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The Miriam-Enrile clash: the aftermath

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Controversy over the unequal distribution  of Christmas cash gifts by Senate President Juan Ponce Enrile to 22 senators has morphed into demands for the exhumation of the truth about his role as martial law administrator of the Marcos dictatorship.   The demand came from Sen. Miriam Defensor-Santiago in the course of her running battle with [...]

Posted: January 17th, 2013 in Columnists,Columns,Editor's Pick,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

The Enrile ‘ambush’

If Enrile was really ambushed inside Wack Wack Subdivision on the eve of the declaration of martial law, the unsuccessful assassins must be the descendants of the Keystone cops with brains the size of a peanut.

Posted: October 22nd, 2012 in Inquirer Opinion,Letters to the Editor | Read More »

The long night after Wack Wack

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Juan Ponce Enrile’s memoir dismantles one of the enduring myths of the declaration of martial law 40 years ago—that he staged an ambush on his own convoy at the Wack Wack Golf and Country Club in the evening of Sept. 22, 1972, at the behest of President Ferdinand Marcos to justify the clampdown of emergency rule.

Posted: October 2nd, 2012 in Columnists,Columns,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

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