“Shall we wait for more lives to be lost? Shall we wait for another mayor again to be ambushed?”
— Tabuk City Mayor Camilo Lammawin asking national agencies and President Arroyo to resolve the Rizal land dispute after the convoy of Rizal Mayor Chris Marc de la Cruz was ambushed. Lammawin heads the Kalinga chapter of the League of Municipalities in the Philippines. Full story here.
“Ito ay pagganti kay mayor (de la Cruz) dahil sa demolition./This is revenge on the mayor because of the demolition. We don’t see any other motive.”
— Cordillera Police Regional Director Raul Gonzales.