Bangued, Abra – Religious groups, the Abrenian Voice for Peace, along with the police, military, Commission on Elections (Comelec), Abra youth sector and other stakeholders the other day joined forces in the Unity Walk and candle lighting rites for secure and fair 2016 elections.
More gun violence. Two separate incidents were recorded in the last two weeks. According to the police, motives are still being investigated.
So who are these politicos who actually surrendered their firearms, and what kinds of firearms are these? It has been our experience that politicians surrender guns that are either not working or modified (sometimes referred to as “One Pong”). We don’t see those sophisticated and high-powered guns —– by Ginalyn B. Brioso / PIA BANGUED, Abra … Continue reading
The two most coveted positions (Governor and Bangued Mayor) in Abra for this coming 2016 Elections are being contested by two families. Two families who at some point where allies in the last elections.
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
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.
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.
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.
by THOM PICAÑA Bangued, Abra: A Tineg town mayoralty bet, from an influential political family in Abra, mauled an officer-in-charge (OIC) barangay chairman in front of the provincial capitol here Monday morning.
Anne Valera, the daughter of Ex-Governor Vicsyd Valera said her father was wrongfully accused. This according to a public post on her Facebook account. The young Valera was referring to the court decision where the Ex-Governor was found guilty in the Bersamin killing