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by Guysanto
Thu Sep 17, 2009 8:49 pm
Forum: HT/RD issues
Topic: RENCONTRE PATRIOTIQUE PR UNE STRATÉGIE DE SAUVETAGE NATIONAL
Replies: 1
Views: 1014

RENCONTRE PATRIOTIQUE PR UNE STRATÉGIE DE SAUVETAGE NATIONAL

«RENCONTRE PATRIOTIQUE POUR UNE STRATÉGIE DE SAUVETAGE NATIONAL» «Refonder l'État-Nation et le mettre au service de l'intérêt général» Du 28 au 30 Aout 2009 s'est tenue à l'Hôtel Jaragua, Santo Domingo, en République Dominicaine un congrès appelé « Rencontre Patriotique pour le Sauvetage National, s...
by Guysanto
Thu Sep 10, 2009 7:36 am
Forum: Current Social Issues
Topic: St. Peter Claver
Replies: 2
Views: 1454

Mwen pap okipe w menm! Mwen konnen Jafrikayiti ap vini pou ou talè konsa.
by Guysanto
Tue Sep 08, 2009 12:52 pm
Forum: African Heritage
Topic: Beyond History Before and After Obama - Yes...
Replies: 3
Views: 2305

Bravo, Jaf!
by Guysanto
Fri Aug 28, 2009 9:09 pm
Forum: Forum Community
Topic: Edward Kennedy
Replies: 4
Views: 2144

N.B. The above pictures were taken by Tequila for display on Windows on Haiti.
by Guysanto
Fri Aug 28, 2009 9:05 pm
Forum: Forum Community
Topic: Edward Kennedy
Replies: 4
Views: 2144

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by Guysanto
Fri Aug 28, 2009 9:04 pm
Forum: Forum Community
Topic: Edward Kennedy
Replies: 4
Views: 2144

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by Guysanto
Fri Aug 28, 2009 9:04 pm
Forum: Forum Community
Topic: Edward Kennedy
Replies: 4
Views: 2144

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by Guysanto
Fri Aug 28, 2009 8:52 pm
Forum: Forum Community
Topic: Edward Kennedy
Replies: 4
Views: 2144

Edward Kennedy

I have always thought that you were one of the very best this country's had to offer since I arrived here in 1971. Aside the Kennedy mystique, aside the rambunctiousness of your youth, aside your sensationalized failings, I knew generally that you were THE ONE who could be counted on the most to def...
by Guysanto
Tue Aug 25, 2009 8:51 am
Forum: Our Story
Topic: Douz prensip Bwa Kayiman
Replies: 4
Views: 2639

M'ap fè yon ti entèvansyon hò di sijè pou atire atansyon Michel-Ange Hyppolite sou yon kesyon langaj, men nou pa bezwen pè m'ap efase entèvansyon sa osivit mwen twouve yon repons. Mwen kontan tèks la. Li kapab sèvi kòm yon referans sou Ekriti Kreyòl Ayisyen an tou. Men sèl ti pwoblèm mwen genyen avè...
by Guysanto
Wed Jul 29, 2009 8:12 am
Forum: Haiti Diaspora Concerns
Topic: See Nekita run... Go, Nekita, go!
Replies: 2
Views: 2284

Nekita Lamour

http://www.lamourforward5.com/nlamour/home.asp [quote] Dear Friends of Malden, My name is Nekita Lamour. I am pleased to announce my candidacy for City Councilor in Malden's Ward 5. This is the part of the city bordered by the old railroad tracks to the south (Salemwood School area), Franklin, Mt. V...
by Guysanto
Sat Jul 11, 2009 1:03 pm
Forum: 2009
Topic: A visit to Haiti and Pandiassou
Replies: 0
Views: 1682

A visit to Haiti and Pandiassou

From: Martha O'Brien, a longtime forum member Edited for Windows on Haiti and its Ann Pale forum [quote]I was in Haiti fairly recently with two fellow faculty members for whom this was a first trip to Haiti. Both of them have travelled fairly extensively and both indicated that they felt safer in Ha...
by Guysanto
Fri Jul 10, 2009 8:02 pm
Forum: Editorials
Topic: You do not have to be...
Replies: 0
Views: 1597

You do not have to be...

You do not have to be a pothead to be in favor of legalizing marijuana. You do not have to be an illegal alien to be in favor of comprehensive immigration reform. You do not have to be a john to be in favor of decriminalizing prostitution. You did not have to be an alcoholic to have been against Pro...
by Guysanto
Thu Jul 09, 2009 12:20 pm
Forum: Forum Community
Topic: Congratulations to Anacaona on her wedding!
Replies: 4
Views: 2065

For those of you who are on Facebook and want to leave her a message of congratulations, her Facebook page address is: http://www.facebook.com/anacaona .
by Guysanto
Thu Jul 09, 2009 12:02 pm
Forum: Forum Community
Topic: Congratulations to Anacaona on her wedding!
Replies: 4
Views: 2065

To the risk of making many of you jealous (but hopefully not the new husband), let me publish here again a picture of Anacaona (on your left) and Shelony. Pa eksite m. <center> http://winterludes.net/gallery/woh10/group3/woh-307.jpg April 20, 2008 : Windows on Haiti's Tenth Anniversary Get-Together ...
by Guysanto
Thu Jul 09, 2009 11:56 am
Forum: Forum Community
Topic: Congratulations to Anacaona on her wedding!
Replies: 4
Views: 2065

Congratulations to Anacaona on her wedding!

One of Ann Pale and Windows on Haiti's best friends, Rose Saint Fleur (Anacaona!) got married. Those of you who were present at Windows on Haiti's 10th anniversary celebration have to remember her. Little would we have suspected that this shy and pretty sister, with the beautiful smile, would be tak...
by Guysanto
Mon Jul 06, 2009 9:42 am
Forum: Forum Community
Topic: What do you want Ann Pale Forum to be?
Replies: 1
Views: 1766

What do you want Ann Pale Forum to be?

Dear member, Please choose from one of these alternatives and vote with your response: 1) A PORTRAIT : that is just another Haiti-related forum with lots of past discussions but with currently little activity and no real purpose other than looking sometimes at who may have posted a new topic and wha...
by Guysanto
Thu Jul 02, 2009 3:03 pm
Forum: 2009
Topic: Victory: Debt Cancellation for Haiti
Replies: 3
Views: 2212

[quote]Haiti Support Group press release - 2 July 2009 Like when a wrongly-convicted prisoner is released after years of incarceration, there can only be mixed feelings about yesterday's announcement of the cancellation of US$1.2 billion of Haiti's US$1.9 billion debt. Yes, it is good news that over...
by Guysanto
Thu Jul 02, 2009 2:54 pm
Forum: 2009
Topic: Victory: Debt Cancellation for Haiti
Replies: 3
Views: 2212

Barb, I know how you feel. I know. I know. Hopefully, others will be reading this and say: We're losing a good forum. Let us try and be a bit more diligent this time around.
by Guysanto
Wed Jul 01, 2009 11:34 pm
Forum: 2009
Topic: Victory: Debt Cancellation for Haiti
Replies: 3
Views: 2212

Victory: Debt Cancellation for Haiti

Brian Concannon sent a message to the members of Friends of the Institute for Justice & Democracy in Haiti. -------------------- Subject: Great News, Debt Cancellation Victory! The Haitian people have won a great victory against historical injustice with the June 30, 2009 announcement of the cancell...
by Guysanto
Sun Jun 21, 2009 8:47 am
Forum: About Music
Topic: TiCORN… UNE VOIX QUI CHANTE HAITI
Replies: 0
Views: 1399

TiCORN… UNE VOIX QUI CHANTE HAITI

Le Nouvelliste TiCORN… UNE VOIX QUI CHANTE HAITI Entrevue réalisée par Louis Carl Saint Jean louiscarlsj@yahoo.com 9 juin 2009 TiCorn fait partie de ces rares artistes qui brassent encore les genres du folklore haitien avec un charme époustouflant et un naturel épatant. Fière de nos traditions, elle...
by Guysanto
Fri Jun 05, 2009 10:37 pm
Forum: 2009
Topic: Memorial service for GERARD JEAN-JUSTE
Replies: 2
Views: 1879

You can sign the Guest Book for Fr. Jean-Juste's after clicking on this link: http://www.legacy.com/gb2/default.aspx?bookid=644372848558 June 05, 2009 Father Jean-Juste, one can see by the outpouring of love, sorrow, affection, admiration, gratitude, and remembrance that you did right by your commun...
by Guysanto
Fri Jun 05, 2009 9:49 pm
Forum: 2009
Topic: Memorial service for GERARD JEAN-JUSTE
Replies: 2
Views: 1879

Memorial service for GERARD JEAN-JUSTE

http://haitiforever.com/gallery/gerry.jpg MEMORIAL SERVICE FOR FR. GERARD JEAN-JUSTE AN ECUMENICAL TRIBUTE AND THANKSGIVING FOR THE LIFE AND WORK OF FATHER GERRY WHO DEDICATED HIS LIFE TO WORKING ON BEHALF OF HAITI'S POOR AND WHO WAS A SELFLESS DEFENDER OF HUMAN RIGHTS TUESDAY, JUNE 9, 2009 at 7:30 ...
by Guysanto
Tue May 26, 2009 6:50 am
Forum: Current Social Issues
Topic: The Development of Saut-D'Eau as Pilgrimage Center
Replies: 5
Views: 2024

Here's a reaction to the story I received yesterday from a Facebook friend: [quote]Il y a quelque mois de cela une dame originaire de Saut-d'Eau m'a raconté l'histoire suivante: Le responsable de l'église du Mont Carmel à cette époque, était un prêtre (le nom m'échappe) qui avait pour loisir preferé...
by Guysanto
Mon May 25, 2009 11:06 pm
Forum: Current Social Issues
Topic: The Development of Saut-D'Eau as Pilgrimage Center
Replies: 5
Views: 2024

Finally, the conclusion... The miracles which seem to occur yearly in Saut-d'Eau , the need for a national shrine [of our own] after the independence of the Dominican Republic, the waterfall [the residence of Vaudou spirits] and the crowds who continue to come to Saut-d'Eau every year [are] some of ...
by Guysanto
Mon May 25, 2009 10:51 pm
Forum: Current Social Issues
Topic: The Development of Saut-D'Eau as Pilgrimage Center
Replies: 5
Views: 2024

The story continues... [Editor's Disclaimer: I am merely retyping this, for your edification or commentary from the copy of a paper document I received with the header: Paroissse Notre-Dame du Mont Carmel de Saut-d'Eau, Diocèse de Hinche, P.O. Box 1594, Port-au-Prince, Haiti. I am not making any cla...
by Guysanto
Mon May 25, 2009 8:26 pm
Forum: Forum Community
Topic: HAPPY 10TH ANNIVERSARY, WINDOWS ON HAITI!
Replies: 35
Views: 10324

Marilyn, I can't blame you. Let me let you in a little secret: Though I am the Editor of Ann Pale, I too got nearly fatally bored with it. For months on end, our comrades went AWOL. I don't need to name names, but I almost went nostalgic for a couple of people who used to drive us nuts on this forum...
by Guysanto
Mon May 25, 2009 6:36 pm
Forum: Current Social Issues
Topic: The Development of Saut-D'Eau as Pilgrimage Center
Replies: 5
Views: 2024

The story continues... [Editor's Disclaimer: I am merely retyping this, for your edification or commentary from the copy of a paper document I received with the header: Paroissse Notre-Dame du Mont Carmel de Saut-d'Eau, Diocèse de Hinche, P.O. Box 1594, Port-au-Prince, Haiti. I am not making any cla...
by Guysanto
Mon May 25, 2009 4:46 pm
Forum: Current Social Issues
Topic: The Development of Saut-D'Eau as Pilgrimage Center
Replies: 5
Views: 2024

The story continues... [Editor's Disclaimer: I am merely retyping this, for your edification or commentary from the copy of a paper document I received with the header: Paroissse Notre-Dame du Mont Carmel de Saut-d'Eau, Diocèse de Hinche, P.O. Box 1594, Port-au-Prince, Haiti. I am not making any cla...
by Guysanto
Mon May 25, 2009 11:22 am
Forum: 2009
Topic: PRAYER ALERT FOR PE GERARD JEAN-JUSTE
Replies: 0
Views: 1410

PRAYER ALERT FOR PE GERARD JEAN-JUSTE

Date: Sunday, May 24, 2009, 9:57 PM Recommended HLLN Link: Pere Jean Juste http://www.margueritelaurent.com/campaigns/campaignone/testimonies/jeanjuste.html * PRAYER ALERT FOR PE GERARD JEAN-JUSTE, Pastor St. Claire Church, Port-au-Prince by Bob DellaValle-Rauth Toward the end of April, my wife Adel...
by Guysanto
Mon May 25, 2009 10:26 am
Forum: Current Social Issues
Topic: The Development of Saut-D'Eau as Pilgrimage Center
Replies: 5
Views: 2024

The Development of Saut-D'Eau as Pilgrimage Center

Paroisse Notre-Dame du Mont Carmel de Saut-D'Eau Diocèse de Hinche P.O. Box 1594, Port-au-Prince, Haiti The Development of Saut-D'Eau as Pilgrimage Center The development of Saut-D'Eau as a pilgrimage center -that is as an alternative shrine- was a reaction against the satellite or periphery status ...
by Guysanto
Sat May 23, 2009 1:48 pm
Forum: 2009
Topic: LE MONSTRE
Replies: 0
Views: 1256

LE MONSTRE

AlterPresse, Réseau alternatif haitien d'information www.alterpresse.org Haiti-R. Dominicaine/Décapitation : Comme les complices silencieux Lettre ouverte aux présidents René Préval et Leonel Fernandez Par Raoul Peck Document soumis à AlterPresse le 15 mai 2009 LE MONSTRE À la fin, nous nous souvien...
by Guysanto
Sun May 10, 2009 7:51 pm
Forum: 2009
Topic: Frère Franklin Armand : le paysan de Dieu
Replies: 11
Views: 2976

Sorry, Barb.
by Guysanto
Tue May 05, 2009 7:20 am
Forum: 2009
Topic: Frère Franklin Armand : le paysan de Dieu
Replies: 11
Views: 2976

[quote]So I think that there is plenty of blame to go around.[/quote] For sure, Barb. You have NEVER seen me argue that the blame only goes one way. But looking at who is to blame is a defensive stance which will not produce any remarkable results. Your stated aim was to differentiate between good a...
by Guysanto
Sat May 02, 2009 5:20 pm
Forum: Haiti Diaspora Concerns
Topic: See Nekita run... Go, Nekita, go!
Replies: 2
Views: 2284

See Nekita run... Go, Nekita, go!

Way to go, Nekita! We support you and look forward to a victory.

http://www.wickedlocal.com/malden/homep ... -councilor
by Guysanto
Sat May 02, 2009 4:35 pm
Forum: 2009
Topic: Frère Franklin Armand : le paysan de Dieu
Replies: 11
Views: 2976

Yes, Serge, the Haitian government has to put its house in order in order to attract foreign and domestic investments. However, I do believe indeed that there is good aid and bad aid, and it is important to be able to make a difference between the two. Any aid which, by design, perpetuates our depen...
by Guysanto
Fri May 01, 2009 9:06 am
Forum: 2009
Topic: Frère Franklin Armand : le paysan de Dieu
Replies: 11
Views: 2976

Barb, you have raised a very important issue (good aid vs. bad aid) and I wish there were enough bodies around to discuss it in depth. Anyway, you've taken a critical step by trying to sort it all out. I want to come back to it, but my time has been unusually constrained in the last few weeks. By th...
by Guysanto
Wed Apr 29, 2009 10:00 pm
Forum: 2009
Topic: Frère Franklin Armand : le paysan de Dieu
Replies: 11
Views: 2976

Exploitation? Not as far as I can tell! What is your point of reference? Colonialism? Not in the least! White Folks coming in and playing at helping the poor for their own selfish reasons? I just don't see where that is coming from. I am familiar with the Pandiassou development projects and I can as...
by Guysanto
Tue Apr 28, 2009 7:29 pm
Forum: 2009
Topic: Frère Franklin Armand : le paysan de Dieu
Replies: 11
Views: 2976

Frère Franklin Armand : le paysan de Dieu

Frère Franklin Armand : le paysan de Dieu 27 avril 2009 Par Nancy Roc Dans le nord-est d'Haiti, la poussière est omniprésente. Le sol est sec et l'aridité absolue alterne avec une végétation rase. Seuls les chèvres, les ânes et les cactus parviennent à s'acclimater à un paysage quasi lunaire. Diffic...
by Guysanto
Tue Apr 28, 2009 6:39 am
Forum: 2009
Topic: Aiding is Abetting
Replies: 5
Views: 2805

Barb, we are talking of a form of assistance which disembowels rather than empowers. A type of assistance that in the end benefits the lender much more than the borrower. A type of assistance that has not worked historically, and the evidence of that is plain to see. The type of assistance that IMF ...
by Guysanto
Sat Apr 25, 2009 4:45 pm
Forum: Ann Pale Kreyol
Topic: Krik? Krack! Timtim? Bwa sèch!
Replies: 0
Views: 2057

Krik? Krack! Timtim? Bwa sèch!

Mwen te keyi bèl ti flè sa yo anndan Fenèt sou Ayiti ( "Windows on Haiti" ) . Si nou renmen yo, ajoute pa nou sou yo nan bon Kreyòl. Manman m gen 3 pitit. Si youn pa la, 2 pa sèvi. Wòch dife ! Piti piti leve madan prezidan sou chèz. Pinèz ! Piti piti fè lonè prezidan. Zegwi ! Legliz Sen Michel kraze...
by Guysanto
Sat Apr 25, 2009 1:45 pm
Forum: 2009
Topic: The Dual Citizenship Issue
Replies: 5
Views: 2321

Constitutions should/must be respected, as much as possible. Constitutions are also living documents, that is they should evolve to accompany a nation of people on the path to their evolution, through a process of amendments. Any constitution that would be SO RIGID as to effectively close all pathwa...
by Guysanto
Sat Apr 25, 2009 1:41 pm
Forum: 2009
Topic: The Dual Citizenship Issue
Replies: 5
Views: 2321

Dual citizenship: What are we waiting for? Just some organization, that's all. I will not provide that directly from Windows on Haiti, because quite frankly I can only do so much. However, I would be happy to offer some assistance where I can, to those who want to organize this into a social movemen...
by Guysanto
Sat Apr 25, 2009 1:39 pm
Forum: 2009
Topic: The Dual Citizenship Issue
Replies: 5
Views: 2321

Dual citizenship should not be approached from the standpoint of individuals running for the highest office(s) in the land. Especially if those citizens happen to have a lot of money and try forcefully to buy their way through the political system. This just gives way to a circus-like atmosphere cha...
by Guysanto
Sat Apr 25, 2009 1:38 pm
Forum: 2009
Topic: The Dual Citizenship Issue
Replies: 5
Views: 2321

This has been an explosive issue in Haitian circles. The reason, unfortunately, is that Haitians are in essence so political (that is, defending particular sets of privileges) rather than integrative. However, it is possible to defuse the tensions by considering uniquely the long-term effects for Ha...
by Guysanto
Sat Apr 25, 2009 1:37 pm
Forum: 2009
Topic: The Dual Citizenship Issue
Replies: 5
Views: 2321

I will start the discussion on Ann Pale with the four entries I have posted so far on Facebook.
by Guysanto
Sat Apr 25, 2009 12:58 pm
Forum: 2009
Topic: The Dual Citizenship Issue
Replies: 5
Views: 2321

The Dual Citizenship Issue

I started this discussion in the Windows on Haiti group page, but it occurs to me that Ann Pale members should be interested in the arguments just as much. The discussion should be broad, so I invite you to pass it along to as many groups where the discussion is appropriate and to friends of yours t...
by Guysanto
Wed Apr 22, 2009 11:10 am
Forum: Forum Community
Topic: HAPPY 10TH ANNIVERSARY, WINDOWS ON HAITI!
Replies: 35
Views: 10324

[quote]Oun lOt bagay, kijan mouvman Facebook lan ye? Mwen pa finn maton non nan kozman sa'a!!! [/quote]

Leonel, ou gen 2 pwofesè lakay ou! Kidonk, se ou ki ta pou ban nou leson kounyè a.

Jis log on, epi al suiv liy diskisyon sou "Discussion Board" la. Yo enteresan anpil.
by Guysanto
Tue Apr 21, 2009 11:04 pm
Forum: Forum Community
Topic: HAPPY 10TH ANNIVERSARY, WINDOWS ON HAITI!
Replies: 35
Views: 10324

Monchè Serge, bon retour! Si gen yon moun ki pa te reyèlman janm lage kòn lan se te ou! Mwen remèsye w anpil. Koute non, nou gen anpil koze pou nou pale. Ban m yon call lò w kapab.
by Guysanto
Tue Apr 21, 2009 12:41 pm
Forum: Forum Community
Topic: HAPPY 10TH ANNIVERSARY, WINDOWS ON HAITI!
Replies: 35
Views: 10324

Yesterday, we lived the 11th anniversary of Windows on Haiti without anyone's notice. Not a single soul! The year before, we had a tremendous gathering, with people coming from afar (New York, Long Island, Boston, and notably Ottawa). Even some Floridians participated via Skype. One year can make a ...
by Guysanto
Fri Apr 10, 2009 11:46 pm
Forum: Editorials
Topic: Haiti's Folly of Dependence
Replies: 1
Views: 1829

Haiti's Folly of Dependence

[quote] Haiti's Folly of Dependence Guy S. Antoine Mar 11, 2002 "Haiti is now making payments to the Inter-American Development Bank (IADB) on its arrears and credit commissions on loans that Haiti has signed and yet has never received. As a result, Haiti is now in a negative cash-flow position with...