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CARP defeat in Luisita seen in sale of farmlands


The sale of land covered by the Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program (CARP), prohibited by the agrarian reform law, continues in the estate owned by the family of President Benigno Aquino III, according to farm workers.

Posted: December 4th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

3 injured, 1 arrested in ‘violent dispersal’ outside Aquino home—Karapatan

Farmers and indigenous peoples protest outside President Benigno Aquino III's house in Times St., Quezon City. Photo contributed by Unyon ng mga Manggagawa sa Agrikultura (UMA).

Groups of farmers and indigenous peoples from Hacienda Luisita and Mindanao denounced the violent confrontation in front of President Benigno Aquino III’s house on Times St., Quezon City on Saturday morning.

Posted: November 29th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

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 »