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Panelo hits U.S. senators for 'absolute ignorance, shameful bias' over De Lima case

Dec 31, 2019 - 7:12 PM

The Presidential Spokesman suggests US senators Patrick Leahy and Richard Durbin 'consult' with the US Ambassador to the Philippines 'before they start blabbering further nonsense'

SPOKESPERSON. In this file photo, Presidential Chief Legal Counsel and Spokesperson Salvador Panelo holds a press conference in Busan, South Korea on November 24, 2019. Photo by Robinson Niñal Jr/Presidential Photo

U.S. senator urges PH to free De Lima, drop threats vs Maria Ressa

Dec 29, 2019 - 3:09 PM

United States Senator Patrick Leahy vows to continue standing up for human rights in the Philippines after President Rodrigo Duterte bars him from entering the country

HUMAN RIGHTS. Senator Patrick Leahy (left) urges the Philippines to uphold human rights instead of threatening to deny Americans visas to the country. File photo by Chip Soodevilla/Getty Images/AFP

U.S. Senate panel OKs proposed ban on PH officials in De Lima detention

Sep 27, 2019 - 1:56 PM

US Senators Richard Durbin and Patrick Leahy propose the amendment to the 2020 state and foreign operations appropriations bill

OPPOSITION SENATOR. Detained Senator Leila De Lima is whisked away after attending a hearing at Muntinlupa Regional Trial Court on August 9 2019. Photo by Lito Borras/Rappler

Duterte & US, Miriam Santiago, Rosetta crash | 12PM wRap

Sep 30, 2016 - 1:35 PM

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Duterte to US senators: 'Do not interfere in PH affairs'

Sep 30, 2016 - 3:54 AM

President Duterte also tells the United States Do not pretend to be the moral conscience of the world

DUTERTE. Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte (L) speaks during his meeting with Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc in Hanoi on September 29, 2016. The Philippine leader is on a two-day visit to Vietnam. Photo by AFP

Duterte 'endorsing what amounts to mass murder' – US senator

Sep 29, 2016 - 1:55 PM

The US senator also says President Rodrigo Duterte s plan to revive the Philippine Constabulary is a deeply troubling development

WAR ON DRUGS. Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte is waging a war on drugs that has killed more than 3,470 people in the Philippines since he took office on July 1. Photo courtesy of Malacanang

De Lima, Duterte, Vietnam visit | 6PM wRap

Sep 28, 2016 - 9:19 PM

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US lawmakers, Cuban dissidents meet in Havana

Jan 19, 2015 - 11:24 AM

About 15 opponents of the Americas only communist government meet for more than two hours with the American visitors

Democratic senator Patrick Leahy of Vermont (R), next to representatives Debbie Stabenow of Michigan (C), Chris Van Hollen of Maryland (L), Sheldon Whitehouse of Rhode Island (2-L) and Peter Welch of Vermont (2-R), talk to the media upon their arrival to a hotel in Havana, Cuba, 17 January 2015. Ernesto Mastrascusa/EPA

Landmark US immigration bill clears key Senate hurdle

May 22, 2013 - 10:22 AM

The Senate Judiciary Committee approved the contentious and potentially historic legislation by a 13 5 vote

The Senate Judiciary Committee holds a markup session on the immigration reform legislation in the Hart Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill May 20, 2013 in Washington, DC. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images/AFP