Vera Cruz - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Vera Cruz


DOJ indicts George Sycip over Alliance records row

Jun 25, 2018 - 7:51 PM

It is a reversal of a 2017 DOJ resolution that earlier cleared George Sycip and other executives of Alliance Select Foods International

INDICTED. The Department of Justice finds probable cause to indict George Sycip and other Alliance executives of violation of the Corporate Code. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

Bidding for license plate production not rigged – LTO

Dec 12, 2017 - 1:58 PM

The Land Transportation Office says consultations were made for the estimated costing for license plates and sticker production

4 injured in Iligan City explosion

Dec 07, 2016 - 8:58 PM

3rd UPDATE A military report says an unidentified individual in a black shirt with bonnet and white shoes rode past on a motorcycle and threw a grenade at the vicinity of Public Plaza Poblacion Iligan City

Thousands support jailed Iligan City Mayor Regencia

Nov 19, 2016 - 7:30 PM

Local residents say they believe Regencia is a victim of narco politics

Remembering the Delano grape strike

Oct 03, 2015 - 6:22 PM

A central piece to that story is the pivotal role Filipinos played in sparking the Delano Grape Strike of 1965 Larry Itliong played a critical role in that transformative evening 50 years ago

California declares holiday for Fil-Am labor leader

Jul 04, 2015 - 7:15 PM

California declares October 25 Larry Itliong Day – to remember and celebrate the Fil Am s life and contributions to the labor movement in the state

New 'Cesar Chavez' film omits Filipino farm leaders from story

Apr 08, 2014 - 10:00 AM

Filipino American National Historical Society FANHS criticizes the omission of Fil Am contributions to the farm labor movement

Alex Esclamado: The invisible giant

Sep 28, 2013 - 7:03 PM

Despite Filipinos being the largest Asian American ethnic group in California there s still hardly anything said about them in public schools