GUIMARAS, SHABU LANE? That’s what a headline in The Daily Guardian recently suggested. We moved to Guimaras, an island province in the Western Visayas region of the Philippines, over nine years ago. This sleepy, provincial island, known for the sweetest mangoes in the world, is generally quiet and peaceful. While someone might occasionally get a snootful of too much Red Horse and stab someone, we haven’t had any major problems while living here.
First of all, local news outlets like the Daily Guardian and Panay News did not report this recent incident on the Iloilo Strait. At least I didn’t see it on their online editions today, November 13, 2019. If it weren’t for a tip from a Canadian friend on Guimaras, I wouldn’t have known about this … Read more