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Reopen SDO scheme probe, Luisita farmers dare Senate By Charlie V. Manalo 01/31/2010

Sunday, January 31, 2010


ENRILE URGED TO REVISIT HACIENDA CASES

Reopen SDO scheme probe, Luisita farmers dare Senate


By Charlie V. Manalo
01/31/2010

Agricultural workers yesterday challenged the Senate to reopen investigations into the scheme that was inserted during the term of President Corazon Aquino in the comprehensive land reform law that allowed Hacienda Luisita of the Cojuangco-Aquino clan to become a corporate farm and thus evade land distribution.

Two militant groups supporting striking farm workers of Hacienda Luisita reminded Senate President Juan Ponce Enrile that on June 8, 1989, the then Senate Minority Leader of the Aquino-controlled Senate delivered a privilege speech questioning the late Aquino’s insertion of the stock distribution option (SDO) in the draft land reform law...... MORE


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