Today, we mourn the loss of a hero. Crispin Beltran, or “Ka Bel” as he was known by the Filipinos. He passed away on May 20, 2008, after a fatal fall while trying to prepare his house for the rainy season.
The Philippines was blessed by this living hero for many years. Pickets, dialogues, strikes and demonstrations were strengthened by his mere presence, his faith and courage. He battled many trials in his life as he to the yoke with the Filipino masses against oppression poverty, government corruption. Read the rest of this entry →