Arroyo’s Legal Battle

FAR EAST CORRESPONDENT — It might be an old fashioned family feud – the Aquinos versus the Arroyos – that’s worthy of a nation’s attention. But for former Philippine President Gloria Arroyo, the consequences of the row could well go beyond family and sovereign borders.

Few would have been surprised by her arrest after authorities blocked her attempt to fly out of the country to seek medical attention for a bone ailment, seated in a wheelchair and sporting a rather elaborate head and neck brace. Read more in The Diplomat.

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