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Chest-level floods hit Guadalupe; four saved

September 9, 2012

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Four persons, including an elderly couple, were rescued yesterday after being trapped inside a house by floodwaters that rose to chest level when a river overflowed in barangay Guadalupe, Cebu City. For the past few days, daily downpours occuring mostly in the afternoon, have surprised people with their force and instant flooding. The Basak Pardo […]

Guadalupe chief promises fair services to Banawa and Englis

July 30, 2012

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NOW that the plebiscite is over, the barangay chief of Guadalupe hopes attempts to dismember his barangay will stop after the people decided to keep it intact. Guadalupe barangay captain Michael Gacasan assured fair delivery of basic services in the entire barangay after the residents rejected the split to carve out sitios Banawa and Englis […]

Guadalupe plebiscite ends today

July 28, 2012

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The plebiscite for the division of barangay Guadalupe ended at 3 a.m today at the Guadalupe Elementary School as supporters and opponents of the barangay split distributed sample ballots up to the last minute. About 28,431 registered voters of Guadalupe will determine if Guadalupe is to be split into two, with the second barangay to […]

Guadalupe folk troop to precincts to vote on barangay split

July 28, 2012

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Despite the downpour, Guadalupe residents flocked to the Guadalupe Elementary School at 7 a.m to vote on the division of their barangay which would create a new, separate one called Banawa-Englis. The Commission on Elections (Comelec) distributed the official ballots to the teachers early morning before the plebisicte. A giant room chart placed in front […]

Voting on for brgy Banawa-Englis

July 28, 2012

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VOTING starts at 7 a.m. and closes at 3 p.m. in the Guadalupe Elementary School today. Poll results will decide whether Cebu City should create the 81st barangay. Police declared a heightened alert status all over Cebu City to ensure a smooth and peaceful plebiscite. Guadalupe has 28,431 registered voters, who will be asked to […]

Cops stage off clash between pro, anti-Guadalupe split groups

July 27, 2012

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The campaign period for both supporters and opponents of the creation of new barangay Banawa-Englis ended acrimoniously at midnight Friday, a day ahead of tomorrow’s plebiscite. The “Yes” vote and the “No” vote camps bore placards and wore T-shirts as each of them staged their own rallies a few meters away from each other in […]

Man found dead in a creek

July 26, 2012

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An unidentified man was found dead in a creek in Sitio Kana-as, barangay Guadalupe, Cebu City. The victim has two gunshot wounds on his back and his abdomen. A resident heard successive gunshots at past midnight Thursday but didn’t go out to check for fear of his own safety. He only found about the dead […]

Campaign on for Banawa-Englis plebiscite

July 25, 2012

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BARANGAY officials in Guadalupe and Labangon are now busy campaigning for the plebiscite whether barangay Banawa-Englis is to be created or not. In barangay Labangon, barangay captain Victor Buendia is campaigning for the “no” vote, claiming that his barangay will lose around P5 million annual income if the new barangay is created. The plebiscite for […]

Tom on Guadalupe split It’s up to the people

July 18, 2012

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“LET the people decide.” Rep. Tomas Osmeña (Cebu City south district) said he would leave affected residents to decide whether support the proposed split of Banawa-Englis from barangay Guadalupe. “In this particular case, I cannot do anything to enlighten these people because they know more about the issue,” said Osmeña during yesterday’s 888 News Forum […]

Rama supports creation of barangay Banawa-Englis

July 11, 2012

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  SUPPORTERS of the Banawa-Englis and Guadalupe split yesterday visited Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama in City Hall to enlist his support. Comelec has scheduled on July 28 the plebiscite on the proposed carving out of Banawa-Englis as a new barangay from barangay Guadalupe. Rama assured the group that they have his support because he […]