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Navotas fisherfolk hold fluvial protest vs reclamation, demolition

A reclamation project threatens to bring loss of livelihood and homes to Navotas fisherfolk.

Alegre Diones, 71, is the first-ever newspaper dealer in what is now known as Navotas City. She started selling newspapers from a stall in front of the Kaunlaran High School, which is near her home in Dagat-Dagatan, in 1981, when she was still an official of the National Housing Authority (NHA). Her business had been…