Tags: libya

By JANESS ANN J. ELLAO
Migrante International criticized the Aquino administration’s crisis management — from the repatriation of OFWs to simply responding to the calls via their hotline numbers — as slow and inept. The group challenged the government to provide more than just livelihood assistance in dealing with jobless OFWs who would be flocking the country in the coming days.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 28, 2011 Global alliance of overseas Filipino workers Migrante International today confirmed reports that a Filipino worker died in Libya last February 21. According to Gina Esguerra, secretary-general, Fr. Allan Arcebuche of San Francisco Catholic Church in Tripoli said that they first learned of the casualty from Filipino nurses stationed at…

February 28, 2011 Attention: Ambassador Vicente ANT Admin Jovencion Catbagan Welfare officer Rosauro Octiavano Dear Sir, Nais ko po alamin sa inyong tanggapan riyan sa ating embahada sa Tipoli libya kung ano po ang kalagayan sa 17 ofws ng CKG na naiwanan ng kanilang employer? Midyo matagal na po ito sa shelter ng embassy? Sana…


According to Migrante International, 105 overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) are stranded at the Amal Area oilfields amid violent clashes in Libya. 47 OFWs are also stranded at the Algerian border because they were not allowed to pass through due of lack of documents. (Photo courtesy of Migrante International / bulatlat.com)