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Pemberton/Espino

  BY JULLIE Y. DAZA     Two men who do not know each other, presumably. American Marine Cpl. Joseph Scott Pemberton, here on R ‘n R in 2014, convicted of killing a Filipina transgender, was freed by virtue of a full and absolute presidential pardon. Bienvenido Espino, a Filipino working in Kuwait, was sentenced […].....»»

Category: newsSource: tempo tempoSep 15th, 2020

Lingering thoughts on Pemberton case

While we talked last Tuesday of the closure of the Pemberton case, it now seems that the story of the US serviceman who killed Filipino transgender Jennifer Laude in 2014 is not yet over on the other side of the Pacific......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 22nd, 2020

‘Gobyernong US, nakialam para mapalaya si Pemberton’

“Hindi usapin ng mabuting asal ng isang indibidwal ang pagpapalaya kay Pemberton, kundi usapin ng pambansang soberanya at dayuhang interbensiyon. Nangangamoy pangingialam ng US ang pag-aabsuweltong ito,”.....»»

Category: newsSource:  pinoyweeklyRelated NewsSep 21st, 2020

Losers and gainers

The Philippines’ “loss” is US hate-mongers’ gain. But that shouldn’t be the reason for anyone to think the Duterte pardon of Pemberton is a calculated jeer at US society. The post Losers and gainers appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Category: newsSource:  bulatlatRelated NewsSep 20th, 2020

US: Pemberton faces discharge, no court-martial

The US serviceman who was found guilty of killing a Filipino transgender six years ago but was pardoned by President Duterte would be discharged even if he does not face court martial, Malacañang said yesterday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 18th, 2020

Pemberton fate now in US hands – Palace

    Malacañang left it to the United States if they would allow US Marine Lance Cpl. Joseph Scott Pemberton to walk free after being pardoned six years after murdering Filipino transgender Jennifer Laude. Presidential spokesman Harry Roque made the statement after the US Marine Corps said that Pemberton would no longer face court-martial proceedings […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tempoRelated NewsSep 17th, 2020

No deal? Pardon of Pemberton is a spit on national sovereignty

Billion-dollar military deals provide context to the release of Pemberton. The post No deal? Pardon of Pemberton is a spit on national sovereignty appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Category: newsSource:  bulatlatRelated NewsSep 16th, 2020

Robin Padilla earns flak for favoring Pemberton pardon

  BY NEIL RAMOS     While many disagree with President Duterte giving convicted murderer Joseph Scott Pemberton absolute pardon, among them some of the country’s biggest stars including Liza Soberano, there are those who are seemingly only too eager to court controversy choosing to walk the knotty, more convoluted path. Actor Robin Padilla, a known Duterte […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tempoRelated NewsSep 15th, 2020

Pagkampi ni Robin sa pagpapalaya ni Duterte kay Pemberton binanatan ni DJ Mo

  NAG-REACT si Mo Twister sa post ng isang website sa Twitter about Robin Padilla. “After Fighting for Jennifer Laude, Robin Padilla Agrees with President Duterte on Granting Absolute Pardon to Joseph Scott Pemberton.” ‘Yan ang article kung saan nag-react ang TV and radio host. “I love how Robin Padilla, in a matter of a […] The post Pagkampi ni Robin sa pagpapalaya ni Duterte kay Pemberton binanatan ni DJ Mo appeared first on Bandera......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 15th, 2020

Most fitting closure to Pemberton case

The message “May he find peace of mind” floated above the cacophony that sent off US Marine Joseph Scott Pemberton who was deported Sunday after serving time for killing transgender Jennifer Laude in 2014 in a hotel room in Olongapo City......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 15th, 2020

Pemberton to face court-martial in US – Roque

The American serviceman convicted for killing a Filipino transgender in 2014 but pardoned by President Duterte would still face court-martial proceedings in the US, presidential spokesman Harry Roque said yesterday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 14th, 2020

Roque says Pemberton to face US court martial

Presidential spokesperson HarryRoque said the American court martial will determine additional punishment for Pemberton and whether he is qualified to remain in service......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 14th, 2020

Strike 2 on Harry Roque

When presidential spokesman Harry Roque speculated that President Duterte had given convicted killer Joseph Scott Pemberton an unexpected absolute pardon, my first reaction was: Oh, no, why should a presidential spokesman utter an opinion?.....»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsSep 14th, 2020

PH govt deports US soldier

A US marine Lance Cpl. Joseph Scott Pemberton, convicted of killing a transgender woman in Olongapo City, was deported Sunday morning after being pardoned by President Rodrigo Duterte......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsSep 14th, 2020

Pemberton deported, flies back to US after presidential pardon

MANILA, Philippines — After six years of detention at Camp Aguinaldo, convicted killer US Marine Lance Corporal Joseph Scott Pemberton is now deported. Pemberton left the country on Sunday morning, Bureau of Immigration spokesperson Dana Sandoval said. He was flown out by an American military aircraft which took off from tbe Ninoy Aquino International Airport […] The post Pemberton deported, flies back to US after presidential pardon appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 13th, 2020

Guevarra: Pemberton case should be taken into account on future of VFA

The case of convicted killer former US Marines Lance Corporal Joseph Scott Pemberton should be taken into account in connection with the future of the Visiting Forces Agreement between the Philippines and United States. This was according to Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra as he expressed relief that Pemberton is now out of the country following […] The post Guevarra: Pemberton case should be taken into account on future of VFA appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsSep 13th, 2020

US embassy: Pemberton fulfilled his sentence

The US Embassy in the Philippines said that convicted murderer US Marines Lance Corporal Joseph Scott Pemberton has already fulfilled his sentence in accordance with the Philippine laws. “All legal proceedings in the case took place under Philippine jurisdiction and law.  Lance Cpl. Pemberton fulfilled his sentence as ordered by Philippine courts and he departed […] The post US embassy: Pemberton fulfilled his sentence appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsSep 13th, 2020

Pemberton, napa-deport na

  Napa-deport na ng Bureau of Immigration (BI) si US Marine Lance Corporal Joseph Scott Pemberton. Pinalaya si Pemberton sa kaniyang detention cell sa Camp Aguinaldo, Linggo ng umaga (September 12). Sa ibinahaging larawan ng ahensya, makikitang naka-posas pa rin ang Amerikanong sundalo. Kasama ang ilang tauhan ng BI sa mga nag-escort kay Pemberton mula […] The post Pemberton, napa-deport na appeared first on Bandera......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 13th, 2020

Pemberton deported from Philippines after Duterte pardon

(Updated) US Marine Joseph Scott Pemberton, convicted for the murder of Filipino transgender woman Jennifer Laude, was deported from the Philippines Sunday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 13th, 2020

Pemberton will be banned from country & lsquo;forever& rsquo;& mdash;BI

US Marine Lance Corporal Joseph Scott Pemberton is now on the Immigration blacklist and will be forever banned in the Philippines following his deportation, the Bureau of Immigration said Saturday......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsSep 13th, 2020

Presidential prerogative

Foreign Affairs Secretary Teddy Boy Locsin and outgoing US Ambassador Sung Kim, who made his farewell call at Malacañang last Monday, were both caught by surprise when the President decided to just cut through the red tape and issue an absolute pardon to Lance Corporal Joseph Scott Pemberton, a US Marine who was being held in a detention facility at Camp Aguinaldo for the killing of a transgender woman in 2014......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 12th, 2020