Saturday, June 30, 2012

8 Ways to Commit Grand Corruption (Part 1)

Frederick Chiluba, who was Zambia’s president for most of the 1990s. was convicted of corruption. Investigators seized his wardrobe, which included 100 pairs of handmade shoes. (Photo from Ghanian Chronicle)


Posted: June 21, 2012

Having grown up during the Marcos era, I have a morbid fascination with corruption that takes place on a grand scale. By the time their 20-year reign ended in 1986, Ferdinand Marcos and his glittering wife Imelda had amassed a fortune estimated at $10-$20 billion dollars and stashed in Swiss banks, artwork and real estate, including buildings in Manhattan….Please go to

Maguindanao: The Quest for Justice, A PCIJ Documentary


Thursday, October 20th, 2011

MAGUINDANAO:The Quest for Justice is a documentary produced by the Philippine Center for Investigative Journalism on the second anniversary of the Maguindanao Massacre.

After two years, the Ampatuans have allegedly ramped up efforts to reach a settlement with the families of the victims. The families of the victims continue to hold out against the proposed settlement, even as they try to survive from day to day. In the meantime, the Ampatuan clan
continues to wield clout in the region with its vast resources and continuing political influence.