Guest post by Anonymous.
ETHIOPIA // FEBRUARY 2017
Guest post by Steve Sandford
THAILAND // FEBRUARY 2017
Ferdinand Marcos was president of the Philippines from 1965 to 1986, when he was overthrown by a revolt – dubbed the People Power revolution – and forced to flee into exile to Hawaii, where he died in 1989.
His body was returned to the Philippines in 1993 and has since been kept in a refrigerated crypt in a mausoleum in his hometown of Batac, Ilocos Norte, 470km north of Manila.
In 2004, Transparency International, the anti-corruption watchdog, named Marcos the second most corrupt leader of all time, behind Indonesian authoritarian ruler Suharto.
Despite public opposition, Marcos was buried in a heroes’ cemetery in the capital in a ceremony shrouded in secrecy in November 2016.
Text by Al Jazeera
Guest post by Andrew Marshall
THE PHILIPPINES // JANUARY 2017
The car Kennedy got shot in, code name SS-100-X. Once they’d cleaned the Lincoln Continental up and added armor plating, the death mobile resumed its role as a presidential limousine for President Lyndon B. Johnson until 1967.
Guest post by Scott Nicholson
USA // DECEMBER 2016