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by Jonas
Sat Feb 26, 2005 1:52 pm
Forum: Current Social Issues
Topic: Are Haitian people divided by religion?
Replies: 30
Views: 20427

Leonel, Men plis evidans sou orijin franse, lejand "loup-garou" an: http://rking.vinu.edu/loup.htm [quote]The Loup-Garou Legends of Old Vincennes Although scholars cannot agree when French fur traders, adventurers and pioneers first settled in what now is Vincennes, Indiana, these hardy souls surely...
by Jonas
Sat Feb 26, 2005 8:09 am
Forum: Current Social Issues
Topic: Are Haitian people divided by religion?
Replies: 30
Views: 20427

Wi Gelin, Yo ka desounen ti Bebe vre, wi! Men se pa ak lespri, senp ou nenpòt kijan ou ta vle rele l. Gen de moun sa yo, se kriminèl yo ye, sa yo konn fè an, pa gen anyen pou l wè ak relijyon. Gen yon lòt bagay ankò, mwen wè ou koutinye ap asosye lougawou ak Vodou. Zafè lougawou an (loup garou), se ...
by Jonas
Wed Feb 23, 2005 5:46 pm
Forum: Current Social Issues
Topic: Are Haitian people divided by religion?
Replies: 30
Views: 20427

Gelin,

Mwen konnen gen sa yo rele Bizango, sanpwèl. Se sa ke yo rele
"sosyete sekrè" oubyen nan jan moun yo di "band sosyete".
Yo ekziste ou byen yo te ekziste.

Kanta lougarou an, ou ka esplike m sa sa ye?
by Jonas
Sun Feb 20, 2005 6:48 am
Forum: 2005
Topic: Neptune et Privert auraient été kidnappés
Replies: 5
Views: 2627

Radio Kiskeya is incorrigible.
Everybody else is making vague speculations about who these commandos might be, except for Radio Kiskeya.

They are already pointing the finger at Lavalas supporters.
by Jonas
Sat Feb 19, 2005 8:59 pm
Forum: 2005
Topic: Neptune et Privert auraient été kidnappés
Replies: 5
Views: 2627

Neptune et Privert auraient été kidnappés

Un commando aurait attaqué le Pénitencier national et kidnappé YVON NEPTUNE et JOCELERME PRIVERT.

Que se passe t-il, d'ou vient ce kidnapping?

Des témoins oculaires, d'après RADIO SOLEIL, ont déclaré que NEPTUNE ne voulait pas coopérer avec les ravisseurs.
by Jonas
Sat Feb 19, 2005 10:40 am
Forum: Current Social Issues
Topic: Are Haitian people divided by religion?
Replies: 30
Views: 20427

[quote]a kind of cultural tourist attraction the same way the troubadours were doing in the 70's[/quote] No Gelin, like I said before, these people are the repositories of some of our history and a lot of our culture. These people are taken very seriously in Cuba, and as you may know, the Cubans are...
by Jonas
Fri Feb 18, 2005 6:14 pm
Forum: Current Social Issues
Topic: Are Haitian people divided by religion?
Replies: 30
Views: 20427

Gelin, Se pou pawòl lougarou sa yo sispann. Gade ki sa ki rive yon pòv malerèz nan Tigwav? Gen yon moun ki akize malerèz lan, ke l ta voye mò sou pitit li; e poutèt sa, yo koupe tèt pòv malerèz lan. Sa rive nan semenn lan. Inyorans sa a, gen de konsekans ki trajik. Li lè pou pwotestan fondamantalis ...
by Jonas
Thu Feb 17, 2005 5:00 pm
Forum: 2005
Topic: Aubelin Jolicoeur - Did his fame benefit Haiti ?
Replies: 14
Views: 9141

Everytime I hear or read that Haiti is not ready for democracy, because the people are illiterate, I want to puke. Why is it that India is so stable? When India had his first election in 1948, 80% of the people were illiterate. India with her more than 200 languages, her disparate cultures, never ha...
by Jonas
Wed Feb 16, 2005 6:23 pm
Forum: 2005
Topic: Alarmed Haitian Students in Cuba
Replies: 3
Views: 3462

Ki sa pou n fè ak teknokrass sa yo. Ki sa pou n fè ak teknokrat-kk sa yo. Se tankou mesye yo antre nan yon gè kont ledikasyon an Ayiti. Imajine n ke mesye CEP yo ap mande 2,9 milyon dola pou yon prim kont danje ki ekziste nan peyi an, tandiske preske 3 milyon dola sa a ta ka antreteni etidyan ayisye...
by Jonas
Wed Feb 16, 2005 5:14 pm
Forum: 2005
Topic: Democracy and the Togolese sham
Replies: 1
Views: 2550

Did you guys read the reaction of CHIRAC ,when this "piece of s..." Ayadema, passed away. "La France a perdu un grand ami" For Ayadema to have been a great friend of the French, says a lot about the French. This guy, this former sergeant of the French army, who had pillaged the Treasury, assassinate...
by Jonas
Tue Feb 15, 2005 6:44 pm
Forum: Current Social Issues
Topic: Are Haitian people divided by religion?
Replies: 30
Views: 20427

Gelin, I am curious, why do you call them "bandits"? Growing up, I have heard of these "kout poud", meaning that if you unfortunately meet one the "band sosyete" at night, you could be victim of the "poud". Is it truth or legend? I don't know. One remedy would be to lift the "veil". These people are...
by Jonas
Mon Feb 14, 2005 5:28 pm
Forum: Current Social Issues
Topic: Are Haitian people divided by religion?
Replies: 30
Views: 20427

Ah! Come on, Gelin, You remember the tollé against Aristide, just because of his recognition of Vodou as a religion as any other? I remember some of the reactions, like those of Radio Metropole, for example. I remember also some people saying that Aristide was consecrating the country over to the De...
by Jonas
Sat Feb 12, 2005 6:06 pm
Forum: Current Social Issues
Topic: Are Haitian people divided by religion?
Replies: 30
Views: 20427

Gelin, See what's possible in a "serious country" where most of the veils have been lifted, where people have the freedom of their religious expressions thus permitting important researches. [quote]FERNANDO ORTIZ AFRICAN CULTURAL CENTER VIII INTERNATIONAL WORKSHOP ON AFRICANISTS IN THE CARIBBEAN "OR...
by Jonas
Sat Feb 12, 2005 4:41 pm
Forum: Current Social Issues
Topic: Are Haitian people divided by religion?
Replies: 30
Views: 20427

[quote]Haiti is not really divided by religion[/quote] On one hand you refer to the "rejete crusades" and the other you infer that Haiti is not divided by religion. What provoked these crusades or the "campagnes anti-superstitieuses" as "they" called them? Is it this "bovarysm" as mentioned by Price...
by Jonas
Sat Feb 12, 2005 9:03 am
Forum: Current Social Issues
Topic: Are Haitian people divided by religion?
Replies: 30
Views: 20427

[quote]We have christians and vodou adepts among both the poor and the rich people in the country.[/quote] Indeniably true, but if you ask some of the poor people and the great majority of these "rich people" if they are vodou practitionners, what do you think the answer would be? It's a rethorical ...
by Jonas
Sat Feb 12, 2005 7:32 am
Forum: 2005
Topic: Saint-Marc se souvient du massacre de La Scierie
Replies: 8
Views: 3641

Il est temps que Radio Kiskeya et AlterPresse fassent preuves d'un peu de décence. Cette accusation de massacre avait été faite (la première) par la NCHR, sans preuves tangibles. Quand on demandait à la NHCR de produire les cadavres de ceux qui avaient été prétendument assassinés ou bien de montrer ...
by Jonas
Thu Feb 10, 2005 5:16 pm
Forum: Current Social Issues
Topic: Are Haitian people divided by religion?
Replies: 30
Views: 20427

Gelin, See if you can obtain CARL DENIS's book, in which he claimed that there are two Haitis. One Haiti that is Christian and speak French and another Haiti Vodouist and speaking Creole. These theories don't make any sense, but this is what some people think. And in his book, Denis reserves all kin...
by Jonas
Wed Feb 09, 2005 4:43 am
Forum: 2005
Topic: Haitians embrace U.N. force
Replies: 16
Views: 6973

Hot!Damn! They're still blaming Lavalas for the conditions in which the country find itself. Is there cognitive dissonance here? The Lavalas cadres are either on the run, in hiding or in jail. The prisons regorge of Lavalas political prisoners. And can somebody please explain to me how some Lavalas ...
by Jonas
Mon Feb 07, 2005 5:34 pm
Forum: 2005
Topic: The Haitian justice minister must be replaced
Replies: 4
Views: 2546

What's going on?

Je viens d'entendre sur Radio Kiskeya,une nouvelle pour le moins "puzzling".

Hier soir, 6 Février, 4 policiers auraient été tués par un groupe de militaires démobilisés.

"Sa k ap pase lòj ?"
by Jonas
Fri Feb 04, 2005 10:18 am
Forum: 2005
Topic: Status of the Freedom of the Press in Haiti
Replies: 4
Views: 2460

What about ALTERPRESSE herself?
Some of its reporters work for RADIO KISKEYA.
No comment needed!
by Jonas
Thu Feb 03, 2005 6:14 pm
Forum: About Music
Topic: Decès du Composeur et Musicien Issa El Saieh
Replies: 7
Views: 5967

Before there were Nemours Jean Baptiste and Weber Sicot, there was ISSA SAIEH ET L'ORCHESTRE DU CASINO INTERNATIONAL. When you tuned to RADIO COMMERCE (the then station of the government), that was all you heard. Yes, it's a great loss, this guy produced some of the classics of Haitian Music. Que la...
by Jonas
Mon Jan 31, 2005 6:21 pm
Forum: Current Social Issues
Topic: HOW FOREIGN RELIGIONS RUINED OUR SOCIETIES
Replies: 4
Views: 4361

Gelin, Pa fè sa. Lè ekriven nijeryen an ap pale de relijyon afriken, li p ap pale de Islam. Premyèman, ou pa ka jije relijyon Islamik lan, sou bagay k ap pase nan yon peyi kou Mauritanie. Nan le tan, Islam se te youn nan relijyon ki te pi pwogresis ki te ka genyen. Lè ekriven nijeryen an ap pale de ...
by Jonas
Mon Jan 31, 2005 4:53 am
Forum: 2005
Topic: Can Freedom Wear Jackboots?
Replies: 1
Views: 1714

It is incumbent on someone, like the minister of "Injustice" to ponder this message of the Bard

"If you prick us, do we not bleed ... and if you wrong us, shall we not revenge??

Yes, indeed!
by Jonas
Sat Jan 29, 2005 4:51 pm
Forum: 2005
Topic: Meek wants Haiti to let its overseas citizens vote
Replies: 7
Views: 4814

There is a snowball's chance in hell that those actually in charge in Haiti would let overseas Haitians vote. If the vote would be free and fair, they know there would be an avalanche of Lavalas votes by diasporans. The sympathy for the Lavalas Party remains strong among overseas Haitians. No, they ...
by Jonas
Fri Jan 28, 2005 6:05 pm
Forum: 2005
Topic: Cuba on the move
Replies: 9
Views: 6271

Mesyedam

Anvan mou fè voyaj lan, men kèk bèl ti foto, pou ban nou tanta:

www.rm.cl/galerias/coloreshabana/index.html
by Jonas
Tue Jan 25, 2005 7:01 pm
Forum: 2005
Topic: Kontribisyon Afriken yo nan Relijyon/Politik nan Kiba
Replies: 4
Views: 4264

Leonel, Mwen te rete ak 1912, paske apre ane sa a, Cabildo ak Matanzas pa t gen pouvwa ke yo te genyen anvan. Paske kòm mwen te di l, represyon an te terib, non sèlman anpil tèt nan Cabildo yo te pèdi lavi yo, Ameriken yo ak asosye Kiben yo te touye manm de òganizasyon ke yo te rele "Sociedades de C...
by Jonas
Tue Jan 25, 2005 4:22 am
Forum: Current Social Issues
Topic: Haitian Vodou, Cuban Santaria, Brazilian Candomble
Replies: 5
Views: 5086

Nekita, Je me souviens d'avoir lu dans un article du New York Times (il y a peut ètre 25 ans), les cérémonies faites pour l'enterrement d'une MAMALAO (Mambo) dans l'état de BAHIA. Cette femme était révérée comme une sainte et sa sagesse était légendaire. Il y avait 3 gouverneurs d'Etats du Brésil pr...
by Jonas
Sun Jan 23, 2005 5:56 pm
Forum: 2005
Topic: Kontribisyon Afriken yo nan Relijyon/Politik nan Kiba
Replies: 4
Views: 4264

Bon, annou kontinye ti esè an 1873 Se nan ane sa a,dènye bato negriye an,debake nan Kiba 1878 Jeneral lame panyòl lan rankontre ak ANTONIO MACEO pou yo met fen a "gè diz an" nan yon vil ki rele BARAGUA. Misye vle separe MACEO, ki te yon nèg lib, ak rès Kiben yo ki te toujou nan lesklavay; se lè sa a...
by Jonas
Sun Jan 23, 2005 10:08 am
Forum: 2005
Topic: Kontribisyon Afriken yo nan Relijyon/Politik nan Kiba
Replies: 4
Views: 4264

Kontribisyon Afriken yo nan Relijyon/Politik nan Kiba

[quote]Jonas, j'ai une suggestion pour toi. Si le temps le permet, il serait formidable que tu puisses nous faire un petit historique du Vaudou à Cuba, même si tu affichais cela par partie, pour que ce ne soit pas trop long. Cela ferait une belle série qui intéresserait bon nombre d'entre nous. [/qu...
by Jonas
Fri Jan 21, 2005 5:48 pm
Forum: 2005
Topic: Latest Human Rights Report on Haiti
Replies: 12
Views: 7554

Serge, Wi monchè si yon nonm pa gen yon "strong stomach" (kòm ameriken di l), ou pa gade foto sa yo. Rapò sa a, genlè deja ap mete lespri ti nèg an boulatya, piske mwen sot tande MARVEL DANDIN sou RADYO KISKEYA, ki ap chache diskredite rapò an. Misye deja di se yon avoka ki te manm fondasyon ARISTID...
by Jonas
Fri Jan 21, 2005 7:24 am
Forum: Current Social Issues
Topic: Vodou, Satanisme et Pouvoir politique?
Replies: 10
Views: 7641

Lemane, Pourquoi vous referrez vous seulement au syncrétisme religieux haitien, bien qu'il y ait aussi ce syncrétisme dans les religions cubaines et brésiliennes? Les dieux les plus importants dans les religions cubaine, haitienne et brésilienne, sont les mèmes. Je veux parler de dieux comme SHANGO,...
by Jonas
Fri Jan 21, 2005 4:53 am
Forum: Current Social Issues
Topic: Vodou, Satanisme et Pouvoir politique?
Replies: 10
Views: 7641

Non, Lemane. Ce ne sont pas les Vaudouisants qui doivent lever les confusions. Ce ne sont pas eux qui ont désigné le Vaudou comme une religion du Diable. L'Hindouisme, le Shinto, le Bouddhisme, l'Islam, aussi bien que le Vaudou et le Christianisme ne sont pas des religions du Diable. C'est le Christ...
by Jonas
Thu Jan 20, 2005 5:43 pm
Forum: Current Social Issues
Topic: Vodou, Satanisme et Pouvoir politique?
Replies: 10
Views: 7641

Oui Lemane, Pourquoi vous et ceux qui pensent comme vous continuez d'associer le VAUDOU avec le Diable? Ce sont pareilles réflexions qui mettent de l'eau dans le moulin des fondamentalistes américains, qui osent mème aller au Bois Caiman pour exorciser ce site important du patrimoine national, je di...
by Jonas
Wed Jan 12, 2005 4:23 am
Forum: African Heritage
Topic: L'histoire de l'Afrique n'a pas figuré dans notre éducation
Replies: 10
Views: 7647

Correction:

Lisez plutot astronomie au lieu de astrologie;deux choses différentes
by Jonas
Tue Jan 11, 2005 8:55 pm
Forum: African Heritage
Topic: L'histoire de l'Afrique n'a pas figuré dans notre éducation
Replies: 10
Views: 7647

Gelin, Quand on parlait du Mali, ce n'était pas seulement l'actuel Mali, c'était un immense empire qui encompassait une grande partie de l'Afrique de l'Ouest, que l'on appelait Soudan de l'Ouest (Western Sudan) Ces empires avaient des dirigeants parmi les plus éclairés que la race noire ait jamais c...
by Jonas
Tue Jan 11, 2005 5:18 pm
Forum: Current Social Issues
Topic: Histoire de Croisés
Replies: 17
Views: 12546

Pat Robertson is a "Yalie" with a Law Degree.
I don't think he believes what he is preaching;
I would even dare to say that there is a high probability that he doesn't.

He is just taking advantage of gullible people who have contributed in making him a "zillionaire".
by Jonas
Mon Jan 10, 2005 5:59 pm
Forum: Current Social Issues
Topic: Histoire de Croisés
Replies: 17
Views: 12546

Je suis curieux.
Dans quelle catégorie, classez vous des gens comme Pat Robertson et Jerry Falwell?

Et puis ce terme "docteurs" que signifie-t-il?
by Jonas
Mon Jan 10, 2005 4:55 pm
Forum: Ann Pale Kreyol
Topic: Le français et le créole s'autobloquent chez nous en Haiti
Replies: 9
Views: 7029

Widy,

Gen anpil mo,ki gen konotasyon seksyèl,se mo afriken ke yo ye.

De mo kou ,foufoun kòm ou remake l,bouboun,zozo,koko ak lòt ankò.
Nou konnen "bounda",se definitivman yon mo afriken.
by Jonas
Mon Jan 10, 2005 6:13 am
Forum: Our Story
Topic: Des esclaves révoltés au gouverneur Blanchelande
Replies: 32
Views: 23768

Lemane, nèg an mwen,

Ale an END, e di plis ke 800 milyon Endou ki ap pratike relijyon yo an, ke relijyon an se relijyon dyab; ou ta wè sa k ta ka rive w.
by Jonas
Sun Jan 09, 2005 8:16 am
Forum: Our Story
Topic: Des esclaves révoltés au gouverneur Blanchelande
Replies: 32
Views: 23768

[quote]Malheureusement ou heureusement, on enseigne aux chrétiens......que toutes les religions ne se valent pas[/quote] Lemane, On m'enseignait dans ma jeunesse que les "protestants" étaient des suppots de Satan. Le sont ils? Savez vous ce qui arrivait au 16ème et au 17ème siècle quand les Catholiq...
by Jonas
Sat Jan 08, 2005 6:02 pm
Forum: Our Story
Topic: Des esclaves révoltés au gouverneur Blanchelande
Replies: 32
Views: 23768

Messieurs que Dieu ou les loas eurent choisis de maudir Toussaint, ce sont des "radòt". Comment expliquer que les africains avaient obtenu ce grand degré de prospérité quand ils priaient CHANGO, OLUSHUN, YEMANYAH, OGUN et ils ne savaient pas si YEHOVAH existait. Damn it! Il semble qu'ils n'ont connu...
by Jonas
Sat Jan 08, 2005 9:10 am
Forum: Current Social Issues
Topic: Histoire de Croisés
Replies: 17
Views: 12546

Gelin, Quelles relations existent 2000 ans après entre ces religions dites "chrétiennes" et ce que Jésus était "censé" avoir établi? Très peu. Comme disait l'écrivain russe Tolstoy au 19ème siècle, je paraphrase: "Si Jésus faisait une autre réapparance, il ne ferait pas long feu, cette fois ce sont ...
by Jonas
Thu Jan 06, 2005 6:37 pm
Forum: 2005
Topic: Quand "les plus capables" arrivent au pouvoir...
Replies: 5
Views: 3950

"Les plus capables" ap revele ke "yo pa kapab"

Se yon chwal batay, ti nèg ap ize depi 19yèm syèk lan, pou yo ka jwenn djòb leta: se chwal papa.

Kounye an, lò yo retounnen ak boulkrap sa a, se pou yo rele chwal bari dèyè yo.
by Jonas
Thu Jan 06, 2005 6:26 pm
Forum: Current Social Issues
Topic: Histoire de Croisés
Replies: 17
Views: 12546

LA PREMIERE CROISADE par Yves Basile [quote]On approchait la fin du XIème siècle. Des périodes de Vaches Maigres fustigeaient l'Occident d'une Famine devenue un mal endémique. Des "guenilleux" erraient affamés partout, et les belliqueux chevaliers ne finissaient de rompre la "Trève de Dieu", préchée...
by Jonas
Thu Jan 06, 2005 4:50 am
Forum: African Heritage
Topic: L'histoire de l'Afrique n'a pas figuré dans notre éducation
Replies: 10
Views: 7647

C'est bien possible Gelin. Les Beninois étaient experts en Agriculture. Puisque maintenant nous spéculons, il faut se demander pourquoi l'Artibonite avait toujours été le "breadbasket" d'Haiti. Je me souviens d'un documentaire de la BBC sur l'introduction de la culture du Riz dans les Carolinas qui ...
by Jonas
Wed Jan 05, 2005 3:39 pm
Forum: African Heritage
Topic: L'histoire de l'Afrique n'a pas figuré dans notre éducation
Replies: 10
Views: 7647

Je me souviens lu, d'avoir lu quelque part,que la Famille BAGUIDY est descendante de la Famille Royale du BENIN. Si un Baguidy aurait lu ce "post", pourrait il confirmer ou infirmer cette proposition? Cette famille est l'une des très rares familles qui aient conservées leur nom africain: Baguidy. Po...
by Jonas
Wed Jan 05, 2005 5:26 am
Forum: African Heritage
Topic: L'histoire de l'Afrique n'a pas figuré dans notre éducation
Replies: 10
Views: 7647

History of BENIN-Some Highlights 1350-1400 OBA EWEDO of the Kingdom of BENIN reorganizes the system of leadership constructing a new palace and recruiting palace chiefs to serve him.He introduces new insigna of leadership ,including the ADA Ceremonial Sword ,and mandates that all chiefs ,including t...
by Jonas
Tue Jan 04, 2005 6:39 pm
Forum: African Heritage
Topic: L'histoire de l'Afrique n'a pas figuré dans notre éducation
Replies: 10
Views: 7647

L'histoire de l'Afrique n'a pas figuré dans notre éducation

Gelin, Moi aussi j'éprouve et j'éprouvais une grande fierté en lisant à propos de la vie de Toussaint et de Dessalines. Gelin, soyons sérieux, s'il y avait des jeunes haitiens qui savaient quelque chose sur l'histoire de l'Afrique, c'est une infime, trés infime minorité, et quand j'étais jeunot, on ...
by Jonas
Tue Jan 04, 2005 5:15 pm
Forum: Current Social Issues
Topic: Histoire de Croisés
Replies: 17
Views: 12546

Oui, Gelin Dans un certain sens, oui. Je ne savais rien de l'histoire africaine, comme la grande majorité des haitiens continue à avoir complète ignorance de cette histoire. Je pensais que quand les européens s'étaient rendus en Afrique, nos ancètres résidaient dans des forèts, étaient des arriérés ...
by Jonas
Tue Jan 04, 2005 5:38 am
Forum: Current Social Issues
Topic: A challenge to Christians from an Islamic perspective
Replies: 21
Views: 13319

Gelin, Please, STOP. Vous ne pourrez pas défendre les contradictions de la Bible. WILLIAM JENNINGS BRYANT n'avait pas pu le faire lors du fameux procès: "Scopes monkey Trial" en 1925. Ce procès qu'on avait appelé "The clash of the Titans". Clarence Darrow ètait un militant athéiste tandis que Bryant...