Lafayette - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Lafayette


Slow progress in Rapu-Rapu mine rehabilitation

May 08, 2018 - 4:08 PM

Rapu-Rapu Mayor Ronald Galicia says local officials are 'clueless' on the activities in the mining site where two major mine spills happened 13 years ago

Fishermen in Rapu-Rapu face bleak future due to mining woes

Apr 15, 2018 - 2:03 PM

Fishermen of Rapu-Rapu town in Albay have to sail past municipal waters just to catch fish

RAPU-RAPU ISLAND. An aerial photo of Barangay Poblacion Rapu-Rapu, Albay Photo by Rhaydz Barcia/Rappler

DOT Bicol opposes proposed mining in Albay tourist spots

Mar 28, 2016 - 3:15 PM

The proposal to mine limestone in Camalig town is being opposed by the regional tourism office as it would destroy several tourist attractions

Tourists at the Quitinday Green Hills in Camalig, Albay. Photo by Rhaydz Barcia

Theater shooter bought gun legally – police

Jul 25, 2015 - 1:18 PM

The motive of John Houser – a 59 year old white man with a criminal record – remains unclear

Gunman opens fire in US movie theater killing two

Jul 24, 2015 - 10:27 AM

5th UPDATE The shooter opens fire randomly on fellow movie goers about 30 minutes into a showing of Trainwreck at the Grand 16 theater in Lafayette Louisiana

LOUISIANA SHOOTING. This still image obtained courtesy of KLFY News in Lafayette, Louisiana shows people gathering at a local hospital after a gunman opened fire at the Grand 16 movie theater in Lafayette, Louisiana late July 23, 2015. Photo by KLFY NEWS/AFP

All-clear at Washington Navy Yard after shooting scare

Jul 03, 2015 - 1:11 AM

Thursday s lockdown – which forced police to seal off several city blocks – came amid security jitters as the United States braces for the July 4 Independence Day holiday

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May 15, 2015 - 8:45 PM

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Small drone puts White House on lockdown

May 15, 2015 - 2:38 PM

The Secret Service say the individual is seen flying the Parrot Bebop drone in Lafayette Park at an altitude of about 100 feet 35 meters

SECURITY. United States Secret Service Officers stand post at a roadblock near the White House in Washington, DC, USA, 14 May 2015. Photo by Shawn Thew/EPA

Facing Gilas Pilipinas: Croatia

Aug 24, 2014 - 12:25 PM

Take a closer look at the Croatian national basketball team which will face Gilas Pilipinas in Group B of the FIBA World Cup

Croatia celebrates a victory over Ukraine in the Eurobasket 2013 quarterfinal. A fourth place finish in the tournament qualified them for the FIBA World Cup. Photo by Armando Babani/EPA

Megaworld to launch new condo in Iloilo Business Park

Jan 20, 2014 - 12:04 AM

The 14 storey Lafayette Park Square is Megaworld s second residential condominium project in the 72 hectare Iloilo Business Park

Photo from Iloilo Business Park Facebook page