Joseph Pimentel

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Grace Grande’s extradition postponed

LOS ANGELES – The extradition hearing for Grace Grande (ex-mistress of a Philippine congressman) has been put on hold, according to a Filipino-American woman’s rights groups. US government prosecutors and a legal defense team representing Grande, who is accused of … Continue reading

August 07, 2013

A Small Innovation Reaps Big Rewards

A FILIPINO advertising agency found an innovative solution to the perennial problem faced by elementary school kids in the Philippines everyday: carrying heavy textbooks. Elementary school kids in the Philippines have become susceptible to scoliosis or other physical ailments related … Continue reading

August 03, 2013

Fil-Am immigration consultant convicted

For inducing illegal immigration, mail fraud; Denies charges SAN JOSE – A Filipino-American immigration consultant convicted of encouraging illegal immigration for private financial gain and mail fraud denies the charges against her, and plans to seek a re-trial. A federal … Continue reading

August 03, 2013

Filner to undergo behavioral therapy

SAN DIEGO  San Diego Mayor Bob Filner plans to undergo behavioral therapy as pressures for him to step down from his political post continue to grow. Filner on Friday again apologized to his staff and the people of San Diego … Continue reading

August 01, 2013

Arraignment delayed for Saudi princess human trafficking case

ANAHEIM – The case against a Saudi princess facing human trafficking charges have been delayed, according to reports. The Orange County Register reports Orange County Superior Court Judge Gerald Johnston issued a continuance to attorneys representing Meshael Alayban, 42, is … Continue reading

July 31, 2013

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