Month: May 2012

By INA ALLECO R. SILVERIO Bulatlat.com Manila–Farmers groups led by the Kilusang Magbubukid ng Pilipinas (KMP) today warned against what it said as President Benigno Aquino III’s dictatorial tendencies. In the wake of the Senate’s guilty verdict against chief justice Renato Corona, which critics say was actively campaigned for by Malacañang itself, the KMP said…

By JANESS ANN J. ELLAO
“At times, I just want to leave this case in God’s hands. But every time I think of how these people are helping me, especially the party-list groups, I know I have to fight. I am his mother.” – Glenda Leonor, mother of Arnel who was killed during a violent demolition.

Sidebar: Urban, rural poor gather to demand for social justice

By PATRICIA LOURDES VIRAY Bulatlat.com Main Story: Slow, elusive justice for Arnel, Silverio Compound residents A month has passed since the brutal demolition at the Silverio Compound in Parañaque City that resulted in the death of Arnel Leonor but justice is still not served. After a program at the barangay gymnasium, the Silverio residents lit…

By MARYA SALAMAT Bulatlat.com MANILA –The unprecedented impeachment of Chief Justice Renato Corona came as no surprise to some progressive peoples’ organizations. Citing how the Aquino government has used ��all its powers to achieve this end” – railroading for example the approval in Congress of the impeachment complaint and deploying the Anti-Money Laundering Council to…

NI ROLAND TOLENTINO Bulatlat.com Pasensya na sa mahabang titulo. Mahirap manguha ng atensyon at mahagip ang gustong sabihin. Kaya nandiyan na lang ang lahat, ang puno’t dulo ng nais kong sabihin. Una, ang memorial day sa U.S. ay isang federal holiday na ipinagdiriwang sa huling Lunes ng Mayo. Una itong ipinagdiwang na “Decorations Day” bilang…

By ANNE MARXZE D. UMIL and PARTICIA LOURDES VIRAY Bulatlat.com Main story: K+12, worsening shortages to greet school opening Related stories: Two years is an added burden – parents Lawmakers expect problems on June 4 school opening MANILA – Part of the preparations of the Department of Education (DepEd) in the implementation of the K…