Day: September 8, 2012

By JANESS ANN J. ELLAO MANILA – Progressive groups criticized President Benigno S. Aquino III for appointing his running mate in the last elections and former Transportation Sec. Mar Roxas to the Department of Interior and Local Government chief post. “While it is true that it is a strategic move for the 2016 presidential…

Issues regarding the valuation of the land, the verification of beneficiaries, the previous sale of parcels of land and the claim of the Rizal Commercial Banking Corporation still stand in the way of the actual distribution of the land of Hacienda Luisita to the farmworkers; and the farmworkers fear what would happen when these issues reach the Sereno-led Supreme Court.

Sidebar: Luisita farmworkers determined to fight for their land