US Troops & Human Rights in Basilan
IF President Gloria Arroyo objects to the Cha-cha proposed by Congress it may not have to do with her future political plans. There is no legal impediment to her presidential bid in 2004. Except for the barangays, the last term of many elective officials will expire by then. If the Cha-cha lifts the ban on their reelection, they may likely run under the administration party because of its campaign logistics. If this happened, Gloria should have their bailiwicks' support. We can really assume its lack of budget that may have made Gloria oppose the Cha-cha at this time.
But this does not mean that a Cha-cha will never take place during Gloria's 6-year term up to …
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Publication information: Article title: US Troops & Human Rights in Basilan. Contributors: Not available. Newspaper title: Manila Bulletin. Publication date: April 11, 2002. Page number: Not available. © 2009 Manila Bulletin Publishing Corp. COPYRIGHT 2002 Gale Group.
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