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Guimaras Province, Philippines
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Guimaras is the youngest and smallest of the six component island provinces of the Western Visayas Region (Region 6). Known as the "Mango Country", Guimaras Island has 8,000 hectares of mango orchards managed by corporations and individual growers. The province's mango orchards produce the best mango variety certified as pest-free by the United States Department of Agriculture. Declared as a full-pledged province on May 22,1992, Guimaras has also been proclaimed as the "island to watch" due to unspoiled natural beauty as for its potential.
The province is composed of five municipalities, namely: Jordan, the provincial capital; Buenavista; Nueva Valencia; and the newly created Sibunag and San Lorenzo. Guimaras occupies about 3% of the region's total land area.
The fastest route to the province is by means of a pump boat which is about 10-15 minutes ride from Iloilo City.
Location of Guimaras, Philippines
- 10.5667° N, 122.5833° E - Guimaras, Coordinates
History of Guimaras, Philippines
- article from the provincial government of Guimaras: guimaras.gov.ph
An account by Demy Sonza, a noted Ilonggo historian says that archeologists believed that Guimaras Island was once a part of the Panay Island. Geologically speaking, the two islands are of the same age. Insofar as available historical documents can attest, the Pre-Spanish Ilonggos knew Guimaras as Himal-us. During the Spanish Era, the beautiful sceneries in the island struck the Spaniards headed by Gonzalo Ronquillo de Peñalosa who established the Spanish settlement in Arevalo. The verdant mountains of the island were covered with forest timbers for building purposes. The island is rich in limestone and has also has excellent hunting and fishing grounds.
The Christianization of the people of Guimaras started almost simultaneously with that of Iloilo. For this purpose, the Spaniards organized the pueblocitos or villages of Nayup with San Pedro Apostol as the patron saint and Igang whose patron saint was Santa Ana. For a long time, these small villages formed a “visita” of Oton, Iloilo. The Governor at that time, General Dasmariñas reported to the King of Spain on June 20, 1551 and that one of the two friars of Oton was assigned to Guimaras who made his visits from time to time.
According to Don Pedro Armengol, an Ambasador of Spain wrote that a Spanish missionary may have named the island after a peninsula in Portugal called Guimaraes, or from names of places in Spain such as Guimaran in the provinces of Leon and Galeria, Guimera in Catalonia, Gomera in the Canary Islands, and Guimaras in another province.
In 1742, the island fell under the jurisdiction of Dumangas until 1751 when the Jesuits replaced the Augustinian Order. Then the Dominicans took over Guimaras. By 1755, it was organized into a regular parish. Finally, when the population had increased considerably, the island was given its municipal status with a seat of government at Tilad, now Buenavista. The old town site was in the place known today as Old Poblacion.
The American regime brought more rapid progress to the island. In 1908, Guimarasnons were given the right to elect their municipal president. One great American left an indelible mark in the island, Douglas MacArthur, fresh from West Point as a Second Lieutenant at the age of 23, came to Iloilo as the head of the company of Corps of Engineers. They constructed roads and the Sto. Rosario Wharf, presently named as McArthur’s Wharf, which are still in use today.
Guimaras first gained status as a Sub province of Iloilo by virtue of RA 4667, which was enacted by Congress on June 18, 1966. Prior to 1966, the three municipalities: Jordan, Buenavista and Nueva Valencia comprising the island were part of the 2nd congressional district of Iloilo. Despite its apparent nearness to Iloilo City, Guimaras’ municipalities lagged behind in development.
Thus, in 18 June 1966, RA 4667 was passed creating the sub – province of Guimaras in the Province of Iloilo was passed. The sub – province was established to provide an apprenticeship for self government for the people and its leaders. Once this capacity is achieved, Guimaras is expected to graduate to a regular provincial status.
Then Nueva Valencia Vice Mayor Antonio Ortiz was appointed as the first chief executive of the sub – province. The title of the position was then Lt. Governor. Three years later, RA 5682 was passed changing the position title of Lt. Governor to Governor. Governor Ortiz continued to serve his provincemates until his death in 1984.
By then the country has been under martial law for about a dozen years. No democratic elections were held during the period, and no election was expected in the foreseeable days. Gov. Ortiz was succeeded by an appointee of Malacanang in the person of Mr. Leopoldo Locsin. There was hardly any activity towards Guimaras provincehood as intended by the RA which created the sub – province.
Then, in February of 1988, following a quick succession of events resulting from the lifting of martial rule, Dr. Catalino G. Nava assumed office as governor of the sub-province. It was the period of great changes. The 14-year military rule (martial law) was just lifted; we had a new president and a new constitution. With such a mandate, Dr. Nava immediately set forth to put in place his campaign promise that was to make Guimaras a full fledged and independent province.
Barely half a year in office, Gov. Nava was able to convince his colleagues of the necessity of creating an independent Province of Guimaras, and that a Resolution was passed by the League of Provinces supporting the move. A separate resolution of the same nature was handed in by the league of vice governors and vice mayors in July 1988, this time through the efforts of then vice governor Cesar Galila.
The Regional Development Council (RDC) through Resolution No. 14, s 1988, the Sangguniang Panlalawigan (SP) of Iloilo through Resolution No. 146 s. 1988, Provincial Development Council (PDC) Guimaras through Resolutions No. 3 and 10, s 1988, and Municipal Development Council (MDC) Resolutions (Jordan, Nueva Valencia and Buenavista).
But it took more than resolutions to get the movement to full throttle. Negotiations with the late Cong. Monfort were made to sponsor a bill in Congress. Similar efforts for a parallel move in the senate with the office Sen. Guingona were initiated. Then we got news that both chambers were soliciting inputs for a Local Government Code which was being framed. Representations were made with the offices of Rep. Herminio Aquino and Rep. Hilario de Pedro, as well as that of Senator Pimentel, then the chair of the Senate Committee on Local Governments.
Gov. Nava authorized Board member Bonilla to invite the members of the committee to have a dialogue with Guimarasnons. As a result, Senator Pimentel visited Guimaras and held a consultation at the Barangay Training Center. BM Bonilla also gave inputs on how Section 462 of the Local Government Code would be worded.
With the passage of the LGC, the task shifted to a campaign for a YES vote in the plebiscite to be conducted for Guimaras provincehood. Guimaras was then proclaimed as a regular and full-fledged province on May 22, 1992 after a plebiscite was conducted to ratify the approval of its conversion pursuant to Section 462 of RA 7160. Shortly after Guimaras acquired provincial status, President Fidel V. Ramos appointed Emily Relucio – Lopez as its first Provincial Governor.
In 1995, by virtue of RA 7896 and RA 7897, the municipalities of Sibunag and San Lorenzo were created respectively. The two new municipalities acquired their municipal status after May 8, 1995 plebiscite held simultaneously with the local election.
People of Guimaras, Philippines
- For 2015 Guimaras Population = 174,613
- For 2007 Guimaras Population = 151,238
- Registered Voters of Guimaras as of (2010) = 75,328
- Elected officials of Guimaras for the term of 2016-2019
- Provincial Governor of Guimaras: Samuel "Nonoy/Sam" Tayo Gumarin
- Provincial Vice-Governor of Guimaras: John Edward "Edward" Ganancial Gando
- House Representative (congress) of Guimaras: Ma. Lucille Nava
- First District Sangguniang Panlalawigan (Provincial Board Members):
- Cyril Beltran
- Rex Fernandez
- Aurelio Tionado
- Dan Elby Habaña
- Second District Sangguniang Panlalawigan (Provincial Board Members):
- David Gano
- Cresente Chavez
- Diosdado Gonzaga
- Josefina De La Cruz
- Elected officials of Guimaras for the term of 2013-2016
- Provincial Governor of Guimaras: Samuel "Nonoy/Sam" Tayo Gumarin (LP) LIBERAL PARTY
- Provincial Vice-Governor of Guimaras: Vicente Beltran De Asis - LIBERAL PARTY
- House Representative of Guimaras: NAVA, JC RAHMAN - LIBERAL PARTY
- First District Sangguniang Panlalawigan (Provincial Board Members):
- Beltran, Cyril Cabardo
- Haba, Dan Elby Ca
- Haba, Roy Pillora
- Fernandez, Rex Galanza
- Second District Sangguniang Panlalawigan (Provincial Board Members):
- Gano, David Gallego
- John Edward "Edward" Ganancial Gando
- De La Cruz, Josefina Gacho
- Gonzaga, Diosdado Galleto
- Elected officials of Guimaras for the term of 2010-2013
- Provincial Governor of Guimaras: Felipe Hilan Araño Nava
- Provincial Vice-Governor of Guimaras: Aurelio Guevara Tionado
- House Representative of Guimaras:Joaquin Carlos Rahman Araño Nava
- Provincial Board Members:
- Elected officials of for the term of 2007-2010
Businesses in Guimaras, Philippines
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Real Estate or Properties for Sale or lease in Guimaras, Philippines
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Churches, Mosques, or Places of Worship in Guimaras, Philippines
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Schools in Guimaras, Philippines
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Economy of Guimaras, Philippines
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Natural Resources of Guimaras, Philippines
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It is sad but true that as of the year 2012 the rivers of the Philippines continue to be the #1 Sewer Systems of the Philippines.
Protect & Save the Rivers. Do not let your sewer drain into the river. Your community can be the first to initiate this project.
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Let us plant more trees in every barangay in the entire Philippines. It does not make any difference if the barangay is urban, partially urban or rural; we need more trees. Trees will prevent erosion, provide oxygen, prevent green house effect, and even a place of business for the shade tree mechanic.
The Philippines is a tropical country and practically anything will grow. The DENR has the planting trees project that goes on every year. Lots of picture taking for the media. Planting trees one by one is the "human" way of doing it. This individual planting of trees is good if done to "line" the roads and highways with trees or along fences or property divisions, or if you have a plantation.
To reforest the nation of the Philippines we have to plant trees the "mother nature" way. Sow the seeds during the rainy season. Go deep into "bald" forests and plant trees by sowing seeds. If there's not enough volunteers to do this, use the military helicopters to fly over the designated areas and sow the seeds.
Guaranteed within a few years, The Philippines will be lush again. >>Read More
We are using our rivers as our sewer system. If you ask a Filipino, "Are the Filipinos a clean people?" The answer is an automatic, "Yes!". However, the Filipinos are suffering from the same disease or attitude as most people do, and that is the "NIMBY" disease or "NIMBY" attitude. (NIMBY) Not In My Back Yard. So it is OK to dump my garbage and sewer there. Not mine! Someone else will take care of it.
This attitude is killing our rivers. Your great-grandparents, grandparents or parents were once proud to tell the stories of how they enjoyed swimming in the river behind your house or nearby. However, you can't say the same or tell the same stories to your kids or grand kids. Why? Because your generation is killing the river.
- Secretary Roy Cimatu - since May 8, 2017
- Department of Environment and Natural Resources
- Visayas Avenue, Diliman, 1100 Quezon City, Philippines
We have so much water in the Philippines and yet very little to drink.
Instead of relying too much on Diesel fuel and Coal to generate the majority of Philippine's Electrical energy Supply, we can concentrate more on renewable and sustainable source of energy such as: Hydro Power, Solar Power, and Wind Power and thermal energy conversion. We have too many black outs.
Tourists Attractions of Guimaras, Philippines
Guimaras has fascinating vacation spots such as:
Puerto del Mar
Free Land (Alubihod) Beach Resort
Sunrise Beach Resort
Guisi Lighthouse (Ruins)
Guisi, Dolores, Nueva Valencia, Guimaras
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Contact Numbers: 09205470288 / 09154570088
- It was built by the Spanish government in 1894 -1896 as part of the Master Plan for the lighting of the Maritime Coasts of the Philippine Archipelago. The plan was aimed at lighting the Philippine Seas and channels to guide ships in and through the most important sea channels to the ports of Manila, Iloilo, and Cebu. Known as Faro de Punta Luzaran, the lighthouse served as a navigational aid to the fishermen and sailors cruising Panay Gulf. While the original lighthouse is no longer operational a new one has been built by the Philippine Coast Guard.
- This station is on Guimaras Island marking the southern entrance to Iloilo in Panay. The lighthouse, a 17.5 m (58 ft) octagonal cylindrical tower, was completed in 1896. It appears similar to the Cabo Bojeador and Cabo Engano lights. The entire light station is in ruins; the lantern is gone from the tower and the roof is gone from the 1-story stone keeper’s house.
- At some time after 1920, the light was replaced by what the current list describes only as 38 ft (11.5m) hourglass-shaped metal tower. Painted white, focal plane 34 m (111 ft), white flash every 15 s. no lantern.
- Number 12 lighthouse is listed in the 27 major Spanish Lighthouses of the Philippines (in the order listed by Faros Espanoles de Ultramar).
Sto. Rosario, Buenavista, Guimaras
- It is formerly known as “Buenavista Wharf”. It was built by Lt. Douglas MacArthur in 1903 while on duty with the US Corps of Engineers. It was near this place where MacArthur fresh from West Point Germany was ambushed by guerillas which barely missed his head and perhaps could have changed the course of history.
- The pre-war era saw the developments of Sto. Rosario. A certain engineering brigade of America troops extended hand of channeling roads from Sto. Rosario to sprouting barangays up north-east of Buenavista like Ambulong (Salvacion), Calingao (New Poblacion), and Camp Jossman Headquarter (Supang).
- The said engineering brigade was manned by Douglas MacArthur then 2nd lieutenant. They dug and raked mountains, dumped boulders of rocks and scraped hillsides. They eventually were able to develop a port and a road stretching to a mountain at the right side of Sto. Rosario linking it to Ambulong, Calingao and up to Punta Blanco (San Roque). Calingao would turn out to be the new seat of the municipality of Buenavista after World War II.
- The existence of the roads and port was reason enough for houses to line up along the side of the road leading to the port (Punta Pantalan) and the population to grow ten folds. Even people from other barangays migrated to Sto. Rosario. Surely, the presence of American troops was a sight to behold and to enjoy. A new lifestyle was emerging in Sto. Rosario. Barter trade with American ships in the Iloilo straight is very busy and alive. The proximity of the place to Iloilo City was a come-on to migrants. People could easily sail by a paraw back and forth to the city and to Sto. Rosario and be able to savor the excitement of city life. They could watch movies in a theater, eat in a restaurant; and the prospects of the ports, that of Sto. Rosario and Parola and the other side; are promises of a greener pasture.
Punta Blanco Traget Range (Ruins)
San Roque, Buenavista, Guimaras
- During the American regime, in the leadership of Gen. Douglas MacArthur, there was a shooting range was constructed. It was named Punta Blanco by Douglas Mc Arthur; it was composed of three trails, one in Tinadtaran, in Nazaret and in the Supang located in Camp Jossman. The center of Punta Blanco is located in Mount Sulangon. The construction of Punta Blanco shooting range was started in 1909. They used it as their target range when they were free. Before they went to the said place, they gave a signal or warning to the people of the commencement of their activities. No one knows about the secret of Punta Blanco except Mr. Fernandez who was one of the caretakers of the place. Punta Blanco is estimated at 4000 square meters.
MacArthur / Camp Jossman Headquarters (Ruins)
- In 1901-1912 the Americans captured Barangay Supang. A US reservation camp known as Camp Jossman was established. It was composed of regiment of American soldiers and two (2) battalions of the Philippine Scouts. They were responsible for the construction of Sto. Rosario Wharf, Gen. Douglas MacArthur then fresh from US Military School made Supang as their headquarters. Many recreation centers were established in this place. However, in 1912, an order from the US high command came to vacate Camp Jossman and return to the US; all the structures then that were established during the stay of the American soldiers were all demolished. It is now being used by Water District of Buenavista as water reservoir.
Good Shepherd’s Fold Academy
Salvacion, Buenavista, Guimaras
- July 8, 1946, the vision to establish a home for orphaned and destitute children had come. Philip Irabon, with the financial assistance from Fil-Chinese Mr. Edward Tan, organized the Good Shepherd’s Fold, Inc. A farmland was bought from the Adventist Mission in Buenavista, Guimaras where the Fold now stands. It offers elementary, secondary, vocational training, practical arts, & science courses.
San Miguel, Buenavista, Guimaras
- A summerhouse owned by Lopez family built in 1910 on top of a huge rock. It overlooked the legendary islets of the seven sins or the Siete Pecados with the 18th century lighthouse built on one of the islet and at on the other side is the two miles beach area of El Retiro Beach Park. The National Historical Institute declared it as a historical house on August 14, 2002. This summerhouse was already renovated and reclaimed for easy access to the main land.
Festivals, Fiestas and Traditions of Guimaras, Philippines
In the Philippines a fiesta is usually celebrated in barrios or barangays. It is the official holiday of the LGU, the barangay. Filipinos love fiestas. It is a time for joy and celebration. A fiesta is of Spanish origin and is usually commemorated in association with a christian patron saint. Most barangays whose population have been clustered by Muslims(Moros) and their population is more than that of the Christians, the celebration of the fiesta have been cancelled and replaced with the Hari Raya or Eid al-Fitr.
The cities or municipalities usually have yearly festivals where all the barangays participate. The cities or municipalities hold contests for the best floats in parades.
- 6% growth target stays
- Monday, Septembe 16, 2019
- The Department of Finance (DOF) said the government is maintaining its growth target of six percent or higher this year, even as the economy settled at only 5.5 percent growth in the first semester given the delay in the enactment of the 2019 General Appropriations Act (GAA).
- Carlos Dominguez, finance secretary, also said to avoid a repeat of the 2019 budget delay, leaders of both the Senate and the House of Representatives are meeting every month to monitor the progress on the budget and the 25 priority bills enumerated in the 4th State-of-the-Nation Address ........... Full Story»
- Stocks up, peso stronger
- Thursday, August 15, 2019
- Share prices ended higher yesterday as investors tracked overseas leads to trade the market.
- The Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi) was up 70.20 points to 7,858.65, a 0.9 percent hike ........... Full Story»
- Inaugural triathlon at New Clark City set
- Monday, August 16, 2019 12:00 am
- MANILA, Philippines — All is set for the New Clark City Triathlon which is the first triathlon event to be held at the New Clark City Sports Complex in Capas, Tarlac on Oct. 19-20.
- GoClark Sports and Events has partnered with presenting sponsor Robinsons Land Corp. in this triathlon featuring the swim event at the Aquatics Center, the 20km bike in the newly built New Clark City-SCTex connecting road and the run course in the sports complex, including the warm-up athletic track, the river park and a finish lap around the 20,000-seater Athletics Stadium ............................... Full Story»
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Guimaras, Philippines supports Philippine Cycling
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- ILOILO CITY, April 27-May 2, 2015 (PNA) – Some 5,000 bikers are expected to join the second Iloilo Bike Festival slated April 27-May 2, 2015 as the city continues to aspire to become a bike-able walkable metropolis. The activity that supported by the John B. Lacson Foundation Maritime University (JBLFMU) and Megaworld Iloilo aims to promote Iloilo as a safe and bike friendly city, promote the share-a-road movement encourage Ilonggos to commute via biking and raise Ilonggos awareness on the benefits of biking on health, safety and environment concerns. Read More....
- CYCLING Le Tour de Filipinas 2015 set as country celebrates 60 years of top-caliber cycling Feb 1 to Feb 4 2015 - View the result of the race: A four stage race. Stage 1 starts in Balanga and back to Balanga for a 126K race Feb 1, 2015 (Sunday); stage 2 starts in Balanga, Bataan to Iba, Zambales for a 154.7 K race Feb 2, 2015 (Monday); stage 3 starts in Iba, Zambales to Lingayen, Pangasinan for a 150.1K race Feb 3, 2015 (Tuesday); stage 4 starts in Lingayen, Pangasinan to Baguio City, Benguet for a 101.7K race Feb 4, 2015 (Wednesday). For a total distance of 532.5 Kms. Read More >>>
- Ronda Pilipinas: Feb 8 - 27 2015:>> Discovering young riders for the national team will be the main objective of the LBC Ronda Pilipinas 2015 when the country’s premiere cycling race hits the road on Feb. 8 in Butuan City. Ronda Pilipinas executive project director Moe Chulani said the international multistage bikathon, which ends on Feb. 27, will have two qualifying legs of four stages each in Mindanao and the Visayas where the top riders will advance to face a tough foreign challenge in the six-stage Luzon finale. Read More>>>
The oldest living man or woman in Guimaras, Philippines
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