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by Shelony
Wed Jan 07, 2015 2:11 pm
Forum: Haiti Diaspora Concerns
Topic: Yon moman istorik nan Washington D.C.
Replies: 2
Views: 710

Re: Yon moman istorik nan Washington D.C.

Mwen kontan li you bagay konsa e mwen vle ini vwa pam avè w poum di felisitasyon ak pitit Ayiti sa a kap fè gran bagay pa bò isit.
by Shelony
Wed Dec 31, 2014 11:18 pm
Forum: Forum Community
Topic: Happy New Year
Replies: 2
Views: 1108

Happy New Year

To all my fellow Ann Pale members, I wish you a happy new year! May the year 2015 come with blessings! May you have health, happiness, money, spiritual and intellectual fulfillment and may you always be surrounded by love ones!

Enjoy your "soup joumou"
by Shelony
Fri Dec 26, 2014 4:32 pm
Forum: Forum Community
Topic: Depi dènye fwa nou te nan lakou Annpale
Replies: 11
Views: 1405

Re: Depi dènye fwa nou te nan lakou Annpale

Mwen menm tou mwen vle felisite Pè Louis (Tayi) pou reyalizasyon sa-a e mwen vle remèsye li pou tou èd lap bay lakay paske se pa you bagay ki fasil pou you moun deside retounen lakay aprè ou fin goute lavi pa bò isit. E kòm Frantz remake, li pran anpil kouraj ak detèminasyon pou kenbe lespwa pou Ayi...
by Shelony
Fri Dec 26, 2014 12:05 am
Forum: Forum Community
Topic: Resurrection of Windows on Haiti
Replies: 7
Views: 2323

Re: Resurrection of Windows on Haiti

I am also very excited about the reopening of the forum as so many of us noticed, the facebook version is really not the same. It was fun exchanging on so many topics and I learned so much from this community. I am looking forward to great discussions.
by Shelony
Thu Dec 25, 2014 11:53 pm
Forum: Forum Community
Topic: Depi dènye fwa nou te nan lakou Annpale
Replies: 11
Views: 1405

Re: Depi dènye fwa nou te nan lakou Annpale

finalman, mwen rantre nan kay la e se pa ti kontantman mwen genyen
by Shelony
Sat Jun 18, 2011 6:41 pm
Forum: Forum Community
Topic: I missed you AP
Replies: 2
Views: 1330

I feel the same way Tayi. Low or high trafic, I like this place and I appreciate the opportunity of visiting it to learn and share.

Thanks Guy for reopening it.

Shelony
by Shelony
Tue Apr 27, 2010 5:50 pm
Forum: Forum Community
Topic: Happy anniversary!
Replies: 4
Views: 2308

Happy anniversary!

I feel terrible for forgetting to wish Guy and Ann Pale Happy anniversary. I feel terrible because I remember how great it was just 2 years ago and how wonderful it could have been this year! But it's my fault and it's our fault that the day pass quietly and I am so sorry. I though about the anniver...
by Shelony
Sun Feb 21, 2010 11:39 pm
Forum: 2010
Topic: Thoughts on rebuilding Haiti
Replies: 32
Views: 11335

As for the river in St Raphael, not surprising that the situation was similar for many years. We never learn to prevent anything. In 4 years, we have Gonaives I and Gonaives II with nothing done in between to lessen the consequences of Gonaives II and after Gonaives II, things may continue to be the...
by Shelony
Sun Feb 21, 2010 11:31 pm
Forum: 2010
Topic: Thoughts on rebuilding Haiti
Replies: 32
Views: 11335

Guy,
I am sure I would not have made the same mistake if I was writing Shella. Non prete vre! Anyway LONI tounen LOLI lontan paske gen you lot "UNITED" ki pa pran l pou po patat.

Shelony
by Shelony
Sun Feb 21, 2010 6:52 pm
Forum: 2010
Topic: I Made It to Haiti!
Replies: 7
Views: 2967

Tayi,
Thanks for sharing your experience and emotions with us. I hope that soon you will get to go back and get a chance to talk to, hug, and comfort those people you wish you spent more time with.

Shelony
by Shelony
Sun Feb 21, 2010 6:49 pm
Forum: 2010
Topic: Thoughts on rebuilding Haiti
Replies: 32
Views: 11335

Thanks for sharing the Grand-Goave picture with us Guy. Looking at pictures like that one brings lots of emotions. I do not have any picture of the mountains of Leogane. In about a month, I will go to Leogane to see some of the destructions myself but I am not sure how much I will be able to see as ...
by Shelony
Sat Feb 06, 2010 11:01 am
Forum: 2010
Topic: Oh my Leogane!
Replies: 8
Views: 1675

http://www.lenouvelliste.com/article.php?PubID=1&ArticleID=78148&PubDate=2010-02-06 Léogane tente de se prendre en charge Le séisme du 12 janvier a laissé une population quasiment dépendant de l´aide humanitaire. A Léogane, commune ravagée à plus de 90%, l´aide prend du temps pour atteindre les ména...
by Shelony
Wed Feb 03, 2010 1:22 pm
Forum: 2010
Topic: Church members trying to take children out of country
Replies: 7
Views: 3189

You're right Gelin! Two departments out of 10 (ouest et Sud Est) are affected significantly and in the "Ouest" department, two "arondissements" are destroyed to a significant degree. What about the northern part of the country? what about the south and "Grand'Anse? No place to put some children temp...
by Shelony
Tue Feb 02, 2010 5:40 pm
Forum: 2010
Topic: Church members trying to take children out of country
Replies: 7
Views: 3189

[quote]Prime Minister Max Bellerive also told The Associated Press that his country is open to having the Americans face prosecution in the United States, since most government buildings — including Haiti's courts — were crippled by the monster earthquake. [/quote] What the prime minister is trying ...
by Shelony
Tue Feb 02, 2010 5:17 pm
Forum: 2010
Topic: Church members trying to take children out of country
Replies: 7
Views: 3189

Church members trying to take children out of country

http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/35181444/ns/world_news-haiti_earthquake/ 10 jailed Americans await fate in Haiti Church members accused of trying to take children out of country PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti - Ten Americans jailed amid allegations they were trafficking Haitian children were meeting with a judge...
by Shelony
Tue Feb 02, 2010 4:45 pm
Forum: 2010
Topic: Haïti, malade de ses charades
Replies: 6
Views: 1302

Le chien aboie, la caravane passe.
by Shelony
Sun Jan 31, 2010 11:07 pm
Forum: 2010
Topic: Thoughts on rebuilding Haiti
Replies: 32
Views: 11335

You'll be in my prayer, Tayi and when you come back, let us know about what you see and experience. OK Guy, What I understood from what I was told by the people is that for some places, the hill tops fell down with or on houses depending on where the houses were in relationship to the hills (La Coll...
by Shelony
Sat Jan 30, 2010 11:13 pm
Forum: 2010
Topic: Thoughts on rebuilding Haiti
Replies: 32
Views: 11335

For all who can spare some time, please read the blog of a US medical team who were providing care at "L'Hopital General" the past week.

Go to http://heart.med.nyu.edu/

I am particularly moved by "my perspective" written by Dr. Feldman of NYU

Shelony
by Shelony
Sat Jan 30, 2010 11:08 pm
Forum: 2010
Topic: Thoughts on rebuilding Haiti
Replies: 32
Views: 11335

Guy, There are some other important questions that your remark help raise. One of them is how long will the prodigal sons be able to last in the country without, to use your expression? If they choose to stay and organize themselves to develop their area, will they benefit from the government suppor...
by Shelony
Sat Jan 30, 2010 10:35 pm
Forum: 2010
Topic: Thoughts on rebuilding Haiti
Replies: 32
Views: 11335

Tayi, Thanks for your concerns and mentioning us in new Mexico. I am glad that the orphanage was not affected. Orphans already experience so much that they can't comprehend and then to have to go through that experience is really hard. I know there are many orphans in Port-au-Prince who were not so ...
by Shelony
Fri Jan 29, 2010 5:26 pm
Forum: 2010
Topic: Thoughts on rebuilding Haiti
Replies: 32
Views: 11335

By the way, do you know why more blan who do not speak Kreyol are currently helping in Haiti? Because we are not organized enough and we have to depend on the blan to give us a free ride to Haiti and we have to volunteer through their organizations.

Shelony
by Shelony
Fri Jan 29, 2010 5:23 pm
Forum: 2010
Topic: Thoughts on rebuilding Haiti
Replies: 32
Views: 11335

I agree with you Guy especially on the first statement that Port-au-Prince and Haiti are not the same, for the reason so many people die in Port-au-Prince is because too many people live there. People live in Port-au-Prince because that is the place to get a minimum of service. It is considered by m...
by Shelony
Wed Jan 20, 2010 4:23 pm
Forum: 2010
Topic: Don't give Haitians a penny, says rightwing US shock jock
Replies: 5
Views: 2063

Fortunately, not every Christian thinks the same way. And I think this type of thinking has nothing to do with faith, or education level. Saturday night, I was talking to an educated friend, former protestant, Haitian, who has not been in Church for years (except for wedding and funeral) and he told...
by Shelony
Sat Jan 16, 2010 9:22 pm
Forum: 2010
Topic: Oh my Leogane!
Replies: 8
Views: 1675

According to this link, Grand-Goave is likely to fare very badly and I have not heard much about them in the news either http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/pager/events/us/2010rja6/index.html Overall, the population in this region resides in structures that are vulnerable to earthquake shaking, ...
by Shelony
Sat Jan 16, 2010 9:12 pm
Forum: 2010
Topic: Oh my Leogane!
Replies: 8
Views: 1675

No wonder that Leogane is so badly hit. According to US geological survey (USGS) the epicenter was 25 Km (15 miles) WSW of Port-au-Prince, which is closer to Leogane than Carrefour or Port-au-prince. Look at these two links http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/eqinthenews/2010/us2010rja6/#maps htt...
by Shelony
Sat Jan 16, 2010 2:10 pm
Forum: 2010
Topic: Oh my Leogane!
Replies: 8
Views: 1675

Oh my Leogane!

http://www.lenouvelliste.com/article.php?PubID=1&ArticleID=77854&PubDate=2010-01-16 Haiti: l'ouest de la capitale très endommagé, Leogane détruit à 90% Haiti: La ville de Leogane, à l'ouest de Port-au-Prince, a été endommagée à près de 90 % par le séisme qui a ravagé Haiti, selon des secouristes de ...
by Shelony
Sat Jan 16, 2010 1:31 pm
Forum: 2010
Topic: T-Mobile USA Waives Call Charges to and From Haiti
Replies: 6
Views: 2710

Guy, this is a good concern but I hope I was not scamed. I origininally found it on http://news.yahoo.com/s/zd/20100115/tc_zd/247627 As there was no info on the website I called the contact number found on "www.vonage.com" website 1-(800) 705-7092 to verify and I was told that it is true. So I tried...
by Shelony
Sat Jan 16, 2010 10:29 am
Forum: 2010
Topic: AVIS DE DECES
Replies: 11
Views: 1728

Thanks Guy! and I present you my sympathies as well. I present my sympathies to Tayi and everyone else who lost a loved one. I mentioned my relative in my previous post but I know many people who die and many of my friends are crying for love ones at this time. We are in this together. I weep for th...
by Shelony
Sat Jan 16, 2010 10:13 am
Forum: 2010
Topic: T-Mobile USA Waives Call Charges to and From Haiti
Replies: 6
Views: 2710

Thank you T mobile and thank you Vonage.
Those of you who don't have T-mobile, you can get 10-min free call from Vonage using any phone.
Dial 1(800) 809-2503. It works. I just used it successfully.
Shelony
by Shelony
Fri Jan 15, 2010 8:59 pm
Forum: 2010
Topic: AVIS DE DECES
Replies: 11
Views: 1728

Things are hard. Help is slow to reach lesser known places like Leogane. My family loses one member.
by Shelony
Tue Jan 12, 2010 7:03 pm
Forum: 2010
Topic: Earthquake in Haiti
Replies: 26
Views: 9173

I am just speechless.
by Shelony
Wed Jan 06, 2010 10:40 pm
Forum: 2010
Topic: Aristide: A Debate!
Replies: 4
Views: 1784

Hi Tayi, I'll start with the simplest one in my view, that is # 2. I believe the dissolution was good. Why? -cost a lot of money that we did not have -was not worth anything (could not protect the country from enemies) -Caused a lot of instability (could argue that we are still unstable, but less co...
by Shelony
Fri Jan 01, 2010 11:59 pm
Forum: Forum Community
Topic: Yon ti mesaj pou nouvèl ane a
Replies: 8
Views: 1957

Mezanmi mwen blye. Eskizem wi Serge.

Bòn fèt

Shelony
by Shelony
Fri Jan 01, 2010 11:57 pm
Forum: Forum Community
Topic: Yon ti mesaj pou nouvèl ane a
Replies: 8
Views: 1957

Mwen vle di Bòn ane at tout zanmi ak fanmi nan “ann pale”. Mwen swete pou nou gen lasante ak anpil siksè nan sa nap fè. Se pou fanmi nou beni. E youn nan swè mwen genyen se pou gen you ameliorasyon nan soufrans malere pa bò lakay epi tou se pou peyi Dayiti gen estabilite politik! Mwen kontan pou Pre...
by Shelony
Mon Sep 14, 2009 3:19 pm
Forum: Forum Community
Topic: I Cried
Replies: 5
Views: 2324

I understand you brother. In such an egocentric world, it is easy to believe that humanism no longer exist, but fortunately, it does and will continue. The second reason you cried even touches me deeper because I am becoming more and more pessimistic about what may happen to Haiti during my lifetime...
by Shelony
Wed Jul 08, 2009 10:51 pm
Forum: Forum Community
Topic: What do you want Ann Pale Forum to be?
Replies: 1
Views: 1302

Guy, I want Ann pale to be Lakou as it was before. I know I am responsible for making it more of a gallery now. And I am trying to participate again, maybe not as much as I used to but enough to help keep good discussions.

Shelony
by Shelony
Wed Apr 22, 2009 8:33 pm
Forum: Forum Community
Topic: HAPPY 10TH ANNIVERSARY, WINDOWS ON HAITI!
Replies: 35
Views: 8339

I know I am very late and I have been silent for a while but believe me, I was thinking about the site on the anniversary day. In fact the day before, I talked to my sister about it and planned to post a short message that day but it did not happen. Today, I just want to take this opportunity to say...
by Shelony
Sat Jan 24, 2009 11:28 pm
Forum: 2009
Topic: Anybody noticed there was an inauguration today?
Replies: 5
Views: 2942

I have not posted in a long time and even visited rarely nowadays due to some circumstances but I feel that I need to share with my fellow Anpale'ers what I felt. I was in awe. I could only watch the oath and part of the speech but that very brief time I spent in front of the TV was a moment to refl...
by Shelony
Thu Nov 06, 2008 5:54 pm
Forum: 2008
Topic: It's 11:00pm. Do you know who your new President is?
Replies: 10
Views: 3529

I have to congratulate Guy as well because he was the one who believed when most of us thought that day would not come at least not this year but yes it happened and it brings joy and happiness to all of us. That night, the news came to me at the worst moment, after a long exhaustive day while helpi...
by Shelony
Mon Nov 03, 2008 8:29 pm
Forum: 2008
Topic: Go out and Vote
Replies: 1
Views: 1306

Go out and Vote

I have been unwillingly silent for a long time because of my work load (Even Stephan and my husband have not seen much of me the last few months) but I feel it as important to remind everyone who are US citizens to go out and vote, regardless of where you live. Your vote can make a difference (in wi...
by Shelony
Thu May 08, 2008 2:06 pm
Forum: Current Social Issues
Topic: Le gouvernement haitien veut répondre à Worobey
Replies: 9
Views: 3105

Gelin, I don't have any problem with how much of each article is free because the haitian article is much shorter (less than a page) than Worobey's but I have a problem with the content of what is free. PNAS calls it extract but if you read only the "extracts", you'll have the impressions that the h...
by Shelony
Thu May 08, 2008 1:51 pm
Forum: Forum Community
Topic: HAPPY 10TH ANNIVERSARY, WINDOWS ON HAITI!
Replies: 35
Views: 8339

Oh my God, 2010 ile a vaches! If only it was May instead of April! ... Anyway, I am going to carefully plan so that I participate although I can't swim (what a shame, a leoganaise who can't swim). 2010 will be special for me. If everything works as planned (I am sure it will), I should complete my s...
by Shelony
Thu May 08, 2008 1:34 pm
Forum: 2008
Topic: Video interview with Dr. Paul Farmer
Replies: 29
Views: 6582

Hi everyone, I join the discussion a little late but I watched the video and I completely agree with Jaf that it is not Dr Farmer's fault that Haitian patients want to be seen by blan. I really admire Dr Farmer for what he has done for the poor of Haiti and, as Jaf mentioned, how he has raised his v...
by Shelony
Tue May 06, 2008 5:37 pm
Forum: Current Social Issues
Topic: Ti liv enfomasyon pou volonte kont maladi SIDA
Replies: 1
Views: 1778

Ti liv enfomasyon pou volonte kont maladi SIDA

Can someone please click on the link below and tell me that what I think I see is not real? I came across it while searching for something about Haiti and HIV. I don't care about the view of the site, what I care about is whether ethics are followed when vaccine trials are being conducted in develop...
by Shelony
Tue May 06, 2008 3:37 pm
Forum: Current Social Issues
Topic: Le gouvernement haitien veut répondre à Worobey
Replies: 9
Views: 3105

Eh bien voila!

L'article a été publié le 11 mars dernier dans la revue PNAS avec pour titre "The epidemiology of AIDS in Haiti refutes the claims of Gilbert et al" et auteurs " Jean William Pape*,, Paul Farmer,,
by Shelony
Tue May 06, 2008 11:36 am
Forum: Current Social Issues
Topic: Le gouvernement haitien veut répondre à Worobey
Replies: 9
Views: 3105

Lancement prochain de travaux scientifiques pour contrer le rapport du "scientifique" americain Michael Worobey selon lequel le sida aurait été introduit aux Etats-unis par des haitiens Port-au-Prince, le 5 mai 2008 &endash;(AHP)- Le ministre haitien de la santé publique, Robert Auguste, a annoncé l...
by Shelony
Tue May 06, 2008 10:59 am
Forum: 2008
Topic: Obama denounces Rev. Wright
Replies: 32
Views: 11808

I come to the discussion a little late since today is a decisive day in the race. But I have been watching the news closely because as a black woman, I feel I should have a particular interest in what is going on. I have not been surprised to the reaction of the media, the public, Hillary and even O...
by Shelony
Sat May 03, 2008 4:38 pm
Forum: Current Social Issues
Topic: The 2007 HIV/AIDS study that mentioned Haiti and Haitians
Replies: 35
Views: 11885

Gelin, Thank you for the answer. I thought you were referring to anti-HIV vaccine. Not too long ago, I read about the failure of HIV vaccine research in the news and in details in JAMA and I felt that there was a feeling of disappointment in the scientific community because to date every attempt at ...
by Shelony
Mon Apr 21, 2008 12:53 pm
Forum: Current Social Issues
Topic: The 2007 HIV/AIDS study that mentioned Haiti and Haitians
Replies: 35
Views: 11885

Gelin, we missed you yesterday. I just want to join my voice with Guy to compliment you for taking the time to address the numerous issues of the article. To tell you the truth, I read the article numerous times to try to see if it has any scientific merit or if it could be easily refuted. I even at...
by Shelony
Mon Apr 21, 2008 12:00 pm
Forum: Forum Community
Topic: HAPPY 10TH ANNIVERSARY, WINDOWS ON HAITI!
Replies: 35
Views: 8339

Mwen santi m kontan anpil deske mwen te patisipe nan rankont sa. Se te you bèl fet tout bon. WOH se you gran fanmi e mwen te kontan rankontre anpil manm fanmi a. Lè mwen ak ANA! rive anndan an, nou pat konnen pèsonn men kou nou parèt nou wè ki lès ki Guy; foto ki sou sit la ede nou e sa asire nou ke...