WV jails on red alert status

By: Leomel H. Pasquin All jails are on red alert status following the instruction of Jail Chief Superintendent Arnel S. Gongona, Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP)-6 director,  during the Holy Week. This is to ensure that security and control over jails in Western Visayas are ready for the influx of jail visitors. “We […]

ANTI-PROSTITUTION DRIVE: 6 pimps nabbed, 33 women ‘rescued’ in Boracay

SIX persons were arrested over the weekend in Boracay Island’s anti-prostitution campaign. Richard Sausa, 42; Kevin Martin, 26; Mark Vincent Faulan, 23; Matias Male 23; Fernando Fajardo, 43; Rebecca Cainglet, 56; and Karen Belonio, 22 are accused of pimping women to local and foreign tourists. Police Captain Jose Mark Anthony Gesulga, Malay police chief, said […]

Two Ilonggo seafarers stricken with malaria

By: Emme Rose Santiagudo TWO seafarers from Iloilo province were diagnosed with an “imported” type of malaria, according to the Department Health-Center for Health Development (DOH-CHD)-6. The two seafarers are the first two cases in the region in 2019. According to Entomologist III Maria Lourdes Monegro, the first case recorded in January was a 40-year-old […]