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.
By Aries Joseph Hegina
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.
By Kristine Angeli Sabillo
Those who are accusing President Benigno Aquino III’s relatives of harassing farmers of Hacienda Luisita should prove their claims, Malacañang said Sunday.
By Nikko Dizon
, Tarra Quismundo
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.
Haciendas have been hogging the headlines of late, so what’s to stop one more?