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Justice rings for slain Luisita workers

FARM workers of Hacienda Luisita and their supporters remember what they call the Hacienda Luisita massacre.   CONTRIBUTED PHOTO

About 500 people on Sunday gathered at Central Azucarera de Tarlac (CAT) in Tarlac City, a property of the family of President Aquino and the site of a riot 10 years ago between government forces and striking workers, to demand justice for the seven men killed in that incident.

Posted: November 17th, 2014 in Headlines,Latest News Stories,Regions,Regions | Read More »

Luisita farmers accept ‘obnoxious’ Palace challenge to prove abuse

Hacienda Luisita.  E.I. REYMOND T. OREJAS

Hacienda Luisita farmers on Monday that maintained that the abuses against them were real and would be proven after Malacañang had challenged them to show concrete evidence to their claims.

Posted: October 13th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Palace to Luisita farmers crying abuse: Prove it


Those who are accusing President Benigno Aquino III’s relatives of harassing farmers of Hacienda Luisita should prove their claims, Malacañang said Sunday.

Posted: October 12th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Luisita farmers file charges vs Aquino kin

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Farmers tilling the Hacienda Luisita, owned by President Benigno Aquino III’s family, on Friday filed a string of criminal charges against his relatives and several others for alleged abuses committed against them in the sprawling tracts of land owned by the Cojuangcos.

Posted: October 11th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

From Hacienda Binay to Hacienda Luisita: Cojuangco-Aquino clan face raps

Hacienda Luisita farmers lined up to subscribe to their complaints before the Department of Justice's Prosecutors Office. The complained was filed against kin of President Aquino. Tetch Torres-Tupas/INQUIRER.net

Haciendas have been hogging the headlines of late, so what’s to stop one more?

Posted: October 10th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »