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Left appointees to head DAR, DSWD, bare priorities

Incoming Agrarian Reform Secretary Rafael Mariano and incoming Social Welfare and Development Secretary Judy Taguiwalo vowed to continue serving the people. Mariano said he would strengthen the possession of farmer-beneficiaries to the lands while Taguiwalo said she would ensure that the services and programs of government actually reach the people.

“Just as they arrived back in their community (after the barricade last week), Kagawad Jose and all those who participated in the Kampuhan at the DSWD were harassed by the Barangay Captain and the military from the 67th Infantry Battalion Philippine Army. Supposedly, she was on her way to Davao City after the session to report the cases of human rights violations, but she was brutally killed.” – Karapatan–SMR

PRESS RELEASE November 15, 2010 Youth group Anakbayan hurled paint bombs at the gate of the Dept. of Social Work and Development (DSWD) national office, daring proponents of the much-maligned Conditional Cash Transfer (CCT) program to substantiate their claims regarding the program. Anakbayan spokesperson Charisse Bañez twited CCT supporters, saying “They shouldn’t wonder why everyone…