Ikalawang Bahagi: Unos sa pagsampa pa lamang ng kaso sa Canada

Clearly, the immediate signing of said proposal agreement, if ever it becomes your choice, without the necessary changes in favor of the Province would be very disadvantageous to the province. – Bishop of Boac, Marcelino Antonio Maralit, Jr. to PGM Sa gitna ng mga misteryo at namumuong unos sa usapin pa lamang ng pagsampa ng kaso ng Marinduque sa Canada laban sa Placer Dome-Barrick Gold, umaasa pa rin at nananalangin ang Obispo ng Boac, bilang tagapagtaguyod ng 87% ng mga Katoliko sa Marinduque, na kumapit ang mga kinauukulan sa lahat…

Tangkilikin ang produkto at serbisyong Marinduqueno

Kanina, pumar-on ako sa SM Megamall, Mandaluyong upang suportahan ang exhibit ng Marinduque sa 2nd Mimaropa Naturally Agri-Trade and Tourism Fair 2016. Bumisita muna ako sa tourism booth ng Marinduque kung saan ay nandon ang mga hospitable na kababayan na talagang nagapromote ng ganda ng lalawigan, ito ay sa pangunguna ni Tita Susan Nace ng Dream Favor Travel and Tours. Nameet ko rin si Richard Ace De Leon, na baga’t hindi taga sa atin ay buong pusong nagalaan ng oras para tulungang magdevelop at magpromote ng ating bayan. Pagkatapos ay…

The never-ending curse of Marcopper, in DENR’s court now

Engr. Luna Manrique, MPDC of Boac, posted in Facebook on August 20, 2016, “It’s not over yet, abandoned Marcopper mine site continues to pollute Boac River up to this date. I requested the Army CAFGU to patrol the area last August 17, 2016 and take pictures with GPS reading. The newspaper they used as date mark was issued only last August 16, 2016. Leaving the mining site without cleaning up the remaining mining waste and polluted sediment, and without taking appropriate measures to stop the flow of acid mine drainage…

Bacorro, sumulat kay Reyes hinggil sa 300 milyong loan

Pormal na nagpadala ng liham ang Bise Gobernador ng Marinduque, Romulo Bacorro, Jr. sa Punong Lalawigan, Carmencita O. Reyes hinggil sa kanyang mga reserbasyon sa usaping may kinalaman sa Php 300 million na pondong utang sa DBP. Sa kadahilanang patong-patong na ang mga usaping ‘teknikal, administratibo at legal status’ ng naipasang Supplemental Budget No. 2 ng Sangguniang Panlalawigan tungkol dito, inihayag ni Bacorro ang kanyang panalangin na kilalanin naman ni Reyes ang mga findings at observations hinggil sa nabanggit na usapin. Ayon sa nasabing opisyal na liham na ang kopya…

After 2 decades of Marcopper collapsed, shocking story revealed

Written by Abdon M. Balde Jr. I was listening to new DENR Sec Gina Lopez on TV the other day talk about mining, and my memories were revived about our sad experience in the country’s biggest mining disaster in Marcopper, Marinduque where Canada’s Placer Dome and the Marcos family conspired to earn billions of dollars at the expense of the environment and the residents of Santa Cruz, Marinduque: 1. The construction company that I was working for (which was then owned by American Cement) was contracted by the Canadian mining…