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                    [Title] => ‘Of heinous crimes and shattered dreams’
                    [Summary] => (Editor’s  note:  This is a letter written by the mother of murdered fraternity neophyte Leonard H. Villa, Lenny to his friends, on the occasion of her son’s birthday.  Leonard would have turned 34 today.)

Dearest Leonard,

34 years ago, I gave birth to you. Your Papa and I were very happy to be blessed with a healthy baby boy.

Our happiness became complete when you became kuya to your sister Tina, whom you loved dearly.
[DatePublished] => 2003-10-10 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 133272 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1096974 [AuthorName] => Gerarda H. Villa [SectionName] => Headlines [SectionUrl] => headlines [URL] => ) [1] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 207978 [Title] => WPD: Laguna mayor a fugitive from the law [Summary] => This was how the Western Police District (WPD declared yesterday that Lumban, Laguna Mayor Reynato Macalalag, who has a standing warrant of arrest for the alleged killing of a barangay tanod in the town eight years ago, is now a fugitive from the law.

WPD director Chief Superintendent Pedro Bulaong ordered his men to intensify the manhunt against Macalalag following an appeal from the Crusade Against Violence (CAV), the anti-crime watchdog helping the relatives of victim Alberto Quiatzon get justice.
[DatePublished] => 2003-05-29 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 133272 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => [AuthorName] => [SectionName] => Metro [SectionUrl] => metro [URL] => ) [2] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 196509 [Title] => What do you think of a US attack on Iraq? [Summary] => We should be concerned about the planned US attack on Iraq because of the thousands of Filipino overseas workers who will be affected should it happen. There have been endless debate on what our government should do and should not do in this situation, and as in every debate, there are two sides as to how a war of this nature should be handled by the Filipino people.
[DatePublished] => 2003-02-23 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 136207 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1529529 [AuthorName] => Mons Romulo [SectionName] => Sunday Lifestyle [SectionUrl] => sunday-life [URL] => ) [3] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 186752 [Title] => DOJ man gets 17 years for student’s slay in 1998 [Summary] => An agent of the Department of Justice (DOJ) Witness Protection Program was sentenced yesterday by a Parañaque City Regional Trial Court (RTC) judge to a maximum of 17 years in prison for shooting dead a student four years ago in Baclaran. [DatePublished] => 2002-12-06 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 133272 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1620721 [AuthorName] => Nikko Dizon [SectionName] => Metro [SectionUrl] => metro [URL] => ) [4] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 168537 [Title] => Protection sought for witnesses vs Ecleo [Summary] => Before it becomes too late again, the Crusade Against Violence (CAV) is asking the Department of Justice (DOJ) to place a brother-in-law of detained cult leader Ruben Ecleo Jr. and three others under the government’s witness protection program.

CAV president Carina Agarao said placing Josevyl Bacolod and three other family members under the program will prevent another tragedy.
[DatePublished] => 2002-07-17 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 133272 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => [AuthorName] => [SectionName] => Nation [SectionUrl] => nation [URL] => ) [5] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 168578 [Title] => Bishops scored for calls vs death penalty [Summary] => Catholic bishops were accused yesterday of being "un-Catholic" after they demanded that President Arroyo suspend the execution of death convicts.

Under the Heinous Crimes Law of 1994, only a presidential pardon can save a convict from death.

Carina Agarao, president of the Crusade Against Violence (CAV), told reporters it was so "un-Catholic" for the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) to coerce the Chief Executive into violating the law.
[DatePublished] => 2002-07-17 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 133272 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => [AuthorName] => [SectionName] => Headlines [SectionUrl] => headlines [URL] => ) [6] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 157202 [Title] => What’s the best & worst advice you have ever received? [Summary] => We turn to friends and relatives for advice when we’re in a bind, when facing crossroads, or before making a major decision.

Some advice may be good for us, some may put us in a worse situation. Most advisers mean well, others have a hidden agenda. The bottomline is that it is always best to pray hard for enlightenment, keep an open mind, listen to what our friends have to say and use their advice as a guide. And hope that our advisers know what they are saying!
[DatePublished] => 2002-04-14 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 136207 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1529529 [AuthorName] => Mons Romulo [SectionName] => Sunday Lifestyle [SectionUrl] => sunday-life [URL] => ) [7] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 156509 [Title] => The last crusader [Summary] => Late last year the anti-crime crusader Dante Jimenez quietly published a sort of autobiography, detailing how he eventually found his niche as a fighter against the various faces of injustice. As public figure, Jimenez has been nothing short of controversial. His group Volunteers Against Crime and Corruption (VACC) is quick to the draw when releasing statements concerning varied misdemeanors.
[DatePublished] => 2002-04-08 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 1 [AuthorID] => 1431668 [AuthorName] => Juaniyo Arcellana [SectionName] => Arts and Culture [SectionUrl] => arts-and-culture [URL] => ) [8] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 154228 [Title] => Agarao manahimik ka - Sen. Pimentel [Summary] => Pinayuhan kahapon ni Senate Minority Leader Aquilino Pimentel Jr., si Crusade Against Violence (CAV) president Carina Agarao at ilang ipokritong grupo na anya’y binuo para sa pansariling interes na tumahimik kung hindi rin lang makapagbibigay ng mahusay na paliwanag sa isyu ng Death Penalty Law.

Sinabi ni Sen. Pimentel na walang katotohanan ang paratang ni Agarao na kaya ipinababasura ang death penalty law ay dahil nag-lobby ang mga drug syndicates.
[DatePublished] => 2002-03-17 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 133272 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => [AuthorName] => [SectionName] => Bansa [SectionUrl] => bansa [URL] => ) [9] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 153710 [Title] => Feliciano family awaiting justice [Summary] => One year has passed since 23-year-old Claudine Feliciano was raped and killed in Parañaque City but two of her five tormentors remain scot-free.

It seems the arm of the law is too short to put the remaining suspects behind bars.

"Considering the time that has passed, the police should have already caught and identified the suspects. The police are poor in investigating Claudine’s case," said Crusade Against Violence (CAV) president Carina Agarao.
[DatePublished] => 2002-03-13 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 133272 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => [AuthorName] => [SectionName] => Metro [SectionUrl] => metro [URL] => ) ) )
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