• Economics
    Brief Historical Timeline Brief Historical Timeline of the Hacienda Luisita Land Dispute Spanish Period Hacienda Luisita was once owned by the “Compañía General de Tabacos de Filipinas,” also known as “Tabacalera”, founded in November 1881 by Don Antonio López y López, a Spaniard from Santander, Cantabria...
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  • Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Law in the Philippines
    I. Introduction The unpopularity and total failure of the Marcos land reform plan paved the way for the initiation of the Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program in the Spanish agricultural sector, during the Presidency of Aquino. In fact, this formed one of the major points against Marcos, emphasized...
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  • Hacienda Luisita and Land Reform
    Land reform is linked to social justice. When Spain colonized the Philippines by force beginning 1521, its land was already claimed by the conquistadors in the name of Spain. The natives who were already tilling the land were put under Spanish landlords, who were given royal grant to “own” the land...
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    5,000 Luisita land reform papers submitted for titling Philippine Daily Inquirer 8:48 pm | Sunday, September 8th, 2013  5 54 22 CITY OF SAN FERNANDO— The Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) has submitted 5,092 certificates of land ownership award (CLOAs) to the Register of Deeds in Tarlac province...
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  • Hacienda Luisita
    high compensation by the family of President Benigno Aquino who owned Hacienda Luisita would not stop him from proceeding with distributing the vast sugar plantation in May next year. De los Reyes stressed that the land distribution process was on track with the timetable of the Department of Agrarian...
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  • Edward
    wealth “The Cojuangco-Aquinos used and abused all legal means to their advantage and interest of further controlling the lands.” – Rep. Rafael Mariano of Anakpawis Hacienda Luisita Massacre has been a history of the Filipinos. Until now, No one knows who the mastermind of the said incident is. It has...
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  • Megone
    presidency January 22, 1987 Eleven months into the Cory Aquino presidency, thousands of frustrated farmers marched to Malacañang demanding land reform and the distribution of land at no cost to beneficiaries. In a violent dispersal, 13 protesters were killed in what has gone down in history as the “Mendiola Massacre...
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  • Introduction to Agrarian Reform
    SC orders Hacienda Luisita land distribution By Marlon Ramos Philippine Daily Inquirer 11:20 am | Thursday, November 24th, 2011  24share1213 1185 MANILA, Philippines–The Supreme Court has ordered the distribution of more than 4,900 hectares of Hacienda Luisita lands to over 6,000 registered tenants...
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  • Agrarian Reform. Essay
    Aquino envisioned agrarian and land reform as the centerpiece of her administration's social legislative agenda. However, her family background and social class as a privileged daughter of a wealthy and landed clan became a lightning rod of criticisms against her land reform agenda. On February 22, 1987...
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  • Lolers
    MANILA, Philippines—Farmers from Hacienda Luisita on Thursday asked the Supreme Court to cite in contempt the Department of Agrarian Reform for stating that it will only distribute 4,099 hectares to farmers instead of 4,335.60 hectares mentioned in the high court’s 2012 decision. DAR, through the Office...
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  • Hacienda Luisita
    HUNDREDS MISSING IN THE VIOLENT DISPERSAL OF HACIENDA LUISITA STRIKE All they wanted is to own a piece of land to till for a living. What they got was a piece of mound to lay their bodies to rest till eternity. In a violent strike dispersal in Hacienda Luisita last November 16, 2004, 14 people were killed...
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  • On Hacienda Luisita
    issue. After watching Sa Ngalan ng Tubo documentary film when I was a freshman, I started dreaming of going to Hacienda Luisita. I want to see the exact location where farmers of that hacienda shed blood and life and to know firsthand what is the current situation there. After two years, I was given the...
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  • Introduction Hacienda Luisita
    Introduction Hacienda Luisita was once part of the holdings of Compañia General de Tabacos de Filipinas, Sociedad Anónima, better known as Tabacalera, which was founded on November 26, 1881 by a Spaniard from Santander, Cantabria and Santiago de Cuba, Don Antonio López y López. He was the first Marques...
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    The Hacienda Luisita case was a major campaign issue in the 2010 presidential elections when Noynoy Aquino was running for president. Even after his election, the Luisita story was bannered as the final test of P-Noy’s sincerity and integrity. Perhaps because Hacienda Luisita has turned out to be another...
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    G.R. No. 171101               November 22, 2011 HACIENDA LUISITA, INCORPORATED, Petitioner, LUISITA INDUSTRIAL PARK CORPORATION and RIZAL COMMERCIAL BANKING CORPORATION, Petitioners-in-Intervention,  vs. PRESIDENTIAL AGRARIAN REFORM COUNCIL; SECRETARY NASSER PANGANDAMAN OF THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRARIAN...
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  • Application of Jurgen Habermas's Public Sphere in the Contemporary Philippine Setting
    Hacienda Luisita is a vast agricultural land located in Tarlac, Philippines. It covers approximately 6,345 hectares of sugar plantation and spans multiple municipalities within Tarlac’s 1st and 2nd legislative districts. It is owned by the Cojuangco family, part of which is the current president of the...
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    Republic of the Philippines SUPREME COURT Manila EN BANC G.R. No. 171101               July 5, 2011 HACIENDA LUISITA, INCORPORATED, Petitioner, LUISITA INDUSTRIAL PARK CORPORATION and RIZAL COMMERCIAL BANKING CORPORATION, Petitioners-in-Intervention,  vs. PRESIDENTIAL AGRARIAN REFORM COUNCIL;...
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  • A Status on the Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program in the Philippines
    Spanish colonization of the Philippines in the 1500s, lands in the Philippines have always been controlled by a few of families. The Datus and Sultans ruled over massive areas of lands, as power social status was dictated by the size of the land one owned and the number of slaves who worked on them....
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  • Edward
    the Cojuangco-controlled Central Azucarera de Tarlac Realty Corporation (CAT) is claiming ownership of 386.8-hectares of agricultural and residential lands covering some 12 villages in Bayambang town, province of Pangasinan. The Alyansa ng mga Magbubukid sa Gitnang Luson (AMGL or Alliance of Farmers...
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  • The Comprehensive Agrarian Reform
    justice and equity among rural areas. CARP was established by the Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Law of 1988 (CARL) which aimed for a nation with equitable land ownership and empowered agrarian reform beneficiaries while, at least, improving social lives. The law was outlined by former President Corazon C....
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