The returns we never imagined

The returns we never imagined

In the Philippines the family of Ferdinand Marcos returns to power through one of his sons, Bongbong Marcos. It is the return, the resurrection of the dictatorship that between 1965 and 1986 marked the country by fire for its plundering of the public treasury, its despotism, its high levels of corruption and the violation of human rights that characterised it. This was possible because Ferdinand, together with his wife Imelda, monopolised all political and military power for 21 years. The parallel between Ferdinand and Imelda and the unmentionable and his wife Lucia is inevitable given the influence they both had…

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