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.theguardian - 8 days ago

Imelda Marcos disqualified from holding office after corruption conviction

Former Philippine first lady, currently an MP, is facing a jail after being found guilty on seven countsThe former first lady of the Philippines, who became renowned for her lavish collection of shoes, has been found guilty of seven counts of corruption during her twenty years in office.Imelda Marcos, 89, is facing a jail sentence of between six and 11 years for each count of graft. The charges, the result of a court case which has been running for two decades, relate to private foundations she set up in Switzerland while holding public office between 1968 to 1986. Continue reading...

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