Posts Tagged Jeanelyn Villavende

Sec. Locsin orders halt of blood money over death of Jeanelyn Villavende in Kuwait

Marje Pelayo   •   January 27, 2021

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) maintains that the Philippine government will not accept the offer of P7.5 million blood money from the family of the employer...

Kuwaiti employer sentenced to death for killing Filipino worker

Aileen Cerrudo   •   December 31, 2020

A Kuwaiti employer is sentenced to death for being guilty of killing Filipino worker Jeanelyn Villavende, the Philippine Embassy in Kuwait announced. In a statement, the Philippine Embassy in Kuwait...

Remains of Filipina domestic helper killed in Kuwait arrive in hometown

Marje Pelayo   •   January 9, 2020

MANILA, Philippines — Family and friends of Jeanalyn Villavende were both sad and furious as they welcomed the remains of the slain Filipina domestic worker at the General Santos Airport...

POEA suspends recruitment agency over death of Filipino worker in Kuwait

Robie de Guzman   •   January 8, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – The recruitment agency that deployed Jeanelyn Villavende to work as domestic helper in Kuwait has been suspended, the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) said Wednesday. POEA Administrator...

Remains of Filipino worker murdered in Kuwait back in PH

Robie de Guzman   •   January 8, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – The remains of the Filipino household service worker who was allegedly killed by her employer in Kuwait have arrived in the Philippines. The plane carrying Jeanelyn Villavende’s...

Villavende died from shock, multiple injuries based on autopsy report

Aileen Cerrudo   •   January 7, 2020

Overseas Filipino Worker (OFW) Jeanelyn Villavende died of “heart, respiration failure” due to shock and multiple injuries, based on the autopsy report released by the Department of Labor and Employment...

Murdered OFW in Kuwait sought help from agency months before her death – DOLE

Robie de Guzman   •   January 3, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – The recruitment agency that deployed Jeanelyn Villavende to Kuwait is facing possible cancellation of its license over the death of the Filipino household worker, Labor Secretary Silvestre...

DFA, lawmakers express dismay over lack of protection for OFWs in Kuwait

Maris Federez   •   January 2, 2020

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA), along with several lawmakers in the Senate, has condemned the killing of another domestic helper, Jeanelyn Villavende, in Kuwait. The DFA...

Deployment ban to Kuwait possible over another Pinay’s death — Bello

Marje Pelayo   •   January 2, 2020

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippines may possibly reimpose a deployment ban on workers to Kuwait following the killing of another Filipina by her employer, the Department of Labor and Employment...

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