Archive of Marco Valbuena | Chief Information Officer

Lockdown abuses and corruption must end

1. The Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) denounces the widespread abuse of power, violations of human rights and corruption under the Duterte government’s extended lockdown. These abuses are being perpetrated by Duterte’s military and police forces who are under orders to compel people to “just obey” his orders to “stay at home” even if […]

Duterte’s “no more talks” policy is based on lies

  1. GRP President Duterte’s declaration that he will no longer hold talks with the NDFP is based on complete lies. He knows that. Alam naman niyang hindi nagnanakaw ang NPA. Ang NPA binibigyan ng masa, kahit hindi humihingi. On the other hand, hindi kami nagulat sa kanyang declaration. All-out war naman talaga ang policy […]

To Roque: NPA ceasefire is for the people, not for Duterte

Malacañang spokesperson Harry Roque addressed the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) and said, “do not count on the possibility of an extension” and repeated false claims of NPA attacks on government relief work. Allow me to address Mr. Roque: In the first place, the CPP ceasefire order is not for Duterte. The CPP ceasefire […]

On the April 21 Aurora clash

  Rodrigo Duterte earlier today threatened to declare a nationwide martial law on the pretext that the New People’s Army has been attacking his soldiers “bringing relief.” He alluded to a clash where two Philippine army soldiers were killed, apparently referrign to the encounter in Aurora province last Tuesday. We are still awaiting details of […]

AFP pretend and “press release” Covid-19 relief operations, cover  for  aerial bombing and counterinsurgency

The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) is using pretend Covid-19 relief work in rural communities as a cover and justification for unabated aerial bombardment and relentless counterinsurgency operations. In some cases, the AFP’s relief work exists only in their press releases, when what they are actually conducting are psywar operations in line with the […]

On the arrest of Rep. Casilao and activists performing Covid-19 relief work

The Communist Party of the Philippines denounces the arrest yesterday of former Anakpawis Rep. Ariel Casilao and twelve other volunteers and residents by elements of the Philippine National Police in Norzagaray, Bulacan. The arrest shows the Duterte regime’s perverse priorities even amid the pandemic and utter contempt for the plight of the Filipino people. Instead […]

Comment on Duterte’s refusal to entertain debt cancellation

Finance Sec. Sonny Dominguez, neoliberal zealot, stubbornly declared yesterday that the Duterte government will not even entertain the thought of cancelling foreign debt servicing, even temporarily, as an immediate measure to provide the wherewithal for the Covid-19 crisis. Dominguez’s position reveals the anti-people economic policies and priorities of the Duterte government. It is such views […]

Report on relentless counterinsurgency operations by AFP and PNP during Covid-19 ceasefire

In the past 25 days, units of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) and the Philippine National Police (PNP) have conducted relentless counterinsurgency operations across the country. Fascist troops continue to conduct combat, psywar and intelligence operation exposing the Duterte regime’s sham ceasefire declaration issued on March 16 and effective until April 15 purportedly […]

AFP is spreading false information

There is absolutely no truth to the false information irresponsibly being circulated by the AFP that members of the NPA took away distributed relief goods in some villages in Balangiga, Samar. Even the local barangay captain and police officers interviewed by the media deny that there were such incidents in their areas. This false information […]

On AFP propaganda against NPA Covid-19 drive

In the past days, the AFP has stepped up in its propaganda drive against the Party and New People’s Army (NPA) in a desperate attempt to discredit the on-going public health and economic campaign of the people’s army and the mass organizations to help the people’s efforts to stop the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic. […]