Day: January 10, 2009

International observers have denounced recent activities of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and the National Endowment for Democracy (NED) as designed to overthrow democratically elected presidents Evo Morales of Bolivia and Hugo Chavez of Venezuela. A similar strategy is underway to undermine the electoral process in El Salvador by striking fear and confusion…

Environmental advocates and scientists assailed the Arroyo government for allowing the entry of what they deemed as ‘giant polluter.’ BY(Bulatlat.com) Environmental advocates and scientists assailed the Arroyo government for allowing the entry of what they deemed as ‘giant polluter.’ The Kalikasan People’s Network for the Environment (Kalikasan PNE) said despite the ExxonMobil’s ‘notorious’ environmental record,…

Moro groups have joined calls to stop Israel’s attacks on Gaza. They said the Bangsamoro people are, to some extent, beset with similar aggression and feel for the Palestinians in their quest for the right to self-determination. BY BULATLAT INDIGENOUS PEOPLE’S WATCH COTABATO CITY – Moro groups have joined calls to stop Israel’s attacks on…

Overseas Filipinos in South Korea opposed a proposal to charge foreign workers the cost of food and lodging currently given free by employers of small- and medium-scale enterprises. BY BULATLAT MIGRANT WATCH Overseas Filipinos in South Korea opposed a proposal to charge foreign workers the cost of food and lodging currently given free by employers…