May we take exception to the Inquirer’s May 4 editorial titled “Big-shot fugitives” which partly commented on the case of the Reyes brothers who are suspects in the killing of broadcaster Gerry Ortega.
I read Inquirer’s banner story “Hunt for Marcos loot goes on” (Inquirer, 1/3/13). I was a little bit dismayed for I was looking forward to see a headline “Hunt for mastermind of Ninoy Aquino’s killers goes on.”
I bring to mind Ninoy’s horrible assassination because there is still a lot of time to look for the mastermind.
By Juan L. Mercado
“The memories of men are too frail a thread to hang history from.” You doubt that? Today is “Ninoy Aquino” Day, as mandated by Republic Act 9492. What does this holiday mean? Ask those below 35 years of age.
Amid the annual patriotic fanfare in celebration of the heroic legacy of Sen. Benigno “Ninoy” Aquino Jr. looms the dark question that has lingered in the back of our national consciousness for 29 years now: “Who was really behind the assassination of Ninoy?” For almost three decades, a common answer perpetuated by media and through word-of-mouth has been that Ninoy’s death was orchestrated by his political archnemisis—President Ferdinand Marcos.
By Neal H. Cruz
THIS IS a continuation of the confessions of some of the accused in the assassination of Dr. Gerry Ortega as summarized by the three-man team of prosecutors that conducted the preliminary investigation. This is the confession of Rodolfo Edrad Jr. alias “Bumar”: On Jan. 15, 2011, Edrad went to Armando Noel’s house in Pagbilao, Quezon, [...]