The Two-Day Solidarity Mission in Patungan Cove, Maragondon, Cavite
March 11-12, 2020
The Solidarity Mission in Patungan Cove was against the land grabbing efforts of Maria Theresa Virata Corporation and conversion project of the late-business tycoon Henry Sy.
Sy’s real estate firm is planning to convert the 603-hectare fishing community into a private beach resort as an expansion to its Hamilo Coast Beach Resort located in Nasugbu, Batangas.
“Our forefathers were the ones who cultivated and developed these lands more than a hundred years ago to be suitable for residential purpose. There are many historical events that took place right exactly at this place. And we can’t just let a private developer to walk in and take it all away from us; we will defend our community, our rights, and our dignity at all cost,”
– Dolito Tambungon, PAMALAKAYA leader