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A political detainee’s hope for freedom this New Year

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AT FIRST glance, the inmates at Misamis Oriental Provincial Jail (MOPJ) do not look like they have been in prison as they go about making Christmas lanterns. Among those who have been toiling for the last couple of days was Vicente Libona, called “Tatay” by his fellow prisoners.

Like other inmates at MOPJ, Tatay was one of those who chose to augment their livelihood while in incarceration by making and selling their Christmas lanterns, which ranged from P75 to P1, 600, depending on the size ...

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MisOr inmates seeing brisk sales on Christmas lanterns

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MISAMIS Oriental Provincial Jail (MOPJ) inmates are enjoying brisk sales of their handmade Christmas “parol” now being displayed near the jail entrance.

Colorful lanterns are hanged on barbed wires where prospective buyers passing by can instantly choose from an array of handcrafted parols. (READ MORE)

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