Month: April 2015


BLOOD RUSH By SARAH RAYMUNDO Darren Veloso, Mary Jane’s younger child, would spontaneously be asked by his Lolo Cesar to deliver a statement in a press conference organized by Migrante on April 7. He would fall into silence. And just when everybody’s thinking that he did not have anything to say, he breaks into a…

Blood-splattered Zamboanga City twilight

October 10, 2013, just over a week after the ceasefire of the standoff between the military and rogue Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) forces in Zamboanga City. Parked in the coast inside the compound of the Western Mindanao Command, is one of the motorboats reportedly used by armed MNLF fighters to enter Brgy. Rio Hondo during the onset of the crisis. The shipwreck lies astoundingly beautiful against the golden sunset in one of the southernmost points of the Mindanao island.