Author Archives: LEO XL Y. FUENTES, JR.

3 years ago

Fields of Blood

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Fields of Blood

Under the gloomy skies of June, our fields were filled with blood and terror. The rain pours like tears, bloody tears of injustice and traumatic experiences of our farmers and indigenous people in the countryside.

4 years ago

Seeds of Freedom

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Seeds of Freedom

If Tito Manny is alive to this day, for sure he will be one of the advocates against aerial spraying in banana plantations for this endangers the lives of our people.

4 years ago

GENUINELY ORGANIC

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GENUINELY ORGANIC

Our journey towards a sustainable agriculture remains to be a long and winding road as we are still confronted with landlessness and capitalist opportunism in the agriculture sector. Don’t get me wrong; despite its inadequacies and tendencies to favor the rich farmers and landlords, the Organic Agriculture Act of 2010 is a milestone in our quest for a sustainable agriculture.

4 years ago

SWEET OPPORTUNITIES OF STEVIA

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SWEET OPPORTUNITIES OF STEVIA

As the crisis worsens in third world countries like the Philippines, health care is apparently not a priority for the government. With the continuing neglect and consistent slash of budget for health among any other social services, this resulted to a ballooning and complex problems of health concerns.

4 years ago

TENSION

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TENSION

Temperatures run feverish high on Wednesday August 6 in Nabunturan town, Compostela Valley following a Department of Energy order to close the office of the beleaguered Davao del Norte Electric Cooperative- Cooperative Development Authority (Daneco-CDA) office.