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Philippines President Duterte says he will return drug war lead role to National Police

By Alexis Romero (philstar.com) | Updated November 22, 2017 – 8:18pm

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte, in his speech during the 65th League of Cities of the Philippines (LCP) General Assembly at the Shangri-La at the Fort, Bonifacio Global City (BGC), Taguig City on November 21, 2017, reads a briefer on the effects of various illegal drugs as he explains how some illegal drug suspects tend to turn violent especially when accosted by law enforcers. 318 more words

Here's an interesting tale—

An elderly couple terrorized by enforcement due to growing hibiscus. Yep, hibiscus. There’s some lessons in here, y’all, including an insurance company to avoid. Read on!

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NYT: Restrictions Make Building a Team of Lawyers a Challenge for El Chapo

I found this story to be extremely interesting because it portrays the difference between law, the penitentiary system and corruption between the United States and Mexico. 325 more words

Trump Gets Chummy With Filipino Strongman

When President Donald Trump boarded Air Force One to depart from Manila, the Philippines capital, ending his 12-day, five-country state tour of East Asia, he claimed he had secured $300 billion in deals—some of which are with leaders whose records on human rights are spotty, like President Rodrigo Duterte of the Philippines. 551 more words

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Canada's Trudeau airs concern on Philippine killings

AFP

© AFP | Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau tackled Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte over allegations of extrajudicial killings in Manila’s deadly drug war

MANILA (AFP) – Justin Trudeau tackled Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte over allegations of extrajudicial killings in Manila’s deadly drug war, he said on Tuesday. 362 more words

Fantastic Fest Review: Tigers Are Not Afraid

Written by Antonio Quintero

              Tigers are not afraid is my favorite film of Fantastic Fest 2017. The film was made by Mexican Filmmakers Issa Lopez. It’s a beautiful film; but also, an important film about the crimes that are happening to our neighbors to the south. 455 more words

Thug and sipsip start early on Trump charade

Tragic U.S. President Donald Trump cares nothing about human rights in the Philippines.  He made that very clear long ago in a telephone conversation with The Thug, a transcript of which was promptly… 249 more words