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By INA ALLECO R. SILVERIO MANILA – Migrante International and its chapter in the Middle East said there are at least 400 jailed overseas Filipino workers who can may avail Saudi royal pardon grant during Ramadan. During the month of Ramadan, the Saudi King and Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques His Highness King Abdullah,…

By JANESS ANN J. ELLAO
Sally Ordinario-Villanueva’s sister Mirasol said that the government should generate jobs so that Filipinos would not be forced to leave and work abroad. She also urged the government to go after the drugs syndicates that victimized Sally.

News Release February 21, 2011 Global alliance of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) Migrante International today led families of other OFWs in death row and in jail in a rally held at the Mendiola Bridge to demand government attention and legal assistance for their relatives. Migrante is presently handling the cases of eight (8) OFWs in…


In a press conference held on Saturday at the Migrante International office, families of OFWs in death row and in jail appealed to the Philippine government to also act in haste for their relatives. “Let us also not forget that there are still others in death row who continue to appeal to the government for much-needed attention and intervention,” said Garry Martinez, Migrante International chairperson.(Photos by Jo A. Santos / bulatlat.com)

Fourteen years after the enactment of the Migrant Workers and Overseas Filipinos Act of 1995 or RA 8042, the problems confronting OFWs remain the same and are even getting worse. Without urgent action from the government, at least 41 overseas Filipino workers in different parts of the globe stand to suffer the fate of Flor…

The year 2008 is replete with different forms of attacks against overseas Filipino workers (OFWs). The year is also marked by the continuing struggle of today’s modern-day heroes not only for their rights and welfare but also against government policies affecting the majority of the Filipino people. BY RONALYN V. OLEA YEAREND REPORT – MIGRANTS…

On the brink of being executed, overseas Filipino worker (OFW) Rodelio “Dondon” Lanuza is frantically sending appeals through the email to be able to solicit support for the education of his two kids. BY AUBREY SC MAKILAN MIGRANT WATCH Bulatlat Vol. VIII, No. 9, April 6-12, 2008 On the brink of being executed, overseas Filipino…

BY AUBREY SC MAKILAN MIGRANT WATCH Bulatlat Vol. VII, No. 36, October 14-20, 2007 Overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) who have experienced “hell” in host countries could very well identify with the plight of Marilou Ranario and other fellow OFWs who have resorted to harming their employers or have done unlawful acts in their host countries.…

Maltreated overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) and relatives of other migrant workers joined various organizations and individuals gathered on Oct. 10, on World Day against Death Penalty, to intensify the campaign to save Marilou Ranario and all OFWs on death row around the world. BY AUBREY MAKILAN MIGRANT WATCH Bulatlat Vol. VII, No. 36, October 14-20,…