Wednesday, November 6th, 2013
Migrante Middle East and North Africa suggests that the Philippine government seeks the intervention of the Saudi Reconciliation Committee to appeal to the victim’s family to issue a conditional waiver on Zapanta’s execution until the payment of the blood money will be completed.
Tuesday, November 5th, 2013
“The Aquino government had been too busy defending its Disbursement Acceleration Program and trillions of its presidential pork while allocating a paltry P50 million ($1.15 million) repatriation fund in the 2014 budget and a P2 billion ($46...
Saturday, October 26th, 2013
“Migrant workers are particularly vulnerable as they are easily intimidated because of their unfamiliarity with the local place and culture.” Migrante-Alberta
Wednesday, October 9th, 2013
Louie Bedaho Belista, 36, who died due to a severe asthma attack, was the sixth person to die at the Tent City in Jeddah.
Monday, October 7th, 2013
“Large scale migration is a symptom of underdevelopment in the sending country. The structural causes of underdevelopment driving migration and exposing migrants to vulnerable situations must be addressed.” – Migrante International
Sunday, September 22nd, 2013
“When I learned about the pork barrel scam, I was very angry. That money should have been spent for the welfare of Filipinos. My father was forced to leave us so he could provide for our needs....
Friday, September 20th, 2013
“We are very happy for Dondon and the Lanuza family. All our efforts have not been in vain, and we attribute this mainly to Dondon’s fighting spirit and the collective efforts of friends, supporters and family.” –...
Sunday, September 15th, 2013
“There were lots of posts circulating in Facebook. Why just one day? They said it would be better if we do it for a week or a month.” – Migrante International
Tuesday, September 10th, 2013
OFWs are angry over the continuing corruption, slow prosecution of culprits, and Aquino’s special treatment of Janet Lim-Napoles, while Filipino migrant workers are deprived of basic support and services to protect their well-being and human rights. –...
Wednesday, September 4th, 2013
“The power to send or not to send remittances rests on Filipino im/migrants and OFWs alone. By not remitting for one day, Filipinos all over the world will use their economic power to make a stand against...
Saturday, August 17th, 2013
“At this point, it’s clear that there was abuse of authority, there is abuse of women. Whatever you may call it, it definitely requires strong measures and strong disciplinary action and a revamp of the system of...