Saturday, July 20, 2019
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CAGAYAN DE ORO
Lelani P. Echaves
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Echaves: Political talk
TOMORROW the much-awaited first debate between US presidential contenders Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump will air. I’ll watch it with bated breath. Especially because the moderators just might ask questions coming from politically engaged millennials (no oxymoron there!) Earlier this month, 117 ...
From 1027 days ago
Echaves: ‘The evil that men do...
THAT Shakespeare line about the slain Julius Caesar comes to mind as people continue to dissect and speculate the meaning and scope of “state of lawless violence.” Charge that to the collective memory about and trauma with Martial Rule, ...
From 1047 days ago
FOCUSED on ending the illegal drug trade and the resultant drug addiction problem in this country, President Rodrigo Duterte in the same breath stated that terrorism would be the challenge in three to seven years. Let’s pray that the Davao bombing ...
From 1048 days ago
MANY moons ago at UP High School Cebu here in Lahug, graduation time meant identifying the leadership awardee in the graduating batch. On occasions when no one emerged as the irrefutable leader, we expanded the choices to include leadership potential, ...
From 1062 days ago
Echaves: Wannabe heroes
THEN as well as now, this issue of burying the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos in the Libingan ng mga Bayani continues to polarize people. One would think that the only operative word here is the last word, “Bayani” meaning “hero.” My ...
From 1069 days ago
I’M BORED.” I hear such statements now and then in various activities. Such expression masking entitlement always gets me to roll my eyes. How in the world could ever get someone bored? With so many things happening around here and there, ...
From 1083 days ago
WHEN Malacañang suspended then Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama, Vice Mayor Edgardo Labella and 12 councilors last May, people knew it boded ill of things to come. True enough, when Councilor Margarita Osmeña sat as acting mayor, many heads rolled. Among ...
From 1090 days ago
Echaves: Citizens watch, 2
WHERE I live in Mandaue City, garbage has not been collected for over a week. This is very disturbing, especially because our garbage bins easily overflow, what with many neighbors already accommodating transients, boarders and lodgers of all kinds. This ...
From 1096 days ago
Echaves: Citizens watch
THE Duterte administration has reiterated its commitment to fulfill the pre-election and campaign promises to declare war on drugs, criminality and corruption. So, now our media outlets overflow with news about drug lords being named and targeted, and drug pushers and ...
From 1097 days ago
Echaves: Juan and Pedro
ONCE again the homegrown wisdom of “You cannot small Pedro” surfaces. That’s the bastardized version of “Dili gyud nato ma bale-wala ang hungihon sa mga yanong tawo.” Because true enough, what has long been passed around by word of ...
From 1104 days ago