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. Advertisements
In the small town of Tayum in Abra, blood is thicker than politics, or just about anything.
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.
The fight for Governorship in Abra just got a twist with an allege filing of disqualification case against Ruby Bersamin’s cadidacy on the basis that she didn’t properly renounced her US Citizenship.