Ten towns in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) will benefit from some P2.5-billion assistance, mainly from the Italian government, to uplift the conditions of over 30,000 agrarian reform beneficiaries in the area.
By TJ Burgonio
Under fire anew from farmers demanding his head, Agrarian Reform Secretary Virgilio delos Reyes on Thursday offered to step down if President Benigno Aquino III thinks he’s become ineffective.
President Benigno Aquino III is serious in implementing the Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program (CARP), said Agrarian Reform Secretary Virgilio “Gil” delos Reyes in an interview early Wednesday on Radyo Inquirer with co-anchors Susan K, Den Macaranas and Captain Dylan Halili.
By Kristine L. Alave
, Marlon Ramos
Agrarian Reform Secretary Virgilio delos Reyes on Thursday said he was prepared to distribute Hacienda Luisita to its workers once the Supreme Court decision ordering this becomes final.