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Update: 3 Dead in a gun battle in Dolores

Former Vice-Mayor Dante Guzman (File Photo)

Former Vice-Mayor Dante Guzman (File Photo)

Dolores, Abra. At least three are dead and 2 were wounded in the aftermath of a gun battle in Dolores, Abra last night.

The victims where identified as Former Vice-Mayor of Dolores Dante Guzman,53 years old, his brother, a police officer, PO3 Dindo Guzman, 45 yers old and Jun Cabanawan 48 years old. Also another person believe to have triggered the incident, Christian Cortez, surrendered to the police without any resistance.

According to police investigators, the incident happened at around 11:20PM at a wake while the victims were gambling. Witnesses said that PO3 Guzman and Cortez had some misunderstanding during the game. PO3 Guzman tried to frisk Cortez for gun but Cortez refused and went outside.

PO3 Guzman then followed Cortez and gunfire erupted. Hearing the gun shots, Former Vice Mayor Dante Guzman, rushed outside and witnesses heard another round of gunfire. It is not clear how Cabanawan got involved in the incident.Some say that Cabanawan could have been outside with Cortez when he got hit by the first volley of gunfire.

During the gunfire, another two were wounded. They were identified as Christopher Tordil, 40 years old and Cesar Zapat, 34 years old.

The Guzman brothers and Cabanawan were rushed to the hospital but were pronounced dead on arrival.

Residents of Dolores are speculating that this incident may have some political rivalry involved noting that the Guzman Family are politically active, while Cortez, Cabanawan and the two wounded are all identified with the current Mayor JR Seares.

The Guzmans are brothers of ABRECO Chairman of the Board David Guzman who lost to Mayor Seares during the May 2013 Elections.  (abrenian.com)

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139 thoughts on “Update: 3 Dead in a gun battle in Dolores

  1. nalawag la unay nga politika manen daytoy nga pasamak. tsk tsk No apay nga maka-bitbit da ti paltoog diak maawatan.

    Posted by karruba | August 23, 2013, 4:58 pm
  2. Sinno ti kalaban da? Two against one or 3 against who?

    Posted by river cross | August 23, 2013, 5:49 pm
  3. This killing atitude has already assimilated to our culture in Abra. How to kick this out is a Big Question Mark (?).

    Posted by Bodong | August 23, 2013, 5:55 pm
    • people in authority mush have that political will to implement the law regarding firearms, if anybody is allowed to carry his/her firearm outside his residence then that will be a big dilemma to our place. No one is above the law, watch for these unscrupulous politicians and even ordinary people being used by them as bodyguards who carry firearms outside, firearms must be kept inside their house, Mayor Duterte of Davao is a good example worthy to emulate when it comes to the handling of peace and order in Davao. Let us pray to God that violence in our beloved province will be soon addressed by our authority. May God bless our kababayan in Abra.

      Posted by Bro. Rommel | August 26, 2013, 7:05 pm
  4. i feel sad that violence and wild wild west style of living still reign in Dolores. Last night when I heard the news I could not help but asked myself why?

    1) why is it that people roam around with guns tucked in their waists?

    – because they don’t feel secured?
    – because they want to portray themselves as macho?
    – because they feel they have the authority, their boss is in power?
    – because they have total disregard of the law and those of in uniform?
    – because they feel they are the law ?
    – all of the above

    2) why is it that law and justice are but mere words most of the time?

    – because the system is loopholed?
    – because the system is run by corrupt and inutile lawyers and justices?
    – because the system is for the rich and powerful only?
    – because the people are indifferent and does not care at all?
    – because the people are afraid to speak out and tell the truth?

    3) why is it that people don’t trust people in uniform?

    – because they see them as in cahoots with the underworld of crime and violence?
    – because they see them as cowards to run after the criminals?
    – because they see them to be controlled by the rich and powerful a.k.a. the wolves in sheepskins?
    – because they lack proper training and equipment in solving crimes?

    4) why is it that ordinary citizens are so indifferent to public issues esp peace and order?

    – because they don’t trust the justice system?
    – because they don’t believe that men in uniform will be able to protect them?
    – because they believe that no matter what they do and tell, it will be the voice of the rich and powerful which will be heard and justified.
    – because they don’t really care as long as they are not the victims?
    – because it is better to gossip and gamble than to fight for what is right and truth.
    – because they prefer to receive pay offs and keep quiet rather than speak out and get harm

    5) why is it that the so called leaders and big names in politics are usually dragged or connected to crimes?

    – because they feel they need to make an example and show to the people that they too can do it and they should be feared, otherwise they will be called lameducks?
    – because they want to exact vengeance on those who have harmed or threatened them?
    – because they want to hang on and keep sucking to power and IRA?
    – because they want to protect their greedy interests and are willing to do anything and everything to keep their posts?
    – because it is the norm of abra politics? damn if you do and damn if you don’t?

    Why oh Why? your answer is as good as mine…
    I gave the people of Dolores a chance for a change..i ran but lost…I am not losing hope that someday, somebody will truly lead and govern like a true leader and not through money politics nor violence. There are people out there with good hearts and intentions…but sometimes they lack the courage and strength to fight for what is right…PEACE!

    Dr Neil Banez

    Posted by neil | August 23, 2013, 6:14 pm
    • You are absolutely right, Dr Neil. We can only lead the horse to the water but we cannot force it to drink. Don’t lose hope, Dr. Neil. If we persevere long enough, we shall see a new dawn. God bless.

      Posted by pedro abreno | August 23, 2013, 6:33 pm
      • Yes Sir Pedro, like you and so many others I am not losing hope.. someday a better place for all of us esp for our kids will dawn for everyone to enjoy. I seldom comment here at A.com but I always read the threads when I can. I am happy I see many Abrenians who really care and long for a progressive , peaceful province. God Bless to all.

        Posted by neil | August 26, 2013, 4:11 pm
    • Because Abra lacks local heroes who want to serve with pure altruism.

      Posted by JOMA | August 23, 2013, 6:41 pm
    • Because we have an honest and brave President but the men and women behind him are mostly coward, money-faced, and thieves, that’s why?

      Posted by palakopak | August 23, 2013, 7:57 pm
    • Its not just Dolores….its all over abra….

      Posted by camlon latta | August 24, 2013, 3:34 pm
    • Sir Neil, total Peace and Prosperity in our beloved province could only be achieved if they scrap any kind of funds for our elected officials. It’s not hard to understand that most (not all) political aspirants are only after the government funds employing all kinds of dirty tactics just to succeed satisfying the devil’s delight.
      If our current President was really borne and destined to defeat these devil’s children, he should not only scrap or change the name of this PDAF of our lawmakers on both chambers but also to include funds that intended for our local elected government officials. He could just transfer these fund to the different national government agencies that are tasked with infrastructure, social (etc.) projects where our elected officials just submit their plans/programs for implementation. But they need to supervise them strictly for there’s no such thing as stringent restrictions or guidelines. Some untrusted COA personnel could still find a way to get rid of it or manipulate it like our judicial system that continually mocked or disrespected by some of our corrupt court judges/justices.

      If this happens Mr. President, I believe that the thief politicians have no more appetite to run for any elective office where only the honest, efficient, truly sincere, and more than happy to serve God’s people (like you Mr. President) will be left to run or seek votes from the majority of us who are still suffering miserable poverty life . Vote buying and political killings would be then things of the past and total peace and prosperity follows or finally become a reality, no longer an impossible dream, but a Grace falls from heaven, because of your leadership or conviction to follow the dreams and aspirations of your parents for us.

      Posted by pokkaing-sulvatana | August 24, 2013, 4:43 pm
      • Pokkaing-Sulvatana, no maminsan dagiti dadduma nga tattao ket isu da mt ti mangidurduron dagitoy kurakot nga politiko nga agkurakot ta mapan da mt dumawast kenyada ti masapsapol da… inayon tayon to py dagiti nalinya linya nga mapan agsolicit. Kaslan to py kalkalaingan dagiti dadduma nga plotiko nga natangar ti ulo da nga mangiparang kadagiti agkakangina nga lugan, bado, balay ken ammon to met la t kaadwan nga tao ti nagapwan dagita. No sumaren tayo, mano lang met aya ti onoraryom dan? haan nga makaanay koma no ararigem nga makagatang ti bike ta ado mt paggastoan da py ti uneg ti balbalay da… Isu nga dagita inggatang da, kaadwan na ket TINAKAWAN… adda para edukasyon koma pay ngem piman, ta dida met ited ti pagiskwelaan… anya ti serbi ti COA? isu met la isu nga mailusot da dagita peke nga resibo da. Panay nga kasabwat… No dumteng ti tiempo nga ti Kangatwan ti agodit,.. nya ngatan?

        Posted by TAGABANTAY | August 24, 2013, 6:39 pm
        • No awan ton ti pundo/fund nga makurakot da, kaawatan nga mabain danton nga agdawat no di laeng services laengen ton. Pati badigards ag-resign dan to payen ket awan ton ti delikado nga trabaho dagiti polis patola (few or still some of them?). Dagiti badigards mabalin danton ti agtrabaho nga laborers kadagiti infra projects of the concerned national agency ket nasiyaat ton ti sasaaden da ta awanen ti pagdandanagan da nga kanayon nga agsipsiput uray tiempo ti pannangan ken pannaturog. Pati sex rush rush amangan no adda manen order ni boss da kaniada. It’s win win situation Tagabantay ta awan ton ti agsangit ken agbisin ti tiyan na. Sapay koma Apo ta agpayson nga ni Pres. Aquino ti talaga nga makasolbar ti problema iti Abra ken dadduma pay nga probinsiya.

          Posted by pokkaing-sulvatana | August 25, 2013, 9:16 am
    • You described them all Dr. Neil but why you didn’t ask why the COA who have the enormous power to control or manage government funds which might have an impact to the problems storming your town or the entire province, didn’t or doesn’t have the balls to exercise that power? Were they untouchable that even the President couldn’t ask why? Or, were there no anomalies detected from the justifications of their disbursement/financial report since the granting of IRA/PDAF and other funds for how many decades now, hence, corruption has anything to do at all with these shenanigans as your described above?

      Posted by pokka-sulvatana | August 25, 2013, 1:45 pm
      • correction: hence, corruption has nothing to do at all ……..

        Posted by pokka-sulvatana | August 26, 2013, 10:42 am
      • Mam Pokka-Sulvatana, in every aspect of the Philippine Bureaucracy there is corruption. That includes COA and all other agencies. They may deny it as always but it is there, inherent due to poor social and moral values of a few. Sometimes these people do it because they need to feed hungry mouths, “kapit patalim and pikit mata”…can we blame them? for the me, the means do not justify the end. But there are people who wantonly and shamelessly keep and spend people’s money in so many and different forms of cheating disguised as projects. we need P-noys and Robredos at the helm of the government, those who can live simply and honestly amidst a sea of glittering gold.
        I have read Sir Bodong’s comment here wherein he said that People in power are exercising the Communist dogma of keeping the poor poorer so that they can control and rule them thru their empty stomachs. Constituents likewise need to change…tayo mismo ang kailangan magbago para mabago natin ang sistema…gawin natin ang dapat at tama. sabi nga “it is only for good men to keep quiet for evil men to triumph”. let our voices be heard para gisingin sila, para konsyensyahin sila, para magbago sila. reinventing Philippine politics is what we really need..how? let us start educating our kids of proper values. for the meantime we stand as nuisance to seemingly deaf leaders. I am saying I am clean nor holy, nobody is holier than anybody but í am simply doing my part for a better province a better Philippines.

        Posted by neil | August 26, 2013, 4:47 pm
  5. At least you need P20M plus intimation and killing involve winning as a mayor in Dolores these days…

    Posted by kiddo | August 23, 2013, 7:07 pm
  6. Joma, gone are the days where Diego & Gabriela Silang serve w/ pure altruism, indeed they are real heroes. But now all are virtual heroes Darna, Captain Barbel, GI Joe, Hulk Hogan and etc. Everybody, want to enjoy life that is why, they keep mum on any issues that affect longlife. They have ears but they hear nothing, they have eyes but they see nothing. So we have “PEN HEROES” who want to contribute even they are on their twilight, just like Pedro Abreno and many others. Because, I believed that thru writings we can make a change. Look at the “MILLION MARCH” on August 26 they have muster that much to bring about the peoples anger on the pork barrel issue.

    Posted by Bodong | August 23, 2013, 7:21 pm
    • To our provincemates here in Abra, let us join the
      “Million March” this Monday, August 26th at the Luneta
      at least in spirit if it is impossible for us to be there in
      person in protest against the graft and corrupt practices
      of Congressmen, Senators and other government officials.

      Put_ng ina ang mga BABOY na ito!

      Posted by philam | August 23, 2013, 7:42 pm
  7. The 17 yr. old boy ran outside to ask help and Jun Cabanaoan was outside on the street at the time.As he approached the boy, Po3 Guzman ws coming out and saw Jun….”maysa ka met” kunana kanu and started shooting at Jun in the chest. Jun fell on the ground and shoot back at the PO3 Guzman and right in time Ex Vice Guzman was coming out also while the shooting was going on….and that’s when he was also shot by Jun. Jun Cabanaoan is my nephew and the last time I spoke to him was before the oath taking of Mayor JR. I had always reminded him to be careful.. Quiet and humble. he has 3 little kids and a wife. As I understand, he is the family’s most liked and trusted bodyguard.

    Posted by comli2013 | August 23, 2013, 8:33 pm
    • Madam Comli, what a waste of life. The real issue here is lack of job. No adda koma nasiyaat nga pagtrabahuan dagitoy a tattao adda pakakumikoman da, saan ket nga ta pumatay lattan. Ket ti dakes na tatta natangken a pamilya daguita Guzman, dpay awan patinggana daytoy nga susik. Kunam la no tay movie nga Godfather daytoyen tattan, panangibales ti pukkaw ti kaunggan ti tungal maysa a napukawan ti biag. Sir, Magalong aregluem ket ti tunggal pamilya, pagkapia em ida tapno saan nga marubruban tay gumilgilayab a apoy ti tumunggal pamilya. Ta awan lat ammok nga maaramid ni Govah a kas emisaryo ti linak iti dayta a lugar.

      Posted by Bodong | August 23, 2013, 8:53 pm
      • Magalong is busy counting his milyones. No time. I also heard he’s been relieved of his duty.

        Posted by Wan Bol | August 23, 2013, 11:21 pm
      • Wen ngarud…Jun is a distant relative. Kapit sa patalim ti panagbiag ti kaadduan dita Abra nga awan trabaho na. We all wish there’s other jobs available for these people . Kapilitan ah nga kasta ti trabaho da kayat da la nga addamet maited da nga pagbiag ti familiada. Jun has 3-little kids. I think their ages are 9,7 & 6 (1-girl and 2-boys.)

        Posted by comli2013 | August 24, 2013, 12:32 am
        • Ti paga-ammok ket bodyguard ni Mayor JR ni Jun (taga-Lagangilang). Sapay nga saan nga ni Mayor ti kaduana? Impasublat ngata ni Mayor? Sapay koma ta adda Life Insurance na, ta adda mabati kadagitay pamilyana.

          Posted by Genti | August 24, 2013, 10:24 pm
      • Gayyem Bodong… Masigurado tayo ngata nga ni Magalong ket agyan ti nagtengngaan? Awan ngata ti kampian na? Kasi rumrumwar mt pay ti nagan na nga adda manmanoken na kadagita politikO…

        Sino pyla ngata aya ti mapagtalakan nga agtuturay??… namnamaen tayo la ida nga mangsalwad kadatayo ngem apayen aya nga isu da mt ti makaipagapo wenno rason ti pakapukpukawan ti biag t tattao.. no han nga isuda t masterminds… isuda rason ti pakatayan gapwen ta isu da met ti gwargwardiayaan da nga pangisalsaldaan ti biag dan ken pakiramramanan piman ti pamilyadan…

        Posted by TAGABANTAY | August 24, 2013, 6:27 pm
  8. Sugal ti gapo saan nga politika ta nalaing ka unay agparbo NEIL YOUNG? agaramid ka manen ti istorya ti kopongkopong .

    Posted by BENJAMIN m | August 23, 2013, 8:54 pm
  9. We have so much to improve in Abra. Bulag laeng Apo ti haan nga mkakita ti usto nga kasasaad ti Abra. Awan sabali nga mkapagbalbaliw iti rupa iti probinsya tayo nu han met laeng nga datayo. Ammo tay met ngata amin ti puon ken gapu isu nga awan progreso ti panagbiag tayo (especially those in poverty like myself) ngem awan met lang sabali nga pabasolen tayo ta kaaduan met kadatayo ket bulsek. Sometimes our selfishness and greed leaves us all in this kind of dilemma. Awanen ngatan Apo ti panagbalbaliw iti kasasaad tayo? We have no one to blame in particular but ourselves. we all have our own share of mistakes isu nga kastoy latta ni Abrenio. Kaanun to ngata met aya nga dagiti annak ken appo tayo ket mapadasan da iti usto nga panagdur-as?? ANIA NGATA AYA ITI MABALIN KO NGA ARAMIDEN?? a question we have to throw ourselves and ponder on.. God bless us all Abrenians! May the light of God shine upon our hearts, thoughts and conscience..

    Posted by Sirmata | August 23, 2013, 9:45 pm
  10. Let’s put on blaming one to another, the real score here according to people around the area is SUGAL! not POLITICS, ngem gapo ta ada dita ti maysa nga JUN cabanuan nga tao ni mayor ket isu ti nagpopodotan ni INDONG kenni DANTE ,natay da nga tallo apo ta nagpipinaltog da,awan ti panakaynaigan na ti POLITIKA. ISO NGA sika NEIL BANEZ agtalna kan nga pagriririem ti tao ditoy DOLORES ta no kinayat daka ti umili ket binotosan daka kuman iso nga saan kan agaramid NEIL BANEZ ti istorya ni lelongmo.

    Posted by APO MAOYONG | August 23, 2013, 11:00 pm
  11. sayang mga buhay na nawala, kawawa mga naiwang pamilya, matatapang kasi ang karamihan sa atin. Tayong mga magulang, gabayan natin ang ating mga anak para maging professional at magkaroon ng magandang buhay at hinde sila maging profesional goons, maton, basagulero at patapon. Walang sinuman ang makatatanggal sa kultura ng patayan kundi ang sarili natin.

    hi madam comlee, kumusta na?

    Posted by Chinese Community | August 23, 2013, 11:15 pm
  12. Madam comli, saan mo ammo ti patpatangem. Ni immong nga bata ni mayor ket nagpariri diay last night ngem inanawa ni din do guzman ken Dante guzman. Idi Madi maanawa pinnateltélan ni Dante. Pimmanaw iti apagbiit ni immong ket saan nga nabayag ket simmamngpet. Nagpariri manen idiay natayan ket dinanog na ti lamissaan isu ngamnaganawa ni indong. Idi rimwar ni immong ket sinnu rot ni din do diay kalsada ket simmurot met ni vice Dante. Isi ditan nga pinaltoogan ni jun ni vice Dante. Brim males met ni dindo nga nangpaltoog ken jun.

    Maysa Nga Jeffrey borgonia,taga Lagangilang nga bata met laeng ni mayor ti nangpaltoog ken dindo.mysa pay nga kadua da ti,nangpaltoog kada boyet ken ippin tordil.

    Is your nephew quiet and humble? Oh my god. He is a killer. Isu na ti manggolgulo ti ili nga Dolores. Please let your nephew cabanaoan to undo mandatory drug test also.u

    Posted by Bangued | August 23, 2013, 11:40 pm
  13. Benjamin M read my comments….understand it….the issues mentioned….I pity you…you have little understanding….all things that happen are all intertwined and connected whether be politics, gambling, justice system, social and moral values…

    Posted by neil | August 24, 2013, 12:14 am
  14. Stop blaming anybody..sila ring mga politicians ang gumagawa ng hindi maganda.why not do their best to serve the people.unite with each other and give chance to others to lead the town

    Posted by Gee | August 24, 2013, 12:21 am
  15. Justice 4 my second causin jun cabanawan… He is a good person mga bwisit kau addanto met oras u…. Awn t linak ken talna t probincia tau nga abra…. Kaasi la unayen dgitay 3 nga annak ni manong q jun…. Agpaparis kau amin imbes nga datau t agsisinakit ngem dakau pyen t agpipinnatay dios lang t adda rumbeng na nga mangkitil t biag tau amin… Pang ngaasi u ta agbalbaliw kau aminen apo..

    Posted by Topac | August 24, 2013, 12:24 am
    • Nia ti kunak tay comment ko tattay, “Binnales” adtoyen tay comment ni Topac “addanto met oras u,,,” awanen ti patinggana daytoy, no koma diay Mindanao “Rido”. Mapagtalna laeng daytoy no adda maaramid ni Gen. Magalong nga mapagkappia ti tungal maseknan. Ngem bassit ti talek ko ti daytoy ta kas pinagadal ko ti libro ti communismo ken sosyalista no annia ti maipasagepsep ti kapanunutan ti ubbing isunton ti magbulig ti kababalin na inton dumakkel, uray no an-anuem a burang-iten saanen a agkir-in nga agbalbaliw. Iti daytoy a banag “Pinnatay” ti naimuli iti kapanunutan daguiti ubbing ken agtutubo ditoy Abra, mamatika ngarud nga iti apagdarikmat ken mapagbalabaliw a dagus. Masapul ngarud ti complete re-education kadaguitoy nga ubbing, ditoyen nga sumbrek ti simbaan katoliko ken nadumaduma a religion ken ti eskuelaan pormal. Maysa pay nga makitkita ti ubbing ket tay corruption. Sabagay idi pay punganay daytoy a problema, tani Hudas ket immawat pay ti pasuksuk. Kinuna pay ni Topac nga “pangngasi u ta agbalbaliw kau aminen apo”. Topac, agbalbaliw ngarud tatta daguita nga badigolyon ket tay Boss da ket madin nga agbalbaliw ta nasepsep nan tay nectar ken imas ti digo ti politico, mamatika kanyak patay lang ti makapagbalbaliw kagauita nga politico. Uray no maabak da sumalaso latta ta naitanemen dita kudil dan ti dayta a konsepto.

      Posted by Bodong | August 24, 2013, 1:15 am
      • Nia ngata no kas idi punganay nga awan ti sueldo dagitoy politiko ti lgu?adda pay ngata mayat nga “agserbi”?hehe

        Posted by balbalatong | August 24, 2013, 2:04 am
        • Nsakit la unay t riknak nga natay atay mysa nga manong q nga napn dlng inraman… Han q lang nga namnamaen apo nga agbalbaliw kau ata anya alud natured kau unay ken nakarit dios laeng t adda karbengan na nga kumitil t biag tau amin…. No anya man t npasmak ken manong q jun dios laengen t mangtarabay enyna…

          Posted by Topac | August 24, 2013, 5:20 am
      • Well explained Sir Bodong..!! Authorities concerned especially our teachers/educators and different religious sectors should take them seriously, if they too are really serious for the Change that had been advocating by our President, Pedro Abrenio, and others here who are still dreaming for a peaceful and prosperous Abra.

        Posted by palakopak | August 24, 2013, 9:33 am
  16. Bangued on..cno nga immong t nagpariri didya natayan?

    Posted by Topac | August 24, 2013, 12:38 am
  17. I am not trying to pit people against each other here…what I am trying to say are the root causes of violence and indifference of people….whether be Dolores or anywhere else…your shallow opinion is respected apomaoyong…winning is not everything Apomaoyong….I accepted the people’s choice…whatever the circumstances of why and how I lost. People may like me or not, people may have voted for me or not..I am still a concern citizen who can express my own observations. Politics is behind me now.
    Please read my comments again… and understand it. if you cannot fully comprehend then I cant blame you for your comments. I will try to understand and pray for you. these are the things I can do for you, freely. I am not picking a fight over here, not my character. There is a noticeable hatred and anger in your comments like Benjamin M…to both of you, PEACE!

    Posted by neil | August 24, 2013, 12:41 am
  18. There are three dead people here…Men with wives, mothers, children and dependents…I know them, not much though with Mr Cabanaoan but I have met him too during my campaign, he was always smiling whenever he saw me. To Mng Dante and Indong, they were my relatives too, whatever transpired, how it happened during that fateful night will forever hound the people of Dolores and abra as well…another senseless crime, and lives lost. To them May their souls rest in peace…

    Posted by neil | August 24, 2013, 12:51 am
  19. Jun Cabanaoan is quiet but very likeable person. He is from Brgy. Balais, Lagangilang, Abra. He is employed as a security detail of Mayor Seares of Dolores. Jun is a peace loving individual, never get involved in any dispute or altercation. His wife is from Dolores, they have 3 kids.

    Posted by chelsea | August 24, 2013, 1:23 am
    • Thanks Chelsea for the good words. I also know that Jun is respectable to anyone. He has a lot of friends.

      Posted by comli2013 | August 24, 2013, 2:21 am
      • Jun is my second causin he is a very good guy 2 me manong q jun no sadino man t ayan m ita han nka mlipatan… Ni manong jun ket ama na ni angkel ulyo nga ksin2 t amak a tga manabo…. Ket ina namet n anti ullang nga tga balais… Nsisirib pay dgitay ubbing n manong q jun…

        Posted by Topac | August 24, 2013, 5:27 am
  20. justice for Guzman Brothers….

    Posted by ###sttt333 | August 24, 2013, 2:28 am
  21. Si God na bahala sa kanila…Justice For GUZMAN BROTHERS…

    Posted by ###sttt333 | August 24, 2013, 2:30 am
    • y Artemio Dumlao BAGUIO CITY, Philippines – A shooting rampage In Dolores, Abra left a former vice mayor of that town, his cop-brother and a bodyguard of the incumbent town mayor killed Friday night, in what witnesses said was prompted simply by an altercation over a dice game at a wake. Cordillera police said one of its own, PO3 Dindo Guzman, 45, assigned at the police station in Bangued, Abra’s capital; his elder brother – former Dolores Vice Mayor Dante Guzman, 53 and Jun Cabanaoan, a bodyguard of incumbent town mayor Roberto Seares, Jr. were killed in an apparent shooting at around 11:20 p.m. at a wake in Sitio Balneg, Barangay Poblacion. Also hurt was businessman Christopher Tordil, 40 and Abra Electric Cooperative employee Cesar Zapata, 34. Cordillera police director Chief Supt. Benjamin Magalong said the former vice mayor had a heated spat with a certain Christian Jay Cortez alias ‘Immong’ while playing a dice game locally called ‘dado’ at the wake. Cortez reportedly hurriedly left the gambling table but the Guzman brothers followed him. Moments later, a gunfight broke out involving the Guzmans and Cabanaoan, Cortez and other male persons. PO3 Guzman, his brother Dante, Tordil and Zapata reportedly sustained gunshot wounds and were taken to Abra Provincial Hospital for medical treatment, but the Guzman brothers did not make it. Probers found at least 18 fired cartridges of cal 9mm; 13 fired cartridges of .45 caliber pistol; one slug fragment of unknown caliber; a deformed slug; a live ammunition for .45 caliber; another live ammunition for cal 9mm; two copper jacket fragments and one black holster. Cortez, Magalong said, voluntarily surrendered to Abra police director Sr. Supt. Benjamin Lusad while Jeffrey Borgonia and other suspects are being hunted. Seares said Cabanaoan was the aggressor in the incident. The town executive who said all of those involved in the shooting rampage were reportedly drunk will push town officials to ban gambling during wakes.

      Posted by raschid | August 24, 2013, 3:19 am
      • No agpayso ta “balits” mo Raschid, 31 nga bala ti naiputok ket 3 laeng dagitoy biktima nga saggaysa dan sa laeng iti naipaputok, adda pay ngarud sabali nga nagpaputok ah? No adda pay sabali, naimbag la apo no dida suspetsahin da gorio ken supremo? Sabagay, saan ngata met ta adda da ditoy nga mangkigkigtot laeng kadatayo.
        Well, condolence to their family ket sapay koma ta maudi daytoyen nga madi nga damag (Ipasa-Diyos na lang lahat) at sana ang kanilang loved ones ay lalo pang kakapit sa Maykapangyarihang ng lahat para magaan lang na malapampasan nila ang mga pagsubok na ito. Si satanas sinungaling, hindi kayo bibigyan ng katahimikan kundi laging problema kung tanggapin ninyo ang kanyang alok na pera ng bayan o masa. The righteous will be saved from troubles but the thieves/corrupt and criminals are always vulnerable to the horror of problems. Ne, malin sa man metten daytoy tikadakon Bartek Tuleng or Syoke? Sorry manen ah…..

        Posted by palakopak | August 24, 2013, 3:19 pm
      • This later part of this write-up doesn’t make sense. Who is Seares to say that Cabanaoan was the aggressor? How can a person outside be an aggressor if the altercation that started the shootings was inside? “Polis Pitik”, enlighten us. Pardon me, but I think Dumlao doesn’t know what his doing/writing.

        Posted by Genti | August 24, 2013, 10:39 pm
        • Thanks Genti. How can Mayor Seares say that to his bodyguard? Gapu ngata ta natayen? Diak maawatan ta reliable source tay nakaibaga kaniak nga ni Jun ket adda diay kalsada nga napag-initan da laeng? How can he be the AGGRESSOR? Please clarify your story Mr. Dumlao. I made a complaint at PhilStar about your report.

          Posted by comli2013 | August 25, 2013, 1:29 am
      • basingan,is that u brother? the guzman’s does’nt get mad..we get even..just so u knw pipol…

        Posted by Bojit | August 25, 2013, 12:13 am
        • How about the “people” of JR Seares? They get even, ten times. Even worse the “kalon” (Jun is a member by birth) who are “invisible” making the “visible” Guzmans their easy prey.

          Posted by Genti | August 25, 2013, 10:42 am
        • Genti,or itneg,seems like you dont know the guzman’s of dolores..long befor those seares came to dolores with their low life goons such as that ‘jun’ character,david guzman sr,together with his bro yoyong,are untouchable..not even the kilabot Aming Baldos can touch them..these seares are only manacing bcoz they have the money..the guzman’s are true blooded tough clans..compare to them(guzman’s) the seares are nothing more but bitches with money..without their money,can they stay tough? I dont think so..

          Posted by Historian | August 26, 2013, 5:26 pm
        • H, that was then, this is now. Let’s see what will happen tomorrow.

          Posted by Genti | August 26, 2013, 6:49 pm
        • yup you are right genti or itneg..spot on..that was then..the present guzman’s are more battle geared than their elders..heads will roll…and im not seeing heads of those pawned dogs like jun..the doctor masterminded this..after all,the son is nothing more but a dummy..heads will roll.bitches..

          Posted by Historian | August 26, 2013, 7:19 pm
        • How could they be battle geared when they had pistols all the way to death? Battle gear in my dialect is to fight with all with I have (M14. M16, M4, and the likes….). H, better be cool or you’re next.

          Posted by Genti | August 27, 2013, 12:17 am
        • itneg.oh yeah? Im nxt? f u..come and get me

          Posted by H | August 29, 2013, 4:56 am
  22. Magulo na naman ang susunod na eleksyon ng barangay

    Posted by Asintado | August 24, 2013, 3:02 am
  23. naka duty ba yong pulis na si po3 guzman sa lamayan, di ba total gun ang probinsya ng abra at pati mga uniform personnel ng afp at pnp ay hindi pwedeng magdala ng baril kung hindi sila in actual duty.

    Posted by Gayyem | August 24, 2013, 4:13 am
  24. Madam comli, try to ask other people in Dolores the personality of jun cabanaoan. Dig deeper madam. I lang beses nang na involve sa kaguluhan pamangkin mo.

    Kung Hindi pinakinggan is immong na himinginng tuleng sa ka nila Hindi nangyari yon.

    Baking andun din si Jeffrey borgonia? Sana sa Bangued na Lang cya.

    Posted by Bangued | August 24, 2013, 4:51 am
    • Bangued, saan ka nga kasta. Kasano na met nga idepensa na ti bagina tay natay ket natay ngaruden. Annia pay la ti ganas mo nga mangperdi ti personalidad tatta ta natay diay taon. Maragsakan ka iti dayta nga komentarion paglaing mo pay ngatan annia. No annia man ti napalabas na diay tao, balunen nan diay tanem, masapul paylang nga ibunannag mo. Apay sika awan ti aramid mo, santo ka kadi? Agledledaang ti pamilya diay tao mansuem met ti pammerdi. Sika ket kuma ti pagbaletikan na ta karma nga kunkunada. Maudi; No awan ti nasayaat nga ibagam idiay natay a tao, “BUSALAM TA NGIWAT MO”.

      Posted by Bodong | August 24, 2013, 5:46 am
    • Shot up bangued ni apo dios laeng t makamo t usto nga isturya sunga cka tgarim….

      Posted by Topac | August 24, 2013, 7:05 am
    • Jeffrey was the security detail of ex-Mayor Ryan, since Ryan’s on the run, Jeffrey needs to find employment thru JR. Kapit sa patalim? There you go…..

      Posted by Genti | August 27, 2013, 12:20 am
  25. Justice for Guzman Brothers……

    Posted by Best | August 24, 2013, 5:43 am
  26. Nakaal-alingget nga pasamak, nagsaemen ti pampamilya dagiti victima. Pudno ti paltoog ket saan nga protection no di ket mangirurumen dayta. Sapay koma ta liklikan ti panagibales kas ka panunotan ni kabsat Topac agbalin ketdi daytoy nga ‘wake call ‘ kadagiti mahilig nga agisabikil tapno maliklikan ti kinadamsak. Condolences to all relatives. May God’s peace be with you and to entire Dolores

    Posted by Tagamasid | August 24, 2013, 7:33 am
    • No 2y man apo t adda 2y riknak nagsakit la unay nga npan da inraman ata tao nga ni manong jun….no ciak man awn la t panunut q nga agaramid t han nga nsayaat ksta lang t biag… No maikkan naklang qma t magic… Kmet magikek t abra ti talna ken kapya ken awn qma t paltuog ta agpyso ka kaibgan t paltuog t mangirurumen…. No anya man t npsmak ken manong jun ket dios laingen t mangtarabay enyna… Rest in peace manong jun…

      Posted by Topac | August 24, 2013, 8:23 am
      • Amom Neil young nalaing ka la unay agparbo, Saan daka kayat ditoy ili ti Dolores, ni uncle mo Francis kada Percy ado ti Sao da Kenka Isu nga pls Neil young isardeng mon kuma ti parboooooo pls Lang NEIL YOUNG!

        Posted by Mao | August 24, 2013, 10:45 am
  27. everyone can shout for justice but what happened in Dolores was another unnecessary lost of life.
    The brothers had a promising careers in what they loved most a politician and a cop.why have they traded their lives for another low life character like this jun cabanoan? they were short -changed.If I was that cop , i d diligently performed my sworn duty to serve and protect the public , I would not hesitate to do the same but for the other older brother who would be running for brgy. captn. this coming election should have not dared to venture
    outside because it was a death trapped.6 bodyguards of mayor seares was strategically emplaced and that cortez was just a bait to entice the brothers to get out.

    as for the PNP , typical for their cinematic antics always arrive late. they were already there in that wake responding a call for police assistance because of that earlier fights between the two . cortez had left already before the arrival of the police but came back later with jun cabanoan’s group. if the police stayed there for a longer time they could have prevented this tragic event from happening.

    Posted by ryan | August 24, 2013, 1:10 pm
    • Neil young, apay laglag nga I pity you kunam? Sika a ti pity , piti ti utek na ta nalaing ka unay agparbo sobra ti Laing mo,sabagay ket 400 sa met ti butos mo Anya wenno 100 laeng. Neil young agin lalaing ka ken sirib laglag ka met laeng padam ti uliteg mo nga MAO . Amom ni Mao ti la nataray taray na idi pinatay da ti maysa nga Sputnik Barreras idi ditoy Bangued ket linagto. Ni punik ti nga to ti benedisco. Ni lelonng mo nga Anteng ket kontrabida ti politika ti Dolores manipod naiparsua , nalaing met la agparbo a padam idi so nga pls NEIL YOUNG NO Talaga nga Ada care mo ti Dolores ket damagen koma kenni uncle mo or Lolo magalong mo ok?

      Posted by Mao | August 24, 2013, 6:00 pm
    • The culture of violence and death has bedevilled Abrenos for so long a time. Quite a number of people have the propensity to meet disagreement with force. It would have been ideal if any disagreement is won through lucid arguments instead of force. But that is simply not the case. We have to change, all of us have to change. And we must start now, right now. We must heal the wounds of division. We must end this culture of violence. It is wrong and it should stop right now. Let us commit ourselves to building a just and gentler society before it is too late. Let us mend our ways. I hope each of us will find the wisdom to recognize the Lord’s gentle reminders to us whenever we have strayed from the straight and narrow path. Because if we don’t, we might get a not so gentle reminder and it would be too late. All of us have shortcomings. No one is perfect. Remember, it takes at least two people to fight. Let us be more patient with each other. Instead of expecting to be served, let us place ourselves in the service of others.

      Posted by pedro abreno | August 24, 2013, 6:04 pm
      • Well said Sir, and I agree with that. Sir Pedro, have you ever wonder why there is no progress in Abra? And no one cares to invest. Uray no adu ti babaknang nga Abreno saan da kayat nga itapog ti kuarta da dita Abra. Is it the Geographical location, peace and order or the politician in particular? There is one politician who I saluted most, it is in the person of Col. Carmelo Barbero. Idi panawen na naaramid ti rangtay ti lagangilang, naipatakder ti Cellophil. ken adu pay a nagdur-asan ti Abra. Pinadas na nga itall-o ti Abra, ngem daksanggasat ta isu met tay pinangkontra daydi Fr. Balweg. Itatta konsepto ti communismo ti ammo daguitoy baro a politico, “Deprived your constituent of Progress bring them to poverty and feed them just enough, in that way you can control them and achieved their Loyalty”. Isu nga adda PAGS. Saan kadi? Just contemplating.

        Posted by Bodong | August 24, 2013, 10:19 pm
        • You are absolutely right, BODONG. Our people have wallowed in poverty for far too long. Our so-called leaders are intent on keeping them poor so they will not be able to resist the temptation to sell their votes come election time. If you read the home page of Abrenian.com, Mr. Eric Bringas or SysOp cannot have written it more clearly, “It is a medium for those who are at times frustrated by violence and corruption that seems unabated despite numerous changing of the guards”. Oh yes, Bodong, only the faces change. The family names and misgovernance have not. To my mind, it is imperative to break the rule of the different dynasties in our beloved Abra. These dynasties will never retire from politics for as long as the pork barrel and IRA are dispensed by the national government. These dynasties believe they own the position and they will not hesitate to maim or kill to stay in power. The lives of our people have not improved over so many decades. There is a compelling need for those of us who love Abra to educate and inform our people about the evil that comes with the seemingly unending rule of the dynasties. Violence has become part and parcel of daily life because of the presence of so many armed groups. We may have experienced positive change in law enforcement but a lot more has to be done. I don’t believe the crap that there are only two armed groups in the province today. We can only expect so much from the PNP. We, the freedom-loving and peaceful citizens have to do much of the work if we want to see positive change happen. It begins by informing our people in order for them to choose wisely. You, BODONG, are one of the growing number of concerned and thinking individuals who can make a difference. Write on. God bless.

          Posted by pedro abreno | August 25, 2013, 1:26 am
    • How dare of you Mr. Ryan labelling Jun as “low-life”. is it because of his work only as a bodyguard? Sika ket napintas ti trabahom ta diadal ka?

      Posted by comli2013 | August 25, 2013, 1:23 am
      • Yes ms Comli a low life and a peral, thick and a parasite. Badigulyong is not a job but a lapdog.always ready to bite ready to bang bang if he is told to do so.so pls ,comli before you blabber your gob think twice otherwise pinagkakamalan ka ng sira ulo sa boung probinsya.

        Posted by pid | August 25, 2013, 1:40 am
        • PID, tinarabahuan na ti kuarta na ni Jun C, isalda na pay biag na dita nga trabaho na. Saan na nga tinakawan ti sueldo na, saan a kasla kadaguita Politico, Janet Napoles, agtatakaw da ti milliones. Tatta sinno ti immoral, tay agtrabaho nga isalda na ti biag na, wenno tay agtakaw ti milliones nga tax ti tao ken tax mo? No agbaybayad ka a ti tax mo.

          Posted by Bodong | August 25, 2013, 2:55 pm
        • You’re very wrong and stupid PID, badigulyong is an honest job. They make their money the old fashioned way, “they earned/worked for it”. Do you have the brain to think about it? Or you’re just plain stupid.

          Posted by Genti | August 27, 2013, 12:31 am
      • Manang Carmelita, ni PID ket veryt stupid. May somebody forgive him, he doesn’t know what he is saying.

        Posted by Genti | August 27, 2013, 12:41 am
    • Low life character kunam ken Jun C? Agriingka, ni JUn ket “he works for his money”, how about the Guzmans, “poitiko, PNP, ABRECO”? YOUR GUESS IS AS GOOD AS MINE.

      Posted by Genti | August 25, 2013, 10:51 am
  28. justice for the two DBG’s..he could have been the nxt brgy capt..and JR will be done,come nxt mayoralty elections…kabuteng da SEARES,kinaagpayso na..isu nga plinano da….

    Posted by Mulat | August 25, 2013, 1:15 am
  29. Alias Mao////
    your comments against me are off the topic. you are attacking my family and my personality. It seems you have so much hate and anger against me.. Why? Did I harm you? Did I hurt you? Did I do something that it made you think or feel I demeaned you? well your comments are welcome though. The topic here is the gunbattle in Dolores and not my family.
    Look at the head story..Sysop says : “Residents of Dolores are speculating that this incident may have some political rivalry involved noting that the Guzman Family are politically active, while Cortez, Cabanawan and the two wounded are all identified with the current Mayor JR Seares…. “”isu nga haanak agparparbo gapuen ta nakaisurat ket isu met laeng ti kinomentaryok…awatem ngamin nga nalaing..basaem..malaksid no madi ka maka-awawat.
    You say my (RIP) Lolo Anteng was always a kontrabida in politics… wow, didn’t you know that without the opposition or kontrabida in politics Democracy is dead? That there will be dictatorship and Authoritarianism? kontrabidas are courageous to speak out and go against the wrongdoings and Baluktot na pamamalakad, pamumuno at paglustay sa kaban ng bayan. sila nga ang tinatawag na madalas ay mga bayani. Your mentality is that of seasoned politician, someone who doesn’t want to see or hear anything against yourself. I don’t wonder why and who you are because it doesn’t matter..you are a coward who speaks out thru an alias, a sign of lack of self confidence. Kontrabidas in politics made sure that bureaucracy is on the right track and democracy is alive….not intimidation, not violence, not money politics… maybe if you want we can discuss issues in a more professional or even more personal way as long as you come out from your nutshell…Did I mention any name of politician? I was speaking in a broad manner, and not specifically pointing to a single individual…but I guess you are guilty that is why you are so defensive and aggressive. You maybe a lapdog too just like the others or maybe the master himself, I just pity you. Change is coming whether you like it or not….PEACE! working together towards a progressive and peaceful community is what I want and advocate…I can work and do my part with anybody for a better place for all of us…sabi ko nga fighting or violence is not my character. I will no longer dignify your comments, you can write whatever you want… people don’t care, they know.
    now please get back to the topic in this thread…

    Posted by neil | August 25, 2013, 5:44 pm
    • nuff sed.dr.neil..u made ur point with that ‘mao’ character…however,just want to clarify that those two wounded,tordil and zapata were’nt with the mayor’s…they are both close to the guzman’s..and this ‘mao’ is a……whatever.

      Posted by Mulat | August 26, 2013, 7:50 pm
  30. I couldn’t believed this two Gentlemen Mao and Neil having a problem with their own ideas pertaining mostly in politics, Gentlemen please stop all this non sense throwing all hatreds to both of you,First of all this TOPIC is between those three dead person’s. I hope politics is not involved about this situation,We have our laws to determine and do the right thing for the good of all the people.Hopefully,what can I say I love you all God Bless just because I’m Bartek Tuleng.Take Care.

    Posted by Bartek Tuleng | August 25, 2013, 9:26 pm
    • Isuna na nangrugi pare isu nga dapat ket questionarak met isuna ta talaga nga pada na ni lelonng na nga Anteng nga mahilig nga ag intriga doctor met ngarud. Amom Neil young , ni lelonng mo nga Anteng dakkel ti utang nga loob na kada lakay pet ISo nga San Ka unay!

      Posted by Mao | August 25, 2013, 10:00 pm
      • Mao for your info mas marami uyang yn pet na sinasabi mo kay tata anteng hindi m alam yn dahil hndi lht sasabhin sa iyo nun pet na sinasabi mo. At ikaw lalaki ka magtigil ka sa mga pinagsasabi mo. Manalamin ka bago ka magsalita sa iba dahil ikaw mismo sira ulo tulad ng alias mo. Whatever! At wag mo tirahin mga taong patay na. Nun buhay yan si tata anteng bakit hindi ka nun humarap aa kanya? Kasi wala kang balls nakatali kasi kung tlagang matapang ka. Dito as i read it is all about the people who and neil banez commented his views but here you are attacking his comment and family. Look at your family, too kung walang ginawa or you mismo kung wala kang nagawa sa buhay mo sa ibang tao. Tanungin mo sa sinsabi mong tao na malaki utang na loob ni tata anteng kung ano iyong mga ginawa sa kanya ni tata anteng na pagtulong nun naghirap sya. Ask him. Alam ko iyon dahil andun ako mismo dahil kasa kasama ko sila.

        Posted by dunhill | August 25, 2013, 11:18 pm
    • osto ka bartek tuleng, ngem apay nga ada suspect ken biktiman nga imparwar ti kapulisan ket madama payla met ti imbestigasyon?

      awan ngata ti hokus pokos na?

      Posted by palawapaw | August 26, 2013, 6:08 am
  31. Hmmm I sense there is a visible hatred of this mao to neil as I read the threads. I am just reading comments and news about abra and I do not really comment. But, as I went on reading the threads I just read the views or opinions of dr. Neil banez regarding the causes of killings, social injustices and so on. But, a certain mao came to a response attacking the personality and family of this man. I don’t think this mao doesn’ t understand what neil is saying that he just aggressed talking nonsense topic. We do not like reading here which is out of the topic . If you have the guts mao show yourself to dr,neil banez and talk about your issues and not bringing here your ill feelings. Anyhow, that isthe work of an evil. Attacking one’s family is not acceptable. I am sure you also do not like your family to be attacked. I suggest better stop spreading your hatred and anger here because you are acting unprofessional . So mao be professional coz as I said i did not see anything wrong in this thread that neil banez wrote or commented on it. To you dr. Neil banez, i appreciate the way you handle it in a calm way. I do not know you but I sense you have a high respect to yourself and intelligence.

    Posted by mr. eduardo | August 26, 2013, 12:22 am
    • mr. eduardo bagam nga nonsense ti comment ni mao, then why you comment on it, it’s really a nonsense or it does make a sense to you, ag damdamag lang apo?

      Posted by palawapaw | August 26, 2013, 5:32 am
      • Ada ngamin poon da ni Neil young hahahah! Palubusam tarkok!

        Posted by Mao | August 26, 2013, 6:02 am
      • All i can say my tiny infant is the comments of mao to dr. Banez’ s views here is not about you but about causes of killings.social injustices and so on as I mentioned awhile ago. Yes it is nonsense that is why I am telling it to stop coz it is irrelevant to the topic attacking the man and family when in fact, he never mentioned named mao or anyone else. It does not matter to me whatever your reply but i stand firm that my opinion stays. In this case, you can only see the upbringing of people they react to constructive criticisms.

        Posted by Mr. Eduardo | August 26, 2013, 2:35 pm
  32. Again, it is written ” what thy say, thou shall be justified; what thy say, thou shall be condemned”

    Awan mapukaw no dumngeg iti napipinas nga kapanunutan ken comentaryo. In fact you gain a lot of things.Only fools refuse what is right and things commendable. I’m also convinced Dr N Banez has the good heart and brain like mr Eduardo, sir Pedro , Badong etc. adu ti maadal nga mangpasayaat ti kinatao. We are human to learn from others and from our experiences. No ti bagbagi tayo laengen ti dengdengen tayo nga nalalaing ngem ti dadduma, ay saan tayo nga makaadal, saan tayo nga naragsak ta awan ti kapia. Agtitinnulong tayo ketdi nga mangbirok ti solution ti karigat ti biag ken kinariribok ti Abra. We are Christians who are supposed to love one another. But what is prevailing in Abra is hatred, violence and corruptions. No agtinnulong tayo ken naynay nga awag an ti pannarabay ti Dios Apo, segura do nga agballigi tayo. Ay-ayaten tayo ti provincia, masapul nga agtitinnulong tayo nga mangripuog ti kinadakes. We must trust ourselves and more on God, i believe we can make Abra a better place to live in.

    Posted by Tagamasid | August 26, 2013, 8:20 am
    • I agree absolutely, TAGAMASID. Knowledge is nothing if others cannot benefit from it. It is time we respect each other regardless of our beliefs and comvictions. Respect is the hallmark of a true Christian.

      Posted by pedro abreno | August 26, 2013, 4:01 pm
    • Your absolutely right Tagamasid. What I can say is there are 2 atitude which Mao is manifesting towards Dr. Banez they are hatred (Gura) & greed (Apal). Common sense say that Mao will never, never accept any explanation from Dr. Banez, it will be all wrong even he see it right. But believed me both of them have no peace of mind, coz the latter is thinking, what to write next to hurt Dr. Banez emotionally and dr. banez is thinking the other way round. A bit of advice Dr. Banez, dont stoop to the level of Mao. You are well off, you have better advantage move (on) forward. God Bless,,,,,,,

      Posted by Bodong | August 26, 2013, 4:39 pm
      • Good morning to all! Yes sir Bodong I am not stooping to Mao’s level but what really made me reply was when he brought out shenanigans about my Lolo (RIP), he claims to know so much. But nevertheless my family and I are happy and blessed. I wish Mao the same and to all. Have a nice day, PEACE!

        Posted by neil | August 26, 2013, 4:56 pm
        • But sometimes we need to stoop to anybody’s level to fight back or these illogical and stupid people will just feel that they are good as we are.,……….

          Posted by Genti | August 27, 2013, 12:36 am
        • Dr. Neil, your humility is worth emulating. You have reacted with decency and civility. You are a true Christian gentleman.

          Posted by pedro abreno | August 27, 2013, 5:09 pm
        • Basbasaek dagitoy posts mo dr Neil ket dakkel ti naparisanyo ken P Anrenio, napno ti kinapakumbaba, kinatakneng nga panpanunot ken kinalinteg. Sayang ta napintas nga pangguepmo ta ilim, ta saan makita ti umili kas mapaspasamak ti sabsanali nga lugar-resulta, tultuloy nga pananggundaway ni agtuturay.
          Election manen ti 2016, dagiti latta sigud nga agtuturay ti marikna nga agpursigi ti panagturayda. Dagiti tattao nga pagduaduaan ti kinataoda nga agkakadua ita ket isuda payen to mabalin nga agsasango. Why not aim for higher position? Your education and total personality justify as deserving official for our province. I believe you are the right leader needed by our province now. The late sen. Osias of La Union failed in his attempt to serve his province, but was victorious as candidate for senator. Who knows with the current miserable condition of our province and the successful campaign of the president for good governance, Abrenians might trust their hope in your hands. Think about it and I will volunteer in my modest capacity to support you; I will campaign for you in our place, to friends and relatives in other places.

          Posted by Tagamasid | August 29, 2013, 9:05 am
  33. sungsungbatan na ni Neil Young ti sarili na talaga nga ada tama na datoy nga doctor imala met la kenni MAO.

    Posted by MAO oyong | August 26, 2013, 5:03 pm
  34. Mao Oyong ka nga talaga ,,Dr Neil is entitled for his own opinion..this is a free world ..o.k..umay kaman idtoy canan loko ta ipangal ngal ko toy 45 ta ngiwat mo loko..ado la amin nga critikar yo ken Dr.Neil..kabain yo koma ta isu na ket Doctor..sika sinno ka koma met loko…pada kala nga agbutbuteg nga dina pay maikkay tay doggong nan..inta ket agraepen na lalaing loko..tayla agbirbirok iti inkay sutsutilen

    Posted by Gorio | August 26, 2013, 5:30 pm
    • San ko totopan ti nalaing nga Agudal ti ado nga nagan na, mangted Ka ti numerom ta agsao ta , Neil Kalak Young hahahahaha balking kasi kamet aglemeng kan kenni lelonng mo antenggggggg

      Posted by Mao Yong Banez | August 26, 2013, 10:14 pm
      • Ni Gorio toy kasasa om ditoy lampa ngog data ti dapat nga agsarita ta agpadata nga awan ad adal na lang gong saan kamet ngarud a Doctor..anya ket ti pigsa ti rikna mon aya nga mikiringor ti adda adal nan aya.umay ka ditoy canan ,la paz ta sika met ti adda kayat na loko ta ikalkag ko kenka toy 45 ken witiwit ko ta bareng no matawan ka loko tadika ket agpaka laing ken mangperdi ti innak panagbasa idtoy longat

        Posted by Gorio | August 27, 2013, 1:47 am
        • Nagbuakaw kan Gorio,sangka saom nga taga Canan ka, ngem saan ka nga taga Canan,ibagak kenka Gorio nga nasisingpet ti Tatta-o ti Canan, Ala wen pag karkarit mo ta 45 caliber mo, ibagak kenka agsarak tan to, ti bigat diay AQUINO GROCERY ti Canan,Itugot mo amin nga galamay mo,wen? Alas Dies ti bigat Huebes 29,Aug, 2013, agkita ta diay Aquino Grocery tapno malpasen ti kinabuakaw mo.

          Posted by Tukak | August 27, 2013, 4:13 pm
      • Mao – you can never put a good man down! Dr. Neil is an anesthesiologist and you could never put your grey matter to his level. See, you even used his family name. You are crazy my dear! Neil does not need phone numbers. All he wants is to have. A Critical level of thinking. But, sorry to say that it does not apply to you.

        Posted by Mr. Eduardo | August 27, 2013, 3:27 am
  35. Relax lang, kalma, adda tayo ditoy para ag commento no anya ti kayat tayo nga ibaga, irespeto tayo kuma amin nga comment ditoy tapno awan agsasakit ti nakim. God Bless!!!!!

    Posted by STOP VIOLENCE | August 27, 2013, 1:56 am
  36. If I were the writer of this news article, I would have used the words fire fight instead of gun battle.

    Posted by blackie | August 28, 2013, 8:53 am
  37. para kanyak gayyem blackie,kasla namaymayat ti gun battle ta ngamin bassit dagitoy nag pipinnaltoog ken panay short arms…no firefight,it involves a lot of men and firearms of larger caliber,kasla koma diay south nga batalyon wenno companya ti involved su nga firefight.sabagay sumalaso met laeng gayyem

    Posted by pagalsem | August 28, 2013, 11:00 pm
  38. Dear Senior Sysop: I just want to comment the attack of Ringnoster that this dot com is kind of SUCKS!
    1. I think the good lady has forgotten that she has already a considerable number of comments/posts on this dot com that she called Sucks. Is this a blatant display of double standard personality?
    2. If this dot com is sucks so as the viewers and the like including herself especially those really concerned Abrenians who unselfishly contributing their ideas/thoughts, then, were they also considered sucks?; and
    3. What if there’s no Abrenian.com and Pedro Abrenio, how did we clear the name of our very own Supreme Court Associate Justice Bersamin from the attacks against his dignity or reputation?
    I think she owes an apology if she didn’t really mean it.

    Posted by tampak-ktl | August 29, 2013, 3:51 pm
  39. This is a non sense exchange of ideas. I’m sorry to tell this for Mr. Pedro Abrenio & DR. Neil Banez but these people like Mao, Gorio, Meow, Palakupak, Tukak, Blackie and many other names is one and the same person. What a waste of time exchanging words to these kind of Abrenios. Pedro Abrenio & Dr. Neil, I commended your opinion and clarity of your thoughts. I can’t resist not comment here. Ang angaw ti ammo da daguitoy nga personalidad.

    Posted by hercules | August 30, 2013, 8:52 am
    • Uray Anya ti sasawem Neil young awan kina pudno na Gapo ta imala Ka met laeng kenni lelonng mo Anteng, manipod idi tiempo Danilo Zapata ken uray no sinno ti nag turay ti Dolores kimontra isuna. Isu nga ni MAO kalalaingan Banez nga uliteg mo buakaw Gapo ta kinontra na pay Paking ngem nagatras ta nagistayan pinapispisan ni Paking isu nga ag buteng met laeng suna . Ti pagkarit ni MAOYONG Banez ket ni GOB TAkot. Neil YOung mapan Ka Lang agkantan wenno mapan agagaw ti pasyente .

      Posted by Mao Yong Banez | August 30, 2013, 11:06 am
    • Kalaki mong tao, very critical and judgmental ka pa.
      What’s the use of having your true name if you have nothing to share with? Look at the majority bogus here headed by Genti and Pedro Abreno? They are the most humble person to accept credit if their comment is more than enough to make your day, but they are the most coward to run and hide if the viewers got more than enough causing their blood pressure to rise…..he…he..
      So which you prefer better now? Are you just contented with those with real names (they are all good or unselfish in sharing their thoughts to the public without any hidden personal interest, you know?) and we bogus will just evaporate? Or, you still prefer both, because you believe likewise that ideas/opinions are still better or more important than the name, whether they’re bogus or not?

      Posted by sammo dawan jr. | August 30, 2013, 1:42 pm
      • Sammo dawan – to whom you are referring your message pls? Thank you.

        Posted by Mr. Eduardo | August 30, 2013, 1:56 pm
        • To Hercules…..

          Posted by sammo dawan jr. | August 30, 2013, 4:15 pm
        • It’s my first time reading Abrenian.com re news in Abra Sammo Dawan. As I scrolled down the key board to read your exchanging of ideas all I saw are trash of your thoughts and ideas. The two people and few other more that I mentioned are good thinking people and open to all ideas of others. I want to know what are happening in our Province and not this “kanto: ideas that you have. You check yourself and you are many that are using different names but one and the same person in this web site.

          Posted by hercules | September 1, 2013, 7:51 pm
  40. Then share with us your good thoughts or ideas instead of criticizing us. Maybe you are the one we had been waiting for to bring effective ideas that might change the ugly face of our province. Thanks for your constructive criticism, though. Keep in touch…!!

    Posted by sammo dawan jr. | September 1, 2013, 8:41 pm

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