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Philippines' Duterte vows unrelenting drug war

AFP

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MANILA (AFP) – Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte vowed Monday to press on with his controversial drug war that has claimed thousands of lives, as he outlined his vision of an “eye-for-an-eye” justice system.Duterte devoted large chunks of his annual State of the Nation Address to pushing his law-and-order policies that have made him hugely popular with many Filipinos but been condemned by human rights groups and other critics. 552 palabras más

Phlegethon

In another realm

Perched on a steep pinnacle

Chided by vultures

Seven headed fire serpents

Excoriate until spent

Waka

LIKE A LOLLIPOP

Lollipop

Deeds of the Dark

sins of the shady past

lurk in the shadows

stalking

waiting

to uncover

to devour.

If

drifted away

from the flock’s graze… 22 palabras más

POETRY

It wasn't only Kaʻū that dispatched oppressive aliʻi, 1865.

During the period of Lonoikamakahiki, a section went to his older brother, Kanaloakuaana; Kona, Kohala, and Hamakua were ruled by Kanaloakuaana. Kau, Puna, and Hilo were ruled by Lonoikamakahiki. 176 palabras más

Alii

Clarice B. Taylor on Koihala, conclusion, 1949.

LITTLE TALES

All About Hawaii

By Clarice B. Taylor

RETRIBUTION  IS DEALT KO’IHALA

The ohia log, destined to be carved into a god for the heiau at Makanau, was partially raised up the temple walls with the assistance of the High Chief Ko’ihala. 229 palabras más

Alii

MUSIC: Tanya Tagaq, "Centre," feat. Shad

(Tanya Tagaq 2, by William Avery Hudson, on Flickr. 2009. Used under a Creative Commons License.)

Tanya Tagaq is an Inuk experimental vocalist and throat singer who has risen to fame in the last several years with her 2014 Polaris Prize and her featured performances here in Prince George at the 2015 Canada Winter Games. 106 palabras más

Video

Clarice B. Taylor on Koihala, part V, 1949.

LITTLE TALES

All About Hawaii

By Clarice B. Taylor

THE PRIESTS PLOT AGAINST KOIHALA

From being a respected and beloved ruler, Koihala became the most hated when he forced his men to climb Mauna Loa and fetch a great ohia log for the heiau he was building at Makanau. 251 palabras más

Alii