By Julio K. Acof/Sunstar Baguio

Regional autonomy for the CAR today can not be decided on the bases of promises of economic growth based on mineral wealth for example, or the billions of money for the autonomous region as contained in the second draft organic act which again, for purposes of emphasis, was rejected. Discussions of the merits for regional autonomy can not be based on provisions of the two rejected draft organic acts -the Cordilleran has moved. For one the Cordilleran is a global person who helps pour billions of dollars in the Cordillera and yet s/he has to deal with peace related the ancestral domain of his/her community. The community may not be the traditional ili.

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