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by admin
Thu Dec 07, 2006 11:25 am
Forum: Forum Community
Topic: Is there an Ann Pale community?
Replies: 40
Views: 21367

Thank you, Leonel. That's tough love, if you ask me. Assuming that we had a community, as you say, do we still have one? First, let's examine the assumption: One would think that we did, no matter how much we disagreed since that's part of the game, considering that we actually had a "reunion" earli...
by admin
Tue Dec 05, 2006 11:33 pm
Forum: Forum Community
Topic: Is there an Ann Pale community?
Replies: 40
Views: 21367

Is there an Ann Pale community?

Tell us what you think.
by admin
Tue Dec 05, 2006 9:58 pm
Forum: 2006
Topic: The kidnapping game in Haiti
Replies: 35
Views: 17249

[quote] RESTEZ CHEZ VOUS LE LUNDI 11 DECEMBRE PROCHAIN ET FAITES CIRCULER LE MESSAGE Mercredi 29 novembre 2006, 5 :07 pm, Canapé Vert : deux parents ont été chercher leurs enfants à une garderie. Dans leurs yeux et par leurs gestes on entrevoit la peur. En effet, à peine sortis de la barrière, ils r...
by admin
Sun Dec 03, 2006 9:11 am
Forum: 2006
Topic: Preval /Alexis En Voyage, Le Kidnapping Fait Rage
Replies: 35
Views: 17611

Michel Nau, Mwen remake oumenm ak Stanley Lucas fè youn nan denonse gouvènman ayisyen an pou zafè ensekirite/kidnapping lan. Se byen, mesye, mwen wè n'ap defann bagay serye. Men sepandan mwen gen 3 ti kesyon pou nou: 1) "Self-interest" Ki enterè Preval/Alexis genyen nan anlèvman Solène Romain, Charl...
by admin
Sun Dec 03, 2006 8:20 am
Forum: 2006
Topic: LE CRI DE TOUT UN PEUPLE
Replies: 2
Views: 3081

[quote]L'Eglise nous invite, en ce temps de l'Avent, à attendre et à préparer l'événement majeur qu'est la naissance du Sauveur. Le peuple attend avec une grande espérance la venue de ce Messie. [/quote] Dans le contexte du kidnapping et de l'insécurité générale, je me demande s'il ne serait pas mie...
by admin
Fri Dec 01, 2006 10:51 am
Forum: 2006
Topic: The kidnapping game in Haiti
Replies: 35
Views: 17249

[quote]So far, all I heard was verbal posturing.So far, all I heard was verbal posturing.[/quote] Well, isn't that always the case? As to the lack of response to your previous posts... I just have a hunch that the language chosen to develop your observations or argumentation may have been a factor. ...
by admin
Thu Nov 30, 2006 4:46 pm
Forum: 2006
Topic: The kidnapping game in Haiti
Replies: 35
Views: 17249

[quote]What is the punishment if a criminal kidnapper gets caught??? Somebody please tell us!! [/quote] Michel, your proposed solution to the wave of kidnappings in Haiti is to show them the punishment!!! That's fine by me, but for this thread to go beyond the usual generalities, machismo, and knee-...
by admin
Thu Nov 30, 2006 12:34 am
Forum: 2006
Topic: The kidnapping game in Haiti
Replies: 35
Views: 17249

[quote]Some Human Rights need to be violated. [/quote] Really? Just what do you mean, Leonel? Haiti has not exactly been known for not violating human rights, you know. If you mean that criminals should be arrested and locked up, that's in no way violating their human rights. No one has the right no...
by admin
Wed Nov 29, 2006 3:58 pm
Forum: 2006
Topic: Haitians gain young allies in legal battle
Replies: 0
Views: 2507

Haitians gain young allies in legal battle

Posted on Tue, Nov. 28, 2006 Haitians gain young allies in legal battle BY NOAH BIERMAN AND TRENTON DANIEL nbierman@MiamiHerald.com Here's a story that makes sense only in South Florida: An American law school clinic built with money seized from Cuba is suing the U.S. government on behalf of Haitian...
by admin
Wed Nov 29, 2006 1:26 pm
Forum: 2006
Topic: The kidnapping game in Haiti
Replies: 35
Views: 17249

The kidnapping game in Haiti

The level of seemingly gratuitous violence in Haiti has affected the Haitian psyche in recent days in worse ways than could have been predicted even a few months ago. People, including children, get routinely kidnapped (incredibly, we have become accustomed to such bad news). Ransom is asked in exch...
by admin
Tue Nov 28, 2006 9:25 pm
Forum: 2006
Topic: The UN Fails Haiti, Again
Replies: 15
Views: 7112

[quote]Every single, occurrence, shooting and killing deliberate or unintentional by any soldier to any victim by law should be documented. A detailed report showing, location, time, victim, eyewitness etc should be documented. Get your facts straight brother!![/quote] Michel, you are an amazing man...
by admin
Tue Nov 28, 2006 6:45 am
Forum: 2006
Topic: La diaspora peut voter si elle veut
Replies: 0
Views: 2309

La diaspora peut voter si elle veut

La diaspora peut voter si elle veut ON THE AIR, 23 Octobre – Nous volons de Boston à Miami après la visite d´une délégation du ministère des Haitiens vivant à l´étranger aux compatriotes de la capitale de l´Etat du Massachusetts. C´est la première étape d´une tournée devant conduire le ministre Jean...
by admin
Sun Nov 26, 2006 2:53 pm
Forum: 2006
Topic: The UN Fails Haiti, Again
Replies: 15
Views: 7112

I had almost forgotten about the parabolic Gelin, but not quite... I just no longer have any notion about when he will show up, even when the matter concerns religion or faith. (That used to be automatic.) Gelin, thank you for inciting us to think, but remember that we are still trying to understand...
by admin
Sun Nov 26, 2006 11:06 am
Forum: 2006
Topic: U.S. mid-term elections: Some World reactions
Replies: 18
Views: 9462

It should be just as obvious that appointing a few black men and women in positions usually reserved to white males does not in itself advance the welfare of black Americans. Clarence Thomas... Colin Powell... Condoleezza Rice.... I have also become very skeptical of Nancy Pelosi. I hope that she wi...
by admin
Sun Nov 26, 2006 10:56 am
Forum: 2006
Topic: U.S. mid-term elections: Some World reactions
Replies: 18
Views: 9462

Sistahs, Where is Thy Victory?

Thank you, Ezili Danto, for forwarding this insightful article. [quote]Sistahs, Where is Thy Victory? Female Power is Not Black Women's Power by Thandisizwe Chimurenga http://www.blackagendareport.com/005/005f_tc_sistas_whereis_thy_victory.html “Black women must remain vigilant.” Nancy Pelosi's asce...
by admin
Sun Nov 26, 2006 10:22 am
Forum: HT/RD issues
Topic: ALERTE A CONSTANZA, RD
Replies: 2
Views: 2840

Cher Edwin,

En parle-t-on à la radio ou la télé déjà? L'ambassade haitienne et les autorités dominicaines ont-elles été avisées?

S'il y a quelque chose d'efficace que nous pouvons faire pour éviter un massacre de plus, dis-nous quoi et comment.

Guy
by admin
Sun Nov 26, 2006 10:09 am
Forum: 2006
Topic: The UN Fails Haiti, Again
Replies: 15
Views: 7112

Michel, I have yet to get to the essence of the original post or your reaction to it. I may or may not, as I have to choose which posts to spend any time on. But this was truly for me a simple matter of moderation. You may accuse me of "chofe dife" ALL YOU WANT, but in my view I was doing just the o...
by admin
Sun Nov 26, 2006 9:10 am
Forum: Editorials
Topic: Vote Bush out in November! A life you know depends on it.
Replies: 3
Views: 9155

How much longer would that list be today??? The Bush administration can't see its way out of Iraq without a disaster of unimaginable proportions. So they are trying to manage the situation. But the disaster is happening anyway, every single day. All that the U.S. is doing really is trying to escape ...
by admin
Sun Nov 26, 2006 12:00 am
Forum: 2006
Topic: The UN Fails Haiti, Again
Replies: 15
Views: 7112

[quote]Manzel Ezili bel fam gwo jupon!![/quote] Warning (everyone): YOU MUST REFRAIN FROM THIS TYPE OF PERSONAL CHARACTERIZATIONS. THEY ARE INSULTING. Michel, please make your points without demeaning others. You are a long time member of this forum. You know that there are better ways of presenting...
by admin
Sat Nov 25, 2006 6:05 pm
Forum: 2006
Topic: The UN Fails Haiti, Again
Replies: 15
Views: 7112

The UN Fails Haiti, Again

The UN Fails Haiti, Again Posted: 2006/11/25 From: Counterpunch Two hundred and three years later, Haitians are again trying to drive out foreign occupation troops, today mostly drawn from an assortment of neo-colonies fighting under the United Nations' flag. By Kim Ives The Clashes in Cité Soleil O...
by admin
Sat Nov 25, 2006 4:07 pm
Forum: HT/RD issues
Topic: More photos of friends and supporters of Sonia Pierre
Replies: 0
Views: 2354

More photos of friends and supporters of Sonia Pierre

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by admin
Sat Nov 25, 2006 8:38 am
Forum: HT/RD issues
Topic: Dominican Sonia Pierre awarded the 2006 RFK Memorial Award
Replies: 3
Views: 3801

Remarks by Sonia Pierre, 2006 RFK Human Rights Award Winner, at 23rd Annual RFK Human Rights Award Ceremony [quote]I find inspiration in the life of Robert F. Kennedy because I believe that our efforts and his are part of the same fight for equality and justice. He lived during a time when United St...
by admin
Sat Nov 25, 2006 8:25 am
Forum: HT/RD issues
Topic: Sonia Pierre dedica Premio RFK 2006
Replies: 0
Views: 2501

Sonia Pierre dedica Premio RFK 2006

Sonia Pierre dedica Premio RFK 2006 a la República Dominicana y a sus adversarios Eddy Beltre/espacinsular Santo Domingo. 24 de noviembre de 2006.- La galardonada con el Premio de Derechos Humanos RFK 2006, la dominicana Sonia Pierre, al llegar anoche al país por el Aeropuerto Internacional José Fra...
by admin
Fri Nov 24, 2006 8:15 am
Forum: 2006
Topic: Haiti: The interim Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP)
Replies: 0
Views: 2414

Haiti: The interim Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP)

Dear All, An important document - Haiti's interim Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper - is now available as a pdf at: http://www.imf.org/external/pubs/ft/scr/2006/cr06411.pdf I believe that all the NGOs and their partners in Haiti must pay close attention to this document and in particular to the parts...
by admin
Thu Nov 23, 2006 9:56 am
Forum: 2006
Topic: IDB OK's massive debt relief package for five nations, Haiti
Replies: 3
Views: 3354

[quote]It also appears to be the case that Haiti would have to undergo several years of policy reform before being granted the “relief.”[/quote] That's what I was afraid of! There is always much more than meets the eye. Thank you, Brian, for this additional information. It sounds like a radioactive ...
by admin
Wed Nov 22, 2006 12:54 am
Forum: HT/RD issues
Topic: Dominican Sonia Pierre awarded the 2006 RFK Memorial Award
Replies: 3
Views: 3801

See Photos from the 2006 RFK Memorial Foundation Award Ceremony
by admin
Tue Nov 21, 2006 5:09 pm
Forum: HT/RD issues
Topic: Still more photos from the 2006 RFK Memorial Award Ceremony
Replies: 5
Views: 4204

Enjoying a moment of laughter

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Just a snapshot. Photo: Windows on Haiti
by admin
Tue Nov 21, 2006 4:59 pm
Forum: HT/RD issues
Topic: Still more photos from the 2006 RFK Memorial Award Ceremony
Replies: 5
Views: 4204

Sonia Pierre and Guy Antoine

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Just a snapshot. Photo: Windows on Haiti
by admin
Tue Nov 21, 2006 4:54 pm
Forum: HT/RD issues
Topic: Still more photos from the 2006 RFK Memorial Award Ceremony
Replies: 5
Views: 4204

Sonia Pierre and Jocelyne Mayas

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by admin
Tue Nov 21, 2006 4:53 pm
Forum: HT/RD issues
Topic: Still more photos from the 2006 RFK Memorial Award Ceremony
Replies: 5
Views: 4204

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by admin
Tue Nov 21, 2006 4:46 pm
Forum: 2006
Topic: For U.S. Haitians, Home Is Both Near and Far Away
Replies: 0
Views: 2354

For U.S. Haitians, Home Is Both Near and Far Away

MIGRATION: For U.S. Haitians, Home Is Both Near and Far Away By Michael Deibert http://www.ipsnews.net/news.asp?idnews=35559 NEW YORK, Nov 21 (IPS) - Roman Catholic Bishop Guy Sansaricq presides over his flock at St. Jerome's Church in the Flatbush section of Brooklyn. Sitting on a busy, heavily Car...
by admin
Tue Nov 21, 2006 4:24 pm
Forum: HT/RD issues
Topic: More pictures from the 2006 RFK Memorial Award Ceremony
Replies: 6
Views: 5361

Friends of Sonia Pierre

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by admin
Tue Nov 21, 2006 4:14 pm
Forum: HT/RD issues
Topic: More pictures from the 2006 RFK Memorial Award Ceremony
Replies: 6
Views: 5361

Guy and RFK honoree Sonia Pierre

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by admin
Tue Nov 21, 2006 4:12 pm
Forum: HT/RD issues
Topic: More pictures from the 2006 RFK Memorial Award Ceremony
Replies: 6
Views: 5361

Guy and Marisol (H.A.I.T.I. and MUDHA)

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by admin
Tue Nov 21, 2006 3:55 pm
Forum: HT/RD issues
Topic: More pictures from the 2006 RFK Memorial Award Ceremony
Replies: 6
Views: 5361

Lily Cerat

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Photographer: Tequila Minsky. All rights reserved.
by admin
Tue Nov 21, 2006 3:53 pm
Forum: HT/RD issues
Topic: More pictures from the 2006 RFK Memorial Award Ceremony
Replies: 6
Views: 5361

More pictures from the 2006 RFK Memorial Award Ceremony

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Photographer: Tequila Minsky. All rights reserved.
by admin
Tue Nov 21, 2006 8:16 am
Forum: HT/RD issues
Topic: Photos from the 2006 RFK Memorial Foundation Award Ceremony
Replies: 6
Views: 4656

Sonia and daughter

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Photographer: Tequila Minsky. All rights reserved.
by admin
Tue Nov 21, 2006 7:47 am
Forum: HT/RD issues
Topic: Photos from the 2006 RFK Memorial Foundation Award Ceremony
Replies: 6
Views: 4656

Ethel Kennedy, Sonia Pierre, Kerry Kennedy

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by admin
Tue Nov 21, 2006 7:41 am
Forum: HT/RD issues
Topic: Photos from the 2006 RFK Memorial Foundation Award Ceremony
Replies: 6
Views: 4656

Ethel Kennedy and Sonia Pierre

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Photographer: Tequila Minsky. All rights reserved.
by admin
Tue Nov 21, 2006 7:38 am
Forum: HT/RD issues
Topic: Photos from the 2006 RFK Memorial Foundation Award Ceremony
Replies: 6
Views: 4656

Ethel Kennedy, Sonia Pierre, Edward Kennedy

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by admin
Tue Nov 21, 2006 7:34 am
Forum: HT/RD issues
Topic: Photos from the 2006 RFK Memorial Foundation Award Ceremony
Replies: 6
Views: 4656

Senator Edward Kennedy

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by admin
Tue Nov 21, 2006 7:33 am
Forum: HT/RD issues
Topic: Photos from the 2006 RFK Memorial Foundation Award Ceremony
Replies: 6
Views: 4656

Ethel Kennedy, Sonia Pierre, Kerry Kennedy

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by admin
Tue Nov 21, 2006 7:29 am
Forum: HT/RD issues
Topic: Photos from the 2006 RFK Memorial Foundation Award Ceremony
Replies: 6
Views: 4656

Sonia's daughter

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by admin
Mon Nov 20, 2006 2:46 pm
Forum: Editorials
Topic: Never Again?
Replies: 0
Views: 2495

Never Again?

Download this lecture at

http://winterludes.net/gallery/Farmer_2006.pdf

Note the two pictures on pages 10 and 12. Quite unbelievable as a set, aren't they?
by admin
Mon Nov 20, 2006 10:26 am
Forum: 2006
Topic: The world exhales
Replies: 10
Views: 6225

Dear EV, You may have observed that I stayed silent for many days. I was away for a (long) week of intense training. You were not far from my mind however. [quote]Don't make me out to be some kind of in your face black ghetto mama because I'm not.[/quote] Far from me such intent. I have only sought ...
by admin
Mon Nov 20, 2006 8:35 am
Forum: 2006
Topic: IDB OK's massive debt relief package for five nations, Haiti
Replies: 3
Views: 3354

The question is: Is George W. Bush finally doing something right by Haiti? Since in my opinion he has never done anything helpful to Haiti and those Latin American countries before, I have to wonder why he would start now. Is he just concerned about his tarred legacy or is there some other hidden ag...