hacienda luisita farmers - updates

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Two years on, Luisita land distribution a failure – farmers

Apr 24, 2014 - 4:46 PM

Exactly two years after the Supreme Court decision to distribute Hacienda Luisita farmers say the area covered is being reduced by the President s family with the help of the Department of Agrarian Reform

CLASH. Police and farmer-activists clash inside the Department of Agrarian Reform compound in Quezon City on April 24, the second anniversary of the landmark Supreme Court decision on Hacienda Luisita. All photos by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Violence in Luisita: Farmers' huts burned, crops bulldozed

Feb 12, 2014 - 8:16 PM

Tarlac police and guards hired by the Cojuangco owned Tadeco have fenced off a portion of Hacienda Luisita that they say is not covered by the agrarian reform

VIOLENCE ESCALATING. A farmer is held by policemen in Hacienda Luisita, Tarlac. All photos from Unyon ng mga Manggagawa sa Agrikultura (UMA)

Hacienda Luisita farmers to receive land titles in days

Sep 28, 2013 - 11:17 AM

Around 5 800 qualified farmer beneficiaries will be given land titles starting September 30 until mid October

A HOAX. Despite the jumpstarting of the Hacienda Luiisita land distribution by the Department of Agrarian Reform, farmers protested in front of the Supreme Court on August 27, calling the process a hoax. Photos by Arcel Cometa

Farmers to SC: Don't allow Luisita execs to pick auditors

Jun 11, 2013 - 9:07 PM

Farmer beneficiaries have chosen the firm that will audit P1 3B in proceeds from earlier Hacienda Luisita transactions but management and the DAR won t honor their choice

LET US PICK. Hacienda Lusita farmers rally in front of the Supreme Court claiming that they should decide who will audit the P 1.3 billion proceeds of the estate. Rappler/Ace Tamayo

DAR releases final list of Luisita beneficiaries

Feb 27, 2013 - 12:47 PM

DAR is aiming to complete the distribution of the land titles in June

FINAL LIST. DAR releases final masterlist of beneficiaries of land parcels in Hacienda Luisita.