“We are deeply saddened by the turn of events. We will give them hell! Especially those who gave meaningless pledges to seek justice for Ruby Rose.” —Volunteers Against Crime and Corruption founding chair Dante Jimenez, who assured the family of the slain Ruby Rose Barrameda of VACC’s continued support following the recantation of the supposed star witness, Manuel Montero.
By Mar S. Arguelles
LEGAZPI CITY—A people’s initiative campaign to enforce a constitutional ban on political dynasties has been launched here by proponents collecting signatures from voters to force Congress to pass a law giving flesh to the Constitution’s antidynasty provision. The campaign, led by the Bicol Autonomy Movement (BAM), collected nearly 1,000 signatures at the campaign’s launch [...]
By Maila Ager
All senators except for Senator Miriam Defensor-Santiago will be facing an ethics complaint that an anti-crime group is planning to file in the Senate in connection with the millions of pesos given to them last year.
By Tetch Torres
For his replacement, President Benigno Aquino III should choose someone like the late Interior and Local Government Secretary Jesse Robredo—non-violent and incorruptible, the Volunteers Against Crime and Corruption (VACC) through its founding chair Dante Jimenez said.
By Cathy Yamsuan
A new, if unsurprising, twist to the search for a new Chief Justice came Tuesday in the form of a letter sent to the Judicial and Bar Council by the Volunteers Against Crime and Corruption (VACC) opposing the nomination of Senior Associate Justice Antonio Carpio.