NPA has no interest in PCOS machines--CPP

Information Bureau
Communist Party of the Philippines
May 8, 2010

The Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) today declared that the New People's Army (NPA) has not been targetting PCOS (Precint Count Optical Scan) machines in its tactical offensives against the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP). However, the CPP advised the Commission on Elections (Comelec) not to use the AFP to transport these and other election paraphernalia so as to prevent these from being inadvertently affected in NPA tactical offensives.

People Demand the Dismantling of Lingig Mayor's Private Army

Simon Santiago
Regional Political Department, Merardo Arce Command, NPA-Southern Mindanao
May 8, 2010

Arrested warlord Roberto 'Jimmy' Luna Jr (Lakas-Kampi) has strengthened his private army, and armed them with large caches of firearms issued by the Department of National Defense of the US-Arroyo Regime. Within nine years as mayor of Lingig, Surigao del Sur, Luna, a Gloria Arroyo ally, has maintained at least a platoon of private army which he used mainly to hit civilians and political opponents for his ambitious interests.

Massive militarization is intensifying warlordism and worsening the peace and order situation in Abra

Ka Diego Wadagan
Agustin Begnalen Command, NPA-Abra
May 3, 2010

The PNP and the AFP have been bragging about the improved peace and order situation in Abra because private armed groups (PAGs) have been dismantled and the CPP-NPA-CPDF will be "reduced to an inconsequential level" by the end of Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo's term. The PNP and the AFP deployed hundreds of regular and special troops in the province for these objectives. The PNP Task Force Abra, organized in 2001 to go after PAGs has been augmented by forces from the Cordillera Regional Mobile Group and the PNP's elite Special Action Force.

Col. Bismarck Soliba's bark is worse than his bite

Ka Magno Udyaw
Leonardo Pacsi Command, NPA-Mountain Province
April 27, 2010

In a recent local radio interview, Col. Bismarck Soliba, capitalizing on his being a native of the Mountain Province, parroted the standard AFP propaganda line of lies and intrigues. According to him, the NPA foments trouble and is anti-development, and its guerillas operating in the Mountain Province are not locals. He also claimed that because of the pay and benefits, it is better to join the reactionary AFP than the NPA.

Magkaisa at wakasan ang rehimeng US-Arroyo

Ang Bayan Editorial
May 7, 2010
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Ilang araw na lamang bago ang reaksyunaryong eleksyon sa Mayo 10. Umaasa ang maraming Pilipino na kasabay nito ay matatapos na ang termino ng kinamumuhiang rehimeng US-Arroyo.

Sawang-sawa na ang mamamayan sa paghaharing US-Arroyo. Sa mahigit siyam na taon nito sa poder, tuluy-tuloy na dumausdos ang kabuhayan, sumirit ang disempleyo at lalong lumaganap ang kahirapan, kagutuman at kaapihan.

"Oplan RAFAEL" gumugulong na

Ang Bayan
May 7, 2010 issue
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Ibinunyag ng partidong Bayan Muna (BM) nitong Mayo 5 ang tinagurian nitong "Oplan Retain Arroyo through Failure of Elections (Oplan RAFAEL)," ang pangkalahatang plano ng pangkating Arroyo para makapanatili sa poder. Ayon kay Rep. Teddy CasiƱo ng BM, kung pagdudugtung-dugtungin ang mga nangyayari ngayon, makikita na buo at ipinatutupad na ang mga sangkap ng Oplan RAFAEL.

The facts against psywar intrigues

Prof. Jose Ma. Sison
Chief Political Consultant, National Democratic Front of the Philippines
May 7, 2010

As chief political consultant of the Negotiating Panel of the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP), I am well informed about the revolutionary position of the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP), the New People's Army and the NDFP as well as the position of other major political forces in relation to the 2010 elections of the reactionary government.

NPA arrests Arroyo warlord in Surigao, 4 AFP/PNP armed escorts; Confiscates Nine M-16 rifles, pistols

Simon Santiago
Regional Political Department,Merardo Arce Command, NPA-Southern Mindanao
05 May 2010

Arroyo warlord and Lingig, Surigao del Sur town mayor Roberto "Jimmy" Luna Jr. and his AFP/PNP bodyguards were arrested earlier today, May 5, at 6:15 AM at a mobile checkpoint mounted by Red fighters along the Davao-Agusan National Highway in Pasian, Monkayo, Compostela Valley Province. Red fighters under the Conrado Heredia Command-Front 20 Operations Command of the New People's Army also confiscated their firearms consisting of five M-16 armalite rifles, two .45 cal. pistols, one 9 mm pistol and one .380 cal. pistol.

Security Guards, Pnp, Nadis-Armahan Nga Wala Sg Lupok Sa Maricalum Mining Corp.

Nilo Magtanggol
Roger Mahinay Command, NPA-Southwest Front, Negros
May 4, 2010

Matawhay kg wala sg lupok nga gindis-armahan sg tropa sg New PeoplePs Army - Roger Mahinay Command ang mga berdugong security guards sg Maricalum Mining Corporation (MMC) o G-Holdings Inc. kg mga elemento sg Philippine National Police (PNP) nga nagaduty sa Brgy. San Jose, Sipalay City nga nagreinforce sa minahan, sadtong Abril 30,2010, 4:45 -- 5:45 sg hapon. Gamit ang mataas nga elemento sg sorpresa, precision kg pleksibilidad, madali nga nakontrol sg NPA ang staff house, compound, ball mill, power plant kg Post #2 kg nakuha ang 20 ka armas.

Intensify the struggles of the proletariat and peoples against imperialism and reaction

By Prof. Jose Maria Sison
Chairperson, International League of Peoples' Struggle
1 May 2010

On this glorious day of the international proletariat, we, the International League of Peoples' Struggle, join the workers and peoples of the world in celebrating their struggles, sacrifices and victories. It is of the greatest importance to raise the banner of proletarian unity and struggle against exploitation and oppression by imperialism and all reaction. Once again, we renew our resolve to dismantle the monopoly capitalist system and replace it with a just, democratic and peaceful new world in which socialism prevails.