IMANILA, Philippines (The Adobo Chronicles, Manila Bureau) – President Rodrigo Duterte has issued an Executive Order posthumously reinstating the impeached, Renato Corona as Chief Justice of the Philippine Supreme Court.
The EO was in reaction to an online petition started by a netizen.
Many perceive Corona’s impeachment as politically motivated, fueled by the conflict between Aquino and ex-President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo who appointed Corona.
By virtue of the EO, Aquino-appointed Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno was technically never Chief Justice.
It’s one of those facets of history that needed to be corrected. And it has…