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Pacete: Notes on martial law in Negros, 2
IT IS not clear what the role of United States was when Marcos declared martial law on September 21, 1972. In one blow, it ended elite conflict in Negros, silenced the leftist opposition, and reassured foreign investors.Marcos had this to ...
From 2 days ago
Pacete: Notes on Martial Law in Negros
ON SEPTEMBER 21, 1972, President Ferdinand E. Marcos declared Martial Law (Proclamation 1081). Reason? Marcos wanted to save the Republic from nationwide crime and violence. Congress was abolished and Marcos created the semi-parliament Batasang Pambansa.I was a graduating college student ...
From 4 days ago
Pacete: The 'libertadores' on Negros insurgency
AT "La Mesa de la Libertad" in Silay, the best match for Jojen's native coffee is the favorite topic of the "libertadores" (liberators), the presence of "insurrectos" (insurgents) in the island of Negros. They are the NPAs.The discussion could run ...
From 10 days ago
Pacete: The unica hija of Silay 3
THE most exciting “acontecimiento” (event) in the family of Tita Charet was having a group excursion in Calaptan swimming pool and Hda. Maquina river bank. Those were the days when rivers in Silay were not polluted by sugar mills.For the ...
From 12 days ago
Pacete: The ‘unica hija’ of Silay, 2
ROSARIO Montelibano Locsin (Tita Charet) continued her college education in Manila ... Holy Ghost College, University of Sto. Tomas and the University of the East where she finished her Bachelor of Science in Commerce (early 50’s).The old house of Vicente ...
From 15 days ago
Pacete: The ‘unica hija’ of Silay
COUNTLESS “mujeres” (women) in Silay contributed a lot in the making of the “pueblo” (town) as the “Paris of Negros” at the turn of the century. Some were in the fields of business, teaching, pharmacy, and agriculture. There were even ...
From 17 days ago
Pacete: Definition of peace for Negros
THE Special Action Force (SAF) is already in Negros to help the local police in anti-criminality and internal security operations. The bishops in the island issued a collegial pastoral statement on the series of unjust murders. This is an indicator ...
From 18 days ago
Pacete: Sacrificial lambs in the Temple of Politics
LAST week, I met a retired department head in a coffee shop. He is old and weak. He has no money, no property and his wife eloped with a driver. He is just provided a small monthly allowance by his ...
From 23 days ago
Pacete: Three revolutionary models
YESTERDAY (Monday) was National Heroes Day. The celebration reminds the Filipinos to pay homage to all other heroes, known and unknown, who by their personal sacrifice, dedicated their lives for our country’s freedom and development.For the sake of familiarity, I ...
From 25 days ago
Pacete: Terrorists targeting the churches
WHO said this? The information, as alleged, has been provided by the military, the authorities, and the PNP. This should be confirmed for the safety of the Negrosanons. We do not want to believe that this came from the whistle ...
From 30 days ago