February 23 marked the 32nd anniversary of the historic People Power uprising in 1986 which toppled a dictator. Now, in 2018, people from different sectors, mostly from the youth have put it upon themselves to work for the downfall of another tyrant because as they say: “dictators fall.”
CANDON CITY — “Narimat a balligi a nagtaud iti sangsangkamaysa ken militante a panagtignay ti mannalon.”
BAGUIO CITY — Pocket miners operating the tunnels below the Philippine Military Academy (PMA) that were shut down by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) last February 10 said that their main source of livelihood was taken away.
BAGUIO CITY — The Philippine Military Academy (PMA) hopes to expand its military reservation by 105 hectares.
NAGUILIAN, La Union — Supsupiaten ti Timpuyog ti Marigrigat nga Umili ti Naguilian (TIMUN) ti panakaispasdek ti maysa a mini-hydroelectric dam iti Naguilian River. Mamati ti TIMUN a nu mapalubusan, mangipaay daytoy ti peggad iti biag ken nakaro a didigra iti pangkabiagan ti umili.
BAGUIO CITY — Women and other sectors in Baguio city converged in the parking lot of the University of the Philippines – Baguio, on February 14 for the annual One Billion Rising (OBR) dance protest.
BAGUIO CITY — Ang labanan ng mga miyembro ng New People’s Army (NPA) at sundalo ng gobyerno ay bahagi ng isang pambansang digmaan at hindi dapat maging ugat ng labanan ng mga tribu ng katutubo.
SANTIAGO CITY, Isabela — Pinasinungalingan ng Karapatan Cagayan Valley (CV) ang deklarasyon ng 17th IBPA na boluntaryong sumuko sa sundalo ang pitong magsasaka mula sa Rizal, probinsya ng Cagayan dahil sila ay mga miyembro ng New People’s Army (NPA).
BAGUIO CITY — Secretary Roy Cimatu of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources said even if the fire that razed Mt. Pulag last January was an accident.
BAGUIO CITY – Nadesisionanen ti Human Rights Victims’ Claims Board (HRVCB) ti 100% nga aplikasion iti reparasyon ken panagbigbig iti panaglabsing iti karbengan tao (Republic Act 10368) idi panawen ti Martial Law ni Marcos. Iti kabuklan a 75,730 nga aplikasion, 9,919 ti naipablaak nga aprubado (batches 1-4) ken maipablaak ita Pebrero ti nayon ken maudi a listaan ti aprubado a claimants.
BAGUIO CITY — Artist-mother Raquel Tisha Ramos, Kelly to her colleagues and friends, opened up her painting exhibit on February 10 at the BenCab Museum.
The militant cordillera mass movement has almost fifty years of spontaneous and organized action, starting with the 1971 Cordillera Congress for National Liberation in Bontoc. And it has prevailed for more than thirty years led by the Cordillera Peoples Alliance since its establishment in 1984 also in Bontoc. The Cordillera people’s movement, with peak and low points, try to keep pace with developments in the national democratic mass movement.