Wikileaks exposé: Philippine military generals allegedly in drag during Marcos ‘secret’ party!

More leaked “secret cables” are coming out revealing more about the underbelly of Philippine society in the 1970s under the rule of then President Ferdinand Marcos. Even as the camp of former Defense Minister, now Senate President, Juan Ponce Enrile battle the re-emergence of anecdotal evidence surrounding the allegedly homicidal past of scion and Senatorial […]

Speculation surrounding Jack Enrile’s allegedly homicidal past rage as more Wikileaks cables emerge

As expected, Cagayan Congressman Jack Enrile who is running for a Senate seat in the coming elections is “vehemently” denying his role in the shooting of Ernest Lucas Jr during a soiree (a party organised between classes in exclusive private gorls’ and boys’ high schools) in San Lorenzo Village in Makati back in 1975. The […]

Congressman Jack Enrile complicit in 1975 shootings according to Wikileaks revelation

Jack Enrile is the legendary “spoiled brat” who was “once suspected of having his bodyguards shoot down a guy who stared at him in a nightclub.” (Domini M. Torrevillas, Demythologizing Jack Enrile Philippine Star) and is allegedly linked to a “number of ‘incidents’, ranging from the supposed suicide of his sister’s boyfriend, to the shooting […]

Ambassador Kristie Kenney and the awkwardness of what Wikileaks reveals about the Philippines

Of course the best policy is to shut up when faced with an awkward situation. Thus the term awkward silence. The Wikileaks-facilitated expose on what the United States really thinks of the Philippines is one awkward situation indeed. Of course it does not take a genius to work out how a bumbling basket case such […]