Daily Archives: September 9, 2015

ANNOUNCEMENT

September 10, 2015

ANNOUNCEMENT

The members of the Board of Directors of the Filipino American Community of Los Angeles hereby announce that there isa vacancy in the Office of the Associate Commissioner of the COMELEC.

Every interested applicant must file his/her Certificate of candidacy on or before 5:00 PM of September 16, 2015, Monday thru Friday between the hours of 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM at the Office of the Manager located at 1740 West Temple Street, Los Angeles, CA 90026.

Qualifications of a Candidate:

1. He/She must be at least twenty one (21) years of age and must be a legal resident of the County of Los Angeles.
2. He/She must be a member of good standing for at least one (1) year before the election of the Commissioner.
3. He must have at least knowledge of the Election Laws and U.S. Constitution and must have at least some legal background.

Time is of the essence. We need to fill up this position as soon as practicable. If you have any questions, please contact the Office Manager
at (213) 484-1527.

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ALLIANCE HAILS GUATEMALAN PRESIDENT RESIGNATION, JAILING

For Immediate Release
ALLIANCE PHILIPPINES
Contact Person: Arturo P. Garcia
Phone: (213)241-0995
September 09, 2015


ALLIANCE HAILS GUATEMALAN PRESIDENT RESIGNATION, JAILING

Los Angeles – The Alliance-Philippines based in the United States hailed the milestone resignation and subsequent jailing of the President of. Guatemala, Otto Perez Molina on September 03, 2015

Hours after resigning his post as the president of Guatemala, Otto Pérez Molina, a former general and the nation’s most powerful man, was sent to jail to await the conclusion of an evidentiary hearing into his role in a multimillion dollar customs fraud corruption scandal.

Arturo P.Garcia said, ” the decision to detain Mr. Pérez Molina, much like his resignation, is unprecedented in Guatemalan history and was a stunning conclusion to a day of swift change in the Central American nation.

Good Example for the Philippines

This is a good example for the Philippines where the rule of law is joke and Presidents are jailed but pardoned like in the case of President Joseph Estrada.

At present another ex-President is in “hospital arrests” but legal maneuvers are in place to set her free in jail like the former Senate President Senator Juan Ponce Enrile who was allowed by the Supreme Court to be on “temporary liberty” while on bail. “

Another ex-Philippine President Gloria MAcapagal-Arroyo is raring to be free using the same ruling that set Senator Enrile free by the order of the PH Supreme Court.

The Example of Guatemala

For the Alliance, “ Guatemalan example was a product of social ferment in Guatemala and a long a struggle of people for freedom and democracy and against the human rights abuses and rampant corruption of the ruling elite and the fascist military.:

According to the news report ,” Mr. Pérez Molina tendered his resignation overnight, and by midmorning on Thursday the country’s Congress had accepted it. He then presented himself before the courts for the evidentiary hearing, where prosecutors played more than six hours of wiretapped conversations.

At the conclusion of the hearing, which will resume early Friday, the judge ordered the former president to be held at Matamoros prison in central Guatemala City.

Guatemala is a Central American country ruled by military junta or former generals supported by the United States. It is like the Philippines where corruption is a way of life.

For more information please call (213)241-0995 or email us at Pilipinokami76@yahoo.com

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ANNOUNCEMENT

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Stop the War vs the Lumads in Mindanao, Dismantle The AFP Vigilante and Paramiltaries Groups , Now!

For Immediate Release
Alliance- Philippines
Contact Person: Arturo P.Garcia
Phone: (213)241-0995
September 09, 2015

Stop the War vs the Lumads in Mindanao, Dismantle The AFP Vigilante and Paramiltaries Groups , Now!

Los Angeles – The Alliance Philippines condemns the fact that while the Aquino regime is waging a ruthless war against the Lumad of Mindanao using vigilante and paramilitary groups formed,trained and being used by the AFP.

We in the Alliance Philippines based in the United States condemn the brutal massacre of 5 Lumads in Pantucan, Bukidnon and the Surigao Massacre of Emerito Samarca, Executive Director of the Alternative Learning Center for Agriculture and Livelihood Development, Jionel Campos, Chair of local org MAPASU and his cousin Aurelio Sinzo by the Mahagat-Bagani paramilitary group in Surigao Del Sur.

Flagrant Human Rights Violations

Although the 1987 Constitution explicitly banned the formation of Vigilante and Paramilitary groups, The Aquino III Regime has violated it time and time again by encouraging the AFP to establish such group and used it in their war against the Lumads.

The Moros and the Lumad groups have long resisted militarization and the assault of foreign big mining firms.Continued Human Rights ViolationsThe Aquino regime is not expected to denounce the killings.Human Rights Violations.

On the contrary, ithe US-Aquino III Regime encourages these rights violations. They continue to launch unrelenting military operations in Mindanao and form Vigilante and Paramilitary Groups like the Amara,Mahagat -Bagani that terrorizes the areas where the minorities live both in the North and South of the Philippines.

The Alliance is one with the people of Mindanao and the other parts of the Philippines in demanding that military and paramilitary groups should now be pulled out of the communities.

Defend Human Rights in the Philippines!

Disband and Disarm Vigilante and Paramilitary Groups in Mindanao.

Alliance Philippines
September 09, 2015

For More information about the Alliance please call Al Garcia@(213)241-0995 or email at Pilipinokami76@yahoo.com.

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