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by Chantalle
Tue Apr 06, 2010 11:27 am
Forum: 2010
Topic: "The Quake"– Haiti Through The Distorted Lenses of PBS
Replies: 1
Views: 1547

"The Quake"– Haiti Through The Distorted Lenses of PBS

If Americans watched the PBS/Frontline documentary "The Quake" last Tuesday, they would have learned that nearly half of all Americans contributed to the Haiti relief effort in the wake of the magnitude 7.0 earthquake that shook Haiti on January 12, 2010. According to Hilary Clinton, the amount dona...
by Chantalle
Thu Feb 18, 2010 12:06 am
Forum: 2010
Topic: Aid Distribution Catastrophe in Haiti
Replies: 1
Views: 1461

Aid Distribution Catastrophe in Haiti

<table class="tr-caption-container" align="center" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0"><tbody><tr><td><a href="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/_7jBM1Pp6giI/S3ycr-dFspI/AAAAAAAAAaw/6pvR3VoesNg/s1600-h/SOS-we-need-food-and-water.jpg"><img></a></td></tr><tr><td class="tr-caption">SOS, We Need Food and Water. <a h...
by Chantalle
Sat Jan 16, 2010 4:50 pm
Forum: 2010
Topic: Aristide Haiti Return- Clinton, Bush & Obama of One Mindset
Replies: 2
Views: 1972

Aristide Haiti Return- Clinton, Bush & Obama of One Mindset

Multiple <a href="http://www.trinidadexpress.com/index.pl/article_news?id=161583046">media outlets</a> are reporting that Jean Bertrand Aristide, who was ousted in 2004 in what he called a, <a href="http://www.democracynow.org/2006/1/30/headlines#17">"modern-day kidnapping in the service of a coup d...
by Chantalle
Fri Jan 02, 2009 10:17 am
Forum: Our Story
Topic: Independence or Death:
Replies: 0
Views: 2439

Independence or Death:

Haiti's founding father Jean-Jacques Dessalines proclaimed Haiti's independence on this day 205 years ago in Gonaives, Haiti. It was a monumental achievement that marked the first successful slave revolution in world history and in the establishment of the independent Republic of Haiti. Haitians cel...
by Chantalle
Sat Sep 13, 2008 3:58 pm
Forum: 2008
Topic: Haitian Builders Want to Help in Haiti
Replies: 0
Views: 1773

Haitian Builders Want to Help in Haiti

Thousands of people in Haiti have been effected by Hurricanes Hannah and Ike. In Gonaive, the devastation is worst. The city that has not yet recovered from hurricane Fay of two years ago, has received a devastating blow. There is difficulty getting help to affected areas because bridges have been d...
by Chantalle
Wed Apr 16, 2008 3:35 pm
Forum: 2008
Topic: Amid Food Riots in Haiti
Replies: 1
Views: 1854

Amid Food Riots in Haiti

The New York Times is reporting in an <a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2008/04/13/world/americas/13haiti.html?_r=1&oref=slogin">article</a> that the US State Department is claiming Haiti as one of its "successes". This is clearly an <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Orwellian">Orwellian</a> attem...
by Chantalle
Tue Aug 21, 2007 1:14 pm
Forum: 2007
Topic: We are urging for the safe return of Lovinsky Pierre-Antoine
Replies: 4
Views: 3381

We are urging for the safe return of Lovinsky Pierre-Antoine

August 14, 2007 For Immediate Release: We are urging for the safe return of Lovinsky Pierre-Antoine. Port au Prince, Haiti Contacts: Eugenia Charles and Jacob François Phone 011-509-698-8134, 011-509-448-3672 Our international human rights delegation seeks the safe return of Lovinsky Pierre Antoine....
by Chantalle
Tue Aug 21, 2007 1:10 pm
Forum: 2007
Topic: Haiti: This Is What An Occupation Looks Like
Replies: 0
Views: 1886

Haiti: This Is What An Occupation Looks Like

[quote]"WAR is a racket. It always has been It is possibly the oldest, easily the most profitable, surely the most vicious. It is the only one international in scope. It is the only one in which the profits are reckoned in dollars and the losses in lives. A racket is best described, I believe, as so...
by Chantalle
Sun Jul 29, 2007 3:15 pm
Forum: 2007
Topic: Who's Schooling Who?
Replies: 0
Views: 2185

Who's Schooling Who?

Guy Phillipe has become a bit too big for his britches. He is threatening to kiss and tell about his clandestine involvement with one anonymous U.S. government agency. Rumors are that he has written a book detailing their involvement. The relationship has been steady ever since Guy was schooled by t...
by Chantalle
Fri Jul 13, 2007 12:00 pm
Forum: 2007
Topic: Brain Drain: From Here to Iraq
Replies: 3
Views: 3653

Thank you Guy (is that your official disclaimer? :)). Thank you Serge. Regarding the matter of the "brain drain", the issue is complex and when I think about it so many questions run through my mind. The most persistent is; Why doesn't the U.S. spend more on public education so that it doesn't have ...
by Chantalle
Sun Jul 08, 2007 2:05 pm
Forum: 2007
Topic: Brain Drain: From Here to Iraq
Replies: 3
Views: 3653

Brain Drain: From Here to Iraq

Iraq is seeing a major attack of "brain drain". Many of its skilled professionals have left, leaving hospitals critically understaffed in a country where unbelievable carnage happens everyday. This same scenario is true for Haiti where there is a critical need for doctors, lawyers and other skilled ...
by Chantalle
Fri Jul 06, 2007 1:24 pm
Forum: HT/RD issues
Topic: HAITI - RD
Replies: 1
Views: 2400

"Highly Educated" DR technocrats knew better

This article is critical of the Dominican government but claims that they are "highly educated technocrats who should know better" than to persecute Haitians. That's very interesting to me given that these supposedly intelligent leaders (in contrast to their Haitian counterparts) did not foresee the...
by Chantalle
Fri Jul 06, 2007 12:45 pm
Forum: HT/RD issues
Topic: Appeal to Decency on behalf of Haitians and Dominicans of Haitian descent
Replies: 1
Views: 2644

"Highly Educated" DR technocrats knew better

This article is critical of the Dominican government but claims that they are "highly educated technocrats who should know better" than to persecute Haitians. That's very interesting to me given that these supposedly intelligent leaders (I suppose in contrast to their Haitian counterparts) did not f...
by Chantalle
Thu Jun 28, 2007 4:17 pm
Forum: 2008
Topic: Oprah: "slavery" in Haiti and Ghana
Replies: 8
Views: 4809

Oprah: "slavery" in Haiti and Ghana

Open Letter to Ms. Oprah Winfrey: I write to you in the name of social justice for Africans. As a Haitian and a woman of African ancestry, I reject your program's use of the provocative, political and incendiary term “slavery” to describe child domestics or indentured servants in Ghana and Haiti. Op...