Estrada to Hear the Verdict

On Wednesday, September 12, the biggest and most celebrated trial in the Philippines since the murder of Benigno Aquino in 1983 will come to a close, and the fate of deposed President Joseph “Erap” Estrada will be revealed, sort of. Adjudged guilty or innocent, the judgment won’t be the end of this exercise. Look for the appeals, the posturing and the spin to continue for years.

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