Day: September 25, 2012

By ALDWIN QUITASOL Northern Dispatch BAGUIO CITY — “Why are the police guarding the interests of big mining companies? Instead of keeping peace and order— their mandate to serve and protect the people— they attacked and tried to break up our barricade as they escorted the employees of the mining company so they could bring…

By ALDWIN QUITASOL Northern Dispatch BAGUIO CITY — “The people do not like the construction of a tailings pond here as this will cause pollution and destruction to our lands,” said Ernesto Dalang Jr. of the Gold Creek Amty Association. On the morning of September 19, more than 200 residents from different sitios of Ucab,…