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.
This new ordinance was supposed to be in effect last week. But due to the lack of information, the police were distributing this flyer as a warning. No one has been arrested so far.
By Artemio A. Dumlao (abrenian.com) La Trinidad, Benguet – Two assassins in Abra province involved in several crimes surrendered to policemen Thursday morning.
Ni Raymund Catindig (Pilipino Star Ngayon) TUGUEGARAO CITY, Philippines – Sinampahan na ng kasong kriminal ang pangunahing suspek sa pagpatay sa mediamen na si Jacinto “Jack” Torqueza na pinagbabaril noong Oktubre 8 ng nakalipas na taon sa Tayum, Abra.
By Raymund Catindig (The Philippine Star) TUGUEGARAO CITY, Philippines – Police have filed charges against a relative of a budget officer in Tayum, Abra for the death of an 11-year-old girl who was hit by a stray bullet during the New Year revelry.
Julliane Love De Jesus INQUIRER.net MANILA, Philippines—A reward of P100,000 has been offered for information that could lead to the arrest of the person who fired a gun and hit an 11-year-old girl in Abra province on January 1.
by Artemio A. Dumlao La Trinidad, Benguet –An arms cache suspected to belong to a warlord whom police did not name yet, was seized at a barangay chairman’s home in Lagayan town in Abra.