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Haitian Senate President, Senator Kelly Bastien speaks to Radio Tele Guinen

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Psychologue Henri-claude Saint-fleur says...

La Madeleine(France).

mardi 3 mai 2011

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Mac Robertson says...

France owes Haiti and incalculable amount for setting the stage of the current nation's construct and the crimes against humanity the French overseer piad upin the Haitian people.

To talk about Haitian debt to France is like talking about a Jew's debt to

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Astre Francois says...

monsieur le senateur kelly Bastien what do you think about the occupational of the country?

So to me this very impertinence and also this is a desordre for a country like haiti have to be this kind of situation where we have to be under the chieh of comman of the Eddy Anaby and the rest of the peoples who dont know nothing about bring peace to a tourmented nation like haiti where the nation is confuse since long time ago this the reason why until now we cannot understand each other and have respect for one another, so as you can see where a deputy have to snatched a microphone in the mouth of you so this shows you there is no respect so haitian look at haitian like nothing as long he dont have plenty moneis .Je veux mettre en relief comment que the haitian government dont respect his constitution of this country all articles in that constitution of 1987 have been violated where in the respect for the human right no respect for the poor no respect where the parliaments had voted the minimum salary for the peoples who have a job but those who dont have a job what would be their salary how they are going to eat where they are going to live under bridges so this shows me that you guys not doing nothing to help the poor so one day we all is going to pay for that then again you guys so stupid to take every body in haiti for dummy where since my grand pa was born we have 8 millions habitants until now kids are going to school they have nothing new even after so many years still the 8 million habitants in this country as gross national population ressencement or census that should be done after each crisis in a country specially a country like haiti where peoples are dying lkie DOGS or animal who dont no owner so guys let's be serious about that because the problem of haiti is not a game it is something that we take seriously because we dont have no political leader in haiti anmore so the senators the ball is in your feet so let's go dont keep saying preval, preval, preval this is you all responsability so in leogane we have a problem now so the minister of the public work have broke all the peoples housesand dont give them nothing for their dedomagement so what do you say about that ...talk to me I need to hear from on that case

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Linda says...

Kapwa, I understand your frustration; however, there are some things you need to consider.

Asking for what we are due is fine, but when to ask for it is what must be considered.

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Kapwa says...

What I want is for Haiti to start asking France and the Dominican Republic for her money back that's what I want. France was wrong for taking the money and the Dominicans were wrong for not reimbursing Haiti back for the same money we paid to France for their side of the island.

Que je veux est pour l'Haïti pour commencer à demander à la France et à la République Dominicaine pour son argent c'est que je veux. La France a été incorrecte pour prendre de l'argent et les Dominicains se trompent pour ne pas rembourser l'Haïti pour le même argent que nous avons payé en France pour leur côté de l'île.

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Tiba says...

1631,

Of course, what kapwa said in regard to Haiti paid the debt to France is true, but you wouldn't know that unless you are Haiti, and a Haitian educated who knows the history of Haiti.

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Linda says...

Indeed it is true, but more important is the fact that Haiti is the only Caribbean island that completely paid off their debts during the colonial years.

There was a time we were MEN. We did not crawl on our bellies to anyone.

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1 6 3 1 says...

Is that true what Kapwa just said?

The fact that Haiti's debt to France was paid for the entire Island of Hispaniola?

It's the first time I heard

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Kapwa says...

When France refused to recognize Haiti's independence 200 years ago, Haiti was forced to pay its colonizer the equivalent of $22 billion in today's money, to be free. Now Haiti wants that money back, and will not take NO for an answer.

In 1838, Haiti was forced to pay a ransom of 90 million gold francs to its French colonial masters to break the economic and diplomatic embargo that France had placed on the new republic after refusing to recognize its independence.

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Haitian Inquirer says...

I notice this guy, Kelly Bastien, on most of the pictures that Rene Preval takes in Haiti.

How much do you guys know about

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