Anti-drug chief not agreeable to suspending polls

Izobelle T. Pulgo 03/29/2017

The provincial government’s anti-drug chief isn’t keen about President Rodrigo Duterte’s plan to postpone the barangay elections and appoint barangay officials on his own. “I am not totally agreeable in terms of the appointment of barangay officials.…

More than 103 Cebu villages ‘drug free’

Izobelle T. Pulgo 01/24/2017

ABOUT 103 out of 202 barangays in various towns in Cebu that were declared “drug-free” by the Cebu Provincial Police Office have been validated by the provincial government. Ivy Durano Meca, chief of the Cebu Provincial Anti-Drugs…

Few drug surrenderers avail of brgy-based treatment-CPADAO

Izobelle T. Pulgo 12/13/2016

Despite the rising number of drug surrenderers in Cebu, the Cebu Provincial Anti-Drug Abuse Office (CPADAO) laments a significantly low turnout of surrenderers who actually commit to a community-based treatment program. CPADAO head Ivy Durano-Meca cites the…

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