Fernando Gonzalez - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Fernando Gonzalez


Albay coastal village reaps rewards of campaign vs illegal fishing

Mar 29, 2018 - 8:00 AM

In Barangay Catburawan in Ligao City, residents marvel at their fishermen's 'unprecedented' daily catch, the fruit of efforts of local authorities to stamp out illegal fishing in Burias Pass

BIG FISH. Tanigue or Spanish mackerel outsize the holding bins of Catburawan fishers. Photo by Rhaydz Barcia/Rappler

Former Mayon victims provide fresh vegetables for Mayon evacuees

Feb 06, 2018 - 8:30 AM

The 'Women for Progress' movement continues to tend the communal garden amid Mount Mayon's eruption, generating income and providing fresh vegetables for some of the 19,520 families housed in various evacuation camps in Albay

TARANUMAN SA BARANGAY. This food sustainability program brings smiles and purpose. Photos by Rhaydz Barcia/Rappler

Salceda gone? LP stalwarts vow Roxas-Robredo victory in Bicol

Apr 29, 2016 - 5:00 PM

The ruling party s stalwarts in the region are banking on their strong local candidates to boost the chances of the administration tandem

BICOL CAMPAIGN. Administration tandem Mar Roxas and Leni Robredo court the Bicol vote on February 13, 2016. Photo by Franz Lopez/Rappler

Bicol a ‘cradle’ of VP candidates

Oct 05, 2015 - 10:26 PM

Like a sili the presence of Bicol stalwarts will add spice to the vice presidential contest says Senate President Pro Tempore Ralph Recto who notes there are 4 aspirants from the region so far

BICOLANOS. Senators Antonio Trillanes IV (1st from left), Chiz Escudero (2nd from left), and Gringo Honasan (1st from right) as well as Camarines Sur Representative Leni Robredo (2nd from right) all come from the Bicol region.

Albay lawmaker questions lack of classrooms for K to 12

Jun 01, 2015 - 8:00 AM

Albay Representative Fernando Gonzalez says classrooms that can accommodate senior high school are not ready and many students will be displaced

BEHIND TARGET. An Albay representative questions the delay in the construction of classrooms in his district for the K to 12 program ahead of the opening of classes on June 1. File photo

Gross freed in exchange for three Cubans: US official

Dec 18, 2014 - 12:08 AM

The official says it was a swap with intel assets acknowledging that the assets were the three Cubans serving US prison terms for espionage

FREE. In this December 3, 2013 file photo, supporters of imprisoned US citizen Alan Gross, who has been held in a Cuban prison for 4 years, during a rally in Lafayette Park across the street from the White House, in Washington, DC. Cuba has freed Alan Gross -- a US contractor jailed on the communist-ruled island since 2009 -- on humanitarian grounds at the request of the United States, a US official said December 17, 2014. ABC News, which first reported the release, said Gross, 69, was on his way home. AFP PHOTO / PAUL J. RICHARDS / FILES

Gonzalez, Fernando

May 13, 2013 - 8:31 PM

Salceda and the dynasties of Albay

May 01, 2013 - 3:38 PM

Joey Salceda the unopposed governor whose endorsement Team PNoy and UNA are fighting over has put his family in the same league as the longer running dynasties in Albay

Poll tensions in Albay town taint province's record

Apr 14, 2013 - 2:57 PM

The mayoral race in Malinao town in Albay is an anomaly in the otherwise peaceful polls in the province following the murder of one of the leading bets for the post