November 5, 1991 |
Imelda Marcos surrendered her claims to about $9 million in cash and jewelry on Monday to settle a $5-billion civil fraud case brought against her by the Philippine government in Los Angeles federal court. In the brief legal proceeding, her attorneys agreed to turn over virtually everything the former Philippine first lady carried into exile aboard two jumbo jets almost six years ago. Under terms of the out-of-court settlement, the widow of former Philippines dictator Ferdinand E.
October 4, 1991 |
The Philippine government pledged full protection for deposed First Lady Imelda Marcos when she returns home from exile in the United States to face trial for fraud. It said it will not arrest Marcos at Manila airport on her arrival and will wait until she settles down before serving her with a warrant. She faces seven counts of tax fraud for allegedly failing to pay income and estate taxes amounting to $205 million. Marcos plans to return home by Oct. 20 after receiving U.S.
September 25, 1991 |
The Philippine government has indicted former First Lady Imelda Marcos and two of her children on 11 counts of failing to pay taxes to the government that drove them into exile in 1986. The indictments were submitted to a court in Quezon City, which will issue arrest warrants. Marcos was indicted on seven counts. Her daughter Imelda (Imee) Marcos-Manotoc and son Ferdinand (Bongbong) Marcos Jr. were indicted on two counts each, an assistant chief prosecutor said.
September 18, 1991 |
President Corazon Aquino's government on Tuesday announced a series of legal maneuvers designed to offset the effects of Monday's stinging 12-11 rejection by the Philippine Senate of a new military base treaty with the United States. Foreign Secretary Raul Manglapus said that in the wake of the Senate action, the Aquino government has withdrawn the legal notice given to the United States in May, 1990, terminating the agreement on U.S. bases in the Philippines.
September 17, 1991 |
Philippine President Corazon Aquino has assured the United States that U.S. forces will be permitted to remain at the Subic Bay Naval Base for at least another year, senior Bush Administration officials said Monday. Because of the vote by the Philippines Senate to reject a new military base treaty with the United States, however, a joint committee of U.S.
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May 25, 1991
A Los Angeles judge this week approved a $2-million wrongful-death settlement against former Philippines First Lady Imelda Marcos on the condition that the money not come from her frozen assets. A Seattle jury initially awarded $15.1 million to the families of Silme Domingo and Gene Viernes, who were shot to death in 1981. Both men were leaders in the Union of Democratic Filipinos, an anti-Marcos group.
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April 9, 1991 |
Imelda Marcos was ordered Monday to stand trial in Los Angeles federal court next year on charges that she and her late husband, Philippine dictator Ferdinand Marcos, looted their homeland of up to $5 billion. U.S. District Judge Mariana R. Pfaelzer set a May 5, 1992, date for the civil fraud trial after issuing a final denial of claims by defense lawyers that the case had been settled last year with an exchange of letters between Philippine and Marcos representatives.
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November 6, 1990 |
Imelda Marcos, after negotiating directly with secret emissaries of the Philippine government, claimed through her Los Angeles attorneys Monday that Manila has agreed to drop its multibillion-dollar damage suit against her in exchange for 60% of whatever funds remain in various Hong Kong banks. Her claim was disputed by lawyers for the Philippines. U.S. District Judge Mariana R.
October 9, 1990 |
For three decades, actor George Hamilton's associations with the rich and famous women of the world--from Lynda Bird Johnson to Vanessa Redgrave and Elizabeth Taylor--have landed his name in the pages of international glamour and gossip magazines.