FELY ARROYO, beneficiary:
“If we’re disconnected, we hook up to our landlord for electricity. We just pay him for it. We always settle our rent and water consumption. Sometimes we cannot cope up with our expenses. I’m trying hard to make ends meet especially that my kids do not support us.”
If CNN Philippines’ workers dilly-dally in getting well organized as a full fledged media entity with a reliable union, that BBC London and other foreign media brands may follow suit, probably, Mr Ramon Ang, the current top honcho, may lead the way to industrial peace, harmony, synergy and compassion within the ranks of the CNN PH media workers by first encouraging them to unionize and let it become as strong as the CNN mother company’s union, the National Association of Broadcast Employees and Technicians–Communications Workers of America (NABET-CWA).
At night, as Lando’s grieving widow tucks in the 4-year-old kid to sleep, Leah Jane releases an innocent smile and tells her mom she is still waiting for Papa.