Boracay: From paradise to ‘cesspool’

Dennis Gasgonia, ABS-CBN News

Posted at Mar 08 2018 12:31 AM

Boracay: From paradise to ‘cesspool’

From its global reputation as an island paradise, it's been mostly bad news recently for Boracay, the country's top tourist destination, after President Rodrigo Duterte called it a "cesspool." 

The island now faces a possible 60-day closure, as the Department of the Interior and Local Government looks to file charges against local officials in relation to severe environmental degradation.