Home' Trinidad and Tobago Guardian : May 23rd 2017 Contents commentary A19
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"The fastest way to
find out if someone
is really your friend
is to tell them that
--- Linda Poindexter
Marissa Nelson, the 600 pound
Valencia woman who was warded
at the High Dependency Ward at
the Eric Williams Medical Sciences
Complex in Mt Hope for the past six
months to undergo weight loss treat-
ment, has died.
Kaloutie Sonnylal So sad RIP.
Condolences to the family, be strong.
Melina Hutchinson God knows
best, she suffered for many years.
May she rest in peace and rise in glo-
ry. Thanks to the minister and doc-
tors who did their very best to help
her lose the weight, may God richly
bless them for their efforts.
Veronica Joseph So sad to hear,
may her soul rest in peace.
Robinson Corrise So sad! Lord
you know best, give her family the
strength to go from strength to
strength.... may her soul rest in
Sharmilla Shah It real sad but
she is with lord Jesus Christ. RIP you
gave a great fight.
Frances Ann Attong May she
rest in peace.
Phyllis Seetahal So sorry, I really
thought things would have worked
out for her.
suffering has ended'
Marissa Nelson's plight touched
the hearts of many both locally and
Joanne Hospedales RIP Marissa,
you fought a good fight, no more
pain, rest well my sister.
Ann Ross I am saddened by this
Gloria Mahabir Rest in peace. No
Cindy Indira Cindy I was hop-
ing she would pull through but God
decided no more suffering for her.
Gone but will never be forgotten.
Felishia Chow This touch my
heart. RIP, such a sad ending. Go in
peace to the Lord.
Carlyle Modeste Condolences,
Sylvia Nelson. May God continue to
give you strength at this time of your
loss. Rest in peace Marissa.
Valencia squatters yesterday
blocked the State from a planned
demolition exercise scheduled for
Jillian Thomas So it's OK if I see
a piece of land and go squat on it and
claim it's mine? Anything for politics
Mohammed Imran Squatting is
breaking the law, squatters have no
Jacqueline Benjamin UNC law-
yers representing them. I want some
of them to go squat on Kamla land in
Claudius Mathura With the help
of UNC senator Gerald Ramdeen.
Four runaway teens found
The four teenaged girls who
ran away from the St Dominic's
Children's Home in Belmont last
Wednesday have all been found. A
Beetham Gardens man is assisting
police with their investigation in the
Novana Forde Whoever harbour
these children and all runaways must
be held accountable.
Reesa K Ramlal There must be a
reason why they ran.
Melina Hutchinson I feel sorry
for these children, a lot is missing
from their lives and they appear to be
so confused. God help them.
Shoba Persad Well thank God
they are all safe....now what the po-
lice need to do is find out why they
ran away and what's the reason....
hope they don't sweep it under the
carpet or say it's in someone else's
Deborah Ramsey I agree, some-
thing is definitely wrong. What
connection this man has with these
girls? If they're in a home who give
them money to travel and how they
know where they were going? Where
are the cameras for the home?
Work shelved on Debe
to Mon Desir highway
Highway Reroute Movement leader
Dr Wayne Kublalsingh says the
Government has assured that work
on the contentious Debe to Mon
Desir segment of the Solomon
Hochoy Highway extension to Point
Fortin has been shelved for now.
Chanka Ramkhalawan Do you
have that in writing black & white?
Amar Rambhajan Better don't
go on no "hunger strike" this time
or else you will starve.
Claudius Mathura PNM should
make him Minister of Works and
Stephen Sinclair The Gov-
ernment already spent millions of
dollars demolishing structures and
compensating residents in that
area! Build the highway and stop
giving these people the time of day.
Shoba Persad He must be
breathing a sigh of relief because he
don't have to go on a hunger strike
Analyst: Time to end
culture of freeness
In August 2015, in front of a crowd
of thousands of red-clad People's
National Movement supporters, Dr
Keith Rowley announced a number
of initiatives to be introduced by his
government if the party won.
Shyankaran Lalla Corruption
must end first, it is the root cause of
the economic problem in our coun-
t r y.Sweetman Saga What is free-
ness? You can't get water from
WASA; if you get it then it brown
and muddy. You can't get electricity
from T&TEC. You can't get proper
roads. You have to protest and burn
tyres and debris, so what freeness we
Wayne Gregory Brooks I agree
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Marissa dies in weight loss battle
Annesa Marajh goes through the rubble of her home at Pine Drive, Valencia after
it was demolished earlier this month. PHOTO: ABRAHAM DIAZ
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