The Valentine's Day caper - Part 4

Back to Manila

Irene and Greggy returned to Manila via Lufthansa Flight LH 750 on Saturday, 24 February.

On Friday, 2 March, the Philippine Supreme Court unexpectedly released its decision to confirm the legitimacy of Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo's presidency denying Joseph Estrada's quo warranto petition. Earlier, the Supreme Court had announced that its ruling would be released on 13 March.

During Estrada's brief reign, the Philippine Commission on Good Government PCGG has not been very aggressive in pursuing the Marcos Swiss accounts. Estrada is a close associate of the Marcos family. His ouster increased the pressure on the couple to transfer the money fast.

Now, under the Arroyo administration, currently staffed mainly by former President...



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