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World IN BRIEF : PHILIPPINES : Imelda Marcos May Stand Trial at Home

From Times Staff and Wire Reports

Former First Lady Imelda Marcos may be allowed to return home as early as next month to face trial on corruption charges, a Cabinet official said. Marcos said in a statement released in Manila that she is ready to defend herself in court. President Corazon Aquino said the government is prepared to file charges but did not give a timetable. Marcos has been in exile in the United States since 1986.


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