News

Embassies of Spain and Mexico Offer Condolences To Former President Noynoy Aquino

Flags of Spain and Mexico

MANILA, Philippines — The embassies of Spain and Mexico in the Philippines expressed their condolences over the death of former President Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino III, who died Thursday morning, June 24.

“The Embassy of Spain in the Philippines expresses its deep sorrow on the passing away of former President Benigno ‘Noynoy’ Aquino III. We send our condolences to his family, friends and to the whole Filipino people. May he rest in peace,” posted the embassy to its Facebook page.

On the other hand, the Embassy of Mexico in the Philippines also posted a statement to its Facebook page. “Embamex Filipinas expresses its deepest condolences on the passing of former President Benigno ‘Noynoy’ Aquino III. Our sympathy and solidarity with Mr Aquino’s family and the Filipino people,” the Mexican embassy wrote.

Aquino’s remains were laid to rest at the Manila Memorial Park in Parañaque City on Saturday afternoon, June 26.


This story has been updated on June 26.


Can we ask you a favor?

In general, about 80% of our revenue comes from advertising and about 20% from donations. Our business model — and our advocacy journalism — depends more on your financial support than other news businesses do. If your budget allows for it, please make a contribution. We do charge advertisers for the ability to reach and engage with our audiences. That revenue stream depends less on the size of our audience than it does on the local economy, which drives advertising dollars. As always, with questions or comments, please contact us here.


Comments are closed.

You may also like