In memoriam: Icons, newsmakers who died in 2014

Michael Bueza
In memoriam: Icons, newsmakers who died in 2014
Remember their life and times, and the legacies they left behind

MANILA, Philippines – Comedians, actors, and entertainers. Artists, authors, and creative geniuses. Politicians and government luminaries. Plain folks turned game-changers.

Many influential icons and notable newsmakers passed away in 2014.

We remember their life and times, and the legacies they left behind.

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December 23 – Acosta, a Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) traffic enforcer, succumbed to head injuries 5 days after the motorist he apprehended on EDSA in Cubao, Quezon City took off, dragging Acosta along the road.


Read more: MMDA traffic aide dies after EDSA hit-and-run










November 13 – Miss Honduras had been due to fly to London for the 2014 Miss World beauty pageant, but she disappeared with her sister Sofia Trinidad on November 13 after a party. Their bodies were found 6 days later, buried along the banks of a river in the violence-plagued northwestern part of Honduras.


Read more: Miss Honduras shot dead ‘after fleeing sister’s boyfriend’

































































































































































































































































































– Rappler.com

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Michael Bueza

Michael is a data curator under Rappler's Tech Team. He works on data about elections, governance, and the budget. He also follows the Philippine pro wrestling scene and the WWE. Michael is also part of the Laffler Talk podcast trio.