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Solon wont’ buy Imelda’s ‘infirmities’ alibi: She partied on night of verdict

By: Pathricia Ann V. Roxas Source: Inquirer.net Bayan Muna Rep. Carlos Zarate on Thursday lambasted Ilocos Norte 2nd Dist. Rep. Imelda Marcos over her “indisposed” and “multiple organ infirmities” alibi to justify her absence at the Sandiganbayan’s promulgation of her graft cases. Zarate was apparently not buying the excuse of the late dictator’s widow, who even partied […]

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Imelda Marcos: I missed judgment day due to 7 ailments

By: Vince F. Nonato Source: Inquirer.net Former first lady Imelda Marcos, who has been sentenced to 77 years in prison, claims she is suffering from “multiple organ infirmities” in her explanation of her absence from the Sandiganbayan’s  promulgation of her graft conviction on Nov. 9. Her “motion for leave of court to avail [herself] of […]

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Court allows Imelda Marcos to post P150,00 bail

By: Gabriel Pabico Lalu Source: Inquirer.net The Sandiganbayan on Friday allowed former First Lady Imelda Marcos to post P150,000-bail and enjoy temporary liberty while the court decides on her motion for leave despite the anti-graft court’s decision convicting her on seven cases of graft. The sum of bail bond was the same amount Mrs. Marcos […]

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Imelda convicted, but why only now?

By: Artemio V. Panganiban Source: Inquirer.net Why did it take all of 27 years? Why was she not jailed after being convicted? Why was she granted bail? Why was her ill-gotten wealth not forfeited? Why was she convicted only of graft? Why not of plunder, a nonbailable offense, given the enormous amounts involved? Let me […]

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Guilty!

Source: The Daily Guardian “WHEREFORE, premises considered, this Court finds the accused guilty beyond reasonable doubt…” said the 5th Division  of the anti-graft court Sandiganbayan. The court convicted the other half of the conjugal dictatorship, Imelda Romualdez Marcos guilty of seven counts of graft late last week. Finally, the long arms of the law have […]

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