NEWS FROM SUGARLANDIA

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HUNDREDS OF RESIDENTS AFFECTED BY BLAZE IN BACOLOD CITY | NEWS FROM SUGARLANDIA

Text and photos by Julius D. Mariveles BACOLOD CITY – Hundreds of residents lost their homes in a more than two-hour fire that gutted at least 100 houses according to an initial estimate of the local fire bureau. “We don’t know yet how many were destroyed or partially-damaged,” Fire Chief Insp. Bartolome Biliran told SAID … Continue reading

NEWS FROM SUGARLANDIA: Churchworker decries police Gestapo tactics

“They did not present any document and suddenly grabbed me and hauled me down a flight of stairs into a waiting vehicle,” Aniceta Yaun Rojo told Interaksyon.com in Cadiz City where she and several others have been charged for the death of an Army lieutenant early this year. Continue reading

SURVIVING THE QUAKE, COPING WITH THE TREMORS by Julius D. Mariveles

BARANGAY BUENAVISTA, Guihulngan City, Negros Oriental – Mercedes Ordinisa was already dead when the quake struck. She was 52. She died of cancer. Her relatives scampered for safety during her wake when the Monday earthquake struck. She was left alone in their house in the sub-village of Moog, barangay Planas, the place where a landslide … Continue reading

HOW DID THE GPH-RPM-P-RPA PACT COME ABOUT? | NEWS FROM SUGARLANDIA (Part 1 of 2) by Julius D. Mariveles

It was in December 6, 2000 when the initial peace agreement was signed between the RPM-P-RPA-ABB and the GPH. Signing the pact for the rebel group was RPM-P-RPA-ABB chairman Nilo Dela Cruz while initialing for the GPH was its chief negotiator and then executive secretary Edgardo Angara. Negros-based businessman and former ambassador Eduardo “Danding” Cojuangco, Jr. signed as an “intervenor.”

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PUSH FOR FINAL PEACE AGREEMENT BETWEEN GPH AND BREAKAWAY REBEL GROUP ON | NEWS FROM SUGARLANDIA by Julius D. Mariveles

NEWS FROM SUGARLANDIA By Julius D. Mariveles October 20, 2011 This is not a surrender, RPA officials say Profiling of RPA guerrillas on towards “conclusion” of peace process BACOLOD CITY, Negros Occidental – The profiling of more than 300 fighters of the Revolutionary Proletarian Army-Alex Boncayao Brigade has started in the province today in preparation … Continue reading

NEWS FROM SUGARLANDIA | MONDAY, May 9, 2011 by BacolodSpice

A transport holiday against the never-ending increases in petroleum prices, skirmishes in the island between the New People’s Army and government forces, a manhunt against former officials involved in murder cases, the planned putting up of power plants in the province – these were some of the top stories that made it to the front … Continue reading

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