Just a thought

New Year 2018, I have this gut feeling that something great is about to happen

I did not want to let the day go by without wishing you a happy new year 2018. I have a feeling it's going to be a great year for me and you.

It's Christmas season in Haiti and I am not in a Holiday mood, Are you?

Can you believe this? I've only spotted one Christmas tree in the city of Hinche Haiti where I live. It's at my cousin's beauty salon. Of course there are no wrapped gift boxes beneath it...

My friend's worst enemy is his best friend, how do I tell him?

How do you tell someone that the person he is dining and wining with wants to do him harm because he is jealous of his acomplishments

My Family is enjoying Thanksgiving in New York, I am in Haiti eating Poul Di... Not Fair!

It's Thanksgiving... and I am sad... I just spoke my mom and dad in New York, my brothers and sisters, they are all getting ready to eat that thanksgiving turkey... Me, I am in Haiti, eating Poul Di... That's not fair... :(

Haiti's relationship with other countries: Give and Take, you give, I take

The other day was talking to a Dominican man who said this to me: "Haiti's relationship with other countries is give and take: They give, Haiti takes...

Haitians lack respect for small business men and women who provide the services they need everyday

Many times, we Haitians, we lack respect for those who make sacrifices every day to make our lives more comfortable. We have NO respect for the small business men and women in Haiti. We belittle what they do for us everyday...

Haitian Culture vs. Haitian Ignorance : NOT everything we Haitians do is "Culture"

There are many things that we Haitians consider culture but when other people look at us doing these things, they see it as pure ignorance. Are we right? Are they wrong?

Haiti School Principal complains he's not been nominated in 4 years of running the school, NO "Lettre de Nomination"

One of my neighbors in Haiti, let's call him Pierre, he is a local school principal (directeur de l'école). Imagine my surprise when principal Pierre tells me that, for the past 4 years that he's been managing the school as the principal, he's only been paid the salary of a school teacher.

Definition: Le paysan Haitien - Y a-t-il de vrais agriculteurs en Haiti?

Pour bien comprendre le problème agricole en Haiti, il faut savoir la véritable différence entre un agriculteur Haitien et un paysan Haitien.

What happened to the TOURISM fever in Haiti?

Two years ago, when Stephanie Villedrouin was Minister of Tourism, there was almost a tourism fever in Haiti. Since she's been gone, well... What can I say??? Things are... Dead!!! :)