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The $10 million question

At long last, the die is cast. After repeatedly saying that Chief Justice Renato Corona need not take the witness stand in the impeachment trial against him, his counsel, out of the blue, assured the Senate that the CJ will take the witness stand. The promise though appeared to have a condition: that is, that […]
Philip Pestano

Revival of Pestano case made possible by Gutierrez ouster from Ombudsman – Roque

The re-opening of the Pestaño murder case  by the Ombudsman could not have happened had Merceditas Gutierrez remained at its helm, according to a lawyer for the parents of the slain Navy officer. “We have information that Merceditas Gutierrez already had a prepared draft  dismissing with finality the complaint filed by our clients against the […]