FILAM COMMUNITY LEADERS SUPPORTS OMBUDSMAN AGAINST “DOCTRINE OF CONDONATION OR “AGUINALDO DOCTRINE”

EPCC NEWS
April 19, 2015

FILAM COMMUNITY LEADERS SUPPORTS OMBUDSMAN AGAINST “DOCTRINE OF CONDONATION OR “AGUINALDO DOCTRINE”

Los Angeles – Filam Community leaders were united in their stand last TALAKAYAN Sa FACLA, Thursday, April 16 on their support for the Ombudsman against the “Doctrine of Condonation” or “Aguinaldo Doctrine.

Ombudsman Chief Conchita Morales-Carpio brought this up as the lawyers of Mayor jojo Binay used this doctrine as an argument against is suspension before the Supreme Court.

Meanwhile Chief Justice Lourdes Sereno questions this doctrine because “it is being used to abuse power and foster graft and corruption”.

She added,” there are 35,000 elected local officials and if everyone uses this doctrine, its an excuse for the abuse of power.”

“Aguinaldo Doctrine” breeds graft and corruption.

Alliance leader Arturo P. Garcia said, “ we support the Ombudsman because it will be a handicap against the government’s campaign against graft and corruption if the accused officials use this law in their favor.”

RVNC leader Dr, Orlando Cagampan brought out the fact that “Senator Grace Poe is a little less than 5 points away from the survey leader Vice President Jejomar Binay.” That brought discussion of the TALAKAYAN into the 2016 presidential elections.

On the other hand FACLA Directors Susan Oca and Linda Nery, guests of TALAKAYAN Sa FACLA gave an update on the FACLA 7oth Anniversary an invited the community leaders to the 2-day celebrations of FACLA on April25 and 26, 2015.

FACLA’s 70th Anniversary April 25-26, 2015

Anniversary Committee Chair Susan Oca said that the celebrations for April 25, 2015 will for loyal FACLA members and supporters. On the other the April 26 grand celebrations will be a $ 50 ticketed event.

FACLA is celebrating its Platinum 70th Anniversary on April 26, 2015. FACLA was founded on PAril 26, 1945 in Los Angeles by four people, one Filipina farm worker-Petra Hernandez and other 3 Filipino farm worker.

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