Last Interview with Commander Parago

Last Interview with Commander Parago

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 29 June) – “Karon, di na gyud ko padakop nila nga buhi” (I wouldn’t let them capture me alive this time), Leoncio Pitao, popularly known by his nom de guerre Commander Parago, told MindaNews in an interview in the hinterlands of Paquibato...
Good to see you, Lake Sebu!

Good to see you, Lake Sebu!

Last week, work led me back to this town. The last time I was here was about four years ago. A lot of things have changed. Business establishments have sprouted so fast. Lake Sebu is now touted as the “Summer Capital of Southern Mindanao.” [ngg_images...
Surviving Pablo

Surviving Pablo

NEW BATAAN, Compostela Valley (MindaNews / 3 December) – Seventeen-year-old Joseph Babag, remembers vividly December 3, 2012, the day before super typhoon Pablo struck their town. Classes had been cancelled so his two younger siblings were home and were having fun...
A spiritual journey

A spiritual journey

BILIRAN, Leyte – While most of the relief operations in typhoon- ravaged areas are delivering mostly food aid, survivors of super typhoon Bopha handed unique form of relief: a food for the spirituality. Calling it as a “spiritual journey,” 22 typhoon survivors from...
Shredded

Shredded

On November 27, I joined the group of typhoon survivors from New Bataan in Compostela Valley province in what they call a “spiritual journey” to the typhoon-ravaged areas in Leyte. The group chose Biliran town in Island Province of Biliran because it is...
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