By E. SAN JUAN, JR. Emeritus Professor University of Connecticut Writing for the Madrid journal La Solidaridad in 1889, a decade before the United States occupied the Philippines as its new possession, Jose Rizal surmised in his essay “Filipinas dentro de cien anos”: “Perhaps the great American Republic, whose interests lie in the Pacific and…
Day: January 30, 2020
Court finds Mary Jane Veloso’s recruiters guilty of illegal recruitment
“We look forward to the full achievement of justice when the other case of Mary Jane is resolved and she is herself ultimately and finally sent home free in time.”
TIMELINE | Alamara’s atrocities in Mindanao
The situation has not changed up to now. Armed and supported by the military, these paramilitary groups continue to sow fear among the Lumad.