June 16, 1988 |
More than 10,000 people joined a funeral march through Manila on Wednesday for the mother of Ferdinand E. Marcos in the largest show of support for the exiled leader since his ouster two years ago. Thousands more lined the streets and threw confetti at the start of a 240-mile journey across rugged mountain roads to Ilocos Norte, the home province of the former president's family.
December 10, 1991 |
Some of the many legal charges against former Philippine First Lady Imelda Marcos may be resolved quickly, perhaps in as short a time as 90 days, a judge has predicted. Judge Thomas Tadeo said he hopes to complete Marcos' trial within 90 days, after Marcos entered a plea of not guilty Monday to seven charges of tax evasion, the first of about 80 criminal and civil charges the government is filing against her. The once-powerful widow of the late dictator Ferdinand E.
May 11, 1990 |
Deposed dictator Ferdinand E. Marcos held secret interest in virtually every industry in the Philippines and had much of his share of the proceeds--millions of pesos weekly--delivered to the presidential palace in bags or boxes of cash, according to evidence introduced Thursday in the federal fraud and racketeering trial of former first lady Imelda Marcos.
October 17, 1989 |
The body of deposed Philippine President Ferdinand E. Marcos was laid to rest in a temporary mausoleum in a tree-lined memorial park in Honolulu at a service attended by more than 1,000 mourners. Imelda Marcos, clutching a rosary, sang "Ave Maria" and "Our Father" while her son, Ferdinand E. Marcos Jr., stood at the casket. Marcos' daughter, Irene Araneta, criticized Philippine President Corazon Aquino for refusing to allow Marcos to be buried in his homeland.
July 2, 1989
Former Philippine President Ferdinand E. Marcos remained critically ill and semi-comatose on life-support equipment in a Honolulu hospital. Marcos, 71, has suffered multiple organ failure and has a serious infection and accompanying fever, a spokesman at St. Francis Medical Center said. The spokesman said Marcos is unable to recognize visitors at his bedside.
December 28, 1990 |
Switzerland's highest court has decided that about $330 million stashed in Swiss bank accounts by the family of former Philippine President Ferdinand E. Marcos should be returned to the Manila government. The Swiss Justice Ministry said that the Federal Court rejected an appeal from the Marcos family against the transfer.