Today, the entire Philippines will pay homage to the 116th death anniversary of Dr. José P. Rizal who was shot to death on December 30, 1896 in Bagumbayan, now Rizal Park, aptly named after him. To the freedom-loving and patriotic people of Camarines Norte led by Lt. Col. Ildefonso Alegre and Lt. Col. Antonio Sanz of the Philippine Revolutionary Army, they were the first to make tribute to the country’s foremost national hero. On December 30, 1898, they unveiled the first Rizal Monument in the Philippines. On April 14 to 18, 1898, these patriots who comprised the Katipunan unit in Camarines Norte led a revoltRead More →