Kerwin Espinosa recants drug trade accusations vs Sen. Leila de Lima

Tetch Torres-Tupas - Reporter / @T2TupasINQ 04/28/2022

MANILA, Philippines —  Self-confessed drug trader Kerwin Espinosa has taken back his allegations that connected Senator Leila De Lima in the business of illegal drugs inside the New Bilibid Prison. His retraction was contained in a counter-affidavit…

EDSA anniversary: Senator De Lima reminds Cebuanos to always fight for justice

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 02/25/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Senator Leila De Lima urged Cebuanos to continue fighting for justice, as the country celebrates the 36th anniversary of the EDSA revolution. Congressman Tom Villarin, the official representative of De Lima, was in…

Group chooses Cebu to start campaign volunteer support for Senator De Lima’s 2022 election run

Mae Fhel Gom-os 08/21/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu — A group of volunteers coming from different sectors has launched  in Cebu the first campaign volunteer network for Senator Leila de Lima on Friday, August 20. “Talaga po’ng deliberate ang pagpili sa Cebu…

De Lima loses bid to join Senate sessions via online

Christia Marie Ramos 06/19/2020

MANILA, Philippines — A Muntinlupa court has rejected Senator Leila de Lima’s motion seeking to allow her to participate in Senate sessions through teleconferencing from her cell in Camp Crame. In its six-page decision dated June 17…

PH to require visas for Americans if US ban on Filipino execs is enforced

Nestor Corrales - INQUIRER.net 12/27/2019

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippines would require Americans to secure visas before entering the country after Washington effectively banned Filipino officials from entering the United States over the continuing detention of opposition Sen. Leila de Lima. “Should…

Villar still richest senator, De Lima is poorest

Christia Marie Ramos - INQUIRER.net 10/16/2019

MANILA, Philippines — Senator Cynthia Villar remains the richest member of the Senate while Senator Leila de Lima is the poorest, their latest statement of assets, liabilities and net worth (SALN) showed. As of June 30, 2019,…

De Lima hits ‘heartless’ Duterte for refusing foreign aid

Neil Arwin Mercado - Inquirer.net 09/22/2019

MANILA, Philippines — Sen. Leila De Lima on Saturday called President Rodrigo Duterte “heartless” as she condemned the alleged order to refuse grants and aid from other countries for the families of victims of his administration’s war…

Roque blames De Lima after being ousted from party-list

01/27/2017

Kabayan Party-list representative Herminio “Harry” Roque is pointing his finger at former justice chief and controversial Senator Leila de Lima as the person behind the party-list’s decision to “remove” him last Tuesday. With utmost certainty, Roque was…

De Lima: Is Duterte gov’t using ‘Bato’ as scapegoat?

01/22/2017

  Senator Leila de Lima on Saturday said that it appears that the Duterte administration is looking for someone to blame in the scandals hounding the Philippine National Police (PNP). And the scapegoat, according to De Lima,…

DE LIMA LINKED TO JAGUAR

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 10/06/2016

A convicted Cebu policeman, who once led a kidnap-for-ransom gang, has accused Senator Leila de Lima of receiving bribes from slain drug lord Jeffrey “Jaguar” Diaz when she was still the head of the country’s justice department…

Sebastian set up drug lords to earn De Lima’s trust — ex-cop

10/06/2016

Convict Jaybee Sebastian tricked big-time Chinese drug lords into getting the trust of former Justice Secretary and now Senator Leila De Lima, said an inmate from the New Bilibid Prision (NBP) who testified on Thursday before the…

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