April 18, 2014     Philippines
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Hacienda Luisita

Friday, April 4th, 2014

Kung bakit dapat balita ang kagat ng dikya

Ni RICHARD R. GAPPI Bulatlat.com Sinipsip ng dikya ang makinis na kutis ng bidang artista. At ito ang ulo ng mga balita. Samantala, sa Hacienda Luisita, may sumisipsip din ng dugo sa mga yayat na dibdib at butuhang palad at hita. Naibalita ba ito kahit sa talampakan ng brodkast at pahayagan? May tinitingnan at tinititigan

Friday, March 21st, 2014

Luisita farmers file more raps vs Cojuangco-Aquinos before DOJ

“Police, armed men and other agents of the Cojuangco-Aquino family who are responsible for the destruction of our crops, homes and livelihood run free despite our formal complaints before several government agencies... We farmers, however, who have...

Tuesday, March 18th, 2014

Cojuangco-Aquinos fencing off prime lots in Hacienda Luisita

Tadeco and CAT, both owned by the Cojuangco-Aquino clan, are claiming ownership over 258 hectares of land in Balete, 374 hectares in Mapalacsiao and 104 hectares in Cutcut.

Friday, March 14th, 2014

Call for justice for slain Luisita farmworker, supporters reverberates

“We must continue our struggle; only until we reclaim our land would there be genuine justice.” – Tarlac City Councilor Emily Ladera-Facunla

Tuesday, March 4th, 2014

Luisita farmers: ‘Cojuangcos are heartless’

Hacienda Luisita farmers share how their huts were destroyed and how they were evicted from their farm lands last month by the security guards of the Tarlac Development Corporation, a firm owned by the family of President...

Tuesday, March 4th, 2014

Kagawad Abel

Ni MARK ANGELES Bulatlat.com Sa mapa ng Tarlac, ang Ciudad ning Tarlac ang puso ng lalawigan; tulad ng Tarlac na siyang puso ng di-maliparang uwak na kapatagan ng Gitnang Luzon. Tarlac… Tarlac na nag-ugat sa Malatarlak— isang...

Friday, February 21st, 2014

Network to monitor Hacienda Luisita land distribution launched

There is a need for a network like Luisita Watch because the tyranny against farm workers in Hacienda Luisita is not being publicized.

Friday, February 7th, 2014

Has Hacienda Luisita been distributed? Look again

The Cojuanco clan was reportedly paid P471.5 million ($10.477 million) as compensation for turning over the land of Hacienda Luisita to the farmworker beneficiaries. But how come the Tarlac Development Corporation, owned by the clan, are...

Wednesday, February 5th, 2014

Reality bites the Okra

By RONALYN V. OLEA Bulatlat.com I received a very heartwarming gift last week: a bag of okra (lady’s fingers). It came from farmers of Hacienda Luisita with a note that read: “Maraming salamat.” (Thank you very much.)...

Friday, January 31st, 2014

5 more Luisita farmers face raps for defending their land

"We call on the DOJ to make good their promise of creating a special panel to look into rights violations against farmers in Hacienda Luisita. With the fragile situation in Luisita, this DOJ panel...

Friday, January 24th, 2014

Peasants call for Aquino’s ouster on 27th year commemoration of Mendiola massacre

“The Filipino peasantry has had enough of Aquino’s blatant disregard for the peoples demand for justice and genuine land reform.” – Kilusang Magbubukid ng Pilipinas

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