Front Pages 2011

Front Pages 2011: Michael Ray Aquino Extradited

Front Pages 2011: Michael Ray Aquino Extradited

Front pages of Bulletin, Inquirer, and Star, June 27

June 26, 2011. Former police officer Michael Ray Aquino, among the persons implicated in the Dacer-Corbito double murder, returned to the country, after ten years of hiding in the United States. Aquino was extradited to stand trial for the decade-old case.

I’d like to tell the Filipino people that President Joseph Estrada and Sen. Panfilo Lacson did not order me to kidnap, harm and/or murder anyone, specifically Mr. Salvador Dacer and Mr. Emmanuel Corbito.
Michael Ray Aquino, in a statement read by his lawyer

[Page One stories: Manila Bulletin | Philippine Daily Inquirer | Philippine Star]


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Front Pages 2011 is Pinoy Index’s way of looking back at notable events of 2011, as presented on the front page of the three leading broadsheet newspapers in the country: the Manila Bulletin, the Philippine Daily Inquirer, and the Philippine Star.

Images of newspaper front pages featured in this post are retrieved from the Bulletin e-paper site at, the Inquirer e-paper site at, and the Philippine Star archives.


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