Miriam Defensor Santiago

Miriam Defensor Santiago on a final debate major challenge

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Miriam Defensor Santiago is a Filipino politician, famous for having served in all 3 branches of the Philippine government – judicial, executive, and legislative.

Santiago was called as among The 100 Most Powerful Women in the World in 1997 by The Australian magazine. In year 1988, she was titled as a laureate of the Ramon Magsaysay Award for government service, with a quotation “for bold and moral leadership in cleaning up a corrupt-ridden government agency.” She ran in the 1992 presidential elections but was lost in an election damaged by allegations of impropriety by the victor.

 

Miriam Defensor Santiago

 

 

Philippines Report

 

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