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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 […]

Police on heightened alert for Guadalupe plebiscite

July 27, 2012

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Cebu City is placed under heightened alert status since Thursday afternoon for tomorrow’s Guadalupe plebiscite. The Cebu City Police Office assigned 35 civilian police in the vicinity of the Guadalupe Elementary School where the plebiscite on the division of barangay Guadalupe and the creation of Banawa-Englis will be decided. About 40 motorcycle-riding policemen and three […]

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 […]

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 […]

Guadalupe plebiscite scheduled on July 28

June 22, 2012

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  A PLEBISCITE to determine the sentiments of Guadalupe residents on a proposal to divide their barangay into two will be held on July 28. They will decide whether to support the creation of a second barangay to be called Banawa-Englis. Republic Act 9905 authored by former south district representative Antonio Cuenco was passed on […]