Tired of Waiting

by Caroline Kennedy This month, 50 years ago, the young actress Maggie de la Riva was abducted and raped. This is an article I wrote about Death Row in Bilibid Prison, Muntinglupa, where the four abductors were held until their death. “I’m tired of waiting. I want them to end it for me. I don’t … Continue reading Tired of Waiting

A Date with the Pope

My second visit to Bilibid Prison was under very different circumstances. In fact the day following my second visit one of the Manila papers referred to it under a typical tabloid headline: “Balloons and Bibingka for Benjamin’s Birthday.” My friendship with the Bolivian surreal artist, Benjamin Mendoza, began in 1969. By that time I considered … Continue reading A Date with the Pope