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Senate indicators

When it rains, it pours. After years of being protected by Gloria Arroyo’s Malacañang, House of Representatives,and Supreme Court, Ombudsman Merceditas Gutierrez is getting it from all directions. Click on related documents: Executive Summary Blue Ribbon report on Carlos Garcia Plea BargainAgreement BLUE RIBBONCOMMITTEE REPORT Garcia plea bargain Last Monday, the House Justice committee voted […]

March 10, 2011   Posted in: fertilizer scam, Graft and corruption, Justice, NBN/ZTE  75 Comments

Aquino urged to run after ex-DA chief for fertilizer scam

Despite his brothers P20 million contribution to Aquino campaign by Lynda Jumilla ABS-CBN Among the scandals and controversies that the newly installed Aquino administration wants to revisit is the P728 million fertilizer scam, where public funds intended for farmers were allegedly diverted to former President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo’s 2004 election campaign. Just days after President […]

July 7, 2010   Posted in: fertilizer scam  42 Comments

Mercy, Abalos in a moro-moro

Malacañang is coming out with a masterpiece to divert attention from the unholy alliance between Gloria and Mike Arroyo and Merceditas Gutierrez, the Ombudsman. A highly reliable source said anytime soon the Ombudsman will be filing a graft case with the Sandigan against Benjamin Abalos, the former chairman of the Commission on Election who was […]

March 4, 2009  Tags: ,   Posted in: fertilizer scam, Malaya  57 Comments

Patuloy ang laban para sa katotohanan

Buhay pa ba kayo pagkatapos ng Christmas sa Pilipinas? Masaya na nakakapagod ang Christmas dito sa Pilipinas. Ngunit ang mahalaga ay buhay ang buod ng Pasko, magkasama-sama man o magkakalayo. Ngayon ang ating haharapin ay ang bagong taon. Lahat tayo ay umaasa na sana mas maayos ang 2009. Sa akin, magiging maayos lamang ang palakad […]

December 28, 2008  Tags:   Posted in: fertilizer scam, Web Links  15 Comments

Lessons for Arroyo in Senate coup

Senator Panfilo Lacson told ANC after Juan Ponce-Enrile was sworn in as senate president after Manny Villar resigned, that “Nothing is spontaneous here in the Senate. These things are planned.” To recall, Villar, who was re-elected as senator in 2007 under the Genuine Opposition ticket, was installed as senate president last July with a vote […]

November 19, 2008  Tags: , ,   Posted in: Cha-Cha, fertilizer scam, Governance  108 Comments

Joc-joc clears Gloria; senators dumbstruck

Download audio files of Nov. 13 Senate hearing Download documents related to fertilizer fund scam VERA FILES by JP Lopez and Dennis Gadil Malaya The former agriculture undersecretary tagged as master architect in the illegal diversion of P728 million in fertilizer funds in 2004 yesterday cleared his “benefactor” President Arroyo. But senators, both allies and […]

November 13, 2008  Tags: ,   Posted in: fertilizer scam, Governance, Impeachment '08  139 Comments

Rotarian tell Bolante: tell the truth

In many of the exhortations to former Agriculture Secretary Jocelyn “Joc-joc” Bolante to tell the truth about the P728 million fertilizer scam, he is always reminded of the Rotary’s four way test: Is it the truth? Is it fair to all concerned? Will it build goodwill and better friendships? Will it be beneficial to all […]

November 12, 2008  Tags: , ,   Posted in: fertilizer scam, Governance  57 Comments

Multuhin sana sila ni Marlene Esperat

Ito ang nasabi ng abogadong si Harry Roque nang malaman niya na ibinasura ng Ombudsman ang kasong isinampa ni Marlene Esperat laban kina Agriculture Sec. Arthur Yap, dating Agriculture undersecretary Jocelyn “Joc-Joc” Bolante, sa salang ilegal na paggamit ng pondo ng bayan. Ito ang kasong kaugnay sa P728 milyon para sa abono ng mahihirap na […]

November 9, 2008  Tags: , , ,   Posted in: fertilizer scam, Governance, Web Links  32 Comments

Ombudsman junks Esperat case versus Bolante

Related article in Verafiles : Coverup, whitewash seen in Bolante case by Johanna Camille Sisante GMANews.TV The Office of the Ombudsman on Friday junked the 2004 case filed by slain journalist Marlene Esperat against Agriculture Sec. Arthur Yap, former Agriculture undersecretary Jocelyn “Joc-Joc” Bolante, and other officials over the illegal use of public funds. In […]

November 8, 2008  Tags: , ,   Posted in: fertilizer scam, Governance  33 Comments