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Under the ruling of the Supreme Court, 4,915 hectares of the Cojuangco-controlled Hacienda Luisita must be awarded to its 6,296 farmworker-beneficiaries under the government's Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program (CARP), which was started by President Corazon Aquino in 1988.

But just how big is the land that will be given out to the farmers? In this visual presentation prepared by, we compared the total land area of the hacienda that will be awarded to its tillers to the country's landmarks and popular places.

Protesting farmers hurl rotten veggies, slam 'CARP killers' at House

After delivering snails to lawmakers last week, farmers returned to the House of Representatives Wednesday to bring baskets of rotten vegetables to symbolize what they called 'the rotten conscience' of lawmakers who killed the Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program (CARP).

MENDIOLA REVISITED | Farmers mark 28th anniversary of massacre

Farmers and other support groups marked Thursday the 28th anniversary of the Mendiola Massacre, gathering at the scene of the event just meters away from Malacanang Palace, with calls for a pro-people agrarian reform and urban industrialization.

Online exhibit among events marking 10th anniversary of Hacienda Luisita Massacre

Photographs on land and land reform by documentary photographer Jes Aznar are launched online and will also be mounted at UP Diliman to commemorate "#HLMX" or the tenth anniversary of the Hacienda Luisita Massacre.

Luisita eco zone labor-compliant? Workers disagree, point to massive contractualization

Labor Rosalinda Dimapilis-Baldoz and other labor officials, together with the eco-park's administration, recently unveiled a marker at the entrance of the Luisita Industrial Park (LIP) which reads: "This is a Labor Law compliant Eco-Zone".

VIDEO | Activists interrupt PNoy's speech in Columbia University

Filipino-American activists early Wednesday (Tuesday in the United States) interrupted President Benigno Aquino III as he was making a speech at the Columbia University, BAYAN USA said in a press release.

Hacienda Luisita activist gets threats on 42nd year of Martial Law

On the 42nd anniversary of the declaration of Martial Law, a poet and activist in Central Luzon got a taste of what life was like for many Filipinos under totalitarian rule.

No augmentation to landowners' compensation - DAR

The Department of Agrarian Reform reiterated Monday that no funds outside of what was appropriated by Congress were added to the fund which government uses to pay the cash portion of the compensation to landowners.

As CARP expires, what is best option for Luisita farmers? DAR bats for sugar block farming

Great opportunities await farmer beneficiaries of Hacienda Luisita in Tarlac City as the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) unveiled various options each of them could avail. One option is the tested sugar block farming concept.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Hacienda Luisita farmers, long-time victims of CARP

Under CARP, and through the DAR, the landmark 2012 Supreme Court ruling to finally distribute Hacienda Luisita has been subjected to various legal contrivances that favor the Cojuangco-Aquinos in their bid to once again dodge land distribution and retain control of thousands of hectares.

First Pacific eyes more investments in PH sugar sector

First Pacific Co Ltd is scouting for new investments in the Philippine sugar industry after buying a stake in Roxas Holdings Inc (RHI).