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by Serge
Mon Mar 10, 2008 10:11 pm
Forum: Forum Community
Topic: WOH REUNION
Replies: 24
Views: 11011

Guy,

Li ka panko twò ta pou bagay yo reyalize jan nou ta vle li. Antouka, pou mwen menm, map vini kanmenm. sitou lè mwen tande David Rudder ap la tou. Misye se youn nan atis Soca mwen pi renmen. Li ekri, byen, mizik li gen anpil kreyativite ladan. Se bagay serye nèt!

Na wè nan 19 avril.


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by Serge
Sat Mar 08, 2008 9:44 am
Forum: 2008
Topic: Food rotting in Haitian Ports
Replies: 11
Views: 3547

This problem at the ports, like many other prolems, illustrates the frustrations felt throughout the society, from top to bottom and the origins is always the same. We have a sitaution in Haiti where corruption effectively blocks developpment. A Gvt. is intalled and makes the fight against corruptio...
by Serge
Thu Mar 06, 2008 11:46 pm
Forum: Chronique Musicale
Topic: Chronique 119 - Nu Look
Replies: 0
Views: 1686

Chronique 119 - Nu Look

I had already posted my Ten best CDs for 2007 when the CD I am going to review here was released. What a pity that it was too late for to include it! I am referring to the latest release by the famous group Nu Look and its maestro Ary Larivière.. What a beauty! I will not hesitate to go out on a lim...
by Serge
Tue Mar 04, 2008 9:54 pm
Forum: Forum Community
Topic: WOH REUNION
Replies: 24
Views: 11011

Kanmarad,

Mwen menm mwen vote pou dat 19-20 avril. Kom mwen te deja di, map Nouyòk kanmenm jou sa yo e li ta bon si nou te ka ranje pou nou tout la.

Serge
by Serge
Fri Feb 29, 2008 12:12 am
Forum: Forum Community
Topic: WOH REUNION
Replies: 24
Views: 11011

Jaf, I believe Skype is still in operation. I used to have it and I am going to reinstall it. It would be a good way to communicate.


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by Serge
Sun Feb 24, 2008 10:52 am
Forum: Forum Community
Topic: WOH REUNION
Replies: 24
Views: 11011

Guy, Mwen ta remen sipòte lide Jgpalmis la. Nou deja ap gen yon gwo konsè kap fèt la. Se yon Samdi li ye. Si ou te ga ban nou ki lè konsè a ap fèt, sa ta bon. Fè nou konen konbyen biyè yo, epi nou ta ka pwograme pou nou rankontre nan la jounen samdi. Si nou sipoze konsè a se nan aswè, oubyen ta nan ...
by Serge
Sun Feb 24, 2008 10:32 am
Forum: 2008
Topic: Cuba Sans Fidel
Replies: 9
Views: 3373

Gentlemen, greetings. I just wanted to add some personal comments on this subject. Guy and Roger, I generally agree with what you said about the Cuban issue. To tell you the truth though, I am not surprised by the comments of Clinton and Obama on that issue. Even though Obama is marginally more open...
by Serge
Sun Feb 24, 2008 9:41 am
Forum: 2008
Topic: A positive image of a Black Man:
Replies: 4
Views: 2656

You are absolutely right, Guy. I watched the video from start to finish and I loved it. If the interviewer was looking to show that Obama's supporters are a bunch of young punks, he got his surprise. In fact you can hear it at the end.

Like Guy, I encourage people to watch it.


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by Serge
Wed Feb 20, 2008 1:12 am
Forum: 2008
Topic: The Haitian Senate
Replies: 6
Views: 2578

Hi Dr. Malebranche, I am just now reading your message at this late hour (or early morning). As a doctor, you probably would tell me that I should be asleep, right? Anyway, I do understand your feelings and I also distrust politicians, particularly Haitian politicians who have failed so spectacularl...
by Serge
Tue Feb 19, 2008 12:04 am
Forum: 2008
Topic: The Haitian Senate
Replies: 6
Views: 2578

Map salye nou kanmarad sou fowòm lan. Mwen te yon ti jan disparèt kèk dènye semen sa yo paske mwen te okipe, men mwen tounen. I intervene on the forum tonight right in the middle of one of the hot issues being debated, that of the situation of Senator Boulos. Dr. Malebranche, I see this situation fr...
by Serge
Sun Feb 03, 2008 11:14 am
Forum: About Music
Topic: Tanbou nwèl nan karayib la
Replies: 3
Views: 2398

Widy.
No gen de twa jou nou pat wè ou sou fowòm. Mwen byen kontant tande w.

Mèsi anpil pou videyo sa yo. Mwen gade yo ak anpil plezi. Bèl bagay nèt! Se pa blag!


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by Serge
Wed Jan 30, 2008 11:34 am
Forum: 2008
Topic: L'Association haïtienne pour la promotion de l'élevage
Replies: 0
Views: 1415

L'Association haitienne pour la promotion de l'élevage

L'Association haitienne pour la promotion de l'élevage (Ahpel) a organisé le vendredi 25 janvier une visite guidée dans plusieurs fermes avicoles haitiennes, à laquelle ont pris part plus d'une vingtaine de journalistes haitiens. Les travailleurs de presse, considérés comme les yeux de la population...
by Serge
Tue Jan 29, 2008 3:01 pm
Forum: About Music
Topic: Desandann est en tournée d’échanges culturels en Haïti
Replies: 0
Views: 1307

Desandann est en tournée d'échanges culturels en Haiti

Haiti En Marche Le groupe cubain Desandann est en tournée d'échanges culturels en Haiti du 20 janvier au 10 février prochain Léopold Ciné [quote] La première semaine se déroulera à Port-au-Prince, à l'Ecole Nationale des Arts, où le groupe participera à des cours de chant et de danse. D'autre part, ...
by Serge
Mon Jan 28, 2008 9:59 pm
Forum: 2008
Topic: 2008 the Year of Engagement
Replies: 4
Views: 2368

[quote]What's wrong with dual citizenship for the likes of us "dispersed" who want it and pride themselves as being called Haitians [/quote] In my opinion, I do not think that the way you present the issue of dual citizenship is adequate. You seem to imply that the fact that one , or should I say, m...
by Serge
Sat Jan 26, 2008 10:26 pm
Forum: 2008
Topic: Le Sénat haïtien
Replies: 1
Views: 1419

Le Sénat haitien: La saga continue

Le dictionnaire décrit le mot "imbroglio" dans les termes suivants: situation confuse, embrouillée. Confusion, mélange. C'est l'impression que laisse l'affaire Boulos en ce qui a trait à la question de sa double nationalté. La question que l'on doit se poser cependant est la suivante: cette confusio...
by Serge
Thu Jan 24, 2008 10:58 pm
Forum: 2008
Topic: Canadian Manual has U.S: on Torture list
Replies: 2
Views: 1784

As a follow-up to this article, the Canadian Gvt. has quietly removed the United States from the list of countries involved in torture. One can imagine what kind of pressure Dick Cheney, Bush and Co. must have exerted for that to happen. Notice that the removal occurred about 2 days after the news h...
by Serge
Thu Jan 24, 2008 10:37 am
Forum: 2008
Topic: Des idées pour l'action par Marc L Bazin: Double Nationalité
Replies: 1
Views: 1537

Marc Bazin dixit: "À cet effet, il faudra mettre en place des passerelles de communication Etat haitien-Diaspora, créer tout un tissu de relations, d'institutions et de mécanismes dont la finalité serait d'intégrer la diaspora dans la Nation et la Nation dans la diaspora." Cette remarque de Marc Baz...
by Serge
Mon Jan 21, 2008 2:49 pm
Forum: Ann Pale Kreyol
Topic: the reading of creole for the older Haitians
Replies: 9
Views: 3654

Guy, I say amen to a lot of what you said. Dr Malebranche shoud understand that it is never too late for one to educate himself or herself. To add to all you said about the way Haitian Kreyòl is being studied by non-Haitians, while our own compatriots, unfortunately, refuse to aknowledge that and wh...
by Serge
Sun Jan 20, 2008 7:33 pm
Forum: Ann Pale Kreyol
Topic: the reading of creole for the older Haitians
Replies: 9
Views: 3654

Dr Malebranche, N'oubliez pas qu'il n'est jamais trop tard pour bien faire. Comme je l'ai dit dans mon message, il y a plein de références facilement accessibles et avec Guy à la barre, les conseils et recommandations abondent. J'espère que vous nous tiendrez au courant de vos progrès et que très bi...
by Serge
Sun Jan 20, 2008 1:38 am
Forum: Ann Pale Kreyol
Topic: the reading of creole for the older Haitians
Replies: 9
Views: 3654

Dr Malebranche, Do not think you are unique in this situation. There are still many Haitians who find kreyòl difficult to read and write. The problem stems from the fact that in your time - and mine-, kreyòl was not taught anywhere and was looked upon as something vulgar. You know about the social p...
by Serge
Sun Jan 20, 2008 1:13 am
Forum: About Music
Topic: Life and music are a 'Carnival' to Wyclef Jean
Replies: 3
Views: 2174

Barb,
Indeed. I am not sure why a musician would take steroids, certainly not to write better music. This is something that remains to be proven and I am really curious to know why they would do so.

Serge
by Serge
Sat Jan 19, 2008 6:39 pm
Forum: 2008
Topic: Le Sénat haïtien
Replies: 1
Views: 1419

Le Sénat haitien

Le Sénat haitien vient de mettre en place un nouveau bureau suite à des élections qui se sont tenues conformément au règlement interne de ce corps. Le nouveau bureau est composé comme suit: Kelly C. Bastien, président ; Rudolphe Boulos, vice-président; Fritz Carlos Lebon, questeur; Eddy Bastien et J...
by Serge
Sat Jan 19, 2008 4:27 pm
Forum: Current Social Issues
Topic: Le potentiel haïtien
Replies: 2
Views: 1919

Frantz, si wal gade atik la nan Haiti Press Network, wa wè foto a.

Serge
by Serge
Sat Jan 19, 2008 4:24 pm
Forum: About Music
Topic: Life and music are a 'Carnival' to Wyclef Jean
Replies: 3
Views: 2174

Guy, this is a pretty nice, comprehensive article. As I said on my review of Jean's Carnival II CD, the guy is simply amazing. He gets all these artists to record with him, not because he needs to sell more CDs, but because he is continuously exploring the boundaries of music. He is totally sure of ...
by Serge
Fri Jan 18, 2008 2:41 pm
Forum: 2008
Topic: Canadian Manual has U.S: on Torture list
Replies: 2
Views: 1784

Ah! As the world turns! This is a very revealing article, despite denials from the US Govt.


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by Serge
Fri Jan 18, 2008 2:39 pm
Forum: 2008
Topic: Canadian Manual has U.S: on Torture list
Replies: 2
Views: 1784

Canadian Manual has U.S: on Torture list

January 18, 2008 Canadian Manual Has U.S. on Torture List By IAN AUSTEN OTTAWA — A training manual for Canadian diplomats lists the United States among countries that potentially torture or abuse prisoners. The manual is an internal document of the Department of Foreign Affairs. A spokesman for the ...
by Serge
Thu Jan 17, 2008 11:11 pm
Forum: Current Social Issues
Topic: Le potentiel haïtien
Replies: 2
Views: 1919

Le potentiel haitien

Jeudi 17 janvier 2008 ART ET SPECTACLE Haiti-auto: un haitien présente un quatre roues monté en Haiti Posté le 17 janvier 2008 Entretien avec Jacques Alex Ambroise, le médecin constructeur du tout 1er véhicule quatre roues en Haiti... Médecin, passionné de la mécanique, Jacques Alex Ambroise est le ...
by Serge
Thu Jan 17, 2008 10:52 pm
Forum: 2008
Topic: The End of the Road for George W. Bush
Replies: 2
Views: 1648

Guy, amen pou atik sa. Verite pat ka pi byen soti. Koulye a, sa ki rete, se kiles kap ranplase Bush. Paske, kit se demokrat, kit se yon lot repibliken, pwoblèm lan, se ki jan li pwal defèt sa Bush ap kite a e kouman li pwal takle 'Establishmen' la.


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by Serge
Thu Jan 17, 2008 5:22 pm
Forum: Extra!
Topic: Ansy Derose janvier 1998 - janvier 2008
Replies: 1
Views: 1930

Ansy Derose janvier 1998 - janvier 2008

Janvier 1998 - Janvier 2008. Sa fè 10 lane depi Ansy Derose pase lòt bò dlo. Li make pasay li nan mizik ayisyen an yon jan nou pap janm ka bliye. Youn nan bagay ki te fè Ansy Derose yon mizisyen remakab, se ke li te gen yon estil byen patikilye, ki te fè yo pat ka konfon li ak pèson. Non sèlman li t...
by Serge
Tue Jan 08, 2008 1:37 pm
Forum: 2008
Topic: Dans le cadre de la lutte contre la corruption
Replies: 1
Views: 1537

Il s'agit maintenant de déterminer: 1) quelle partie de cette somme peut être récupérée; 2) si Harold Brunot a agi seul et si non, qui ont été ses complices; 3) quelle banque a accepté cette transaction et s'il y a eu des complices à l'intérieur même de cette banque; 4) jusqu'où dans l'échelle hiéra...
by Serge
Tue Jan 08, 2008 1:25 pm
Forum: 2008
Topic: Dans le cadre de la lutte contre la corruption
Replies: 1
Views: 1537

Dans le cadre de la lutte contre la corruption

Harold Brunot condamné à restituer à l'Etat les fonds dilapidés Harol Brunot, ex-administrateur du ministère des Affaires étrangères (MAE) de mars 2004 à juin 2006, a eu, lundi, toutes les peines du monde à convaincre la Cour Supérieure des Comptes et du Contentieux administratif de son innocence da...
by Serge
Tue Jan 08, 2008 11:18 am
Forum: Our Story
Topic: About: parchments and stuff
Replies: 1
Views: 2388

Guy, I am not sure, but I believe that some of these items can be found at the MUPANAH (Musée du Patrimoine national haitien ), opposite to the National palace. I think I had heard that Soulouque's crown had been put there as well as many other precious items. I will try to find out. It would be int...
by Serge
Fri Jan 04, 2008 12:03 pm
Forum: Our Story
Topic: What we should not forget about the Duvalier Regime
Replies: 0
Views: 2187

What we should not forget about the Duvalier Regime

Posted on Wed, Jan. 02, 2008 Haiti keeps alive the truth of past evils BY JACQUELINE CHARLES Haitian soccer star, activist and one-time political prisoner Robert ''Boby'' Duval stepped into cell No. 10, looked around and vowed not to break down. The tears came anyway. ''The hardest part was the angu...
by Serge
Wed Jan 02, 2008 8:14 am
Forum: Language Issues
Topic: Dany Laferrière et les intellectuels
Replies: 0
Views: 1417

Dany Laferrière et les intellectuels

Dany Laferrière condamne le silence des intellectuels Danny Laferrière L'auteur est écrivain. La Presse Je ne sais pas si la figure de l'intellectuel est partout la même, et si partout aussi être un intellectuel requiert les mêmes qualités et les mêmes aptitudes. J'emploie ici le terme qualité dans ...
by Serge
Tue Jan 01, 2008 11:50 am
Forum: Current Social Issues
Topic: The Moral Argument for the Existence of God
Replies: 13
Views: 4723

I have been reading this thread which I find extremely interesting, particularly since the participants so eloquently in present their argumens. Let me first say that this is not my area and I will no dare go too deep into the subject. By the way, I welcome Jman on this forum and I am looking forwar...
by Serge
Tue Jan 01, 2008 1:07 am
Forum: Best albums of the year
Topic: Best Haitian CDs - 2007
Replies: 2
Views: 2815

Best Haitian CDs - 2007

Following what has now become a tradition on Windows on Haiti, I am submitting below my choices for the 10 best CDs for 2007. Let me reiterate, as usual, that those choices are highly personal and subjective, and merely reflect my own musical taste without emitting a value judgment on any other arti...
by Serge
Mon Dec 31, 2007 7:43 am
Forum: 2007
Topic: L'Afrique dit "non"
Replies: 0
Views: 1866

L'Afrique dit "non"

L'Afrique dit « non » Ainsi donc, au grand dam de l'arrogante Europe, l'inimaginable s'est produit : dans un élan de fierté et de révolte, l'Afrique, que certains croyaient soumise parce qu'appauvrie, a dit « non ». Non à la camisole de force des accords de partenariat économique (APE). Non à la lib...
by Serge
Sun Dec 30, 2007 11:12 pm
Forum: Chronique Musicale
Topic: Chronique 118 - Emeline Michel
Replies: 0
Views: 1771

Chronique 118 - Emeline Michel

« …Enfin merci à vous mes inconditionnels, mes fans qui invisiblement sont présents dans ma vie. À vous…Toute ma passion, mon amour et mes chansons » (Unofficial translation : Finally, thanks to you all, my unwavering supporters, my unknown fans who are always present in my life…To you, I offer my p...
by Serge
Sun Dec 30, 2007 7:52 pm
Forum: Chronique Musicale
Topic: Chronique 117 - Wyclef Jean
Replies: 0
Views: 1725

Chronique 117 - Wyclef Jean

Haiti has produced a lot of different artists excelling in different genres, but none like Wyclef Jean. Carnival Vol. II – Memoirs of an immigrant, his latest CD is a living proof of how versatile the man can be. Like in some of his previous CDs, Wyclef Jean has a wide range of guests artists cooper...
by Serge
Fri Dec 28, 2007 11:00 pm
Forum: Chronique Musicale
Topic: Chronique 116 - Chantal Lavigne and David Bontemps
Replies: 0
Views: 1776

Chronique 116 - Chantal Lavigne and David Bontemps

A few months back, a great musical event was unfolding in Montreal, Canada: I am referring to the release of a brand new CD by one superb Haitian soprano singer named Chantal Lavigne, accompanied by an equally superb classical Haitian pianist named David Bontemps. The uniqueness of the CD resides no...
by Serge
Wed Dec 12, 2007 11:16 pm
Forum: About Music
Topic: Influences: Wyclef Jean
Replies: 5
Views: 2920

I also find it unfortunate that Wyclef had to talk about things like that, precisely because of his position and the role model that he has become. All truths are not good to be said and he certainly could have chosen to talk about other things while still telling the truth. I am worried about those...
by Serge
Sat Dec 08, 2007 8:51 am
Forum: 2007
Topic: La myopie politique haïtienne
Replies: 1
Views: 1431

Frantz,

Mèsi pou rale sa. Li merite pou nèg chita sou li pou reflechi, sitou sa kap pare pou kandida pita.

Serge
by Serge
Mon Dec 03, 2007 9:21 pm
Forum: Chronique Musicale
Topic: Chronique 115 - Do-La
Replies: 0
Views: 1635

Chronique 115 - Do-La

It seems that every year, new Haitian musical groups seem to spring out of the wood, coming out of nowere. One of the newest kids on the block is a formation called Do-La which recently released a CD entitled “Brassé”. I am no quite sure if this name reflects the kreyòl translation of the US dollar,...
by Serge
Fri Nov 30, 2007 10:34 pm
Forum: Extra!
Topic: A special issue: Istwa Peyi Dayiti - Vol 12
Replies: 0
Views: 2040

A special issue: Istwa Peyi Dayiti - Vol 12

Pa gen twò lontan, mwen resevwa Vol 12 seri Istwa Peyi Dayiti Pwofesè Jean Julien fèk mete deyò. Volim sa, se dezyèm pati nan rejim Duvalier a, yon volim enteresan anpil, non sèlman paske se yon epòk ki pre nou, men tou paske sa ap pèmèt nou apresye pi byen kouman lame sa pat gen anyen ladan ke yon ...
by Serge
Thu Nov 29, 2007 1:37 pm
Forum: 2008
Topic: Potentiel pour l'environnement en Haïti?
Replies: 1
Views: 1938

Potentiel pour l'environnement en Haiti?

A greener charcoal How a team of MIT students will help (profitably) solve Haiti's cooking-fuel crisis. By Kara Newman November 28 2007: 2:48 PM EST Cooking fuel doesn't seem like much to ask for, but an estimated 2.4 billion people worldwide struggle to find it. Consider Haiti, where 700 tons of wo...
by Serge
Mon Nov 19, 2007 12:51 am
Forum: Our Story
Topic: 18 novanm 1803 - 18 novanm 2007
Replies: 4
Views: 3132

Leonel, Mwen konpran kesyon w lan, men pou sa mwen konen, mwen panko janm jwen yon istwaryen ki ta di sa pat janm rive. Men, se pa yon bagay ki nesesèman pa ka fèt. Pa egzanp, kouman ou esplike nan yon seri lagè lè yon viktim pwoteje yon moun ki fè pati de gwoup kap kraze moun pa li?. Sa rive nan De...
by Serge
Sun Nov 18, 2007 1:29 pm
Forum: Our Story
Topic: 18 novanm 1803 - 18 novanm 2007
Replies: 4
Views: 3132

18 novanm 1803 - 18 novanm 2007

204 lane depi evenamn istorik sa ke yo rele 'Batay Vètyé' - La Bataille de Vertières. Se pa koulye a nap li, nap tande, nap apran plis toujou sou Batay Vètye a ki ta pwal fini ak Jal Rochambeau ak lame franse a, gras a kouray ansyen esklav Saint-Domingue yo sou komandman Dessalines, Capois, Christop...
by Serge
Thu Nov 15, 2007 2:07 pm
Forum: 2007
Topic: INTERVENTION DE MME RAMA YADE
Replies: 15
Views: 5058

Leonel,

Koukan w ye? Wi, mwen kwè se lespri koridò w la kap travay. Mwen espere Sakozi pap li mesaj ou a, san sa ou ta ka mete kèk lide nan tèt li......


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by Serge
Wed Nov 14, 2007 11:47 pm
Forum: Chronique Musicale
Topic: Chronique 114 - System Band
Replies: 0
Views: 1866

Chronique 114 - System Band

Chronique musicale It has been 30 years now since this group has been performing on the Haitian scene and it is going strong, very strong as its latest CD shows. Yes, System Band is back in force with its album entitled “Nan Building Nan”. In my own humble opinion, I consider it System Band's best w...
by Serge
Wed Nov 14, 2007 11:43 pm
Forum: 2007
Topic: HAITIEN UN JOUR HAITIEN TOUJOURS
Replies: 2
Views: 1609

Guy, Comme tu dis, le Professeur Bissainthe fait le point énergiquement. Cependant, à mon humble avis, il n'y a pas de "faux problème" dans ce cas-là. mais plutôt un problème mal posé. C'est ce que fait le Professeur Bissainthe: avec tout le respect que je lui dois, il pose mal le problème. Laisse-m...