Medellin - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Medellin


No more special task force for Cebu town mayor killed in hospital

Jun 26, 2019 - 5:50 PM

The Cebu Provincial Police Office backtracks, saying Ricardo Ramirez' killing does not fit the parameters of a special investigation task force

SLAIN. Former Medelin, Cebu mayor Ricky Ramirez. Photo from the Facebook page of Municipality of Medellin Cebu

Police form special task force to probe into ex-Cebu town mayor’s slay

Jun 19, 2019 - 9:10 PM

Cebu Provincial Police says the ‘manner of killing’ was ‘alarming’

Ex-Cebu town mayor shot dead inside hospital

Jun 19, 2019 - 6:22 PM

Police say armed men stormed a private hospital in Medellin, Cebu, to kill former Medellin town mayor Ricardo 'Ricky' Ramirez

SLAIN. Former Medelin, Cebu mayor Ricky Ramirez. Photo from the Facebook page of Municipality of Medellin Cebu

Drug 'godfathers' to surrender in Bangladesh

Feb 12, 2019 - 9:36 PM

Police say those surrendering on February 16 in the southeastern town of Teknaf would include drugs traders, traffickers and several 'godfathers'

DRUG WAR. This file photo taken on April 6, 2018 shows Bangladesh Border Guard (BGB) personnel laying out small bags of the drug 'yaba' recovered from a passenger bus in a search at a checkpost along the Teknaf-Cox's Bazar highway in Teknaf. File photo by Munir Uz Zaman/AFP

After warnings of species plight: solutions in sight

Mar 24, 2018 - 11:22 AM

Experts say it's not too late to halt the rate of destruction of nature, and maybe even reverse some of it

A farmer checking on his farm planted with lettuce in preparation for harvest in the next few days in barangay Paoay, Atok town Benguet by mau victa

1.3M join pope's mass in Colombia's ex-'narco city'

Sep 10, 2017 - 7:41 AM

In Medellin he urges the Church to get out its comfort zone in order to confront challenges such as Colombia s peace process

IN MEDELLIN. Pope Francis waves from the Popemobile on his way to the Enrique Olaya Herrera airport, in Medellin, Colombia, on September 9, 2017. Joaquin Sarmiento/AFP

Cebu's convergence road project to boost tourism

Aug 25, 2015 - 1:52 PM

President Aquino tells DPWH that they have more infra projects to complete across the country before his term ends next year

President Benigno S. Aquino III delivers his speech during the project briefing on the major infrastructure projects in the Province of Cebu at the Equipment Management Division of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Region VII in Sergio Osmena Boulevard corner V. Sotto, Cebu City on Monday (August 24, 2015). Also in photo are Transportation and Communications Secretary Joseph Emilio Aguinaldo Abaya, Cebu Governor Hilario Davide III and Public Works and Highways Secretary Rogelio Singson. (Photo by Marcelino Pascua / Malacañang Photo Bureau / PCOO)

Blaze hits 3 areas in Cebu

Mar 17, 2015 - 9:07 PM

More than a hundred houses are damaged and thousands are left homeless in 3 separate fire incidents in Cebu in just one day

Fire hits congested sitios in Barangay Pardo, Cebu City. Photo courtesy of Cebu City Police Office, Pardo Station

A promise after Yolanda

Jan 19, 2014 - 7:00 PM

I told them to keep dreaming I told them to never lose hope

DOWN NOT OUT. A Philippine flag flies in the wind over the Curva Elementary School in Medellin, Cebu. The school suffered damage during Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan). All photos by Ace Tamayo

Bantayan Island, 3 Cebu towns completely isolated

Nov 09, 2013 - 8:35 PM

The towns of Sta Fe Madrijelos Bantayan Bogo Medellin and Daanbantayan have been cut off from all modes of communication since November 8

CUT OFF. Three towns in Bantayan Island remain cut off after Typhoon Yolanda (international name: Haiyan) cut through the Visayas. Photo courtesy of Bibi delos Reyes

Olympics: IOC set for election fever

Jul 02, 2013 - 8:32 AM

Olympic election fever in Lausanne: 3 cities bid for 2020 Olympics 6 men vying to succeed IOC chief Rogge

The candidate cities: Tokyo, Madrid, and Istanbul.