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Boracay Ati folk welcome capture of slay suspect


BORACAY ISLAND, Philippines—The Ati indigenous community here welcomed the arrest of a security guard facing a murder charge for the death of their spokesperson last year, but appealed to the government to go after those who ordered the attack.   “We are happy that hopefully (Dexter Condez) will be given justice,” said Evangeline Tamboon, a […]

Posted: March 6th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

DOJ to focus on Ati’s murder


Justice Secretary Leila de Lima has ordered government prosecutors to fast-track the resolution of the murder of the spokesperson of the Ati tribe in Boracay.

Posted: April 16th, 2013 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Boracay tribe demands fast resolution of leader’s slay

ATI TRIBE members in Boracay and their supporters demand justice for murdered spokesperson Dexter Condez during his burial.

Members of the Ati tribe on Boracay Island on Friday marked the first month of the killing of their spokesperson with a prayer-march to demand the fast-tracking of the resolution of the murder.

Posted: March 24th, 2013 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Shooting erupts in Boracay over land row


Violence has erupted anew on Boracay Island over a property dispute between two private owners in the world-famous destination.

Posted: March 5th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Ati tribesmen carry fallen leader to resting place

Ati tribesmen in Boracay and their supporters carry the casket of their fallen leader and spokesman Dexter Condez during his burial Saturday, March 2, 2013 while demanding justice for his death. NESTOR P. BURGOS JR./INQUIRER VISAYAS

The sound of budyong (conch shells) blared repeatedly as the white casket on bamboo poles was carried on the shoulders of Ati tribe members along the main road of Boracay.

Posted: March 2nd, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »