Archive of Marco Valbuena | Chief Information Officer

Ka Maria and Ka Joaquin are fine

This is to assure the public and all revolutionary forces that Ka Maria Malaya, spokesperson of the NDFP in Northeast Mindanao, and Ka Joaquin Jacinto, NDFP-Mindanao spokesperson, are fine. This is contrary to military reports and social media propaganda claiming that they were killed in a firefight in Surigao del Sur.   This piece of […]

AFP lead in subsidy distribution equals more corruption and abuses

The Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) denounces the assignation of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) as the lead force in the distribution of social subsidies for families affected by the Duterte regime’s military lockdown. This will certainly lead to more corruption and abuses. The social subsidy distribution will be used by the […]

It is right, just and necessary to rebel against Duterte in this time of pandemic

The Filipino people are disgusted beyond words over the sight of the head of the NCR police force blowing candles and downing cans of beer with scores of other police officers last May 8. The “extraordinary birthday celebration” was an insult on the Filipino people who have been  suffering under the now two-month lockdown of […]

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 […]