai alai), it is being given a bad image,” Calimlim said.

“But you know, this is now a time for politics, a time for mudslinging, a time for looking for a way to destroy whatever good things you have done in Pangasinan,” he said.

In 2010, former Lingayen-Dagupan Archbishop Oscar Cruz, chair of the People’s Crusade Against Gambling, submitted to the Senate a list of jueteng operators and protectors, which included elective officials in Central and Northern Luzon and top officials of the Philippine National Police and the Department of the Interior and Local Government.

Espino’s name was on the list. But Espino denied he was involved in jueteng in the province.

No longer news

In an earlier interview, Cruz said reports of jueteng flourishing in Pangasinan were no longer news.

“The illegal numbers game never stopped notwithstanding the one-strike policy of the Philippine National Police. The police know, the simple people know, the media know,” Cruz said.

Cruz said four people in Pangasinan gave his group information about jueteng in the province.

“Jai alai and [small-town lottery] are just used as a cover for jueteng. They have IDs but those are bogus. . . . and the police know this,” he said.  With a report from Yolanda Sotelo, Inquirer Northern Luzon

First posted 12:05 am | Saturday, December 15th, 2012

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  • scconcern

    An issue is old if it dies right away and if it haunt you, then it is a never ending new issue with truth.

  • kalikasanipagtanggol

    sorry gobernor yung jueteng sa pangansinan di pa rin natigil at katunayan tumaya pa nga ako! hahaha lolokohin mo lelong mo!

    • etnarolfawa

      Hahahaahahhaha…..buking si ninong, ganyan ang nangyayari  sa mga taong yumayaman sa ganitong paraan nagiging ganid sa pera kaya nag aaway away,sana malinis talaga nang DILG ang mga kurap sa goberno para naman umasenso ang bansa natin………

    • suburbanmother

      sabi no gobernor maraming salamat daw for your contribution to his  kaban full of pera.

    • 12JEM

       Diyan galing sa Pangasinan si Gen Purisima na appointed na bagong PNP Chief.

  • ryan andres

    I deny all… eh kung di ka ba naman tanga’t kalahati eh… alangan naman umamin ka? Ogag.

  • 711sense

    Nasaan ang pruweba? puro dakdak, wala namang malakas na ebidensya. Kung meron man, ilabas na agad at huwag gamitin ang mga sinasabi ng mga kontra partido sa pulitika. Kung tutoo at merong malinaw na mga ebidensya, sana mabulok na sa kulungan ang mga inaakusa.

  • Rufie

    its best to get this matter investigated thoroughly by DILG…no hogwash no foot dragging..its important to identify the culprits..true enough political motivation could be behind it all but the beauty of it is everything comes to fore during these moments. Bishop Cruz is a crusader of unquestionable integrity..he spares no one and that includes the CEO when he gets slack. Lets once and for all do something about things we need to change…

  • joseph

    ito na naman tayo puro dakdak pero walal naman nanyayari o nakukulong.sana pag may pasabok siguradohin may mapaprusahan. wag lang puro publicity.

    • brunogiordano

      Si ERAP na-convIct at nakulong.

      Ibig sabihin may nangyari.

      Sa kaso ni ESPINO kailangan ganito rin ang mangyari.

  • batangsulpok

    Kung talagang di sangkot si Espino sa jueteng, bakit hindi busisiin ng husto ang kayamanan niya, pati mga kamag-anak?

  • etnarolfawa

    Sabi ni Calimlim ang jueteng daw sa pangasinan ay huminto na…sabi naman nang police sup. ay  96%  lang ang huminto…..sabi naman ni Espino ay  walang binigyan nang permit sa buong pangasinan para maka pagoperate nang Jai Alai…….anak nang jueteng naman sino ba ang nagsasabi nang totoo, niloloko niyo na kaming taga pangasinan ah………sigi mga kabayan yung may alam talaga sa ginagawa ni Espino ay tumulong kay Urduna para naman malinis ang ating probinsiya sa mga loko lokong katulad ni Espino………..

  • parengtony

    If a provincial governor can earn from jueteng 900 million over less than one term of office, how much can a president with very close longstanding relations with the undisputed jueteng lords in the nation earn from jueteng over 10 years? It boggles the mind.

    • Luthmar

      Pls. ask Erap.

      • parengtony

        Nice try. Pero hindi nyo na madedenggoy ang Pinoy kahit magkano pa ang gastusin ninyo sa pagkakalat ng kasinungalingan para pagtakpan ang mga sangkatutak na pagnanakaw, pagabuso, at pandaraya. Hindi araw araw pasko.

  • LegalJustice

    When an accused is saying I deny it and its an old story  and its Political Motivated  – Red Flag !

    Commonly used statement of the guilty – this need to be investigated for this is just the tip of the iceberg. Believe me people will start to come forward once this investigation started.

  • farmerpo

    Politically motivated lang iyan, sabi ng Espino na galing ng Pampanga. Tanungin man ninyo si Governor Pineda, oh.! Kung ayaw nyo pang maniwala, tanungin din ang husband ni Gov Pineda, ni hindi alam kung ano ang jueteng. Kung ang senado naniwala nung tanungin siya doon, tayo pa? 

  • mucho_cheapo

    Get the Wheelchair and the Neck Brace ready. Isa na namang itong Zarsuela.

  • mucho_cheapo

    Pumutak na si Espino, a mere sign that he’s hiding something. Diversionary tactics ika nga.

  • Roger

    mayor orduna pwedi ba ba ikanta mo na din ang pagkawala ng isang dating jueting lord sa pangasinan na si roland villegas. i’m sure may kinalaman ka doon at malamang alam mo kung sino talaga ang mastermind. 

  • Nilo C

    Parating ganon. Pagmasukol ang rason ay Politika. Lumang tugtugin na rin yan. Sa Husgado ka nalang magpaliwanag.

    Dapat dito ay Life Style Check at busisi-in ang mga Bank Account ka-agad at wala ng maraming IF and BUTS. Kaya lang tamimi na naman ang mga Imbestigador dine dahil Gobernador at Ma-empluensiya.

    Hanggang Balita lang ari at parang usok na kusang nawawala dahil maraming datong at pueding bilhin lahat.

  • Bengatibo

    Gaya nang sabi Ni Mar Roxas, there would be a paper trail to where the money is going??? If the paper trail can be traced, Malalaman ang totoo.

    • suburbanmother

      Lifestyle check. Since the government is slow in investigating alleged erring officials, I’m calling all investigative reporters to do their own digging and publish it so everyone will know how these people are living way above their means.

  • Noel

    Of course as usual, no politician and government official in this country ever admit his sin.  Even the late Cardinal Sin never admitted he made so many mistakes conspiring with groups to oust duly elected leaders and condoned evil leader who happened to be his friend.

    Espino has lots of explaining to do.  The one accusing him is a very credible first hand witness because the accuser was directly dealing with Espino.  Using political black propaganda as an excuse and defense is no longer acceptable to intelligent Pinoys today.  High profile and expensive criminal defense lawyers like the Fortun brothers and Atty. Topacio are available.

  • nti_boohaya

    Ay? Kung sincere po kayo mag imbestiga ng tunay, mangalap ng ibedensiya at magsampa muna kayo ng kaso sa korte bago haharap sa media.  Circus at “political mileage” nanaman eto.  Ano kayo mag iimbestiga si Purisima na dating PD ng Pangasinan?  Sabi ni mayor at kap sila ang dating operator. Sabi ni gov at vice gov walang jueteng.  Sabi ni PD meron pero 4% na ang.  Yer oner, I shall keep my right to remain silent (in order not to incriminate myself) and enjoy the circus until the next bombshell.

  • Mabuhay

    Asus…totoo yan….talamak yan sa buong pilipinas…lahat ng pulitika sa isang province nakikinabang sa jueteng….open secret yan

  • vince_bugaboo

    tama ka na, espino! pa-deny-deny ka pa. ibig mong sabihin hindi ka sumasawsaw sa 
    katakut-takot na perang dulot ng huweteng? ano ka tanga o anghel kang may pakpak? 
    tumigil ka ng kaka-sinungaling, umamin ka na para makulong ka na!

  • ddano

    Jueteng , isang napalaking Lubak sa Tuwid na Daan ni P-NOY. 

  • Garo Ungaro

    the governor should be on suspension and administrative leave until this allegations are clear.full investigations on who’s who.?what’s what.? how’s how.?where’s where.? why’s why?…and when’s when determinations is cover may not be easy… a BIG amount is involved Billions…and its not an easy allegations/affidavits was presented…illegal business gone bad? in the hand of those suppose to inforce it…BIG MONEY…?

  • ceejay2420

    As bad as it may seem, I wish the Governor and the mayor and their respective followers will shoot each other, and everyone of them dying, instead of them exchanging accusations before the media and later before the courts of law. Just to be frank, it will take forever before courts come out with decisions on the charges and counter charges. It would be much beneficial these scums kill each other rather than waste our time and the public money. 

  • Luthmar

    Thieves, plunderers and cheaters’ famous line:  “I deny, it’s politically motivated, it is character assassination.”  They all went to the same school.  I wonder which one.

    Check the lifestyle of this governor and the policeman who is related to him.  Apparently, they are both into this “hueteng parola.”

  • ManongOsang

    Governor, the FIRST THING YOU Should do is RESIGN!!!

    Kung talagang matino ka, you will RESIGN !

  • Anqui

    Governor Espino, Conchita Carpio sold Renato Corona to the Filipino people!!! You are nobody compared to him, she will show you the Matuwid na Daan ni P-Noy.  GO BUY, ASAP, YOUR PLANE TICKET TO FLY FROM PINAS, AND TAKE THE FIRST FLIGHT OUT!!!

  • Jeremiah_CheGuevara

    Jueteng is happening everywhere and noynoy and mar roxas should not single out a political enemy as their jueteng sample. Obvious Political props to benefit their liberal party candidate in pangasinan. This is a lot of bull from roxas and noynoy – primary pro rh supporters. RH is worse than jueteng!!!  

    • wawangpenoy

       SORE LOOSER!!!!

  • Jeremiah_CheGuevara

    RH bill is worse than jueteng! So I say bull___ to you noynoy and mar for hypocrisy!

  • speedstream2

    Were we born yesterday? Don’t we already know how this will all turn out? When the heat arising from this new revelation dissipates, as it always does, will it not be business as usual: the jueteng lords will still reign supreme, lots of grease and protection money will still flow, and most of the betting masses, who keep jueteng alive and thriving, will be a few pesos poorer? Wanna bet?

  • Pedro

    I  am  repeating  my  urgent  call to Senator  Ping  Lacson !  Please  help  this   government in  fighting  these  JUETENG DEMONS !  They  are  unstoppable  in their evil ways  !  I  KNOW  ONLY  YOU  CAN  STRIKE  FEAR  IN  THE  HEARTS  OF  THESE  DEMONS ! THE  TIME  IS  NOW  TO  HELP  PRESIDENT  NOYNOY  AND  YOUR  COUNTRYMEN !

  • regd

    But of course Espino is innocent. He knows nothing and receives nothing from jueteng. You can ask Erap.

  • The Truth

    Lifestyle check, SALN and investigation of bank accounts will get rid of these hoodlums in office.

  • The Truth

    Likewise a search warrant on each property. He might have a vaults similar to the ampatuan’s that’s  bigger than a bank’s vault.

  • Jimmy

    Talamak na talaga ang jueteng sa Pangasinan at sa buong bansa..!! Kahit saan ako magpunta sa Pinas ay may kolektor ng jueteng…!!!! Dapat ay isa isang itumba ang mga big boss ng jueteng na katulad ni Atong Ang…!!!

  • Kamatis Tomato

    How old sir?  Noong sikat pa si FG?

  • Spike

    where there is Atong Ang there is Erap 

  • Bengatibo

    Gambling in whatever form is bad!!! Now is the time to eradicate it, only if the people in government have the political will, from local government officials to PNP officials, will do it. It is the same as corruption, it has been in the Philippines for generations. 

    • buttones

      I tend to agree, but with government pouring billions of tax payers money into gambling joints and these sorts of venture, along with very questionable foreign types as partners- I think the game is lost… I think we shall just have to settle for being one of the worlds most corrupt nations and one of the worlds most ‘praying’ nations at the same time- How does that work? I have NO idea!

  • neilabarca

    Umiinit ang politika sa Pangasinan.  Consistent talaga itong si Bishop Cruz.. sa krusada para sa Moralidad at anti-gambling lord.  Kung maisusustina at mapapatunayan, TIGBAK na si Gov Espina at hindi na malamang UMABOT pa ito sa May 2013 election.. 

    AASAHAN MAGKA-COUNTER ATTACK si Gov Espina at kakasuhan din ng KATIWALIAN ang mahigpit na katunggaling kalaban sa Gobernatorial position. Ganyan ang politika at kapangyarihan sa Pilipinas, DURUGAN….

    Ang sigurado lang, ang dapat sanang manaig sa politika ay ang ” KATOTOHANAN, ACCOUNTABILITY at TRANSPARENCY tungo sa GOOD and DEMOCRATIC GOVERNANCE.

    Ang pinakamaganda dapat gawin ni Espino.. magGRACEFUL EXIT at magRESIGN … PERO GAGAWIN NIYA KAYA ITO?  walang ganung politiko… IMPOSIBLE…

    • Magsasaka

       ayaw nila ipasa ang FOI bill

  • Magsasaka

    may pulitikong kriminal bang umamin sa mga krimen nya?yong commentator na pinapatay ng isang governor na ang baril na ginamit ay nakapangaln sa kanya umamin ba?ayon tinulungan ng kanyang demonyong lawyer na tumakas kasama ang kapatid nyang mayor na sangkot din sa krimen

  • virgoyap

    He he he, yes, it’s the same very old but very true issue.

  • Philcruz

    Espino says “I don’t receive any [payoffs] from gambling lords.” Technically, he is correct. He received it from his bagman/collector Mayor Urdono.

  • Amaromdo Agyattan

    had long stopped daw>>>>may hweteng pa rin til now…

  • branlem

    The vice-gov is equally vocal in denying the payola issue…good move vice gov….now we know that you talk first before your brain could even process the information…only the most detached and out of this world person would say that illegal gambling is never happening in pangasinan.   I come from the province, I know.   

  • brunogiordano

    Ngayon nasampahan na kaso sa Ombudsman, I-issue na agad ang warrant of arrest at hulihin.

    Plunder ay non-bailable kaya hayaan ng makulong hanggang mahatulan tulad ni ERAP -GUILTY!!!!!

  • brunogiordano

    ROXAS, patunayan mo na katapat dapat kang pagkatiwalaan ng mga PILIPINO sa kasong iyan.

    Kaya mo ba?????


  • agaylaya

    Deny na lang ng deny dahil wala namang hard evidence. Alam naman ito ni Mar Roxas na mahabang litigation ang mangyayari kung may kasuhan. Demolition job ito against  Espino at ginawa syang sample sa mga ibang jueteng lords. May mas malalim, mas malawak at mas long term na agenda. Control sa jueteng, control sa eleksyon campaign funding mula sa jueteng, and eventually ang pag set up ng mas malawak at mas malakas (may pera) na LP in preparation for 2016.

    Anong effect nitong jueteng isyu sa third term election ni Espino? Tataas lang ang gastos nya. Yung jueteng isyu ay bale wala sa majority ng voters…mga bettors naman yan. Tataas ang price ng kanilang boto. Baka aabot na sa Php 2,000.00 per vote or even higher.  Bakit pinagbibili nila ang kanilang boto? Dahil sa tingin nila dyan lang sila nakakabawi sa mga politico. Pare-pareho lang naman daw yang mga yan. Puro corrupt.  

  • De_Vera

    This man is power greedy. Let this be the beginnig of his END. Thank you Mr. Orduna. Mabuhay ka.!

    Mr. Roxas, don’t let the people of Pangasinan down.  We are counting on you.

  • dodong1

    lumang tugtugin na yang rason na POLITICALLY MOTIVATED…kailan kaya aamin ang mga walang hiyang mga politiko na to..swapang sa pera…UMAMIN KA NA ESPINO….

  • De_Vera

    To Mr. Espino: LIAR LIAR LIAR…

    This man is power greedy. Let today be the beginning of his END. Thank you Mr. Orduna. Mabuhay ka!

    To Mr MAR ROXAS: Please don’t give up on us. The people of Pangasian are counting on you.

  • Malasiqui Boy

    “I don’t receive any [payoffs] from gambling lords,” Espino said.
    Hahahaha! Hahahahahaha! Hahahahahahahaha! That’s because he is the chief gambling lord!

    Ang governor at ang mga mayor ang mga jueteng and drug lords namin! Yan ang Pangasinan!

  • neilabarca

    Nasa lokal na politika ang ikatatatag ng matinong gubyerno (LGUs) at kaularan.. malapit sila sa bituka ng mamamayan sa grassroot at mga komunidad.  

    Kung hindi makapgpapatupad ng matinding patakaran sa “good governance” sa lokal na gubyerno,  hindi maisusustini ang 6 – 8 % GDP growth rate at kakainin lamang ito ng mga politikong KURAKOT,   mapag-iiwanan na talaga sa kaunlaran ang Pilipinas ng kanyang mga kalapit bansa sa ASEAN….

    Dapat maging parehas ang batas.   kamag-anak man yan  o   ka-PARTIDO. Ang kamay na bakal laban sa mga politikong tiwali sa lokal ay para sa lahat,  LP man siya o may koneksyon sa Malakanyang.    

    Kung hindi magtatagumpay si Bishop Oscar Cruz sa kanyang krusada sa IMMORALIDAD at weteng lords,  kasunod na mamayagpag sa mga komunidad ang DRUG LORDS, WARLORDS, LOGGING LORDS, PROSTITUTION LORDS at EPAL.

    Para kay Gov Espina,  ang pinakamarangal at kabayanihang  hakbang na dapat niyang gawin ay unahan na niya ang hatol ng bayan,  MAGRESIGN na siya… bibilib pa ang mamamayan sa kanya….

    • Luthmar

      Mahirap yatang gawin ang mag-resign.  Paano yung kanyang million, milion na
      koleksyon.  Maski pa segurong Pontio Pilato hindi gagawin yan.  Sobrang nagmukhang
      pera na  ang karamihan ng Pilipinos.  Wala na silang iniisip kung ito ay tama o hindi.


  • jeetkaido

    Sieyempre a-amin ba yang si Espino. Lagi namang ganyan, pag nagka double crossan at nagkabukingan, laging alibi, kagagawan ng kalaban si politica.  Buti ba si Chavit may yag,,,balls, minsan narinig ko sa interview sa kanya ni Mel T. na kung itigil nya yong jueting sa nasasakupan nya, di na raw sya mananalo sa politica. Untouchable kasi yong mama, pero di ko sya masisi, mga mamamayan ang may problema dyan, kung di sila tumataya, siguradong walang gambling lord. Ang solution lang dyan gawing legal ang jueting na yan para madagdagan ang income ng gobiyerno natin. 

  • speedstream2

    If it were legally tenable, what would be revealed if our purported leaders were subjected to the so-called ‘truth serum’?

  • koaks2

    wag palabasin ng bansa

    • Luthmar

      Nakalabas na.  He was just in America.  Buti na lang pagbalik nya sya ibinulgar.  Ngayon, mababantayan na sya para hindi makataks.

  • Bel Puncia

    nakarinig ka na ba ng kasalanan na inamin kahit nga si hudas hindi inamin ang kanyang kasalanans si espino pa na dating pulis din

  • buttones

    A politician being involved in naughty things? OMG! Perish the thought! I liked it in the good old days when these people just shot one another…


    Then why cant you put a stop to it being Governor o said province,do your JOB

  • $14334231

    how far this alleged charges, denial of charges, will go nobody knows….we might just even read one day in the papers that someone involved in this tug-of-war  was shot dead….

  • Constantine

    Mayor Orduna should identify the high police official at Camp Crame who receives his own share of Jueteng payoff. Is Bartolome part of the shenanigan?

  • F alonso

    Kung gustong huliin ang mga Kubrador at Operators,kulang ang 3 bus to fill sa isang palengke lang.Kung di matigil ang Jueteng soon,malamang pati si Mar Roxas nababayaran na rin.Kung dimo mapatigil yan,it means wala kang Power and you’re not worthy to sit in you post.

  • F alonso

    Buong region 1 may jueteng,at kung di ito protected hindi lalago ang gawaing yan.Kayang patigil yan kung seryoso si Mar Roxas.Mukhang malambot naman ata ang prinsipyo niya.

  • Jezzrel

    wala namang filipino umaamin ng pagkakasala eh, di katulad ng mga Hapon…harakiri agad iyon pag nasabit sa di maganda ang pangalan…

  • Jezzrel

    marami tumataya ng huweteng, kung gusto nilang masugpo iyan, sa baranggay pa lang dapat sugpuin, kaya ni Chairman na ipatigil pero kailangan ng tulong ng mga mamamayan… pag ayaw ni Chairman na me nangongolekta ng huweteng sa kanyang nasasakupan, puwedeng puwede, do able iyon…ang tanong baka pati si Chairman eh kasama na rin sa payola…

    • Luthmar

      Eh bakit nya hihintuin, di nawalan sya ng sideline.  Di hamak na malaki ang kita sa hueteng kaysa sweldo sa gobyerno.

  • tarikan

    “Political vendetta, political persecution, old issue, wants to ruin my name”….ano pa gob? Lumang awitin na yan gob, gasgas na. Narinig ko na yan kay tibigots at sa iba pang opisyal na merung kaso. “I will answer those charges in a proper forum”. Pero hwag ka habang naghihintay ang madla ginagapang na pala kay judge, kela justices or kela obuswoman. Ibinasura ang kaso. Hindi naman pala dapat plunder dapat violation lang daw ng article, section, paragraph, sentence. Period. Talsik ang kaso.

    • jopal

       tama ka kasamang tarikan   lahat  lahat na binanggit na  ang huling mangyayari diyan ay ang tata-as ang blood presure magkakaroon ng heart problem DEPRESSION DAHIL SA PANGYAYARI AT ANG HULING HANTUNGAN   SA ST LUKE’S  HOSPITAL DI BA DIYAN SILA LAHAT NAGTATAGPO TUWING MAKAKASUHAN AT MABUBUKING  HA HA HA HA HA HA

  • dequis

    sa kakabasketball ng mga anak nila, bumulusok tuloy ang pinakatagotago nilang baho.

  • wakats

    Vice gov. calimlim said, in defense of gov. espino – “Now that we have a legal game (jai alai) it is being given a bad image.”

    Archbishop Oscar Cruz said “jai alai and small town lottery are just used as a cover for jueteng.”

    Between gov espino and Bishop Oscar Cruz, I believe the man of God.

    • Mark Adrian

      Whose the Man of God? Oscar Cruz…? hahaha…. taga Lingayen ako Pre.. 

  • ben311

    wala na ba tayo magawa dyan kay atong ang…perwisyo ang intsik na to ah.

  • ben311

    pati media kasama din sa nasusuhulan…ano ba yan

  • etomacq

    Malapit na election.. Wasakan na ng cridibilidad! I wonder kung sino ang manok ng admin para sa pagka Gobernador ng Pangasinan? Ang lakas mo sa DILG brod!

    • Mark Adrian

      oo kasi di LP member si Espino kaya sobrang galit cla sa knya… 

  • ben311

    hindi nyo kaya yan si espino kahit ilan tuwid na daan pa ang isampa nyo

  • palaris

    i regularly travel to san carlos city in pangasinan to check our farms and almost on a daily basis whether im in d city proper or in d barrios i get to meet a kubrador who would politely ask me if i could place a bet on jueteng so its really funny to hear these local govt officials and high ranking police officers confidently declaring that jueteng has stopped long ago in pangasinan hahaha!!!

    • Seaflip

      Here’s one inconvertible proof!

    • kalikasanipagtanggol

      In san manuel, pangasinan, a cousin who is a kubrador always ask me to bet. I give him money not as a bet but for him to buy a bottle or two of liquor for him to enjoy later in the day! BTW, perez is the political dynasty in the area, an ally of espino!

  • Jim De Garman

    ambagel si Espino..agto anto’y ibabaga to.. AMLC please frozen all assets of this plunderer governor.

  • Seaflip

    Nothing new, every friggin’ politician caught with their pants down always cry the usual  “politically motivated” crap and it has to be someone else’s fault. The whole credibility issue of our leaders is simply shot to pieces and I have yet to see one whose ethics and values are worth our trusts.  But heck, the gates of hell will be JUETENG for you governor!!

  • tata_boy

    kailangan mabusisi ang mga assets including the $$$ accounts ni gov para malaman ang katotohanan, mahirap itago ang ganitong kalaking halaga.

  • dong666

    goodluck gov

  • dong666

    Gov. goodluck. tama lang hindi tolog ang diyos para sa inyo. kc po walang ibang tao sa Pangasinan na puidi mag lakas na loob na mag siwalat dyan. kng di si si Mayor lang. at dapat imbestigahan yan ng DILG kc lahat na may kaso na Police na may kaso private army ngayn
    GOV. Espino may poloce dyan contractor at bata ni Gov. iligal hinihukay yng ilog ng bugalon
    yng mining ni gov. dyan na black son pano na yan.dapat bilisan nyo ang kaso ni espino.
    at makulong na yan. Yan ang pamana ni Pres. Ramos sa mga bata nya na corrupt

  • dong666

    Good luck Gov.

  • dong666

    Mr. DILG dapat lipat lahat ng hepe ng police dyan. lipat nyo sa mindanao mga bata ni Gov yan.

  • dong666

    sana nga mr. calimlim hndi ka nakatangap ng pera sa iligal na yan kc baka makarma ka rin kng tumagap ka poru kayo sinongaling. tama sana kayo ng kidlat

  • dong666

    Galing mo nman Derector 96% nyo napatigil ang juting na yang. eh magkano nman ang kinita mo hehehehehe?

  • dong666

    Mr. DILG ag napahinto nyo ang iligal na yan wala ng mamatay na brgy kapitan wala ng gostong mag hepe wala ng gosto mag mayor or governador kc wala ng kita hehehehe.

  • indiosbravos2002

    The fact that a police general can afford to run a campaign for congress and then to the highest executive position of the province is already a red flag. Magkano lang ba ang tutuong ipon at retirement benefit ng heneral?

    • batangsulpok

      Maaaring sa ngayon ay sumasahod ng 40,000-50,000 pesos ang isang Heneral, gross yan kada buwan kaya kung may mga deductions pa, matira ay 25k to 30k dahil noong nasa serbisyo ako sa PA, 1970’s, ang sahod ng isang Heneral ay di tataas sa 4,000 pesos/month pero pag nag-retire ay milyonaryo.  Isa pa, karamihan sa kanila ay nakatira sa military housing sa Fort Bonifacio dahil mura ang bayad at pag nag-retire, naka-mansion na, magagara ang mga sasakyan, panay pa ang biyahe sa abroad na kasama ang pamilya, napag-aaaral ang mga anak sa exclusive schools, saan kinuha ang pera, di sa kurakot?

      • PAZ

        Tama! Para din yan ng pork barrel . Kaya kung gusto ng malinis na gobyerno mula kay PRESIDENTE NOYNOY PABABA MAGRESIGN NA SILA. RESIGN!

      • kalikasanipagtanggol

        Pero kapag pangkaraniwan sundalo ang nag retire saan tinatapon sa kankungan?

  • Noel

    He denies it all except his close and direct relationship with the accuser who knows him way back as a Congressman.

  • concern_filipino

    Time for a change in Pangasinan. Espino, wala ka man lang na maipakitang improvements sa probinsya. Give it up pati na ang mga nakolekta mo. Sana imbestigahan din ang crook na congressman nang 1st district na si Celeste!

    • Mark Adrian

      wala kang kamuwang muwang… d ka taga pangasinan nu?

    • Dianne Orpilla

      excuse me , before nyo sabihin na walang nagawa si espino please check your facts. 

  • kismaytami

    Kawawa naman si vice, walang kamuwang-muwang sa nasasakupan.

  • PAZ

    Nakiita nila si.Espino pero ang pera ng BAYAN na iniaabot sa mga kongresman at senador ang PORK BARREL ay di nakikita. Mas mayaman ang ibang senador kesa kay Espino. Pag daw nakasama mo si Atong Ang ibig sabihin di ka na mapapagkatiwalaan. O, e bakit walang kaso si Atong Ang? ANG TATANGA BA NG MGA FILIPINO NA SI ATONG ANG AY LAGING NABABANGGIT NA DRUG LORD, GAMBLING LORD PERO NADYAN AT NAMAMAYAGPAG? GANYAN BA KATANGA ANG BATAS NG PILIPINAS? KUNG GUSTONG LINISIN NI NOYNOY ANG CORRUPTION MULA SA KANYA PABABA MAG RESIGN SILA. RESIGN

  • PAZ

    Ang Jueteng ay bawal. Ang tayaan na maliit lang bawal. Pero ang CASINO na marami ang kung matalo ay milyon at may mga nagpapakamatay pa dahil lumubog sa utang dahil sa CASINO , legal. Mga isang damukal na T ga!!!Kaya sa KANGKUNGAN pinupulot .

  • Mark Adrian

    okay ang gov. namin… Mabait tas sobrang sipag… based on the latest survey 90% ng Pangasinan boboto sa kanya sa election. sobrang dami ng achievement na nagawa nya sa Province namin ngayun No. 1 na ang Pangasinan when it comes to Tourism and Business and more so to Health…sa North Luzon. kami lang din ang Province na may Shuttle bus para sa lahat ng employee ng government hatid sundo cla taga san man sila sa 44 municipalities ng Pangasinan for free everyday. We have the most Beautiful Capitol in the whole Phils. and most advance health care too in all government hospital that’s all because of Gov. Last election kinalaban xa ng 3 terms Former governor namin an LP candidate.. but since nakita ng mga pangasinense kung paano mamuno si Gov. Nanalo xa in Landslide Victory with 500,000 thousand ang lamang with the LP candidate. I think kung anu man yung pinupukol sa kanya ngayun its a part of Dirty Politics.. Obvious naman kasi Ang problema Hindi xa Member ng LP… and LP is headed by Mar Roxas… i know it kasi taga Lingayen mismo ako… i know what is Pangasinan Before and the new Pangasinan Now… if you wanna know more about my Province check this Link:

  • Guest

    It really obvious naman na ang charges against Espino are politically motivated. At bahagi yan ng plano ng LP.

    • Guest

      Korek ka diyan! Bahagi ng harassment ng LP kay Espino. Alam kasi ng LP na walang kapana-panalo si Braganza kay Espino

  • Guest

    Alam kasi nilang gagamitin lang sila ni Mar Roxas sa kanyang ambition sa 2016, tapos iiwan na lang sa ere pagkatapos.

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