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Marcos sins, victims’ woes to be taught in schools

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JAILED TWICE One of the victims of martial law abuses, Carmencita Florentino, 64, is shown peering through the screen door of her home in a poor area of Tatalon, Quezon City. More than 9,000 victims stand to receive compensation from the $246-million fund the government recovered from the Marcos wealth. Florentino was jailed twice, in 1977 and 1978. Bullit Marquez/AP

So the nation will remember not to forget, a bill that recognizes for the first time that the Marcos dictatorship committed atrocities against Filipinos also mandates the teaching in schools of the abuses inflicted on its opponents and the heroism of those who fought the regime.

Posted: January 30th, 2013 in Banner Story,Editors' Picks,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Nation,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Marcoses may lose more assets in PH, US, other countries, says Swift

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Imelda Marcos INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. and his mother, Ilocos Norte Rep. Imelda Marcos, are in danger of losing more of their assets stashed in the Philippines, the US and other countries after the US Court of Appeals upheld a $353-million contempt ruling against them and the Marcos estate.

Posted: October 29th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Marcoses opt to keep mum on $353-M contempt judgment from US court

Sen. Ferdinand Marcos Jr..  INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr., and his mother, Ilocos Norte Rep. Imelda Marcos, have apparently chosen to keep mum on a record contempt judgment handed down by the US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit against them

Posted: October 29th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

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