cebu provincial detention and rehabilitation center - updates

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17 Cebu provincial jail inmates test positive for coronavirus

Apr 29, 2020 - 10:37 PM

(UPDATED) Governor Gwendolyn Garcia says that the inmates were suspect cases after showing influenza-like symptoms

Health workers greet a patient being wheeled out of the Vicente Sotto Memorial Medical Center (VSMMC) in Cebu City on April 24, 2020, after recovering from COVID-19. Photo by Gelo Litonjua/Rappler

Cebu imposes strict measures in provincial jail

Apr 26, 2020 - 9:27 PM

Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia says that swab tests are now being conducted at the Cebu Provincial Detention and Rehabilitation Center. There are no positive COVID-19 cases in the provincial jail yet.

The Cebu City government starts the disinfection of a slum area in Barangay Pasil on March 20, 2020, to arrest the spread of Covid-19. Photo by Gelo Litonjua/Rappler

Cebu jail search yields drugs, guns

Oct 05, 2017 - 9:30 PM

An initial inventory finds several small packs of a substance believed to be shabu, valued at least P71,000, 5 bottles of valium, improvised guns, drug paraphernalia, and several mobile phones and gadgets seized during the operation

OPERATION GREYHOUND. Operation Greyhound yields contraband. Photo by Gelo Litonjua.

Gwen Garcia wants House probe into viral drug raid at Cebu jail

Mar 08, 2017 - 8:45 PM

House Deputy Speaker Gwen Garcia says the Cebu provincial jail turned from epic jail to epic fail under Governor Hilario Davide III

DAVIDE'S FAULT? Deputy Speaker Gwendolyn Garcia condemns the recent jail inspection that required Cebu inmates to strip naked. Screengrab from congress.gov.ph

Gwen Garcia seeks House probe into Cebu jail drugs

Sep 01, 2016 - 8:00 AM

The congresswoman blames Cebu Governor Hilario Davide III for the entry of drugs and other contraband into the Cebu Provincial Detention and Rehabilitation Center

No more room in Cebu prison of dancing inmates

Aug 13, 2016 - 9:00 AM

The current population is at 3 008 more than double capacity of only 1 500 inmates

NO ROOM. The Cebu Provincial Detention and Rehabilitation Center (CPDRC) practice for a dance video last January 2016. Screengrab from Youtube

Prisoners turn to prizefighters at CPDRC

May 25, 2015 - 2:30 AM

Four prisoners at the Cebu Provincial Detention and Rehabilitation Center were the star attractions of a boxing card which featured prison amateurs against fighters from the outside world

Members of the CPDRC Supermax Boxer Team (L-R): Jimmy Berian, who is incarcerated for frustrated murder; Robert Marayan, the team's trainer who is locked up for rape; George Salugaol and Marvin Narte, who also locked up for murder. Photo by Mars Alison

Pemberton admission, Rohingya asylum, prison boxing | 12PM wRap

May 20, 2015 - 12:00 PM

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Could the next Philippine boxing great be found in prison?

May 19, 2015 - 5:01 PM

Boxing promoters are hoping to find the next boxing star when Cebu Provincial Detention and Rehabilitation Center hosts its first pro show this Saturday

PRISON FIGHT. Cebu Provincial Detention and Rehabilitation Center is known more for its Dancing Inmates, but Saturday will feature its Fighting Inmates. Photo from Facebook/Cebu Provincial Government

Be steel, my heart: A 'Steel Bars' review

Jun 13, 2013 - 11:37 AM

Rappler reviews Cesar Apolinario s latest masterpiece starring Dingdong Dantes and Patrick Bergin Photos Courtesy of Portfolio Films

DANCING INMATES. Dingdong Dantes and Patrick Bergin are among the dancing inmates of Cebu in Cesar Apolinario's 'Dance of the Steel Bars.' All images from the movie's Facebook page courtesy of Portfolio Films