Estrada Behind Bars

Joseph Estrada insists he's the lawful leader of the Philippines. But although the deposed President is still living at the government's expense, it's as a prisoner in a shabby two-bedroom house surrounded by razor wire on an army base two hours' drive from Manila. A fridge stands in the dining room, the spare bedroom is crowded with exercise machines, and Jacob, 8, youngest son of the 67-year-old Estrada, whiles away the time with a noisy video game. The boy's dad is on trial for corruption and perjury (he denies the charges), but Estrada's health is intact, and his sense of humor...

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