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War in Paradise

This war of suppression, directed at people who resist what government armed forces call ‘vital installations’ and ‘flagship projects,’ has always been the biggest investment guarantee that the Philippine government grants to extractive and pollutive large-scale industries.

By MARY LOU MARIGZA Northern Dispatch BAYOMBONG, Nueva Vizcaya – The people of Nueva Vizcaya, particularly the people of Kasibu and Quezon, are determined to oppose three mining giants exploring for gold and other minerals in their areas. This was the finding of the International Study Tour to Mining Communities of Nueva Vizcaya (ISTNV) last…