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No immediate arrest of De Lima seen; motions to quash cases filed.

Sen. Leila de Lima isn't about to be arrested any time soon. The post No immediate arrest of De Lima seen; motions to quash cases filed appeared first on Inquirer News.

- Philippine Daily Inquirer - PH

Aguirre: De Lima was inciting to sedition with tirade vs. Duterte.

Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II on Tuesday accused Senator Leila de Lima of committing a criminal act for calling on Filipinos to resist the 'repressive' regime of President Rodrigo Duterte.

- GMA News - PH

Philippines' Duterte a serial killer: senator.

MANILA, Philippines, Feb 21 , Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte is a “serial killer” who should be forced out of office, one of his chief critics said Tuesday, as she faced arrest on drug charges she insisted were meant to silence her. Senator Leila de Lima invoked a famous “People Power” ...

- CapitalFM Kenya - KE

Senator De Lima calls for 'psychotic serial killer mass murderer' Duterte to be impeached.

The Liberal Party senator presented the motion in a bid to dismiss her three charges of drug trading.

- IBTimes.co.uk - UK

'A murderer and sociopathic serial killer': One of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's chief critics just made her strongest comments yet.

REUTERS/Ezra AcayanManila - Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte is a "serial killer" who should be forced out of office, one of his chief critics said Tuesday, as she faced arrest on drug charges she insisted were meant to silence her. Senator Leila de Lima invoked a famous "People Power" revolution that toppled dictator ...

- Business Insider - US

Sodalits provide information on abuse of minors to Peruvian prosecutors.

Lima, Peru, Feb 20, 2017 / 11:57 am .- The head of the Sodalitium Christianae Vitae on Friday turned over to Peru's Office of the Public Prosecutor the information identified in a recent report on the community regarding the sexual abuse of minors by its founder and by four of its former members. Alessandro Moroni Llabres, ...

- Catholic News Agency - US

Momento Mater: Top chefs travel to Urubamba .

Chefs and foodies from Peru and abroad were invited by Central's Virgilio Martinez to spend three days at the Inkaterra hotel for a multidisciplinary culinary experience.

- Peruthisweek - PE

Quadriplegic makes Machu Picchu dream come true.

Philip Stephens, a quadriplegic adventurer from Sydney, is an example that there are no excuses to conquer one's dreams.

- Peruthisweek - PE

Peru's first time at the London Fashion Week.

Mozhdeh Matin will be the first Peruvian designer selected to show her collection at the International Fashion Showcase from February 17-21.

- Peruthisweek - PE

Higher-quality education to Urubamba students.

More than 200 young Peruvians from 11 ethnicities of Bajo Urubamba are able to access the educational programs sponsored by Pluspetrol.

- Peruthisweek - PE

Philippines’ President Duterte is a ‘sociopathic serial killer’ who should be forced out of office, senator says.

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte is a “serial killer” who should be forced out of office, one of his chief critics said on Tuesday, as she faced arrest on drug charges she insisted were meant to silence her. There is no more doubt that our president is a murderer and sociopathic serial killer Senator Leila ...

- South China Morning Post - HK

This Copper Hotspot Faces Another Shutdown

All eyes in the copper world have been on stoppages at the Escondida, Chile and Grasberg, Indonesia mega-mines this past week. But elsewhere, other concerning events are emerging for copper supply. The major Las Bambas mine in Peru, for example, had another flare up of community protests. Which forced the operation to shut ...

- OilPrice.com - US

Lima Quran diconteng mesej 'pelik' ditinggal di masjid

KULIM, 21 Feb — Lima naskhah al-Quran berconteng dengan mesej pelik' dan meragukan' yang ditinggalkan di sebuah masjid menimbulkan tanda tanya. Naskhah yang ditinggalkan seorang wanita dalam lingkungan usia 30-an diconteng di helaian...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Robredo: De Lima is being politically persecuted

Vice President Leni Robredo said that the criminal case filed against Senator Leila de Lima smacked of political persecution and might send a chilling effect on anyone who would oppose the administration's policies. It is worrisome because it appears this is political persecution. If this , then it is like setting aside the ...

- Philippine Daily Inquirer - PH

RTC has jurisdiction over drug cases vs de Lima - Panelo

Chief Presidential Legal Counsel Sec. Salvador Panelo on Monday argued against the claim made by Liberal Party President and Senator Francis Pangilinan that the regional trial court had no jurisdiction over the drug cases filed against Senator Leila de Lima.

- GMA News - PH

3 judges to handle drug trafficking cases against De Lima

Three counts of illegal drug trading filed by the Department of Justice against Sen. Leila de Lima were raffled off on Monday to three separate branches of the Muntinlupa City Regional Trial Court . The post 3 judges to handle drug trafficking cases against De Lima appeared first on Inquirer News.

- Philippine Daily Inquirer - PH

Palace: De Lima cases criminal in nature

Malacañang on Monday chided the New York-based Human Rights Watch for urging foreign governments to assail the Duterte administration over the indictment of Sen. Leila de Lima, arguing that the drug-related cases against her were criminal in nature.' The post Palace: De Lima cases criminal in nature appeared first on ...

- Philippine Daily Inquirer - PH

These are the watches worn by some of the most powerful men in finance

Rolex InstagramSince it was invented over 200 years ago, the wristwatch has been an integral component of men's fashion. In addition to their practical functionality of telling time, a watch serves as a collectible piece of art that communicates the personality and style of its wearer. With the help of Crown and Caliber, an ...

- Business Insider - US

Wondering where to pop the question in Peru?

Savoteur selects this Peruvian spot as the best place in South America to ask the big question to that gal or girl you love. Can you guess where?

- Peruthisweek - PE

DOJ: Personalities involved in De Lima drug cases make an 'extraordinary, exceptional' narco-politics story

Investigating prosecutors who indicted Senator Leila De Lima before a Muntinlupa City court for drug-related offenses said the cases hounding the lawmaker were “extraordinary and exceptional” examples of a narco-politics story.

- GMA News - PH

De Lima asks Muntinlupa courts to dismiss drug cases

Senator Leila De Lima on Monday asked the three courts in Muntinlupa City to dismiss the drug cases filed by the Department of Justice against her in relation to the illegal drug trade inside the New Bilibid Prison.

- GMA News - PH

De Lima questions Muntinlupa RTC's jurisdiction on drug raps

Sen. Leila de Lima on Monday said she was hoping that the judge assigned to drug-related cases against her would take the time to study the motions set to be filed by her legal team, which question the jurisdiction of the Muntinlupa Regional Trial Court over the said cases. The post De Lima questions Muntinlupa RTC's ...

- Philippine Daily Inquirer - PH

3 lady judges of Muntinlupa RTC to handle De Lima drug cases

Three lady judges in Muntinlupa will handle the drug charges against Senator Leila De Lima. The post 3 lady judges of Muntinlupa RTC to handle De Lima drug cases appeared first on Inquirer News.

- Philippine Daily Inquirer - PH

Philippines: De Lima won't hide from looming arrest, insists abuse 'not my style'

PHILIPPINE Senator Leila de Lima, who is facing possible arrest and three drug-related charges, insisted in an interview Monday that she was never one to abuse her power, despite the allegations. The post Philippines: De Lima won't hide from looming arrest, insists abuse 'not my style' appeared first on Asian Correspondent.

- Asian Correspondent - HK

Drug cases vs. De Lima raffled off to three Muntinlupa judges

The Muntinlupa City Regional Trial Court on Monday raffled off the three separate drug cases filed by the Department of Justice against Senator Leila De Lima in connection with her alleged participation in the illegal drug trade inside the New Bilibid Prison.

- GMA News - PH

Pimentel: De Lima's colleagues concerned for her safety in case of arrest

Senate President Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III on Monday said they are concerned about the safety of Senator Leila de Lima in case she is ordered arrested by the courts over drug-related charges.

- GMA News - PH

Robredo: Impending De Lima arrest may have 'chilling effect' on admin critics

The seeming “political persecution” of Sen. Leila de Lima may have a “chilling effect” on those who oppose the policies of the administration, Vice President Leni Robredo said Monday.

- GMA News - PH

De Lima: Lascaas confession will pin down Duterte on Davao killings

The confession of retired SPO3 Arthur Lascaas regarding the existence of the Davao Death Squad will pin down President Rodrigo Duterte over his involvement in extrajudicial killings in Davao City, Senator Leila de Lima said Monday.

- GMA News - PH

SolGen hits De Lima for claiming drug cases fall under Ombudsman jurisdiction

Solicitor General Jose Calida on Monday rejected the claim of Senator Leila De Lima that only the Office of the Ombudsman has the right to probe and file cases in connection with her alleged links to the illegal drug trade.

- GMA News - PH

De Lima lawyer defends timing of 'DDS' leader's confession

The lawyer of Sen. Leila De Lima on Monday said the timing of the press conference of the confessed leader of the Davao Death Squad' was just coincidental with the raffle of the drug charges against the senator at the Muntinlupa Regional Trial Court. The post De Lima lawyer defends timing of 'DDS' leader's confession ...

- Philippine Daily Inquirer - PH

Panelo:  Drug raps vs De Lima based on documents and testimonies

Chief Presidential Legal Counsel Salvador Panelo said on Sunday night the criminal cases brought against Sen. Leila de Lima for her alleged involvement in illegal drug trafficking at the New Bilibid Prison were based on documentary evidence and testimonies of witnesses. The post Panelo:  Drug raps vs De Lima based on ...

- Philippine Daily Inquirer - PH

Philippines: Sen. De Lima remains defiant in face of 'politically motivated' drug charges

FACING possible arrest on drug charges, Philippine Senator Leila de Lima remains defiant, vowing to continue to denounce alleged abuses by President Rodrigo Duterte's administration, who she claims is determined to silence her. The post Philippines: Sen. De Lima remains defiant in face of 'politically motivated' drug ...

- Asian Correspondent - HK

Philippines: Drop Political Charges against Duterte Critic

– Philippine authorities should immediately drop politically motivated charges against one of the few lawmakers openly critical of President Rodrigo Duterte's war on drugs,' which has left more than 7,000 people dead, Human Rights Watch said today. Senator Leila de Lima, a former secretary of justice, is expected to be ...

- Human Rights Watch - US

Duterte Critic Faces Charges, Possible Arrest

The Philippine justice secretary said criminal charges have been filed against Sen. Leila de Lima and several others for allegedly receiving money from detained drug lords.

- Wall Street Journal - US

Aguirre: Drug charges vs. De Lima not 'politically motivated'

Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II on Saturday insisted that the charges filed against Senator Leila de Lima are all 'criminal in nature.'

- GMA News - PH

De Lima: Drug cases personal vendetta meant to silence me

Senator Leila de Lima on Saturday said that the string of illegal drug cases filed against her is motivated by personal vendetta and an attempt to silence her.

- GMA News - PH

De Lima joins 'Walk for Life' ahead of her impending arrest

Senator Leila De Lima on Saturday joined 'Walk for life' along with priests, lay people, and others opposing the alleged extrajudicial killings and the reimposition of death penalty.

- GMA News - PH

Hontiveros: Filing of charges vs. De Lima a 'misogyny'

One of Senator Leila de Lima's allies in the Senate on Saturday branded the drug charges filed against her is a form of sexism and misogyny.

- GMA News - PH

Bato dela Rosa offers PNP custodial center as jail facility for De Lima

BAGUIO CITY -- Philippine National Police chief Director General Ronald dela Rosa offered Saturday the PNP Custodial Center as detention facility for Senator Leila de Lima if ever a warrant of arrest against her is issued.

- GMA News - PH

Understanding Peruvian myths

“That cold water will give you a sore throat!” What myths and beliefs have you heard from family members?

- Peruthisweek - PE

First Alejandro Toledo and now Alan García?

Former President Alan García has returned to Peru to take part in the Odebrecht investigation. Will the Peruvian law seek prison for another ex-president?

- Peruthisweek - PE

Kuelap: The Machu Picchu of the north

Kuelap, a walled city in the Amazonian Andes of northern Peru, is waiting to be discovered. Have you visited it?

- Peruthisweek - PE

Blood units on the way for Israeli tourist

Israeli paramedics are en route to Peru with nearly 100 units of blood to help save young backpacker, Zohar Katz.

- Peruthisweek - PE

Drug raps vs De Lima 'illegal'–LP senators

Liberal Party senators Bam Aquino, Franklin Drilon and Francis Pangilinan on Friday slammed the filing of three drug-related cases against Senator Leila de Lima, calling it illegal.' The post Drug raps vs De Lima 'illegal'–LP senators appeared first on Inquirer News.

- Philippine Daily Inquirer - PH

Peru demands $60 million in reparations in Odebrecht graft case

LIMA - Peru is seeking 200 million soles from former government and company officials accused of involvement in bribes distributed by Brazilian builder Odebrecht to secure public works contracts in the country, authorities said on Friday.

- Reuters - US

Philippines: Duterte critic Leila de Lima faces drugs charges

The outspoken senator has strongly criticised the Philippine president's bloody drug crackdown.

- BBC - UK

LP senators say filing of charges against De Lima 'illegal'

Senator Leila de Lima's party-mates in the Senate on Friday came to her defense following the filing of drug-related charges against her, describing the filing as illegal as they were not lodged in the proper court, and calling the charges 'trumped-up.'

- GMA News - PH

'Vindictive politics,' De Lima says of drug raps against her

The Department of Justice filed criminal charges against Sen. Leila de Lima on Friday over allegations she presided over the illegal drug trade at the national penitentiary when she was the justice secretary. The post 'Vindictive politics,' De Lima says of drug raps against her appeared first on Inquirer News.

- Philippine Daily Inquirer - PH

DOJ denies 'politicking' in De Lima raps

The Department of Justice on Friday denied it was engaged in politicking' and stressed it dropped one case against Sen. Leila de Lima that used the testimony of confessed drug lord Kerwin Espinosa, even as it filed three separate drug-related chagres against her in a regular court. The post DOJ denies 'politicking' in De ...

- Philippine Daily Inquirer - PH

DOJ junks raps vs. De Lima, Dayan over supposed Kerwin payoffs

While it filed other drug cases against her, the Department of Justice has junked the drug complaint filed by the National Bureau of Investigation against Senator Leila De Lima over allegations that she got P8 million from self-confessed drug distributor Kerwin Espinosa for her election campaign.

- GMA News - PH

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