By Eunice Barbara C. Novio
Since the ’60s, the Bahamas, a small member of the British Commonwealth, has been home to a few Filipinos. At present, there are more than 1,000 Filipino workers mostly in the domestic sectors as housekeepers, cooks, medical workers and hotel employees. Filipino teachers also find their way in this territory of 700 islands.
By Susan K
“If there is gunfire they enlist their names, but when it’s quiet, they will withdraw their names.”
By Christine O. Avendaño
A Filipino who arrived here Saturday with over 700 others evacuated by sea from Libya missed his flight to Manila.
By Carla P. Gomez
A Filipino worker in Libya has signed up for repatriation to the Philippines. But Ernesto Begot Jr., who is from Barangay Bata in Bacolod, said several other workers from Negros Occidental have decided to stay in Libya despite the heavy fighting.
By Aries Joseph Hegina
Senate President Pro Tempore Ralph Recto on Tuesday pushed for increased allotment in assistance fund for overseas Filipino workers.