Posts Tagged: mindanao

And then it began to rain

by Matt Lang I was part of a team that went to Surigao del Norte in northeastern Mindanao. This area is rich in resources and is one of the last regions in the country that hasn’t been completely deforested or…

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Observers report from Surigao del Norte

On May 13th the People’s International Observation Mission held a press conference to report their preliminary findings about the election in the Philippines. Observers traveled to many areas throughout the country. Matthew Lang and Nancy Eng MacNeill went to the…

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The 11th hour shower

Presbyterian Peacemaking Program staff member Nancy Eng MacNeill writes: Election history in the Philippines has been fraught with fraud and corruption from before the time of Marcos to the current Arroyo regime. As a result, arriving in Manila for the…

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