Philippines – On Friday, November 18, 2016 a surprise burial of the late former President of the Philippines, Ferdinand E. Marcos was taken at the Libingan ng mga Bayani.
After four decades of waiting and five former presidents that keep declining the burial of the late president at LBNMB, finally the long wait is over as the family and supporters of the late president finally granted his last will of been buried at the Heroes Cemetery.
The controversial burial of the late president has always been in debate for so many years, according to law which President Duterte insist that Marcos has the right to be buried at LNMB because he is a former president and at the same time a soldier who fought the Japanese during World War ll.
On November 8, 2016, the highest court of the country, the Supreme Court finally made up their decision that favors the late Marcos of allowing him to be buried at LNMB.
While according SC spokesman Theodore Te, although there is a 15-day period following the issuance of the SC decision for a motion for reconsideration to be filed, this does not prevent the Marcos family from pursuing the burial at heroes’ cemetery.
The burial of former Pres. Marcos, show different reactions from social media some favors “saying it’s time to move on”, while people who against it says even in his burial Marcos was a thief?
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