Cherry Piquero-Ballescas
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Touching tale of COVID, friends, and prayers
by Cherry Piquero-Ballescas - October 31, 2020 - 12:00am
These October 26 FB posts caught our attention:
Please continue to stay safe vs. COVID
by Cherry Piquero-Ballescas - October 24, 2020 - 12:00am
From being the country’s COVID epicenter to being acknowledged and acclaimed as a best practice model for containing the virus, Cebu City has certainly gone a long way since July!
October’s Our Lady of the Rosary and others saints
by Cherry Piquero-Ballescas - October 17, 2020 - 12:00am
It is inspirational to be reminded about the sacred and holy in the month of October.
Hunger and poverty: Personal troubles or public issues?
by Cherry Piquero-Ballescas - October 15, 2020 - 12:00am
If one of three Filipinos reports that he experienced involuntary hunger due to lack of food to eat at least once in the past three months, it is understandable if many think that this is the personal trouble of...
Together versus poverty and hunger
by Cherry Piquero-Ballescas - October 10, 2020 - 12:00am
Extreme poverty has worsened throughout our country and the rest of the world.
Does government see these increasing millions of hungry, poor Filipinos?
by Cherry Piquero-Ballescas - October 3, 2020 - 12:00am
“Kung hindi kami mamamatay sa COVID, mamamatay kami sa gutom.”
Celebrating creation and seafarers
by Cherry Piquero-Ballescas - September 26, 2020 - 12:00am
September 1, declared by Pope Francis as World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation to encourage “the world’s 2.2 billion Christians around the world to come together to pray and care for our common...
Did it help?
by Cherry Piquero-Ballescas - August 27, 2020 - 12:00am
Remembering who we Filipinos really are
Celebrating the unheralded
by Cherry Piquero-Ballescas - August 15, 2020 - 12:00am
As we remember Mama Mary’s Assumption on this day, August 15, we ask her intercession for peace and protection for all, here and throughout the rest of the Philippines and the world.
Real state of our nation/city
by Cherry Piquero-Ballescas - July 25, 2020 - 12:00am
Officials will soon be addressing their national or local constituents to report their State of the Nation Address or State of the City Address.
Holistic approach for Cebu City
by Cherry Piquero-Ballescas - July 11, 2020 - 12:00am
In view of the increased deaths caused by COVID-19, problems about cremation (high costs and long queue) and burial are recent challenges for families.
A crisis within a crisis
by Cherry Piquero-Ballescas - July 9, 2020 - 12:00am
The Food and Agriculture Office of the United Nations raised the alert that “our hungriest, most vulnerable communities (now face) a crisis within a crisis.”
Iloilo City and Pasig mayors show the way
by Cherry Piquero-Ballescas - July 4, 2020 - 12:00am
These words of wisdom from Iloilo Mayor Jerry Treñas: “If there’s one thing I learned about governance and leadership, it is that alone I cannot do everything, but together with everyone in the...
To the IATF in Cebu
by Cherry Piquero-Ballescas - June 27, 2020 - 12:00am
We hope and pray that together, Cebu City residents and the IATF led by DENR Sec. Roy Cimatu will now move on, united and coordinated, to save more lives and contain the virus and its spread.
ECQ again!
by Cherry Piquero-Ballescas - June 18, 2020 - 12:00am
This is not what Cebu City wants. Neither does Cebu City want to be the present epicenter of and number 1 in COVID-19 cases nationwide
Philippine independence?
by Cherry Piquero-Ballescas - June 13, 2020 - 12:00am
June 12, 2020 was accompanied by Typhoon Butchoy.
Can we do better?
by Cherry Piquero-Ballescas - June 11, 2020 - 12:00am
With Cebu City residents, we are very much alarmed, concerned, and upset to know that the city had the most number of COVID-19 cases all throughout the country.
Overwhelmed yet hopeful
by Cherry Piquero-Ballescas - June 4, 2020 - 12:00am
Do you have days when you wake up to so much hope and light, and feel all will be well, with God’s grace?
“Sarap ng buhay” vs. “Mahirap”, “Parang Basura”
by Cherry Piquero-Ballescas - May 30, 2020 - 12:00am
“Ang sarap ng buhay (life is good). Ganito na lang tayo palagi ah? (Let us keep it this way!)
Creating the new world now
by Cherry Piquero-Ballescas - May 21, 2020 - 12:00am
Crisis or not, the good comes with the bad.
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