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Incoming DAR chief Rafael Mariano. (File photo)

Peasants welcome Ka Paeng as DAR chief, urge…

Thousands of farmers who remain landless almost three decades since the implementation of the Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program (CARP) have welcomed incoming President Rodrigo Duterte’s choice of Rafael "Ka Paeng” Mariano as secretary of the…

Task Force Mapalad farmers urge President Benigno Aquino III to complete CARP. TFM/Bobby Lagsa file photo

Help Us PNoy: Two years after Yolanda, Capiz…

Some 100 Capiz farmers, all survivors of super typhoon Yolanda, are urging President Benigno Aquino III to help them take possession of a sugar plantation in the province that had been long awarded to them…

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Task Force Mapalad president Alberto Jayme speaks before landless farmers during a 2012 protest-rally at the DAR compound in Bacolod City, urging President Aquino to have a direct hand in the distribution of farms to landless peasants and the completion of CARP amid the dismal performance of DAR officials. Photo from TFM/Jimmy Domingo

Peasant leader from Negros, a hero to thousands…

Negros News - Thousands of farmers belonging to national peasant federation Task Force Mapalad are mourning the death of TFM-Negros Chapter president Alberto A. Jayme, who led peasants to continue fighting for their rights to…

File photo of Task Force Mapalad farmer-leader Dorita Vargas with other Negros peasants who had their heads shaved over PNoy gov't's failure to complete and overhaul CARP. TFM/Jimmy Domingo photo

Before SONA, ageing farmers tell PNoy: Amoy lupa…

Negros News - Days before President Benigno Aquino III’s last State of the Nation Address (SONA), some 3,000 landless Negros farmers took a break from their backbreaking work in landlord-controlled haciendas in the province to…