Monday, April 4, 2011

PHILIPPINES - The head of the anticorruption liable to impeachment

What's the daily Manila, deputies shook their fists in victory. On 22 March, by 212 votes against 43, the Philippine Parliament voted in favor of the dismissal of Merceditas Gutierrez, head of the anti-corruption agency. The motion of impeachment must now pass the Senate. Merceditas Gutierrez is accused of having stifled the corruption investigations launched against Gloria Arroyo.

His conviction that would open the way for lawsuits against the former president.

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