7 new Bantayog heroes honored today

7 new Bantayog heroes honored today


A farmers’ advocate, a seminarian-turned-underground rebel, a political activist, two student leaders, and two labor organizers are the latest heroes and martyrs to be honored today, Bonifacio Day, their names to be added to the Wall of Remembrance at the Bantayog ng mga Bayani in Quezon City.


The seven heroes are Edgar C. Ang Sinco (1952-1971), Alfredo C. Cesar Jr. (1948-1982), Ruth E. Dueas (1959-1983), Erasto L. Librado (1947-1992), James M. Orbe (1950-1974), Baltazar A. Pinguel (1949-2017) and Nestor L. Principe (1945-1973).


The ceremonies, which are open to the public, will begin at 4 p.m., with former Sen. Aquilino “Nene” Pimentel Jr. as gues…

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