The birthday celebration of the former first lady ended in disaster: injured more than 200 people
Hundreds of people were poisoned at a gala dinner in honor of the 90th anniversary of Imelda Marcos, widow of the authoritarian Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos. The total number of victims amounted to 260 people, they complained of dizziness and vomiting. Reported by the Daily Mail.
The birthday of Marcos was on 2 July. The celebration is staged in a sports stadium in Manila. To congratulate the woman gathered about 2.5 thousand people — friends and supporters. At the event, sang songs and gave speeches, also there handing out water in bottles with the name Imelda, who and food in plastic boxes.
In November 2018 Imelda was convicted on charges of corruption the times of the dictatorship her husband, she withdrew about $ 200 million through Swiss funds. Now she was released on bail pending appeal. She faces decades in prison.
Ferdinand Marcos 10th President of the Philippines, he ruled from 1965 to 1986. During his reign, Imelda has held public office and perform diplomatic missions. In 1986, the family fled the country, after three years, 72-year-old Marcos died in Honolulu. A few years Imelda and the kids back home and went into politics.
Earlier it was reported that on 1 June in his hospital room died Ani Yudhoyono (real name Haji Cristiani of Herawati), which was the first lady of Indonesia in the period from 2004 to 2014. The former President’s wife fought with cancer in National University hospital of Singapore.
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“The former first Indonesian first lady Ani Yudhoyono, wife of the former President of Indonesia, Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, died yesterday morning at the National University hospital in Singapore”, — stated in the message the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Singapore.
It is worth noting that in February 2019, ex-President of Indonesia at a press conference, admitted that his wife has blood cancer and she is on treatment in the neighboring country. Two weeks before death, Ani Yudhoyono, has published in his Instagram photo with gratitude to the doctors who allowed her to leave the house for a few hours.
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