Talisay drug lord ‘underling’ falls

Benjie Talisic 05/15/2017

Operatives of the PIB, PDEU and the SWAP raided the house of Danila Ruiz, a brother of former DILG Undersecretary, who is allegedly connected to the group of suspected drug lord Steve Go. (CDN PHOTO/ BENJIE TALISIC)[/caption…

Sacrifice and vigilance

Ricky Poca 04/17/2017

Happy Easter everyone and may the Good Lord cover you with His precious blood. I hope all of you had a meaningful Holy Week last week. I was asked one time why there are so many people…

‘Stop killings, help those in need’

Victor Anthony V. Silva 04/15/2017

Extrajudicial killings and second chances were among the themes touched on during the Siete Palabras 2017, a reflection of Jesus Christ’s final words at the Cross held at the Cebu Metropolitan Cathedral last Good Friday. Fr. Daniel…

Drug lord escapes dragnet, considered very dangerous

Nestle L. Semilla 03/20/2017

FOR the second time around, a 25-year-old alleged drug lord who is considered armed and dangerous evaded arrest at the height of a government operation conducted against him. Joshua Bucog, 25, escaped from a buy-bust operation conducted…

Central Visayas has a new Cebu-based top drug lord

Ador Vincent S. Mayol, Norman V. Mendoza 03/13/2017

We have a new top drug lord along with nine other drugs lords in our list.” This statement came from Police regional director Chief Supt. Noli Taliño, who said they updated the list of drug personalities in…

The short and perhaps happy life of February

Simeon Dumdum Jr. 02/11/2017

The day started inauspiciously. As usual, the clock radio came on at the morning hour set for the alarm, and a voice began to make a summary of the news. Half-asleep I only caught fragments of it,…

Beauty and the blessed

Francis B. Ongkingco 02/03/2017

Beauty will save the world!” These words popped out of my head when I read the daily headline announcing another Miss Universe! I pondered what this event and similar ones achieve after proclaiming another winner. Every year,…

Early Christmas gift

Ricky Poca 12/26/2016

Allow me wish you all a Merry Christmas. It is a time to show our appreciation to the kindness of our Savior by loving, adoring, worshiping and thanking him for all the blessings that he showered us…

Keeping Christmas

Madrileña de la Cerna 12/17/2016

There is a better thing than the observance of Christmas day, and that is keeping Christmas, according to Henry Van Dyke. In his short essay of the same title, he gives sets of questions for us to…

Palma: ‘We need a change of heart’

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 12/16/2016

  As Catholics trooped to churches at the start of the Misa de Gallo on Thursday, Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma called on the faithful to deepen their relationships with the Lord and to prepare spiritually for Christmas.…

Mexican narcos beat heat in air conditioned tombs

12/12/2016

CULIACAN, Mexico — Some drug lords take their ostentatious lifestyle literally to the grave: a cemetery in Mexico is blooming with two-story tombs fitted with living rooms, air-conditioning and bulletproof glass. Mexico marked on Sunday 10 years…

No conjecture

Editorial 12/05/2016

There has to be even a minimal sense of disbelief after hearing Sen. Vicente “Tito” Sotto III claim that reports of extrajudicial killings are conjectures or theories and that all drug suspects killed in police operations resisted…

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