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BY Bulatlat.com August 29, 2008 – 2:15 p.m. DAVAO CITY – Members of Bagong Alyansang Makabayan (Bayan) staged a protest action in this city against Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo’s proposed charter change. In a statement, Makpil Camacho, Bayan-Southern Mindanao Region (SMR) deputy secretary general, said, “The US is using the marionette Arroyo regime to amend the constitution…

Ratifying the JPEPA at its present unconstitutional form creates the risk that the Philippines will be subjected to legal disputes in international courts and face liability for damages. Under the Vienna Convention on the Law of Treaties, for instance, the Philippines could not invoke unconstitutionality as legal defense for non-performance of its JPEPA obligations. BY…