Libertad - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Libertad


Riding-in-tandem gunmen kill radio announcer in Negros Oriental

Dec 28, 2018 - 12:42 PM

(UPDATED) Police suspect radio announcer Gabriel 'Kumander Aguila' Alburo was killed over a cockfighting bet but are looking at other motives for the attack as well

Sandiganbayan affirms rejection of plea bargain deal in fertilizer fund scam

Feb 04, 2018 - 6:05 PM

The anti-graft court says 3 members of the Bids and Awards Committee of Libertad, Misamis Oriental cannot strike a plea bargain deal

DENIED. The Sandiganbayan Third division denies plea bargains filed by Bids and Awards Committee members in the fertilizer fund scam. Photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

As fish stocks dwindle, fishers seek to protect Antique’s 'tuna highway'

Aug 26, 2017 - 9:00 AM

Libertad is one of the 4 towns along Pandan Bay where the open seas are known as the tuna highway of Antique for their bountiful stocks of the commercially valuable fish

TUNA HAUL. Small-scale fishers unload tuna from outrigger boats after a night of fishing in Pandan Bay, at the edge of the Sulu Sea. Photo courtesy of the Office of the Municipal Agriculturist, Libertad, Antique

P2M illegal drugs seized in Bacolod raids

Jul 15, 2015 - 8:07 PM

Authorities conduct two separate raids in Bacolod City: one at SM City mall and another at Libertad Market

Negros quake death toll could breach 100-mark

Feb 13, 2012 - 5:03 PM

Memorial to be set up in landslide site

MEMORIAL. Local officials in Negros Oriental plan to stop retrieval operations for dozens of missing residents, more than a week after the February 6 earthquake.