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by Guysanto
Mon Feb 01, 2010 10:16 am
Forum: 2010
Topic: A huge chance for Haiti to be great again
Replies: 4
Views: 1994

http://www.contactmusic.com/news.nsf/story/wyclef-wants-his-footage-of-haiti-hell-to-become-a-film_1130345 [quote]WYCLEF WANTS HIS FOOTAGE OF HAITI HELL TO BECOME A FILM WYCLEF JEAN wants to turn Flip camera footage of the horror in his native Haiti into a hard-hitting movie, so the world will under...
by Guysanto
Mon Feb 01, 2010 10:10 am
Forum: 2010
Topic: A huge chance for Haiti to be great again
Replies: 4
Views: 1994

Amen, Leonel.
by Guysanto
Mon Feb 01, 2010 2:23 am
Forum: 2010
Topic: A huge chance for Haiti to be great again
Replies: 4
Views: 1994

A huge chance for Haiti to be great again

[quote]From The Times January 30, 2010 A huge chance for Haiti to be great again Wyclef Jean The morning after the earthquake in Haiti, I arrived in my mother country and I walked into Armageddon. I want to tell you that story, but that is not the story I want to tell you first. The earthquake is Ha...
by Guysanto
Mon Feb 01, 2010 1:54 am
Forum: 2010
Topic: Quinze jours après... un témoignage
Replies: 0
Views: 1004

Quinze jours après... un témoignage

From Dadou Jn Bart [quote]Nous devrions faire un petit effort pour etre plus pret de la quotidiennete des gens, en beaucoup parler pour sensibiliser les gens car ceux qui du monde entier volent a notre secours, sont impayables mais c'est nous haitiens, seuls, bien penetres de la realite du terrain q...
by Guysanto
Mon Feb 01, 2010 12:10 am
Forum: 2010
Topic: Thoughts on rebuilding Haiti
Replies: 32
Views: 14066

Shelony, thanks for the explanations. I fully understand now. If you ever obtain pictures of those mountain tops, now depressed, before and after the earthquake, that would be a powerful testimony to the fury of the elements. I hope that you will share them with us. I feel very sorry about Leogane, ...
by Guysanto
Sun Jan 31, 2010 10:50 pm
Forum: Editorials
Topic: HAITI WILL SURVIVE...
Replies: 0
Views: 1566

HAITI WILL SURVIVE...

[quote]Sunday, January 31, 2010 There has been an unprecedented focus on Haiti by the media and by people all over the world who rushed to assist the Haitian people in their hour of greatest need. I wish to thank them all. I dare hope that this show of international solidarity will be tangible six m...
by Guysanto
Sun Jan 31, 2010 11:19 am
Forum: 2010
Topic: Thoughts on rebuilding Haiti
Replies: 32
Views: 14066

Tayi, I thought the tenth department was the diaspora. You mean, we are the 11th department now? ;-) I know about Nippes, of course. But the "10th department", a theoretical concept embracing all Haitians in the diaspora, still rings in my head, so that's why I defulted by subtracting one from 10. I...
by Guysanto
Sun Jan 31, 2010 3:56 am
Forum: 2010
Topic: Haïti, malade de ses charades
Replies: 6
Views: 1967

Haiti, malade de ses charades

[quote]Haiti, malade de ses charades Patrick Lagacé La Presse C'est toujours ça de pris: Tapis-Rouge a la plus belle vue de tous les nouveaux bidonvilles de Port-au-Prince. Une vue à couper le souffle sur la baie de Port-au-Prince, qui forme devant vos yeux un arc turquoise. Dans la baie, au loin, 1...
by Guysanto
Sun Jan 31, 2010 3:38 am
Forum: 2010
Topic: Thoughts on rebuilding Haiti
Replies: 32
Views: 14066

Shelony, that story of the mountains disappearance is extremely difficult to believe. At least from my point of view. I never heard of such thing. To answer the question you asked me about how long it will take the prodigal sons to go back to the country within (la République de Port-au-Prince), I t...
by Guysanto
Sat Jan 30, 2010 1:00 pm
Forum: 2010
Topic: Thoughts on rebuilding Haiti
Replies: 32
Views: 14066

Shelony, you offered us some great reflections! I will be sharing them with others. You asked a lot of pertinent questions that should be answered not only by the government but by all who have been neglecting the development of the country without which is now home again to its prodigal sons, at le...
by Guysanto
Thu Jan 28, 2010 7:22 pm
Forum: Our Story
Topic: The Age of Revolution: Founding Fathers Dreamed of Uprisings
Replies: 0
Views: 1701

The Age of Revolution: Founding Fathers Dreamed of Uprisings

The Age of Revolution: Founding Fathers Dreamed of Uprisings, Except in Haiti Thomas Bender July 1, 2001 AMERICANS celebrate the Fourth of July Americana-style, much like the way the nation thinks about the revolution it commemorates. The rituals of family picnics, parades, fairs, fireworks, stories...
by Guysanto
Wed Jan 27, 2010 11:26 am
Forum: 2010
Topic: Thoughts on rebuilding Haiti
Replies: 32
Views: 14066

Leo, mwen dakò! Ann òganize nou!
by Guysanto
Tue Jan 26, 2010 9:20 pm
Forum: 2010
Topic: Thoughts on rebuilding Haiti
Replies: 32
Views: 14066

Continued... [quote]Re: Jobs for Haitians in rebuilding Haiti The reality is... unless you're talking to President Clinton or the powers that be, it's all whistling in the wind. You want jobs? They'll give you factories making shirts, bras, and pajamas (and a few "consultant" positions as well, to a...
by Guysanto
Tue Jan 26, 2010 8:59 pm
Forum: 2010
Topic: Thoughts on rebuilding Haiti
Replies: 32
Views: 14066

Barb, your thoughts make a lot of sense and you should know that on this forum we consider you a sister of ours. So don't hesitate to express your views. Thanks.
by Guysanto
Mon Jan 25, 2010 11:46 pm
Forum: 2010
Topic: Analysis: U.S. wants to turn Haiti tragedy into opportunity
Replies: 0
Views: 1338

Analysis: U.S. wants to turn Haiti tragedy into opportunity

U.S. wants to turn Haiti tragedy into opportunity By Elise Labott, CNN State Department Producer Editor's note: Since becoming State Department producer in 2000, Elise Labott has covered four secretaries of state and reported from more than 50 countries. Before joining CNN, she covered the United Na...
by Guysanto
Sun Jan 24, 2010 8:25 pm
Forum: 2010
Topic: Thoughts on rebuilding Haiti
Replies: 32
Views: 14066

Thoughts on rebuilding Haiti

Reprinted from Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/guy.antoine?v=feed&story_fbid=268577034783 [quote]Please understand that Port-au-Prince and Haiti are NOT one and the same. A country never dies, unless it is utterly abandoned by all. With all due respect to souls lost in PAP and other urban centers,...
by Guysanto
Sun Jan 24, 2010 8:01 pm
Forum: Our Story
Topic: Jean Saint-Vil, Haiti realities
Replies: 0
Views: 1654

Jean Saint-Vil, Haiti realities

Jean Saint-Vil of Canada Haiti Action is interviewed by Pat Van Horne regarding realities and myths about Haiti - recorded in Ottawa for Straight Goods News on January 20, 2010. Part 1: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xkDBS9eawok Part 2: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ebm4IMCLYDU Part 3: http://www.y...
by Guysanto
Sun Jan 24, 2010 7:38 pm
Forum: 2010
Topic: A Letter From Br. Francklin Armand
Replies: 2
Views: 1871

The original message was posted in French earlier on this forum, but thanks for posting the English translation.
by Guysanto
Sun Jan 24, 2010 5:36 pm
Forum: 2010
Topic: Rudy Monpierre (Widy) in solidarity concert for Haiti
Replies: 1
Views: 1169

Rudy Monpierre (Widy) in solidarity concert for Haiti

From Rudy's Facebook Wall [quote]Rudy Monpierre will perform a solidarity concert : Traditional music and songs of Haiti, Saturday, January 30, 2010 in Paris, in duet with a great singer of the Caribbean (Queen Sheeba) as a percussionist playing a Mega African Mandingue Djembe carved wood of linke o...
by Guysanto
Sun Jan 24, 2010 8:37 am
Forum: 2010
Topic: "But Haiti has not perished. It is still here."
Replies: 0
Views: 1347

"But Haiti has not perished. It is still here."

With state symbols gone, a sense of panic starts to grow BY JACQUELINE CHARLES The young man slowly climbed the flagpole that still stood guard over the crumbled presidential palace, reaching up to snatch what was left of the flag, a dusty red and blue cloth. For Haitians, the red and blue -- or bla...
by Guysanto
Fri Jan 22, 2010 11:06 pm
Forum: 2010
Topic: The fault line in Haiti runs straight to France
Replies: 4
Views: 1444

The Hate and the Quake

The Hate and the Quake 1/19/2010 By Sir Hilary Beckles The University of the West Indies is in the process of conceiving how best to deliver a major conference on the theme "Rethinking and Rebuilding Haiti". I am very keen to provide an input into this exercise because for too long there has been a ...
by Guysanto
Fri Jan 22, 2010 10:13 pm
Forum: 2010
Topic: The fault line in Haiti runs straight to France
Replies: 4
Views: 1444

N'importe quoi! Président Jacques Chirac, during a visit to Guadeloupe, also said: "Haiti, à proprement parler, n'a pas été une colonie française." (Haiti, properly speaking, was not a French colony.") The French establishment is in DEEP DENIAL, just like in those days when it vehemently promoted th...
by Guysanto
Fri Jan 22, 2010 6:08 pm
Forum: 2010
Topic: Haiti's elite hold nation's future in their hands
Replies: 1
Views: 1430

Haiti's elite hold nation's future in their hands

latimes.com Haiti's elite hold nation's future in their hands A few businessmen like Gregory Mevs will decide how -- or whether -- Haiti recovers from one of the worst natural catastrophes in modern times. By Tracy Wilkinson January 21, 2010 Reporting from Port-Au-Prince, Haiti Gregory Mevs leaped f...
by Guysanto
Fri Jan 22, 2010 5:58 pm
Forum: 2010
Topic: A plan to reconstruct my country
Replies: 1
Views: 1370

A plan to reconstruct my country

January 20, 2010 2:02 p.m. EST A plan to reconstruct my country By Pierre Fouche, Special to CNN STORY HIGHLIGHTS * Haitian Pierre Fouche says he studied earthquake engineering in anticipation of such a disaster * He says Haiti's buildings are terribly designed to resist quake damage * Haiti needs c...
by Guysanto
Fri Jan 22, 2010 8:01 am
Forum: 2010
Topic: The fault line in Haiti runs straight to France
Replies: 4
Views: 1444

Le devoir particulier de la France envers Haiti

[quote]Le devoir particulier de la France envers Haiti Par Claude Ribbe Haiti est frappée, une fois de plus, mais Haiti se relèvera, malgré ses souffrances. Haiti existe et continuera d'exister, n'en déplaise aux racistes. J'entends pleurer les crocodiles. La fatalité. Une malédiction peut-être. Le ...
by Guysanto
Fri Jan 22, 2010 7:44 am
Forum: 2010
Topic: Message du Ministère des Haïtiens Vivant à l'Etranger
Replies: 1
Views: 951

Message du Ministère des Haitiens Vivant à l'Etranger

Cher Guy, Pourrais tu placer STP ce message sur le site WOH? Salutations chaleureuses et merci. Na pale. Edwin [quote]Chers compatriotes de la diaspora, Il y a 8 jours, le mardi 12 Janvier 2010, notre pays a été durement frappé par un des plus meurtriers tremblements de terre de la planète qui a fai...
by Guysanto
Thu Jan 21, 2010 9:43 am
Forum: 2010
Topic: The fault line in Haiti runs straight to France
Replies: 4
Views: 1444

The fault line in Haiti runs straight to France

January 21, 2010 The fault line in Haiti runs straight to France The earthquake's destruction has been aggravated not by a pact with the Devil, but by the crippling legacy of imperialism Ben Macintyre Where does the fault lie in Haiti? For geologists, it lies on the line between the North American a...
by Guysanto
Thu Jan 21, 2010 9:39 am
Forum: 2010
Topic: L'Evénement de 1842
Replies: 1
Views: 946

Thank you to Magali Regis for forwarding this extremely interesting article to me. It should have been part of our collective memory.
by Guysanto
Thu Jan 21, 2010 9:37 am
Forum: 2010
Topic: L'Evénement de 1842
Replies: 1
Views: 946

L'Evénement de 1842

Date: Mon, 18 Jan 2010 18:11:10 -0800 From: sargeden@yahoo.com [quote]Un violent tremblement de terre a frappe Haiti le 7 mai 1842 Le samedi 7 mai 1842, un violent tremblement de terre que l'on considère comme la plus grande catastrophe naturelle de son histoire, frappait la République d'Haiti. Cet ...
by Guysanto
Thu Jan 21, 2010 8:57 am
Forum: 2010
Topic: Stop treating these people like savages
Replies: 1
Views: 1350

Stop treating these people like savages

http://www.independent.co.uk/opinion/commentators/andy-kershaw-stop-treating-these-people-like-savages-1874218.html The Independent January 21, 2010 Stop treating these people like savages Haitians have faced their tragedy with dignity and stoicism - not that you would know it from the way the disas...
by Guysanto
Wed Jan 20, 2010 12:43 pm
Forum: 2010
Topic: Mi tierra negra
Replies: 0
Views: 1413

Mi tierra negra

Mi tierra negra Desde las entrañas de mi isla negra Un grito de dolor estremece al mundo Un terremoto sacude la tierra de mi isla negra Recordándole al mundo que vive gente en la negra tierra Mi tierra negra con colores y tambores Colores brillantes que destacan su sabor Tambores sonantes que envuel...
by Guysanto
Tue Jan 19, 2010 1:54 pm
Forum: 2010
Topic: My dear friends: honor!
Replies: 0
Views: 1162

My dear friends: honor!

[quote]My dear friends: honor! It is to thank you for your overwhelming compassion, generosity, and solidarity that I write these words. I need not tell you that with a calamity of this magnitude, no family is spared from loss. My parents are thankfully unhurt but other family members have fallen an...
by Guysanto
Tue Jan 19, 2010 10:01 am
Forum: 2010
Topic: Senegal offers land to Haitians
Replies: 2
Views: 2903

I don't know if I am the first, but from what I can see this extraordinary gesture of solidarity has been largely ignored, except as a curiosity item. I want to publicly acknowledge my gratitude to President Abdoulaye Wade of Senegal for offering permanent shelter to displaced Haitians, victims of t...
by Guysanto
Tue Jan 19, 2010 1:48 am
Forum: 2010
Topic: Un message de Frère Armand (de Pandiassou)
Replies: 0
Views: 1138

Un message de Frère Armand (de Pandiassou)

[quote]Chers Amis de mon Pays et du monde entier, J'ai finalement le courage de prendre une plume pour rédiger ces quelques lignes. Je suis effondré, terrassé, anéanti, ratiboisé, cuisiné, voila tout ce que je peux dire. Je remercie le Bon Dieu d'avoir permis que je vive dans ma chair et constate de...
by Guysanto
Tue Jan 19, 2010 1:18 am
Forum: 2010
Topic: Kindred Journey, Inc.
Replies: 0
Views: 1316

Kindred Journey, Inc.

[quote] Kindred Journey, Inc. (501C3 –Tax Deductible agency funding Haitian Relief for more than 20 years) Kindred Journey was founded over 20 years ago, by a Roman Catholic priest in Ebensberg, PA with one purpose only—to help the poorest of the poor in Haiti. Kindred Journey sends 100% of all dona...
by Guysanto
Tue Jan 19, 2010 1:14 am
Forum: 2010
Topic: An Urgent Message to Friends and Donors of Fonkoze
Replies: 0
Views: 1456

An Urgent Message to Friends and Donors of Fonkoze

An Urgent Message to Friends and Donors of Fonkoze Re: the Earthquake Mon., Jan. 18, 2010 3:00 PM Urgent Notice to everyone wanting to send money to Haiti through Fonkoze: Fonkoze Haiti is pleased to inform you that 28 Fonkoze branches are open for business and, depending on their cash liquidity, ar...
by Guysanto
Tue Jan 19, 2010 12:17 am
Forum: 2010
Topic: "On leur demande, foutre, de diriger!"
Replies: 0
Views: 1157

"On leur demande, foutre, de diriger!"

Date: 2010/1/18 Subject: TROUILLOT -- "On leur demande, foutre, de diriger!" "On leur demande, foutre, de diriger!" Un cri de colère. Ecrivain et poète haitien, Prix Wepler 2009 pour son Yanvalou pour Charlie(Actes Sud), Lyonel Trouillot fait partie de ces intellectuels qui n'ont jamais souhaité qui...
by Guysanto
Sun Jan 17, 2010 5:15 pm
Forum: 2010
Topic: Senegal offers land to Haitians
Replies: 2
Views: 2903

Senegal offers land to Haitians

Senegal offers land to Haitians Senegal's president says he will offer free land and "repatriation" to people affected by the earthquake in Haiti. President Abdoulaye Wade said Haitians were sons and daughters of Africa since Haiti was founded by slaves, including some thought to be from Senegal. "T...
by Guysanto
Sun Jan 17, 2010 1:35 am
Forum: 2010
Topic: For Windows on Haiti
Replies: 0
Views: 1465

For Windows on Haiti

[quote] Hello everyone, The catastrophic earthquake of this week has awaken in me disillusioned memories of the past catastrophe of recent hurricanes and wondering now where do we go from here today. Maybe we can learn from the past to regain the future. I could not help thinking about the flooding ...
by Guysanto
Sat Jan 16, 2010 11:50 pm
Forum: 2010
Topic: Resolve Among the Ruins
Replies: 0
Views: 1268

Resolve Among the Ruins

January 16, 2010 Op-Ed Columnist Resolve Among the Ruins By BOB HERBERT In Haiti, the apocalypse wears the trappings of the norm. It's a place where heartbreak never seems to end. One evening many years ago, when I was on assignment in Haiti for The Daily News, a man took me to the back of a pickup ...
by Guysanto
Sat Jan 16, 2010 5:56 pm
Forum: 2010
Topic: Don't give Haitians a penny, says rightwing US shock jock
Replies: 5
Views: 2475

[quote]Don't give Haitians a penny, says rightwing US shock jock.[/quote] Sadly, I heard the same vitriol yesterday from a dear 7th Day Adventist, church-going (several times a week), friend of mine. She turned hateful: "Sèlman, yo pa bezwen bay Ayisyen yon penny. Si gen lajan ki pou bay, se blan yo...
by Guysanto
Sat Jan 16, 2010 5:00 pm
Forum: 2010
Topic: Don't give Haitians a penny, says rightwing US shock jock
Replies: 5
Views: 2475

Don't give Haitians a penny, says rightwing US shock jock

Don't give Haitians a penny, says rightwing US shock jock Amid the rash of appeals for Haiti donations has come a call from one of the most prominent voices on the American right for people to hang on to their cash because Barack Obama might steal it. Rush Limbaugh, the most popular radio talkshow h...
by Guysanto
Sat Jan 16, 2010 4:57 pm
Forum: 2010
Topic: Oh my Leogane!
Replies: 8
Views: 2149

Tayi, your words echo my own sentiments. My heart goes to the City of Anacaona and all of her children.

Tayi, what are the news from Miragoane?
by Guysanto
Sat Jan 16, 2010 4:42 pm
Forum: 2010
Topic: AVIS DE DECES
Replies: 11
Views: 2558

http://www.metropolehaiti.com/metropole/liste_une_fr.php?602071 Politique | Economie | Provinces | Sports | Santé | Culture POLITIQUE Samedi, 16 janvier 2010 14:48 Haiti Religion : Liste des pertes humaines, congrégations, communautés, églises et écoles. Voici une liste non-exhaustive des pertes hum...
by Guysanto
Sat Jan 16, 2010 1:48 pm
Forum: 2010
Topic: T-Mobile USA Waives Call Charges to and From Haiti
Replies: 6
Views: 3232

Thank you so much, Shelony, for your response. I want to reproduce the article here. The information does appear to be legitimate. T-Mobile, Vonage Waiving Charges to Haiti PC Magazine Mark Hachman - PC Magazine – Fri Jan 15, 11:56 am ET If you're a T-Mobile customer with a friend or loved one in Ha...
by Guysanto
Sat Jan 16, 2010 12:30 pm
Forum: 2010
Topic: T-Mobile USA Waives Call Charges to and From Haiti
Replies: 6
Views: 3232

Shelony, where did you get this information about Vonage? It's not on their website, as far as I was able to tell. There are scams out there and I hope that you or anyone reading this don't become victims of such. Please reconfirm and let us know.
by Guysanto
Sat Jan 16, 2010 8:04 am
Forum: 2010
Topic: Reinforcing Haiti's communities during this emergency
Replies: 1
Views: 1265

[quote] PLEASE DONATE DIRECTLY TO KONPAY.ORG TO ASSIST OUR EFFORTS! WE NEED YOUR HELP! Visit the Konpay website and rightsbasedhaiti.wordpress.com for updates The gunfire spread last night to our zone. At 1 am it started. It was off in the distance a ways when it first started but got closer and clo...
by Guysanto
Sat Jan 16, 2010 8:00 am
Forum: 2010
Topic: AVIS DE DECES
Replies: 11
Views: 2558

My sympathies to you, Shelony and Anacaona, and to all of you who have lost family members and good friends. I too have lost a family member and a good friend, and perhaps more. In fact, I am afraid that this will be the story for nearly every Haitian that we know. And even, if we did not lose anyon...
by Guysanto
Fri Jan 15, 2010 2:33 pm
Forum: 2010
Topic: T-Mobile USA Waives Call Charges to and From Haiti
Replies: 6
Views: 3232

That is a significant gesture. Thank you T-Mobile (and I truly thought that I would NEVER have to say thank you to ANY of the telecom companies!!!!!!!) I am not on the T-mobile network, after leaving them nearly two years ago for ATT, but now I will have to truly reconsider. I was strongly leaning i...