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Coronas, Basas reconcile Coronas, Basas reconcile By Benjamin B. Pulta 05/26/2012

Saturday, May 26, 2012

Coronas, Basas reconcile Coronas, Basas reconcile

By Benjamin B. Pulta 05/26/2012

Supreme Court Chief Justice Renato Corona and his family may have gained something as nearly gratifying as an acquittal from the Senate court as during an interregnum at the impeachment proceedings, the feuding Corona and Basa families apparently reconciled after a bitter 30-year property dispute.

Cristina Corona, in a scene more akin to a telenovela than a court hearing, television coverage of the proceedings suddenly panned on the family of Corona’s wife Cristina showing her in a reconciliatory embrace with members of her Basa family who had earlier accused Corona of swindling them of their share in a family firm which was among the issues clarified by Corona last Tuesday during his first day on the stand.

Corona last Tuesday denied he had used his public position to take advantage of the family and pointed out that the cases pending between his in-laws are languishing in various courts for at least 30 years and said that his accusations were brought by members of the Basa families who had lost libel cases he filed for maligning him..... MORE

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