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Ramos, Enrile ‘meet’ again at site of 1986 Edsa Revolution after 28 years

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Then Vice Chief of Staff Lt. Gen. Fidel V. Ramos and then Defense minister Juan Ponce Enrile (left) enjoy the cheers from the crowd at Edsa when informed that people power has prevailed.  JOHNNY VILLENA FILE PHOTO

It’s just like old times for these two Edsa veterans.

Posted: July 6th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Timeline: Feb. 25, 1986, Day Four

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Midnight—Marcos loyalist soldiers fire through barbed wire barricades on Nagtahan Street, injuring several people. Some of Marcoses’ belongings are taken out of Malacañang. / 3:30 a.m.—Marines rejoice as orders to attack Camp Crame are canceled.

Posted: February 25th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Did you know: Cory Aquino oath-taking

President Corazon “Cory” Aquino took her oath of office as the elected president of the Philippines on Feb. 25, 1986, before Supreme Court Chief Justice Claudio Teehankee at Club Filipino in San Juan.—Marielle Medina, Inquirer Research

Posted: February 24th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Edsa I lessons lost on new generations

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The Benigno Aquino statue stands near the People Power Monument in Quezon City. Nearly three decades after the 1986 Edsa People Power Revolution, internationally acclaimed as the world’s first peaceful ouster of a dictator, there is a growing concern that the bloodless uprising is increasingly lost on new generations of Filipinos. ARNOLD ALMACEN/INQUIRER

Nearly three decades after the 1986 Edsa People Power Revolution, internationally acclaimed as the world’s first peaceful ouster of a dictator, there is a growing concern that the bloodless uprising is increasingly lost on new generations of Filipinos.

Posted: February 24th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Edsa hero says PMA clique controls military

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MAJOR VICTORY People cheer as one of the attack helicopters, led by then Col. Antonio Sotelo, lands in Camp Crame. The helicopter squadron defected to the rebel soldiers’ side on the second day of the revolt. 
PHOTO FROM THE BOOK “PEOPLE POWER: THE PHILIPPINE REVOLUTION: AN EYEWITNESS HISTORY”

Twenty-eight years after he led the defection of the Air Force’s 15th Strike Wing in a move that favored anti-Marcos forces during the historic Edsa People Power Revolution, retired Lt. Gen. Antonio Sotelo lamented that nothing much had changed in the military.

Posted: February 22nd, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

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