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7 June 2012

Church hits Aquino’s dismal agrarian record

7 June 2012

Aquino ‘worst performer’ of CARP, say bishop, farmers

18 September 2010

Philippines: Updates Re Hacienda Luisita Case

Background FARM or Farmworkers Agrarian Reform Movement is one of the parties to the controversial Hacienda Luisita case now pending before the Supreme Court. Hacienda Luisita, a 6,453-hectare estate located in the municipalities of Concepcion, Tarlac City and La Paz, Tarlac province. The estate is owned by the...

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24 August 2010

Contrary to What Cojuangco-Aquinos Say, Farming Improved Lives of Many Luisita Folk

After the Presidential Agrarian Reform Council ordered the revocation of the SDO in Hacienda Luisita, the farmer beneficiaries launched what they call a "bungkalan" or the cultivation of idle Luisita land. It was both a political statement and a matter of survival for the farm workers who were facing extreme...

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24 August 2010

Tales from Hacienda Luisita

Philippine Daily Inquirer THE SO-CALLED "Compromise Agreement" that was signed by farm workers of Hacienda Luisita gave them the choice between remaining as shareholders of the corporation (Hacienda Luisita Inc. or HLI) or getting their land. Quite apart from the legal issue that the stock distribution option...

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