Day: April 29, 2007

BY DAVAO TODAY POSTED BY BULATLAT Vol. VII, No. 12 April 29-May 5, 2007 What is at stake in this election? As it has been since 2005, political survival for (President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo), access to patronage and the perks for her loyal lieutenants, who have only begun to enjoy their positions now. For Mr. (Joseph)…

Last April 15, Kabataan Party-list (Youth Party-list) members in Caloocan were subjected to harassment and threats by no less than the city Mayor himself. Mayor Recom Echiverri, who is running for his second term hit and threatened the party-list members for removing his campaign posters. BY ZOFIA LEAL Bulatlat Vol. VII, No. 12 April 29-May…

The nightmare experience exactly a year ago (April 28, 2006) is still vivid for detainees Axel Pinpin, Riel Custodio, Aristedes Sarmiento, Enrico Ybañez,and Michael Masayes, collectively known as the “Tagaytay 5.” BY DENNIS ESPADA Bulatlat Vol. VII, No. 12 April 29-May 5, 2007 CALAMBA CITY, LAGUNA (52 kms. south of Manila) – The nightmare experience…