Horacio “Boy” Morales graduated from the University of the Philippines and entered government service in 1965. He started as a senior economist with the Presidential Economic Staff of then newly-elected President Ferdinand Marcos. Morales became involved in development work for many years. He helped reform the basic educational system, established the rice self-sufficiency program and created new institutions to oversee various development programs of government. Eventually, Morales became executive vice-president of the Development Academy of the Philippines.
Peace & Democracy
This program will lead and participate in regional campaigns against US intervention in the Asian region, with the geographical focus being on Northeast Asia, Southeast Asia, and South Asia.
by Clarissa Militante
A few weeks ago, women in Pakistan whose husbands or relatives had gone missing blamed the US w’ar against terror’ for the enforced disappearances of loved ones.
The phenomenon felt so close to the Philippines. It is not strange to imagine the pain the women are undergoing and their struggle to pick up the pieces of their lives.
I remember writing the first scene of my novel in 2008. It was an emotional, gut-wrenching response to the disappearance of two female students, one of them pregnant, from the state university.