Labella assures displaced informal settlers in Lahug: We will provide assistance

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 08/09/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella promised to provide assistance to the informal settlers of Sitio Avocado, Barangay Lahug, whose homes were demolished, so that they can start over in the relocation site in…

Lahug families lose homes in demolition

Alven Marie Timtim 08/07/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The demolition of homes built on a property owned by the University of the Philippines Cebu in Sitio Avocado, Barangay Lahug, Cebu City has started this morning, August 7. As of 12 noon…

Court denies UP’s injunction request against fire victims

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 02/22/2016

Fire victims in Sitio Avocado in Barangay Lahug may continue to stay in the area which is being claimed by the University of the Philippines (UP) Cebu. The Municipal Trial Court in Cities (MTCC) has denied UP’s…

UP brings lot dispute case to Supreme Court

Juli Ann M. Sibi 02/04/2016

THE University of the Philippines Cebu has now taken its grievance on the dismissal of their injunction case against Cebu City Hall officials for the re-blocking on the Sitio Avocado, Lahug fire site to the Supreme Court…

Court dismisses UP Cebu’s injunction case against Cebu City Hall

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 01/15/2016

Judge Ricky Jones Macabaya of the Regional Trial Court Branch 5 has dismissed the injunction case filed by the University of the Philippines Cebu (UP Cebu) against Cebu City Hall over a portion of the lot in…

Lahug fire victim shot dead

Juli Ann M. Sibi 01/14/2016

A 65-year-old fire victim from the contested property in sitio Avocado, barangay Lahug was shot and killed at about 11:30 p.m. Thursday. Virgilio Gabiana, member of the board of directors of the Lahug Cebu Homeowners Association (LACHOA),…

UP Cebu, City Hall argue over TRO

Ador Vincent S. Mayol, Juli Ann M. Sibi 01/14/2016

Can the University of the Philippines Cebu (UP Cebu) secure another temporary restraining order from the court against the 72 settlers of sitio Avocado and Cebu City Hall? Judge Ricky Jones Macabaya of the Regional Trial Court…

UP WANTS SETTLERS OUT

Juli Ann M. Sibi with Jose Santino S. Bunachita 01/13/2016

Forcible entry case filed against 74 Lahug fire victims Virginia Aray, 69,  has just finished building a 30-square-meter house with plywood walls and tin roofs at the fire-ravaged site in sitio Avocado, barangay Lahug in Cebu City.…

UP Cebu’s land woes

Editorial 01/05/2016

Political undercurrents complicate a solution for the fate of victims of the post-Christmas fire in barangay Lahug. It shouldn’t. In an ideal world, a win-win solution would be the first priority of government leaders working for social…

Fire victims: How to help, donate

Juli Ann M. Sibi, Nestle L. Semilla 12/31/2015

Donations and relief aid are being received for survivors of the post-Christmas fire in sitio Avocado in barangay Lahug, Cebu City. Cooked meals in styropacks, sacks of rice, used clothes and dry good continue to arrive at…

Emergency needs first before UP Cebu dialog, says Labella

Juli Ann M. Sibi, Nestle L. Semilla 12/31/2015

ACTING Mayor Edgardo Labella yesterday said the Cebu city government will  talk with the landowner of the burned sitio in barangay Lahug “after we attend to the emergency needs” of the fire victims. He said City Hall…

FIRE ZONE: TALK FIRST?

12/29/2015

Barangay Lahug, UP Cebu seek dialog on re-blocking Tension briefly erupted yesterday as Lahug barangay officials tried to stop heavy equipment of the Cebu city government from clearing the burned fire zone in sitio Avocado. Acting Mayor…

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