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Freed hostages say Abu bandits treated them ‘like sons’

FREE AT LAST  Cameraman Ramelito Vela grimaces in pain as he is wheeled in Camp Crame in Quezon City for a debriefing. He and audio technician Rolando Letrero were freed by Abu Sayyaf bandits on Saturday after eight months in captivity in Sulu province. MARIANNE BERMUDEZ

One of two Filipino TV journalists freed from eight months of captivity by the Abu Sayyaf said Monday the bandit group treated them “like sons” and that not once were they harmed.

Posted: February 5th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Abu Sayyaf plans to kidnap priest and nun


This dire warning is addressed to the Catholic Church: The Abu Sayyaf plans to kidnap any priest and any nun in Sulu province to belie allegations by the government that it is a “spent force.” The information comes from a source who has penetrated the Abu Sayyaf. My source told me that some members of […]

Posted: September 14th, 2011 in Featured Columns,On Target | Read More »


BASILAN Abus, soldiers clash; 3 killed Three suspected bandits were killed and a soldier was wounded in a clash between Army Scout Rangers and an Abu Sayyaf group in Barangay (village) Etub-Etub in Sumisip town on Sunday, according to the military. Lieutenant Colonel Randolph Cabangbang, spokesman of the military’s Western Mindanao Command, identified the leaders […]

Posted: September 12th, 2011 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »