[In the news] Family seeks reinvestigation of Peñas case -MindaNews

MindaNews » Family seeks reinvestigation of Peñas case. By Walter I. Balane July 28, 2012 MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews/27 July) – The family of slain Sumilao, Bukidnon farmer-leader Renato “Ka Rene” Peñas is pushing for a reinvestigation of his case after it was closed in 2010 after the two witnesses retracted their affidavits. Wopsyjenn Peñas, daughter…

[From the web] Bukidnon farmers urge RAMCAR to vacate CARP-covered land; demand immediate installation | Task Force Mapalad

7 Mar 2012 – Bukidnon farmers urge RAMCAR to vacate CARP-covered land; demand immediate installation | Task Force Mapalad. Bukidnon farmers clad in cow heads held a picket-rally to condemn the illegal occupation and use by RAMCAR of 983 hectares of land already covered by the agrarian reform program depriving 550 farming families of justice.…

[From the web] Farmers hit Aquino administration’s low performance; fear death of agrarian reform | Task Force Mapalad

Farmers hit Aquino administration’s low performance; fear death of agrarian reform | Task Force Mapalad. January 17, 2012  Task Force Mapalad (TFM) hits the reported low performance of the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) in terms of land acquisition and redistribution and expressed fear anew that CARPER is, indeed, being killed by the government. Data…

[In the news] Red Cross to use ‘sweat equity’ in building shelters at relocation sites – InterAksyon.com

Red Cross to use ‘sweat equity‘ in building shelters at relocation sites Cong B. Corrales, InterAksyon.com January 5, 2012  CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY — The government and non-government organizations are now moving toward easing out Sendong survivors from a “patronage attitude” to “owning back their dignity” by rebuilding their lives through “sweat equity.” “We are…