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"They can attract tourists, and also show that there are certain lessons of the past that should not be forgotten. These are actual tangible evidence of plunder"

Maita Gonzaga, a senior official at the President Commission on Good Government, discusses plans to put on public display jewels seized 26 years ago from former first lady Imelda Marcos. The government plans to auction them off after they have been on display. The widow of Philippines leader Ferdinand…

Southeast Asia Globe
October 22, 2012

Maita Gonzaga, a senior official at the President Commission on Good Government, discusses plans to put on public display jewels seized 26 years ago from former first lady Imelda Marcos. The government plans to auction them off after they have been on display. The widow of Philippines leader Ferdinand Marcos, Imelda amassed a huge collection of jewellery, fine art and real estate ñallegedly bought with money stolen from state coffers.



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