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>Office of Ombudsman, bastion of corruption


> The Beekeeper BY PET MELLIZA Virginia Palanca-Santiago’s exercise of raw power (18) Virginia Palanca-Santiago’s unusual haste to “solve” the case People’s Graftwatch of Iloilo versus jaime Esmeralda, et al, invites suspicion. Even while the answer of Esmeralda et al were in transitu to Cebu, they already received a six-month preventive suspension order dated March […]

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>The BeekeeperBY PET MELLIZA Virginia Palanca-Santiago’s exercise of raw power (17) Virginia Palanca-Santiago, the woman who should be addressed to as “Honorable” being the assistant ombudsman for the Visayas and concurrently, regional director of the Office of the Ombudsman in Western Visayas, scarcely shows her face in Iloilo these days.Further, her office no longer accepts […]