Tags: Gloria Arroyo

By RONALYN V. OLEA Bulatlat.com MANILA – Health workers who sued former president Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo for human rights violations are dismayed at what they described as the slow pace of the local court handling the case. Six of the Morong 43, or the 43 health workers arrested on February 6, 2010 and detained for ten…

By INA ALLECOR. SILVERIO Bulatlat.com MANILA – Members of the Makabayan bloc of progressive party-list groups in the House of Representatives are circulating a draft resolution against special treatment for ex-president and Pampanga Rep. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo. Arroyo has been charged with electoral sabotage and the police and judicial authorities are currently in a quandary as…

By Carol Pagaduan-Araullo Streetwise | BusinessWorld The overriding and unstated premise in the controversy over the “constitutional crisis” provoked by the Supreme Court order allowing former President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo and former First Gentleman Miguel Arroyo to travel abroad and the Justice Secretary’s insistence on barring them from leaving on the basis of a departmental “watch…

By Satur C. Ocampo At Ground Level | The Philippine Star This piece was written before the Supreme Court held a special en banc session yesterday to hear the oral arguments on various pleadings pertaining to the Justice Department order stopping Gloria M. Arroyo from travelling abroad and the Tribunal’s issuance of a temporary restraining…

Press Statement 16 November 2011 Former President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo’s attempts to escape justice and frustrate efforts to prosecute her is in plain view that nobody could have missed it. The minute she steps out of the country, the quest for justice will almost certainly fall apart. She will most probably wait it out till the…

By INA ALLECO R. SILVERIO Bulatlat.com MANILA — Two progressive lawmakers and leaders of various peoples organizations said the blame over the attempts of former president Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo to leave the country should be laid at the doors of two institutions: Malacañang and the Supreme Court. Bayan Muna Rep. Teddy Casiño’s said the High Court’s…

By INA ALLECO R. SILVERIO Bulatlat.com In the wake of President Benigno Aquino III’s exuberant report regarding his supposedly successful business and diplomatic trip to China, Bayan Muna Representative Neri Colmenares said the president should not be too eager to forge new deals. Aquino led a delegation of almost 300 business leaders on a trip…