Equally troublesome is the media tendency to speculate on Reyes’ state of mind, his reasons for his apparent suicide, and even who’s to blame for it (as the weekend approached, the Senate was turning into the villain responsible). While nothing much can be gained from it, the cost of this mindlessness is to bury under tons of verbal garbage the need to get to the bottom of the corruption metastasizing in an institution that claims national security as its exclusive mandate. By LUIS V. TEODORO / bulatlat.com
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Reyes’s Death Should Spur Deeper Probe Into Systemic Corruption in Military
By RONALYN V. OLEA
Cause-oriented groups said today the death of former armed forces chief of staff Angelo Reyes should compel authorities to step up their investigation into the alleged massive corruption within the military.
KARAPATAN: Reyes’ Death Should Bear on the Conscience of the AFP Officers’ Corps (PR)
PRESS RELEASE 08 February 2011 With the shocking death of former Armed Forces of the Philippines chief Gen. Angelo Reyes, the human rights group KARAPATAN commiserates and condoles with the family even as it expressed its regrets “that one uncovered trail of corruption within the AFP has been smeared by blood.” Disclaimer | What you…
Amid Reyes Death, Authorities Must Step Up Probes on Military Corruption (PR)
News Release February 8, 2011 Pagbabago! People’s Movement for Change today said that the apparent suicide of General Angelo Reyes should compel authorities probing alleged massive corruption within the military to step up their investigation and make those accountable to answer for their crimes. Disclaimer | What you are reading is either a…
Ex-COA Auditor Who Documented Corruption in Philippine Military Lauded
By INA ALLECO R. SILVERIO
“We applaud Ms. Heidi Mendoza’s courage and determination in daring to expose and condemn anomalous transactions within the military,” said Courage president Ferdinand Gaite.
Reyes, Nograles, Mikey on oil price hike: All bark, no bite
Energy Secretary Angelo Reyes, House Speaker Prospero Nograles and Congressman Mikey Arroyo seemed to have their roles down pat by now. When the big three oil companies raised oil prices yet again this Oct. 20, despite the disaster-wracked times and despite charges of persistent overpricing thrown their way, these three government officials just continued their role – speak like they want to change the situation but allow the oil companies to have their own profitable way in the end.