Political clans retain control of Eastern Visayas’ 6 provinces

SAME clans will control the six provincial governments of impoverished Eastern Visayas region in the next three years, as incumbent officials succeeded in holding their clout in local governance based on counting results.

Biliran Governor Gerardo Espina Jr. got another fresh term after running unopposed in this year’s elections. The Espinas have been in control of the small province since its creation in 1992. (READ MORE)

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