Boo ChancoBoo Chanco joined ABS-CBN at 19 as a foreign affairs reporter. He went on to play a key role in the organization of the ABS-CBN News Channel in the mid-1990s, among other assignments. He was also active in the Public Relations Society of the Philippines, serving as a member of the board of directors in the 1970s. He retired as Lopez Holdings SVP for corporate communications in 2010. He writes a business column for the Philippine Star in addition to acting as consultant for Lopez Holdings PR.
I saw a spark and heard an explosion. At first I thought it was just some of our lights bursting as a slight drizzle fell on Plaza Miranda. Then there were more explosions and I saw people falling… many more scampering in all directions… and the stage collapsing with all the people on it. There was blood on the street… there were loud cries. The opposition rally was being bombed.