Category: Messages for Lito

Carlito T. Añonuevo

{mosimage}Cristina Morales-Alikpala, our young colleague at AER and a gifted upcoming professional economist, sums up Tolits’s inspiring qualities: “After I heard the tributes and all, I realized that Lito’s...

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From Pio Verzola Pisay 72

ang labo mo tol, di ka man lang nagpainom muna sa orig na kabarkada bago ka bumyahe. pero oks lang tol, wala naman makapagsasabi talaga, di ba? ganyan talaga buhay, parang kandila, di inaasahan minsan, bigla na lang hihipan ng...

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From Toinette Raquiza

Like perhaps many in the women’s movement, I first knew of Lito through Carol. It was only in the Department of Agrarian Reform that I really got to know Lito.Pancho Lara couldn’t be more right about the bond that...

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From Butch Montes

In my encounters with him, I remember Lito Anonuevo as a warm friend and who was meticulous about making rigorous analysis and being true to basic principles. This comes out well in the story about his wanting to remove your...

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From Manny Escalante

Nakakalungkot na balita na si Tolits ay nauna na. Higit kong binibigyang halaga na makillala at makasama si Tolits. Hindi ko pa siya kilala noon ng kami'y magkaklase sa Phil History. Masaya kahit na matahas makidebate si...

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From Prof. Maria S. Floro

I too am shocked and saddened to hear of Lito's passing away. He is my kumpare (being a godmother to Kay) and close friend since UPLB days. We kept in touch through all the years of personal trials and political...

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From Arthur Neame

I was extremely sad to hear of the death of Lito. I am also very sorry that I won’t be able to attend the mass for him on Wednesday as I am helping to run a human rights training in Mindanao with a group of IPs affected by...

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From Cristina Morales

I remember being in awe of Lito, for his accomplishments preceded him. He was a professor of economics, a former undersecretary, an environmentalist, an activist. It was all too intimidating for a young person to handle.When I...

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Homage to Tolits Añonuevo

At about the time that Tolits asked his daughters to bring him to the hospital—he was preparing for his last journey—Guy (Estrada-Claudio), Manuel (Buencamino), and I were on our way to the Rama I shopping district...

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