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by Liline
Fri Jul 14, 2006 3:12 pm
Forum: Haiti Diaspora Concerns
Topic: Haitian Gays And Lesbians Alliance Org
Replies: 26
Views: 18920

Thank you Johanne for sharing, and welcome to the board. Nothing specific to add just my own thoughts on some of the things said above. First of all, I believe you have a good idea, and I wish you the best with the organization. I hope it helps many down the road, who need it. Side question, have yo...
by Liline
Wed Jun 07, 2006 4:25 pm
Forum: About Music
Topic: Haitian Jazz Festival in Miami!
Replies: 0
Views: 2892

Haitian Jazz Festival in Miami!

I'm not sure if you guys are aware of this or not, but the organizers of the Haitian Jazz Festival in NY have decided to do an encore in Miami in July :D I can't tell you how excited I am!! :D Most of not all the performers of the one in NY will be coming out to perform, with some special guests, l...
by Liline
Wed Jun 07, 2006 1:06 pm
Forum: 2006
Topic: Préval appoints coalition government
Replies: 7
Views: 5125

Bon, mwen menm pèsonèlman, se tann m ap tann pou tout bagay derape. Pale met la se yon bagay politisyen, nan kèlke swa peyi a, yo bon nan sa anpil. So wi, se bèl plan Alexis ak Preval ap pale, mwen renmen ide ke yo mete kèk moun nan diferan pati politik nan koze a. Kounyè a, mwen menm, m ap chita g...
by Liline
Tue Apr 25, 2006 6:26 pm
Forum: About Music
Topic: About Haitian music and change and progress
Replies: 31
Views: 23020

Wow! I'm loving this post :D Keep up the great discussion guys :D So many different points to go over, no idea where to start. First of all, I think we should be careful when saying that Konpa has gotten worse or should I say moved back instead of forward. All musical genres have to evolve, you can...
by Liline
Thu Apr 20, 2006 4:35 pm
Forum: About Music
Topic: About Haitian music and change and progress
Replies: 31
Views: 23020

Wow, I haven't been here for a few days, but I found this post yesterday while browsing through the forum, and decided to jump in. I believe that the appreciation of art, any art for that matter, is a question of personal taste. Yes, in some areas there are ways to evaluate certain technical aspects...
by Liline
Thu Feb 16, 2006 2:38 am
Forum: 2008
Topic: Massive Protests Demand Vote Results in Haiti
Replies: 27
Views: 19215

Michelnau there are a couple of things I can't agree with you on. First of all, I think Preval played the exact right card on this one. To put another way, he was very diplomatic. He refused to ask the people to stop protesting, yes it benefits him more if they don't stop, but the fact remains, the ...
by Liline
Mon Feb 13, 2006 3:10 am
Forum: Ann Pale Kreyol
Topic: Ankouraje timoun yo nan lang lan...
Replies: 3
Views: 4335

Ankouraje timoun yo nan lang lan...

Bon, m pat fin twò ka deside nan ki seksyon pou m lage sijè sa, so... m foure l la. Guy w a chanje l plas si nesesè, mèsi. :D Ban m konmanse pa di nou pouki sa pase nan tèt mwen. Mwen abitye ale Ayiti chak vakans. Chak ete gen yon fwa ("foire" is that how they say it in Creole?) ke yo fè pou liv ti...
by Liline
Mon Feb 13, 2006 1:03 am
Forum: Haiti Diaspora Concerns
Topic: Makendal's Response to Sun-Sentinel Article
Replies: 7
Views: 5981

Thanks Guy for the link to the article :D


I'll also go listen to the tracks :D
by Liline
Mon Feb 06, 2006 5:55 pm
Forum: Language Issues
Topic: The Haitian School System
Replies: 27
Views: 22209

:D Guy it does seem you woke up on the wrong side of the bed that day :P Guy don't forget we are talking about improving the Education System as a whole, I'm seeing it as a way to make an "immediate" difference and also long term differences. Yes, when it comes down to it, getting an education from...
by Liline
Sun Feb 05, 2006 11:41 pm
Forum: Language Issues
Topic: The Haitian School System
Replies: 27
Views: 22209


Nekita, thank you :D . Actually I ended up finding your article in a "weird" coincidence thanks to Guy :P So I did get a chance to see at it.

Bon, m pa rete, m ap tounen talè pou m reponn Guy ak Serge :D


So many posts to read, so little time :lol:


M'ale.
by Liline
Sat Feb 04, 2006 7:45 pm
Forum: Ann Pale Kreyol
Topic: Itilizasyon Apostwòf ak Ti tirè nan kreyòl Ayiti a
Replies: 21
Views: 15099

Michel-Ange se swa ou pwofese, swa ou gen pwofese nan san w :lol: Ou raple m kèk pwofese ke m te genyen Ayiti :D Antouka, ban m reponn lèt ou a, ansanm ak tout kesyon ou te kite pou mwen yo :wink: Pou premye kesyon ou an, si ou byen li w'ap jwenn ke mwen te gentan reponn li anvan menm ou te poze l....
by Liline
Sat Feb 04, 2006 4:28 am
Forum: Ann Pale Kreyol
Topic: Itilizasyon Apostwòf ak Ti tirè nan kreyòl Ayiti a
Replies: 21
Views: 15099

:D Michel-Ange, pou di ou vre, se prete m pa prete atansyon a sa, m pa si mwen te janm konn lwa ti tirè an anvan, alò m byen kontan ou mete m okouran de li. M'ap gade pou m we si m'ap sonje li nan lavni :wink: Bon Michel-Ange, fòk ou pa egzajere tou nan koze a. M dakò ke si gen yon moun k'ap pibliy...
by Liline
Fri Feb 03, 2006 2:36 am
Forum: Ann Pale Kreyol
Topic: Itilizasyon Apostwòf ak Ti tirè nan kreyòl Ayiti a
Replies: 21
Views: 15099

Michel-Ange, mèsi pou pase men ou pase men sou sijè sa :D Gen yon kesyon ki vin pase nan tèt mwen pandan m'ap li sa ou ekri yo. M sonje manman'm te di m yon lè ke dè fwa li pa nesesè pou met apostwòf yo, ke ou ka ekri'l san li. Pa egzanp m ka jis ekri "Manman m", "Ekri l", "N ap", eksetera. Mwen men...
by Liline
Fri Feb 03, 2006 2:17 am
Forum: Language Issues
Topic: The Haitian School System
Replies: 27
Views: 22209

Gelin, I didn't know about that website. I think it's a good iniative, never heard of any website aiming specifically towards University students in Haiti. Are there any others that you guys know about? Another problem I think that needs to be solved, is the education system found outside of the cap...
by Liline
Fri Feb 03, 2006 12:58 am
Forum: Haiti Diaspora Concerns
Topic: Makendal's Response to Sun-Sentinel Article
Replies: 7
Views: 5981

Great work Mak! I'm really feeling it :D I love the Haitian flavor adding the creole words and creole part adds to it. By the way, what exactly was it that the person said that you didn't agree with? When will your book and Cd be coming out? My uncle used to host a poetry night in Haiti "Vendredis L...
by Liline
Mon Jan 30, 2006 10:30 pm
Forum: Language Issues
Topic: The Haitian School System
Replies: 27
Views: 22209

Anacaona, Carline should be able to give us her take on it, she is the one I know who experienced both systems. Nekita, the article sounds very interesting, my mother actually wrote a book "Histoire de L'education en Haiti" a while back, I would love to read the article, can you tell me where I can...
by Liline
Mon Jan 30, 2006 6:22 pm
Forum: About Music
Topic: American influence on Konpa
Replies: 1
Views: 3602

Just a side note :D I was just trying to think about different songs with English in them or things like that, and I just remembered my very favorite Rodrigue Milien song "Nostalgie" :lol: :D I love that song, and the English part is so funny to me, and is one of the things that made me fall in lov...
by Liline
Mon Jan 30, 2006 6:16 pm
Forum: About Music
Topic: American influence on Konpa
Replies: 1
Views: 3602

American influence on Konpa

My cousin is in the process of writing an article on how Konpa is being influenced by the American culture. So we got into discussing it somewhat, and I wanted to get some other views. The main influence it has had on Konpa in my opinion, is that we are finding more and more songs today with Englis...
by Liline
Mon Jan 30, 2006 5:58 pm
Forum: Language Issues
Topic: The Haitian School System
Replies: 27
Views: 22209

Ok, let me add a few things that I think shoudl definitely be changed/fixed in our Haitian educational system. First of all, like Guy mentioned, teachers these days are always going on strikes. Obviously there is something very wrong with the public school system in itself. I think that the governme...
by Liline
Mon Jan 30, 2006 5:23 pm
Forum: Language Issues
Topic: The Haitian School System
Replies: 27
Views: 22209

:lol: M wè nou renmen koze "bare/bear" mwen an :P Guy trust me you didn't scare me away :lol: ...au contraire :D M te vin la yè swa, men li te two ta pou m reponn :) So now I'm back :D Anvan m menm ajoute sou lis nou yo, banm bay ide m sou sa nou deja di yo, konm anpil ladan yo antre nan sa m t'ap ...
by Liline
Sat Jan 28, 2006 5:35 pm
Forum: Language Issues
Topic: The Haitian School System
Replies: 27
Views: 22209

The Haitian School System

I spent all my school years in Haiti, till I moved to the States for College. And I have had to spend many hours either volunteering or observing the American schools here, I have of course noticed the differences. Being surrounded by educators most of my life :P I grew up being aware of the proble...
by Liline
Sat Jan 28, 2006 5:02 pm
Forum: Language Issues
Topic: A Parent's challenge?
Replies: 6
Views: 6936

[quote]Hey, Liline, are you a teacher by any chance? [/quote] Working on it Guy :D So eventually you'll have both Li(y)nou's as teachers :lol: Guy I agree that the time outside of school work, is important too. I think what you mentioned is based on individual teachers...W'ap jwenn tout kalite pwofe...
by Liline
Sat Jan 28, 2006 4:48 pm
Forum: Language Issues
Topic: A Parent's challenge?
Replies: 6
Views: 6936

[quote]Liline, what if I can not afford a Tutor? Probably some sixty years ago, there were some parents who were illiterates. But, yet without any help fron Tutors, the job was done. The Teachers always say that the class sizes matter. Well, I was in a classroom with 62 other students... Line, my qu...
by Liline
Fri Jan 27, 2006 11:16 pm
Forum: Language Issues
Topic: A Parent's challenge?
Replies: 6
Views: 6936

I wouldn't say parents need to be "book smart" as some would call it, I think it's only necessary for them to realize that if they can't help explain things to their kids, then the best thing to do is to look for outside help. Mainly I'm thinking about tutors and such. For the teachers' defense out...
by Liline
Thu Jan 26, 2006 3:12 pm
Forum: About Music
Topic: Haitian Independence Festival Review
Replies: 5
Views: 5254

Hey Guy :D Glad you enjoyed the review :) I will do my best to come give my reviews more often :) Unfortunately I wasn't able to go to the Haitian Jazz Fest in NY :( ... Se pa de regret Lynou pa fe m regret lè l'ap esplike m konman sa te bèl, ti mechan an... But I will be going to the one next year ...
by Liline
Thu Jan 26, 2006 12:44 am
Forum: About Music
Topic: Haitian Independence Festival Review
Replies: 5
Views: 5254

I got to the park right as K-Dans started to play, so I missed the Hangout performance only. I'll try not to be too biased about the K-Dans performance, considering I'm still upset Jude Jean is no longer part of it. K-Dans did fine. It's nothing new. I hope no one expected that because they have a n...
by Liline
Thu Jan 26, 2006 12:40 am
Forum: About Music
Topic: Haitian Independence Festival Review
Replies: 5
Views: 5254

Haitian Independence Festival Review

Hi everyone! :) I went to Miami this weekend and had a chance to go to the Festival, and just wanted to share my review with everyone. I wasn't expecting much in this festival, like many people have said, go to one festival and you've been to all of them. And of course that's pretty much what happe...
by Liline
Thu Jan 26, 2006 12:25 am
Forum: Forum Community
Topic: Meet Apharion (Barb)
Replies: 3
Views: 5420

Welcome aboard Apharion :D The closest I've ever gotten to actually visiting Haiti was a Royal Caribbean Cruise ship visit to Labadee. Other tourists saw the hammocks, the tropical drinks and food and the perfect beach. I saw the carefully concealed barbed-wire fence around the place and the weapons...
by Liline
Wed Jan 18, 2006 3:08 pm
Forum: 2006
Topic: Pictures of Haitian Child Soldiers? Don't believe...
Replies: 8
Views: 7117

Thank you so much for letting us know Guy, I was disturbed and a little skeptical about these photo's and what they claim they were. The sub-titles to these pictures in the email clearly show what idea the person was trying to put out there. San li pa rann kont se figi peyi an l'ap bese an menm tan....
by Liline
Tue Nov 15, 2005 5:37 pm
Forum: 2005
Topic: Le CEP fait injonction à Siméus et Mourra de cesser ...
Replies: 12
Views: 7599

Se sa Serge, Konstitisyon an ka chanje, sa klè, annatandan li chanje mesye sa yo pa gen espwa vin prezidan. Sa senp. Pito yo cheche lot jan pou ede peyi a. M twouve li dwòl ke yo vle vin prezidan men yo pa sanble vle respekte konstitisyon ki etabli la kounye a. I find it fake, if you want so much g...
by Liline
Tue Nov 15, 2005 2:07 pm
Forum: 2005
Topic: Le CEP fait injonction à Siméus et Mourra de cesser ...
Replies: 12
Views: 7599


Thank you Serge :-)

Ok, so pa gen espwa pou mesye sa yo menm lol. Oh well, they need to find other ways of helping the country.

And in the mean time, the constitution and laws are not made of stone. Se cheche chanje sa.
by Liline
Tue Nov 15, 2005 2:00 am
Forum: About Music
Topic: First Annual Haitian Jazz Music Festival
Replies: 5
Views: 6363

This is something that definitely needs to be supported, I think it's a terrific idea. :D
I regret not being able to make this event, but as long as it's during the same time period next year, I should be able to make it for the second one:D
by Liline
Tue Nov 15, 2005 1:53 am
Forum: Forum Community
Topic: Meet Liline
Replies: 2
Views: 5403

Mèsi Guy pou bèl akèy sa! :D

Mèsi tou pou konpliman yo :lol:

Mwen fè kèk jou la ap li de twa sijè ki t'ap diskite :D Konpliman sou travay eksepsyonèl sa ke w'ap fè la, pa janm sispann :D

M gentan rale ti chèz mwen, enstale m, pou'm chita koze ak tout moun :D
by Liline
Tue Nov 15, 2005 1:45 am
Forum: 2005
Topic: Le CEP fait injonction à Siméus et Mourra de cesser ...
Replies: 12
Views: 7599

M poko janm we poukisa tout konplikasyon sa yo non. The constitution like it or not, is here for a reason, whether or not it was "ever" enforced prior to these elections is not the point here, and definitely should not be used as an excuse to ignore it once more to allow these men to become candida...
by Liline
Mon Nov 07, 2005 8:16 pm
Forum: Forum Community
Topic: Meet Liline
Replies: 2
Views: 5403

Meet Liline

Hello everyone :D My name in Liline, or Linou :D I used to come on WOH every once in a while just to stop by and see what was going on. It's been a while since I came back here, till my sister in law, Carline (Hi Lynou :D) mentioned something about the site the other day, and I decided to stop by l...