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Leni Robredo to retrace husband’s final moments on first death anniversary

Camarines Sur Rep. Leni Robredo. FILE PHOTO

On the first anniversary of her husband’s untimely death, Camarines Sur Representative Leni Robredo will visit the site off Masbate where his plane crashed.

Posted: August 2nd, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Rare ‘tsinelas’ leadership puts gov’t in step with people power

‘TSINELAS’ LEADERSHIP  The Inquirer editors and assistant editors voted  Jesse Robredo the Filipino of the Year for 2012.

Shock was the order of the day when Jesse Robredo’s plane was reported to have crashed into the sea off Masbate late in the afternoon of Aug. 18, 2012. As the days wore on and the window of hope inexorably closed, shock turned into profound regret. By the time the discovery of his body in the downed plane was announced in the morning of Aug. 21, 2012, the aching sense of loss had evolved into grief.

Posted: January 27th, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Robredo widow hopes findings would lead to reforms

Maria Leonor “Leni” Robredo. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Lawyer Maria Leonor “Leni” Robredo, widow of the late Interior Secretary Jesse Robredo, said she wholeheartedly accepted the result of the investigation showing pilot error and other factors that caused the plane crash that killed her husband.

Posted: November 14th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Gov’t findings on Robredo plane crash brought ‘closure’, says wife

Maria Leonor “Leni” Robredo. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The widow of Jesse Robredo, former secretary of the Department of Interior and Local Government, said Tuesday that the government findings on the cause of the plane crash in August brought closure to the case and hoped that the results would pave the way for saving more lives, especially for airline passengers.

Posted: November 13th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Pilot error blamed for Robredo crash

File photo of the wing wreckage of the doomed Piper Seneca plane that killed Interior Secretary Jesse Robredo last August 18. FILE PHOTO/AP

Transportation Secretary Jose Emilio Abaya has confirmed that pilot error was one of the causes of the plane crash that killed Interior Secretary Jesse Robredo last August.

Posted: November 9th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »