Michaella Ortega - updates

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Joel Reyes denied bail in Ortega murder case

Sep 08, 2016 - 9:40 PM

The Ortega family welcomes the decision of a local court after having found strong evidence of guilt for the murder of Doc Gerry Ortega

JOEL REYES. The mugshot of the former Palawan governor taken at Camp Crame. Photo from PNP Public Information Office (PIO)

Reyes brothers arrested in Thailand – DOJ

Sep 21, 2015 - 12:08 PM

3rd UPDATE Former Palawan Governor Joel Reyes and his brother former Coron Mayor Mario Reyes are wanted in the Philippines for the murder of environmentalist Gerry Ortega

UNDER ARREST. Thai police present Joel Reyes (seated, R), the former governor of Palawan island, and his brother Mario (seated, L), former mayor of Coron, after the two Philippine politicians were arrested in Thailand. Photo courtesy of the Philippines' Bureau of Immigration

CA nullifies panel that linked Reyes brothers to Ortega slay

Nov 26, 2012 - 8:42 PM

The CA nullifies the second panel formed by the Department of Justice that approved the filing of murder charges against the Reyes brothers in connection with Gerry Ortega s killing


Plunder in 'mashed potato' Palawan roads?

Oct 23, 2012 - 8:04 PM

The Ombudsman is urged to sue former Palawan Gov Joel Reyes and incumbent Gov Abraham Kahlil Mitra for plunder over alleged misuse of at least P520 M Malampaya funds

'MASHED POTATOES.' Palawan's second district spent P20-M on this road in Puring Buliluyan, but critics say it wasn't worth it. Photo courtesy of Bishop Pedro Arigo

Ortega daughter sues ex-Palawan governor over fake passport

Sep 11, 2012 - 5:11 PM

The Department of Foreign Affairs said in August that Reyes tampered with his passport