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Corazon Aquino, Philip Juico

Philippines: Is Hacienda Luisita no more?

By Wed, Apr 25, 2012 9:22AM UTC Comments Off Corazon Aquino, Philip Juico

One of the vestiges of the country’s feudal past is finally coming to an end.  Or is it really? On Tuesday, the Supreme Court ruled with finality to award the vast tracts of land owned by the Cojuangco side of the family of President Benigno ‘Noynoy’ Aqujino III to their tenants and farm workers, more...