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by Guysanto
Wed Jan 13, 2016 9:45 pm
Forum: Inbox
Topic: Ann Pale through the years
Replies: 0
Views: 1460

Ann Pale through the years

At the beginning, lest we forget, we had Windows on Haiti, released on April 22 1998, a hub of information and opinions which fostered among its users a spirit of solidarity and friendship, for the most part. That culminated in April 2008 in the 10-year anniversary celebration of the site. Though we...
by Guysanto
Mon Jan 05, 2015 11:53 am
Forum: About Films
Topic: Ayiti, mon amour
Replies: 0
Views: 1066

Ayiti, mon amour

by Guysanto
Thu Jan 01, 2015 9:03 pm
Forum: Forum Community
Topic: Apye nou ye :-)
Replies: 2
Views: 1331

Re: Apye nou ye :-)

:D Mwen kontan wè w ! :D
by Guysanto
Tue Dec 30, 2014 5:55 pm
Forum: African Heritage
Topic: EN 2050, L’AFRIQUE SERA PLUS RICHE QUE L’EUROPE
Replies: 1
Views: 717

Re: EN 2050, L’AFRIQUE SERA PLUS RICHE QUE L’EUROPE

Une bonne entrevue qui fait sortire beaucoup de points qui s'appliqueraient à Haïti également. Je dirais que l'Afrique a toujours été plus riche que l'Europe. Cependant son exploitation à outrance n'aurait pas laissé sa richesse se quantifier de cette manière. Bon, j'attends vos commentaires dans n'...
by Guysanto
Tue Dec 30, 2014 5:42 pm
Forum: African Heritage
Topic: EN 2050, L’AFRIQUE SERA PLUS RICHE QUE L’EUROPE
Replies: 1
Views: 717

EN 2050, L’AFRIQUE SERA PLUS RICHE QUE L’EUROPE

François Durpaire développe le sujet de l’Afrique en développement, « L’Afrique qui gagne », au micro de FDM TV France Diversité Média. François Durpaire, né le 14 août 1971 à Poitiers (Vienne), est un universitaire et militant spécialisé dans les questions d’éducation et de diversité culturelle aux...
by Guysanto
Sun Dec 28, 2014 9:35 am
Forum: Forum Community
Topic: Invitation to rejoin Ann Pale (pass along)
Replies: 2
Views: 616

Invitation to rejoin Ann Pale (pass along)

This message is addressed to all members of Ann Pale, the Windows on Haiti forum. As you know, Ann Pale has been mostly inactive for the last four years. Most of our members had switched to Facebook as the social network of choice. While Ann Pale's format cannot compare to the diversity of options o...
by Guysanto
Fri Dec 26, 2014 8:48 pm
Forum: Forum Community
Topic: So Happy To Be Back!
Replies: 7
Views: 2612

Re: So Happy To Be Back!

Very perceptive, Tayi. Marilyn and I have had some long hours of experimentation today. I could login as her and post. Even then, she could not post as herself. I still cannot explain it. Finally, we had to create a new account for her. Now she is MarilynMason, and not just Marilyn anymore. And I ca...
by Guysanto
Fri Dec 26, 2014 8:43 pm
Forum: Offbeat Topics
Topic: Virgin birth or parthenogenesis
Replies: 3
Views: 2909

Re: Virgin birth or parthenogenesis

And yet, we've blamed it on the Holy Spirit.
by Guysanto
Sat Feb 05, 2011 6:03 pm
Forum: Current Social Issues
Topic: Child Domestic Labor - Pou nou koute istwa Ti Sentaniz la
Replies: 5
Views: 7361

Link to Maurice Sixto's Sentaniz

http://windowsonhaiti.com/mp3/sixto/sentaniz.mp3
by Guysanto
Tue Oct 05, 2010 7:11 pm
Forum: Editorials
Topic: GIVE BACK TO THE HAITIAN PEOPLE NOW
Replies: 1
Views: 1834

What do you think should be done with the funds that were collected in the name of the Haitian people? What (and how) should it be done is the issue, because holding on to the funds indefinitely... for whatever reason, is morally reprehensible. Corruption is a red herring. True, a great number of Ha...
by Guysanto
Mon Sep 27, 2010 2:24 pm
Forum: Editorials
Topic: GIVE BACK TO THE HAITIAN PEOPLE NOW
Replies: 1
Views: 1834

GIVE BACK TO THE HAITIAN PEOPLE NOW

Disaster relief means that more than 1.5 million people should not continue to live in destitution. The longer it takes, the more the misery becomes accepted as a mere inconvenience. Over five billion dollars have been promised to be disbursed over the next five years, and over ten billion dollars o...
by Guysanto
Wed Jul 21, 2010 4:10 pm
Forum: Editorials
Topic: Haiti can only change from within
Replies: 0
Views: 1163

Haiti can only change from within

Haiti can only change from within. We in the diaspora can assist, along with all well-m...eaning foreigners, as sons, daughters and friends of Haiti but not as saviors. If true leadership is not nurtured through a revolution of ideas and then trusted to do its job, then all the billions earmarked an...
by Guysanto
Wed Jul 21, 2010 2:25 am
Forum: Our Story
Topic: Until Haiti spoke
Replies: 0
Views: 1692

Until Haiti spoke

Until she spoke, no Christian nation had abolished Negro slavery. Until she spoke, no Christian nation had given to the world an organized effort to abolish slavery. Until she spoke, the slave ship, followed by hungry sharks, greedy to devour the dead and dying slaves flung overboard to feed them, ...
by Guysanto
Tue Jul 13, 2010 4:20 pm
Forum: 2010
Topic: Haiti can only change from within
Replies: 2
Views: 3046

Aragorn, do you seriously believe that Aristide could return as President of Haiti?
by Guysanto
Tue Jul 13, 2010 12:31 am
Forum: 2010
Topic: Haiti can only change from within
Replies: 2
Views: 3046

Haiti can only change from within

Haiti can only change from within. We in the diaspora can assist, along with all well-meaning foreigners, as sons, daughters and friends of Haiti but not as saviors. If true leadership is not nurtured through a revolution of ideas and then trusted to do its job, then all the billions earmarked and b...
by Guysanto
Wed Apr 28, 2010 9:59 am
Forum: Forum Community
Topic: Happy anniversary!
Replies: 4
Views: 2308

Oh my God! Thank you, Sheila for remembering! You feel terrible? Do not, because even the Creator of this website is guilty as well. It's been so uneventful here that I completely forgot the 12th anniversary of this community. I truly believe that you are THE ONLY ONE who remembered. So, MANY THANKS...
by Guysanto
Thu Apr 01, 2010 7:21 am
Forum: 2010
Topic: Quote of the day
Replies: 3
Views: 1685

Tayi, here's the link to the conference in full:
http://www.c-span.org/Watch/Media/2010/ ... ction.aspx
by Guysanto
Sat Mar 20, 2010 2:11 pm
Forum: 2010
Topic: Invitation du Ministre des Haïtiens Vivant à l'Etranger
Replies: 0
Views: 692

Invitation du Ministre des Haitiens Vivant à l'Etranger

[quote]INVITATION A la Communauté Haitienne de Washington DC. et des Villes Environnantes Washington DC, le 17 mars 2010 Bonjour, Je prends plaisir à vous inviter à une rencontre que j'organise avec la Diaspora haitienne de Washington DC., et ses communes environnantes ce dimanche 21 mars, à 2:00h p...
by Guysanto
Thu Mar 11, 2010 5:33 pm
Forum: 2010
Topic: Voodooist attack at ceremony for Haiti victims
Replies: 16
Views: 3770

Jaf, I believe that you were referring to one of the most spirited debates that took place on Ann Pale. The link has changed (multiple times, because of attacks against the site) but the threads have for the most part been faithfully preserved. Check it out: http://winterludes.net/phpbb/viewtopic.ph...
by Guysanto
Thu Mar 11, 2010 5:27 pm
Forum: Current Social Issues
Topic: Can believers actually help Haiti?
Replies: 45
Views: 29497

This discussion is very relevant to our times.
by Guysanto
Thu Mar 11, 2010 5:24 pm
Forum: 2010
Topic: Voodooist attack at ceremony for Haiti victims
Replies: 16
Views: 3770

From: Bob Corbett <corbetre> Date: Thu, Mar 11, 2010 at 9:14 AM Subject: Saint-Vil (comment) to prevent escalation of religious violence in Haiti [quote] From: Jean Saint-Vil <jafrikayiti> On YouTube, I watched this recent violent attack made by Haitian evangelical zealots on a Vodou ceremony. http:...
by Guysanto
Sun Feb 21, 2010 10:15 pm
Forum: 2010
Topic: Thoughts on rebuilding Haiti
Replies: 32
Views: 11335

Mwen te fin abitye ak Shelony, kounyè a ou chanje l nan Sheloly. ;-) Mwen konprann, se LONI ou pa renmen, kijan se yon fason w ap mande pou yo bat dèyè yo, pa vre? Very nice and informative post, by the way. I relate to your concerns. I have had some of the same for many, many years regarding the ri...
by Guysanto
Sat Feb 20, 2010 11:48 am
Forum: 2010
Topic: Thoughts on rebuilding Haiti
Replies: 32
Views: 11335

To Shelony: About what happened to the mountain(s) surrounding Leogane. I was hoping to get a picture to get a better grasp of what you had heard and exactly what had happened in a physical way to the top of the mountain(s) when it/they caved in. It was very difficult for me to visualize this (what ...
by Guysanto
Tue Feb 16, 2010 2:48 pm
Forum: 2010
Topic: American Charities Raise $709-Million for Haiti Relief
Replies: 11
Views: 4260

"those punks"...oh my God, even Tayi gets angry! ;-) Tayi, it appears to me that the book is self-published and available through Amazon.com. My educated guess is that the number of copies is very limited. I would urge you to get your copy now. I am glad that Barb got her copy. I passed my copy to F...
by Guysanto
Mon Feb 15, 2010 5:15 pm
Forum: 2010
Topic: American Charities Raise $709-Million for Haiti Relief
Replies: 11
Views: 4260

Great, thank God I recommended it early and as soon as I read it. I wish more people would read it, but I have never been very persuasive in getting people to buy books. You are one of the exceptions.
by Guysanto
Mon Feb 15, 2010 2:33 pm
Forum: 2010
Topic: American Charities Raise $709-Million for Haiti Relief
Replies: 11
Views: 4260

Barb, I did not know you as a digger... but apparently, you've been doing some digging. Reminds me of Marilyn...
by Guysanto
Mon Feb 15, 2010 1:12 pm
Forum: 2010
Topic: American Charities Raise $709-Million for Haiti Relief
Replies: 11
Views: 4260

American Charities Raise $709-Million for Haiti Relief

I received the following information from in an e-mail from Charles Arthur. [quote]American Charities Raise $709-Million for Haiti Relief, Chronicle Tally Finds A month after the devastating earthquake in Haiti donors have contributed more than $709-million to support relief efforts. Aid to Haiti go...
by Guysanto
Mon Feb 15, 2010 12:17 pm
Forum: 2010
Topic: Haiti Emerges From Its Shock, and Tears Roll
Replies: 0
Views: 987

Haiti Emerges From Its Shock, and Tears Roll

February 15, 2010 Haiti Emerges From Its Shock, and Tears Roll By DEBORAH SONTAG PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — Will anyone remember that 17-year-old Angelania Ritchelle, a parentless high school student who wanted to be a fashion model, died of fright two days after the earthquake and ended up in a mass g...
by Guysanto
Sat Feb 13, 2010 4:24 pm
Forum: 2010
Topic: MAGALIE MARCELIN
Replies: 0
Views: 1014

MAGALIE MARCELIN

MAGALIE MARCELIN “A loss for the whole nation.” That is how one of Magalie Marcelin's friends described the death of this women's rights leader in Haiti's earthquake January 12. Magalie was at the forefront of the l980s birth of the contemporary women's movement in Haiti (‘contemporary' because reco...
by Guysanto
Sat Feb 13, 2010 4:08 pm
Forum: 2010
Topic: U.S. PAVING WAY TO REBUILD HAITI
Replies: 1
Views: 977

U.S. PAVING WAY TO REBUILD HAITI

http://www.miamiherald.com/news/americas/story/1473824.html U.S. PAVING WAY TO REBUILD HAITI A commission to oversee Haiti's recovery from the Jan. 12 earthquake could be led by former President Bill Clinton. BY JACQUELINE CHARLES jcharles@MiamiHerald.com The Obama administration is quietly advocati...
by Guysanto
Sat Feb 13, 2010 12:59 pm
Forum: 2010
Topic: Des centaines de milliers d’Haïtiens en appellent à Dieu
Replies: 0
Views: 761

Des centaines de milliers d'Haitiens en appellent à Dieu

HaitiPressNetwork (HPN) http://haitipressnetwork.com/newsprint.cfm?articleID=13434 Haiti-Séisme : des centaines de milliers d'Haitiens en appellent à Dieu pour conjurer le malheur Posté le 12 février 2010 Les Haitiens de différentes confessions religieuses se sont réunis ce 12 février dans différent...
by Guysanto
Sat Feb 13, 2010 4:42 am
Forum: 2010
Topic: I Made It to Haiti!
Replies: 7
Views: 2967

Great sharing, Tayi! A little heavy on Christ, but what else could I expect? I am thankful that you thought of sharing your thoughts and experiences with us on Ann Pale and Windows on Haiti. Now, if I could have ten brothers like you...
by Guysanto
Sat Feb 13, 2010 4:05 am
Forum: Language Issues
Topic: Software erases language barrier btwn survivors and workers
Replies: 0
Views: 2425

Software erases language barrier btwn survivors and workers

http://www.montrealgazette.com/mobile/story.html?id=2495163 Thursday, January 28, 2010 By Ken Meaney, Canwest News Service Software erases language barrier between Haitian survivors, aid workers The relief effort in Haiti has now extended to the Internet with the development of software designed to ...
by Guysanto
Sat Feb 13, 2010 3:59 am
Forum: 2010
Topic: I Made It to Haiti!
Replies: 7
Views: 2967

Thanks, Tayi!
by Guysanto
Thu Feb 11, 2010 4:36 pm
Forum: 2010
Topic: Fonkoze operations during the crisis
Replies: 1
Views: 1076

HAITI - WOMEN'S MICRO-LENDING BANK BRINGS BIG CASH TO RESCUE

Women News Network http://womennewsnetwork.net/2010/02/01/haiti-microbank-890 February 1, 2010 HAITI - WOMEN'S MICRO-LENDING BANK BRINGS BIG CASH TO RESCUE Able to quickly reach a well-developed network of women throughout the country, an alternative banking system performs while the Haitian economy...
by Guysanto
Thu Feb 11, 2010 4:19 pm
Forum: 2010
Topic: Haïti, malade de ses charades
Replies: 6
Views: 1302

[quote]Pendant toute une nuit je me suis demandé ce qui pourrait amener M. Legacé à fulminer autant. Je me suis efforcée à tout prix de trouver certaines raisons justifiant une telle hargne, désireuse de découvrir dans ce qu'il a craché quelque chose de valable. Après tout, on trouve parfois dans de...
by Guysanto
Thu Feb 11, 2010 3:52 pm
Forum: 2010
Topic: Haïti, malade de ses charades
Replies: 6
Views: 1302

Du journalisme de poubelle à La Presse ?

[quote]L'AGAÇANT LAGACÉ, HARGNEUX ET MÉPRISANT ENVERS LES HAÏTIENS Par Robert Berrouët Oriol Linguiste-terminologue Montréal, le 31 janvier 2010 Dans le quotidien montréalais La Presse du 30 janvier 2010, le journaliste Patrick Lagacé, connu pour ses frasques, récidive sans sourciller : « Haiti, mal...
by Guysanto
Thu Feb 11, 2010 3:25 pm
Forum: 2010
Topic: Fonkoze operations during the crisis
Replies: 1
Views: 1076

Fonkoze operations during the crisis

A microlender was able to distribute cash in Haiti much more quickly than traditional banks. How microcredit can play a larger role in disaster recovery. By Mac Margolis and Lucy Conger | Newsweek Web Exclusive Feb 10, 2010 Hollywood couldn't have done it better. Late in the afternoon on Jan. 22, an...
by Guysanto
Thu Feb 11, 2010 2:51 pm
Forum: 2010
Topic: Thoughts on rebuilding Haiti
Replies: 32
Views: 11335

Pa di sa non monchè. Te gen yon nèg sou fowòm lan ki te panse mwen gen anbisyon sa epi li te deja ap file manchèt li pou mwen. Mwen pa tande l lontan. Petèt l ap file manchèt li toujou.
by Guysanto
Thu Feb 11, 2010 11:40 am
Forum: 2010
Topic: Thoughts on rebuilding Haiti
Replies: 32
Views: 11335

It will take years to rebuild Haiti. And even that would be wildly optimistic. It will take a whole new generation of builders of every discipline under able leadership to bring the country back to the sort of respectability that precludes anyone's pity. The question of how long it will take is not ...
by Guysanto
Mon Feb 08, 2010 9:54 pm
Forum: 2010
Topic: Haiti Needs More than Instinctive Analyses and Old Solutions
Replies: 1
Views: 990

Haiti Needs More than Instinctive Analyses and Old Solutions

Jennie Smith-Paríolá February 6, 2010 It has been nearly a month since Haiti was hit by the most destructive natural disaster in this small country's difficult, disaster-ridden history. The camera crews and reporters are gone now. No more clips of dead bodies lining the streets, miraculous rescues, ...
by Guysanto
Fri Feb 05, 2010 9:07 am
Forum: 2010
Topic: Swiss Court awards Haiti funds to Jean-Claude Duvalier
Replies: 1
Views: 1282

Swiss funds awarded to Baby Doc At least $4.6m (£2.9m) in Swiss bank accounts must be returned to the family of Haiti's former dictator Jean-Claude Duvalier, a Swiss court has ruled. A lower court had previously awarded charities the money - but that decision was overturned on 12 January and the rul...
by Guysanto
Tue Feb 02, 2010 7:55 pm
Forum: 2010
Topic: Church members trying to take children out of country
Replies: 7
Views: 3189

Thanks, Shelony! If it walks like a duck, quacks like a duck, and swims like a duck, then perhaps it's a duck! One thing to keep in mind also is that the word "orphan" has different connotations in Haiti and the United States. Never mind the definition of the word in the Oxford Dictionary, most "orp...
by Guysanto
Mon Feb 01, 2010 11:35 pm
Forum: 2010
Topic: Haïti, malade de ses charades
Replies: 6
Views: 1302

Il est toujours aussi insultant?
by Guysanto
Mon Feb 01, 2010 11:28 pm
Forum: 2010
Topic: Un tragique milk-shake de cercles vicieux
Replies: 0
Views: 743

Un tragique milk-shake de cercles vicieux

Voici ce qu'avait précédemment écrit Patrick Lagacé en Mars 2008: LA PRESSE (Montréal) Patrick Lagacé revient d'un séjour de six jours en Haiti. Trop court pour en faire un expert, mais assez long pour constater que ce pays, l'un des plus pauvres au monde, est un «tragique milk-shake de cercles vici...
by Guysanto
Mon Feb 01, 2010 2:46 pm
Forum: 2010
Topic: HOW TO REBUILD HAITI
Replies: 0
Views: 927

HOW TO REBUILD HAITI

HOW TO REBUILD HAITI [quote]A MESSAGE TO THE INTERNATIONAL COMMUNITY AND THE HAITIAN GOVERNMENT. By Odette Roy Fombrun Having announced its decision to help rebuild Haiti, the international community must, at all costs, avoid the errors of the past. The main goal of this new partnership must be to h...
by Guysanto
Mon Feb 01, 2010 1:39 pm
Forum: 2010
Topic: Vowing to Build a Prosperous Future for Haiti
Replies: 0
Views: 973

Vowing to Build a Prosperous Future for Haiti

The Huffington Post [quote]February 1, 2010 Jean-Max Bellerive Prime Minister of the Republic of Haiti Vowing to Build a Prosperous Future for Haiti I want to thank the people of the United States for their extraordinary generosity in the wake of the catastrophic earthquake that has devastated Haiti...