Lunes, Marso 21, 2011

Solitary Confinement : A poem written by Benigno Aquino on Easter Sunday April 22, 1973 while imprisoned in Fort Bonifacio.

(Models found at The Aquino Center Museum' of the cell used to imprison Benigno Aquino at Fort Bonifacio; Here, he wrote this poem 'Solitary Confinement')

I eat alone what food I’m thrown in unclean plates licked by dogs I pray I jog I tire myself , I sleep desperately hoping to dream joys I once knew”

Timeline : Benigno Aquino, Jr.

1950 à At the age of 17, Ninoy Aquino was sent by the manila times to cover the war in Korea.
1954 àAs assistant to President Ramon Magsaysay he negotiated the surrender of HUK leader, Luis Taruc.

Sabado, Marso 19, 2011

Assassination : Benigno Aquino, Jr.

After spending three years in Newton, Massachusetts, Ninoy Aquino decided it was time to return home. He believed it was time to come home and ask for a peaceful regime change and a return to democracy. Aquino believed that

“The FIlipino is Worth Dying For”

Political Career : Benigno Aquino, Jr.

Beningo Aquino was no stranger to Philippine politics. He came from a family that had been involved with some of the country's political heavyweights. His grandfather served under President Aguinaldo, while his father held office under Presidents Quezon and Laurel.

Benigno Aquino became the youngest municipal mayor at age 22, and the nation's youngest vice-governor at 27.

He became governor of Tarlac province in 1961 at age 29, then secretary-general of the Liberal Party in 1966.

Life and Career : Benigno Aquino, Jr.

Education : Benigno Aquino, Jr.

Info : Benigno Aquino, Jr.

Known as: Benigno Simeon Aquino, Jr. is know as a Filipino Hero and Martyr
Born: November 27, 1932
Birthplace: Concepcion , Tarlac, Philippines