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Election 2016: Local Government Employees are fearing for their job

This brazen practice of politicians to pressure government employees during election should stop. Who can protect them? Let them vote freely. After all, we’re supposed to be in a Democratic Country. —

Election 2016: A General who advocates Human Rights and Peace

I met Gen. Antonio Viernes in person during my recent visit in Abra this year. Gen. Viernes, is from Langangilang, Abra. He has an impressive Education Background, a colorful career in the Military Service and served in the United Nations. He is a General who spend his career advocating Human Rights and Peace. How often can … Continue reading

Elections 2016: Abra Congressional Candidates bare plans if elected (UPDATE)

(UPDATED 01/27/2016)Watch video interviews from three candidates for the lone Abra Congressional seat. Different background and some differences in their ideas to properly represent Abrenians in the national level. You decide…(Credits to Personal FaceBook Page)

Abra Congress bet, father face murder cases

Philippine Daily Inquirer, By Vincent Cabreza Inquirer Northern Luzon With a report from Leoncio Balbin Jr., contributor BAGUIO CITY—A congressional candidate for the lone district of Abra province and his father are facing a complaint for murders that took place more than 10 years ago.

Election 2016: Town Mayor slapped with preventive suspension

Bangued, Abra. The mayor of the town of Lacub, Abra, Estelita Bersamina was suspended today, through a Sangunian Panlalawigan resolution filed by SP Bachiller.

Election 2016: Abra political leaders sign covenant for peaceful elections

By: Gabriel Cardinoza, Kimberlie Quitasol BAGUIO CITY, Philippines—Officials and Tingguian elders in Abra province have signed a peace covenant that they hope would address political violence in the province in the run-up to the 2016 national elections.

Election 2016: Mayor Bernos’ aide shot dead

The irony of it all, this killing happened during the celebration of the “Abra Week for Peace” ——- Abra is again living up to its name as “the killing field in the North” after the slaying on December 4 of the aide of La Paz town mayor Joseph Bernos.

Election 2016: Why Vice-Guv Chari Bersamin is not running for a higher office

The filing of COC (Certificate of Candidacy) has passed. We’ve seen a glimpse of what it’s going to be on May 2016 Elections.

Election 2016: Three old timers and one new face are vying for Congress

A four-cornered fight has developed for the lone Congressional Disctrict of Abra. This position is quite important as the representative will give voice to Abrenians and lobby for the province’s needs at the National Level. Here’s our four candidates:

Election 2016: Bangued Mayoralty contest is a heavyweight bout

Who would ever thought it will come down to this? But again it’s politics…crazy things happen. For 9 years, the Bersamins and Valera/Bernos has maintained the political Status Qou, avoiding direct confrontation. But I guess something’s got to give. So here we are, a heavyweight bout featuring the top head huchos of each camp: Takit … Continue reading

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