The recent death of Jeffrey Laude has revived a topic from the past. An American teenager, a Marine, is accused of killing him and is currently held for trial.
By Rina Jimenez-David
He is a man grieving the death of his late fiancée, so perhaps a little leeway should have been given Marc Sueselbeck in the wake of the fence-climbing incident last week. Footage of the incident shows the German shoving a Filipino soldier who tried to bar his way toward the converted container where US Marine Pfc. Joseph Scott Pemberton was being held.
By Ramon Farolan
American forces that came to the Philippines in large numbers after Admiral George Dewey’s victory over the Spanish fleet in Manila in May 1898, were made up mostly of volunteers from states west of the Mississippi.
Together with the entire Commission on Human Rights, I mourn the death of Jennifer Laude.
II am writing to bring attention to the Oct. 9 edition of the Inquirer, which ran an item celebrating the so-called “Republic of China 103rd National Day.”