Sept. 13, holiday in CAR to recall Cory-Balweg peace accord

BAGUIO CITY — The Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) is set to commemorate the successful peace talks between the national government under former president Corazon “Cory” Aquino and the Cordillera People’s Liberation Army (CPLA) led by former rebel priest Conrado “Ka Ambo” Balweg in 1986. Malacañang issued Proclamation 802 declaring September 13, 2019 as special non-working holiday … Read More

CPLA purges rank of scalawags; talks peace with OPAPP

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet — The new leadership of the 7,000 combatants of the Cordillera Peoples Liberation Army (CPLA), the group that originally signed the peace pact with the government in 1986, urges Cordillerans to inform them of members misrepresenting themselves and are into illegal activities using the group’s name. Abra Vice Governor Ronald Balao-as, who … Read More