Hello Garci - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Hello Garci


[OPINION | NEWSPOINT] A tale of two stinks

May 12, 2018 - 1:00 PM

As it happens, Topacio is our link between two stinks – the one surrounding the Tulfos now and the one exploded in 2005 by Gloria Arroyo, former president and now Deputy Speaker and seemingly an eternal Topacio client

Duterte to create task force on Lumad concerns – Dureza

Mar 07, 2018 - 5:39 PM

The task force will be led by retired Colonel Allen Capuyan, who has been on leave from the Manila International Airport Authority since he was accused of facilitating smuggling and corruption in the Bureau of Customs last year

LUMAD'S WISH. The tribal leaders in Mindanao insist on a Bangsamoro entity that recognizes their right to ancestral domain​. Photo by Mick Basa

[OPINION | Newspoint] Lucky and dangerous

Dec 16, 2017 - 2:30 PM

So, how far has Rodrigo Duterte taken us down the road to authoritarianism?

From Hello Garci to 'Big Brother': Who is Allen Capuyan?

Sep 11, 2017 - 8:22 PM

(UPDATED) A 2005 Newsbreak report identifies retired Colonel Allen Capuyan as the 'number one suspect' behind wiretapping operations conducted by an army unit during the Arroyo administration.

Gen. Allen Capuyan, AGM for Security and Emergency Services of MIAA attends the September 7 Senate Blue Ribbon Committee hearing on the P6.4B shabu smuggling at the BOC. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

Are the Poe and Roxas camps accusing Binay of cheating?

Mar 04, 2016 - 1:30 PM

Both Poe and Roxas deny Virgilio Garcillano is a campaign consultant Fingers however seem to be pointing at Vice President Binay

NOT MINE. Grace Poe, Mar Roxas, and Jejomar Binay all say Virgilio Garcillano, former Comelec commissioner, is not among their campaign advisers.

Name-calling mars Senate hearing on 'Hello, Garci'

Jun 10, 2014 - 7:45 PM

Senator Alan Cayetano calls the Comelec chairman worse than Garci Sixto Brillantes Jr says I m about to retire in February 2015 How can I rig the 2016 polls?

FACE-OFF. Comelec Chairman Sixto Brillantes and Senator Alan Peter Cayetano exchanges words during a Senate hearing on the

Poe: Punish high-tech fraud or repeat 'Hello Garci'

May 28, 2014 - 7:26 PM

10 years after the Hello Garci scandal Senator Grace Poe says We need to prevent high tech election fraud from once again making a mockery of our electoral system

'GREAT INJUSTICE.' Senator Grace Poe is pushing for measures to prevent high-tech electoral fraud to prevent a repeat of the Hello Garci controversy. Photo from Poe's office

PH acquisition of spy gadgets worries opposition

Apr 10, 2014 - 6:01 PM

DND bought a Radio Frequency Test Equipment worth P135M 3M

HELLO GARCI: A wiretapped conversation led to controversies that rocked the Arroyo administration

Hello, Garci? Perjury charges set

Mar 18, 2014 - 6:16 PM

UPDATED The Ombudsman says former Comelec Commissioner Virgilio Garcillano lied before a congressional committee

Napoles party-list group figures in ‘Hello Garci’ tape

Sep 11, 2013 - 8:00 AM

Wiretapped conversations in 2004 involving disgraced poll Commissioner Virgilio Garcillano indicate that the A SMILE party list of the Napoleses sought his intervention

Bam Aquino: I didn't know about GMA cheating

Mar 18, 2013 - 3:22 AM

I didn t know about the cheating Bam Aquino replied to UNA spokesman Toby Tiangco

'Hello, Garci' officer promoted to Westmincom

Oct 21, 2012 - 12:50 PM

Maj Gen Rey Ardo a general once linked to the Hello Garci scandal has been named commander of the military s Western Mindanao Command based in Zamboanga City which will help oversee the implementation of a peace deal between the government and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front

Fuming Abalos walks out of Pasay court

Jun 07, 2012 - 11:04 AM

UPDATED Abalos decries the presiding judge s decision on his co accused in an electoral sabotage case but returns to the courtroom about an hour after his walkout

Remember Garci?

Jan 11, 2012 - 11:50 AM

Solons file perjury charges vs the former elections commissioner who presented a fake passport to probers in 2005

Bayan Muna files raps vs Garci

Arroyo's Fortress and the Nosy Press

Sep 04, 2011 - 8:00 AM