Migrant workers and their families push to get a seat in Congress.
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Migrante International’s leader goes on leave as he turns 45.
By ANNE MARXZE D. UMIL and IGAL JADA SAN ANDRES Bulatlat.com Main story: K+12, worsening shortages to greet school opening Related stories: Rushed trainings, lack of materials mar implementation of K to 12 Lawmakers expect problems on June 4 school opening MANILA – If there is someone who worries about the implementation of the K…
Actress Jodi Sta. Maria joins Migrante in demanding justice for OFW killed in Mongolia (Photo courtesy of Migrante International / Bulatlat.com)
By INA ALLECO R. SILVERIO Bulatlat.com Manila — If President Benigno Aquino III has a list proving that he has not been “noynoying” or being idle and lazy in Malacanang as what progressive peoples’ organizations have been asserting, the alliance of migrant organizations and overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) also has their own list proving Aquino…
By ANNE MARXZE D. UMIL
In war-torn Syria, the Philippine embassy is sending distressed OFWs to jail when they escaped the maltreatment of employers and danger of war.
By ANNE MARXZE D. UMIL
“Closing Philippine embassies and consulates abroad is like abandoning Filipinos abroad,.” – Garry Martinez, Migrante International
By INA ALLECO R. SILVERIO Bulatlat.com Rebel forces allied with the United States and the Northern Alliance Treaty Organization (NATO) might be targeting migrants and citizens of other nationalities in Libya. This is the fear of Migrante International after reports have surfaced that in the worsening conflict in Libya, rebel forces seeking to oust Libyan…
By SHARMAINE VILLANUEVA Bulatlat.com MANILA — “Of course we would fight for the financial assistance due to us no matter what happens. I have sacrificed so much for this. Financial assistance is financial assistance. For me, and for everyone here, we will continue with our fight,” Carlo Tañada, 41, leader of the repatriated overseas Filipino…
By JANESS ANN J. ELLAO
Migrante International said the government’s “slow, dismaying and disorganized action” in repatriating overseas Filipino workers who were trapped in strife-torn Libya should not be repeated in other countries in the Middle East and North Africa, where protest actions against governments intensify. | Sidebar: OFW Recalls Danger in Libya, Denounces Neglect by Philippine Government | FULL COVERAGE: Anti-government protests in Libya and elsewhere