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Open Letter to the President of United States

Duluth, Georgia

January 29, 2010

Mr. Barack Obama

President of United States

Of America, on His Offices

The White House

Dear President Obama;

Today I want to take this opportunity to thank the entire world, especially you for the rapid response and your leadership intervention to the Haitians tragedy. I also want to thank all the American people who participate in Haiti relief mission. As we all know, Haiti has been severely hit on January 12, 2010 around 4:50 EST by a vibrant 7.3 magnitude earthquake that destroyed the Haitian Capital Port-au-Prince and its surroundings areas (Delmas, Petion –Ville, Bourdon, Kencoff, Carrefour, Leogane, Petit Goave, Jacmel, Croix des Bouquets, etc.) As we watching the news of the devastating earthquake on many Television stations, this severe earthquake killed hundreds of thousands of innocent lives. Also a sequence of powerful aftermath shocks make every day harder and a challenge to save thousands of the Haitian people who are already victims from this catastrophe.

My heart is dying when I watched on Television what is going on in my country of birth. My patriotism devotion also calls me to duty. In this moment my top priority is to go help my fellow citizen in Haiti. I am very concerned about this situation, I deeply want to get involved in the rescue mission, and I want to participate in the rebuilding of the new Haiti. Two days after the tragedy happened I emailed and contacted many organizations like Red Cross, CIDI, and UNDP, to volunteer my time to go help my fellow people. I thought that it was something I can simplify with just a phone call away, but now I understand that I would just be involved on an impossible mission (The Bureaucracy). 12 days later after my first contact I called and spoke to a Red Cross staff manager and promised to escalate my enquiry to the next level of management. The same day I reapplied on the Red Cross website, CIDI, and UN website. Finally I received a disappointed email from the Red Cross tell me that I am not qualified enough to help my country. They said I need years of training in international disaster relief.

Excuse my language Mr. President, but I think this pill is very difficult to swallow by anyone. If me as Haitian I am not qualified, so who is? I speak fluent English, French, and Creole (Haitian language), I understand Spanish as well. Therefore, I can translate easily from English to French and Creole and vice- versa. Furthermore, I came graduated from one of the best institutions in Haiti, meaning the best education system Haiti has to offer. I have a Bachelors Degree in management with a area of expertise in Business Administration, another degree in Economic Science; and completed three years of study toward a degree in Law. I worked for the banking industry for five years and later on offered my expertise services and become a Consultant for many international organizations like: Planning Assistance (PA), Development International Desjardins (DID), Quisqueya University, UCG/RI/World Bank/IDA, etc. I also wrote many manuals and modules of training like: “Le Caissier-Paiyeur Communal”, “Le Plan d’Affaires”, “Gestion de la Caisse Populaire” and many more. Some of my manuals were still used in Haiti before this tragedy happened. With those actives on my resume, anybody with an open mind can see it is hypocritical for an organization to assume that I am not qualify to help my country of birth, Haiti.

My dear President, as you often repeat during the course of your television address about Haiti:”Go Help Haiti, the Haitian People need your help.” The nation listens to you Mr. Obama and to the first lady, your wife as well. It is time for the big humanitarian organizations to join the party and giving help to these people. They need to understand their prior mission during tragedies or catastrophes is to save as many lives as possible. Therefore, the first 48 hrs after a catastrophe is vital and holy sacrament “Sacro- Santo” for the rescue mission of these organizations to focus on saving lives.

Therefore, my dear president my question is: What can we do to better service the population of victims after the effects of a catastrophe? One of the solutions is to create between the victims many leaders and use them as representatives. Give them responsibilities to reach out and to serve the population. Therefore, and again the first 24 hrs to 48 hrs is very critical to save lives. When the humanitarian organizations are landing in the sinister zones, they need to establish an informal system of management, which is a form of practice capable of reaching out to many of those victims to save as many lives as possible. Help come with action and order, therefore the Red Cross and Peace Corp needs to work together side by side to deliver first aid to the victims. The Peace Corp is there to maintain order and to protect the life of the volunteers and the victims in case of raiding. Also, these humanitarian organizations need to understand that the best trained volunteers during a disaster are the population itself. The sinister zones are their communities, they know each other, they speak the same language, and they share the same culture. Please let them participate during the rescue mission. Let them fill sanction and share the responsibility with them. As long as the days go the humanitarian organizations can find the time to organize and rethink their strategies and incorporate them to the bureaucratic system. In mean time hundreds and thousands of lives will be saved.

Haiti’s tragedy can represent a case study to the rest of us. Without any expert help, with their hands, and with no heavy equipment to dig on the sandstone they saved after this 7.0 magnitude earthquake thousands of their own by themselves. Of course, there will be imperfections and every disaster or catastrophe comes with its own challenge, the uncertainty. What we need to do is to manage to save as many lives as we can.

It is unfortunate what happened in Haiti with the lost of many lives. It is also true to know that it is in the harsh conditions good things happen. Today I want to thank all the American people for your prayers and your contributions to Haiti. My sincere gratitude goes to you and to your wife Mr. President, to the vice president and wife Mr. and Mrs. Joe Bidden, to the Secretary of State Mrs. Clinton, to the secretary of defense Mr. Robert Gates, and to President Clinton, and President Bush for their ongoing fundraising to support Haiti relief and rebuild. People all over the world are looking at Haiti now and manifested the desire to help rebuild this nation. It is a moral obligation to United States of America and the United Nations to rebuild Haiti and put this country in the path of a developing country; like it was a moral obligation for the United States and the United Nations to rebuild the countries of Europe that were destroyed after World War II. Yes it’s possible! If Europe could have been rebuild why not this little country of Haiti. There will be place for everybody to come to invest and supply, Haiti is like a virgin land. There is a mass of money going toward Haiti relief effort right now. Therefore, a system of audit needs to be initiated to put accountable any organization working in the rescue mission and rebuilding of the new Haiti. Because of the fact as president you invested some of your political capital on Haiti on January 12, 2010.

Is there any lesson from Hurricane Katrina? What we learned from the hurricane Katrina that could be avoidable today during the rescue mission in Haiti? The lesson we learn during the Disaster of New Orleans is that majority of the organizations haven’t had a disaster relief management program system to save lives during a big catastrophe like Katrina. Also there was a lot of administration time consuming before respond to an emergency, with a system bureaucratic nun functioning, with no well trained volunteers to reach out to the victims most in needs, etc.

My dear President, 17 days after one of the worst catastrophes in our history, today reporters are still witnessing the violent disaster and the lake of mismanagement of some or most of International organizations in Haiti. I do understand also they face one of the biggest challenges in the rescue mission in our lifetime. I am still convinced better can be done. Thanks to the US army help is now on the way to many victims in Port-au-prince and the surrounding areas. This situation in Haiti is not good at all and to add on top of that the smelling of the cadavers who still trapped on the debris of the sandstone and building materials. Now it is impossible to walk in the streets of Port-au-Prince and its surrounding areas. My dear president I have donated money to many institutions, I also have offered to volunteer my time, but some institutions judge which is not necessary, I am currently on the front cover of the www.GwinnettHerald.com aware people of the situation in Haiti and to give strength to my compatriots. I even put one of my paintings on auction to raise money to donate to the ClintonBushHaitiFund.org to go help the Haiti relief. I don’t know what to do next? President Obama, this is my cries: When all the international broadcasting news goes back to their countries, when all the attentions remove from Haiti, what is the next strategy? I am ready to report to duty Sir. What can I do and contribute in the rebuilding of my country of birth, Haiti?

Daniel Austin, Economist Consultant

daniaust9@aol.com, All rights reserved

01/29/2010. All rights reserved

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My Comments to President Clinton: "What Haiti Needs" showing on Time magazine and CNN/Anderson Cooper Blog:

Dear President Clinton, As a Haitian I am really touched by your kind worlds and your story about Haiti. Honestly I hope that everybody who really wants to help Haiti will learn about your story. As an Economist with a management background, with a specialty in Economy development (Micro and Macro projects) I think and hope this unfortunate event will open the heart of the world and put Haiti in the path of a development country. Mr. Clinton as you also know great projects always execute with plan and strategy. Therefore, my question to you is what is the strategy for the rebuilding of Haiti? Do we have a, five, fifteen, thirty, and 50 years plan for Haiti? If not, this is the time to shake up and start taking the appropriate measures.

As you said: “Haitian immigrants do very well when they come to America or France or Canada. I've always thought that given the right organization and support, Haiti could become a self-sustaining and very successful country. I still believe that.”

I also believe it too Mr. President, but in other hand, the mismanagement of the resources of this nation for more than 200 years by a small group of people who control the political power and 99% of the wealth of this country, has become a part the culture corruption. Now, after this catastrophe the world talks about rebuilding Haiti. Ok, but what resources going to be the base of the development of Haiti. Historically during the 14th century to 1950s Haiti was considered an agricultural country. Haiti used to export sugar, cotton cacao, bauxite, aluminum, etc, to different parts of the world. Today the nation is considered the poorest one in the western hemisphere.

Some studies show that Haiti is rich in minerals. Furthermore, Haiti has the most beautiful beaches, a fascinating history, and the friendliest people in the world that will make it one of the most attractive places to visit. You, Mr. President and Mrs. Clinton were witnesses of the warm welcoming of this people during .your visit in 1975 till today, even in their misery. I hope the tourism is part of the development of Haiti. This development will be possible only with a decentralization of all the economic activities in all the departments of Haiti. This will eliminate the concentration of a mass of the population in one section of this country, which will create the ghetto phenomena or “bidonvilization.” If focus is made on tourism as the first economic activity of Haiti, this country could rapidly be developed in a period of 20 to 35 years. This is my wish and my dream for my country of birth Haiti.

Daniel Austin, Economist Consultant

02/03/2010 All right reserved http://facebook.com/DanielAustin, http://atelier.rfi.fr/profile/SirAustin,

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Voice of an Independent Economist

RE-: COULD HAITI BECOME THE NEXT NEW ORLEANS FOR THE OBAMA ADMINISTRATION? (PHASE II) THE FOLLOW UP: LE RAPPORT DES FORCES What lesson we learned from Hurricane KATRINA? Can we question the system of logistic and management bureaucratic of the big international organizations during tragedy? What can we do to manage better and save more lives aftermath of a big Catastrophe? Finally can you grade: What grade you give to the International organizations, the way the handle the situation in Haiti?

The situation in Haiti is very inhuman and hard to watch. Any time I turn to my Television set expecting a better image from this horrible devastation it seems worse is happening every day. These bad images on the videos remind me a similar situation that happened 5 years ago in New Orleans: The Hurricane KATRINA. Could this tragedy be Katrina all over again the way the organizations handle the aftermath of this disaster? I also want to say, by asking this question I have no intention of comparing the victims of New Orleans to the victims of Haiti. The situation in Haiti has none comparison. It is the worst disaster of human tragedy that I know off during my life time. Understand also any lost of group of lives whatever the tragedy is the lost of human beings. All things considered, yes day after the 7.0 earthquake hit Haiti humanity responded fast to come support. We heard minutes after the tragedy the words of sympathy from President Obama talked, and Secretary of State Hilary Clinton took actions immediately and sent the USAID troops in Haiti. We could witness on CNN, MSNBC, Fox News, ABC, or on any broadcasting international the breaking news on Haiti. Day after the tragedy many International humanitarian organizations and between them the Red Cross volunteers landing at Port-au-Prince airport with some heavy machinery medical equipments. Later during the day the air traffic to Port-au-Prince airport became impossible to function because of the incoming flow of international help to Haiti. But how come still today the 22nd of January, 10 days after the worse disaster in our history the help is still not reach the majority of the victims, in Port-au-Prince, it surrounding areas Petion- Ville, Delmas, Carrefour, Croix des Bouquets, Leogane, Petit goave, Jacmel, etc.

I understand that the roads are very difficult to navigate, what happen to the heavy equipments we saw at the airport? Where are they? Why critic now: Ok, I understand let’s all take a deep breath and be constructive at this moment of time. Therefore, if the mission is to rescue, to save lives, and to feed the hungers so why not take the food and the water to the vast population in need with helicopters. Yes, we can do that with a minimum of organization with respect of human dignity. Not the archaic way we all assisted on CNN, or MSNBC a helicopter drop boxes of food to a group of peaceable citizens that incited them later to violence (instinct for survivor). Because this is very inappropriate and disrespectful for a human person to be treated like others animals. Can we consider this unfortunate helicopter drop as a case study to educate and to train people in the matter of respect for the human person even in chaos and adversity? They are victims today; but who know tomorrow what could happen to us?

So, Eleventh days after the 7.0 magnitude earth quake there is still a majority of the victims the help is not reaching yet. Why? Because always of the system of logistic and the management bureaucratic of the big international organizations during tragedy? What can we do to better service the population in need? One of the solutions is to create between the victims many leaders and uses them as representatives. Give them responsibilities to reach out and to serves. Therefore, 24 hrs after a tragedy when landing establish a system of logistic practice that can deliver and reach a many victims as necessary and to save as many lives as possible. Help come with action and order, therefore Red Cross and Peace Corp need to work together side by side to deliver the first aid to the victims. Also, we need to understand that best trained volunteers during a disaster are the population itself. They live in the communities, they know each other, and they speak the same language, and they share the same culture. Please let them participate with you in rescuing their folks (brothers and sisters). Later as long as the days go you find time to organize, to incorporate, and to adapt your system of logistic and bureaucratic and eliminate some imperfections. Yes there will be imperfections we are humans and the uncertainty of every disaster and catastrophe is different from another. What we need to do is to manage to save as many lives as we can, which is your top priority as humanitarian organizations. Please put the population is service of their country and they know the streets better than any international organization. As humanitarian organization, your challenge and responsibilities are to help the Haitian population after hundreds of thousands of them have been death, some are still in danger of life threat conditions. Some are starving, tasty, and hungry and we need to feed them.

People all ovcer the world is looking at Haiti and helping this nation to get back to its feet. Therefore, any International organization that is in Haiti working in the rescue mission and the relief mission needs to be accountable for any stupid mistake and the money they foundraised during this tragedy. Because of the fact that president Obama traced a line on the sand and invested some of his political capital in Haiti on January 12 when talking about rebuilding this nation. Is there any lesson from Hurricane Katrina? What we learned from the hurricane Katrina that could be avoidable today during the rescue mission in Haiti? The lesson we learn during the Disaster of New Orleans is that majority of the organizations haven’t had a disaster relief management program system to save lives during a big catastrophe like Katrina. Also there was a lot of administration time consuming before respond to an emergency, with a system bureaucratic none functioning, with no well trained volunteers to reach out to the victims most in needs, etc. Could that be the same all over again? Could this mismanagement of disaster relief repeat itself again?

Eleventh day after the deployment of the army of volunteers in Haiti still the majority of the victims are waiting for the help to come. Geographically the airport is about 35 minutes drive to Port au Prince, from the airport, 20 minutes drive to Delmas, 30 minutes drive to Petion- Ville, 45 minute drive to Carrefour, 50 minutes drive to Croix des Bouquet, or approximate 1 hr 30 minutes drive to Leogane. So how come there is still a big number of this population in desperate needs the international help is not reaching yet? Everything is pack either on the basement of Port-au-Prince airport, or closer waiting for approval benediction of the logistic and bureaucracy. Meantime people are vanishing with nothing left to eat, or to drink. In some places we saw the help reach a small group of people, but what about the big majority of the victims. Remember before the Earthquake the census revealed in Port-au-Prince alone there were 3.000.000 people living in this city. What about the surrounding areas? People left alone starving, desperate, hungry, and testy. Haiti is tropical with no electricity to conserve the food. If somebody has a little bit of food in a safe place, either they already eat it or the food becomes spoiled. Reporters are still witnesses the violent disaster, and the lake of management of the International organizations to reach out to help the victims in Port-au-prince and the surrounding areas. This situation in Haiti is not good at all and to add in top of that the smelling of the cadavers. They unfortunate ones who trapped under the debris after the 7.0 magnitude hit Haiti and the aftermath of a continuity of seism. So I want to raise my voice with all the Haiti to say: CRIES HAITI CRIES! Help is still not on the way.

Daniel Austin, Economist Consultant 01/21/2010. All rights reserved http://www.interpressionism.net, http://atelier.rfi.fr/profile/SirAustin , http://twitter.com/SIRAUSTINDANIEL Participate to this survey: Can you grade. What grade you give to the International organizations, the way the handle the situation in Haiti?

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VOICE OF AN INDEPENDENT ECONOMIST

RE-: Could Haiti Become the Next New Orleans For the Obama Administration? Could the aftermath of this earthquake represent the moment that define President Obama legacy?(PART I) THE DECIDER IN CHIEFWhen catastrophes happened in a community there is no rich, no poor, no class, no race whether you are a citizens of this country or not we all suffer because we are all human beings and we live in the same planet. Therefore, when this mega Catastrophe caused by a 7.0 magnitude earthquake that destroyed all the infrastructures and landscapes of Port-au-Prince, Haiti and it surrounding cities: Petion Ville, Delmas, Carrefour, La Plaine, Leogane, Petit Goave, Miraguane, Jacmel, etc. Even the beautiful Haitian palace and the historical Catholic Church “The Cathedral” where not saved. Haiti is still not recovered from four consecutive hurricanes that ravage the north east part of the country in 2008.Today again the eyes and hears of the world are once again open to the lamentations and the devastations of this people. Haiti is one of the poorest countries in the Western hemisphere. The population is estimate to 9.000.000 people. Haiti per capita is US 400.OO a year, less than US1 a day per habitat. Haiti is about 700 miles to the coast of Florida, the boarder of United States. After its independence the French colony obliged this new republic to pay an indemnity of 40.milions dollars that were a lot of money at this time. Haiti was controlled by more than 70 governments’ dictators and de facto. It was also occupied United States from 1915 to 1934. In 1957 the dictator Papa Doc was elected president of Haiti and in 1964 he proclaimed himself president for life. After his death in 1971, his son Baby doc becomes president for life of Haiti. In 1984 a revolted of the population forced him to exile to Europe with all the money from the Haitian treasury. In 1991 Jean Bertrand Aristide becomes the first democratic elected president of Haiti. He was overthrow by a military junta and returned to power with the help of United Nations in 1994. Since 2004 more than 7000 MINUTSHA and Peace Corps assured the peace keeping of the Haitian population. Today the country is presiding by the elected president Rene Preval, after the departure of Jn. B. Aristide to Africa.As we know, often in the adversity good things happened. Probably Haiti needs this major Catastrophe in order for the scruples and the moral of the world to be alerted to the Haitian miseries. Probably this earth quake is the beginning of the construction of this new Haitian country after living for more than 200 years [1803-2010] in poverty, infrahuman situations, devastated, and archaic conditions. We all have to believe with the rest of the nations that Haiti development is possible “The dream of all Haitians is to see one day their country is developed. They believe it will happen one day.” Today and ever, Haiti is presented as a challenge not only to the Haitians people to adapt to the mentality of change and work together to rebuild this country. But to all nations to understand humanity is one, but especially to the developments countries to play their real roles and participle in rebuilding Haiti. Yes we can together! The Haitian people have been living under the absolute poverty for too long. They are very passive, loving, and hard working individuals. So, what is the reason they are the ones who always have to suffer of starvation? What is the reason they are deprave from the basic needs? What is the reason they are neglected by the rest of the world? Why? Why? Why?Today, Haiti present as a big challenge in the center of the Caribbean. It is about time and long due for the world to come together to help rebuilt Haiti. This time after this tragedy the world cannot let past this chance of reconstruction and put Haiti in its path of development.President Obama, right after the tragedy expressed his thoughts and prayers go to the Haitian People for their sufferings and he declared Haiti country of emergency.” Secretary of State Hilary Clinton declared Haiti: “country of emergency and said help is in the way to help rebuilt this country.” The entire world is shock about the situation in Haiti and manifested the desire to help rebuild Haiti. Let us keep this momentum and rebuild this nation. As Haitian and a true compatriot I am and always for the rebuilding of Haiti. But the real question I want to ask is: What kind of rebuilding? If this rebuilding is to put Haiti to the level of a developing country, yes I am for this and I will work hard for this to happen. Today the cries of all the Haitian people are join to the rest of the world and to say like the New Orleans people” Never, and never again”. As Haitians, we also need to convert ourselves, we need to change our mentality and embrace this slogan: "MIN AMPIL CHAG PA LOU”. Also we need to go back to our anthem and start practicing the meanings of every word: "MARCHONS UNIS, MARCHONS UNIS, POUR LE DRAPEAU ET LA PATRIE." Because we are one, Haiti needs to be able to establish a system of control capable of eliminating bad administrative practice, punish greed and steals in the public administrations. Therefore, the community International needs to help Haiti reinforced the laws and punish severely those who steeled against the Haitian people. Also, the community International needs to help Haiti establish a system of management and control capable of auditing the Wealth of this nation (Finances, Economies, and human resources as Capital.)But and above all, one of the impacts for the development of Haiti is the decentralization of the economic activities toward all its "Departments" and "Communes." Meaning, establish a system of decentralization (by Department) of Haiti. Investing in all communities in Haiti (North, South, East, and West.) and put jobs all over the "Departments." This form of development will keep everybody respectively working in their own community. Also this system will eliminate the phenomena of migration of the population to one sector of Haiti (like Port-au-Prince) the ghetto or bidonvilization. Could somebody please tell me: why USAID doesn’t have a link on its website for people who want to volunteer"?Daniel Austin, Econ. all rights reserved 01/13/2010954-326-9580http://www.interpressionism.net,http://atelier.rfi.fr/profile/SirAustin , http://twitter.com/SIRAUSTINDANIEL
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"VOICE OF AN INDEPENDANT ECONOMIST":


As Haitian and a compatriot today I am very sad and embarrassing. Not for the tragedy of the 7.0 magnitude earth quake that destroyed Haiti capital and it surroundings areas, because as a natural catastrophe we have to face it any time at any day. Also we need to understand the afertmath of any mega disaster like this one in Haiti, as human beings if we don't find help after 24 hours of a tragegy our survivor instinct will preside to our civilyse behaviors. This is the reason I was embarrassed and ashamed to see the way the Haitians people have been treated during this catastrophe. Any human being needs a respectful burring no matter what cause of death. But the world is witness how the Haitian deaths have been treated after this earth quake. They were putted together on big graves with no account. There were no government delegate, or civilian officers to taking account of the deaths in notebooks, and no pictures taking. They don’t have a minimun of decency to separate women from the men, or the kids. Everything was abracadabra and chaos and the world is watching. How we will really know exactly the number of death during this tragedy? Can we later trust the Haitian Census? We live on the 21 st Century, it is about time to let go off this archaic system and adapt our mentality to change and progress. As human beings we need to have a minimum to manage, and specifically when the concern is about a nation. As Haitian I have to admit that we often committed too many gaffs and always offer opportunities for negative critics from the community international. Remember that all the nations represent a large community that is universe and the world is watching the behavior of every nation.

Now talking about nation: Can somebody find the Haitian President Rene Preval where his hiding and tell him please to call CNN, MSNBC, FOX News, or any international broadcasting medias and ask him to deliver a national and International address to the Haitian people to show them compassion and some respect. Also tell him don’t forget to thank the community international for the support, and to thank the organizations that working actually in Haiti to rescue the victims and feeding the hungers after this big tragedy.
That’s call diplomacy, and diplomacy is the science of governing.

Daniel Austin, a compatriot. All rights reserved, 1/19/2010

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What do you think the Haitian President Rene Preval should do next after the national and international Address?
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Voice of an Independant EconomistWhen catastrophes happened in a community there is no rich, no poor, no class, no race whether you are a citizens of this country or not we all suffer because we are all human beings and we live in the same planet. Therefore, when this mega Catastrophe caused by a 7.0 magnitude earthquake that destroyed all the infrastructures and landscapes of Port-au-Prince, Haiti and it surrounding cities: Petion Ville, Delmas, Carrefour, La Plaine, Leogane, Petit Goave, Miraguane, Jacmel, etc. Even the beautiful Haitian palace and the historical Catholic Church “The Cathedral” where not saved. Haiti is still not recovered from four consecutive hurricanes that ravage the north east part of the country in 2008.Today again the eyes and hears of the world are once again open to the lamentations and the devastations of this people. Haiti is one of the poorest countries in the Western hemisphere. The population is estimate to 9.000.000 people. Haiti per capita is US 400.OO a year, less than US1 a day per habitat. Haiti is about 700 miles to the coast of Florida, the boarder of United States. After its independence Haiti was occupied by the United States from 1915 to 1934. This country was governed by more than 70 dictators Papa Doc was elected president of Haiti in 1957 and in 1964 he proclaimed himself president for life. In 1971 Baby doc becomes president for life of Haiti. In 1984 a revolted of the population forced him to exile to Europe. In 1991 Jean Bertrand Aristide becomes the first democratic elected president of Haiti. He was overthrow by the military junta and returned to power by the United Nations in 1994. Since 2004 more than 7000 MINHUTSA and Peace Corps assured the peace keeping of the Haitian population. Today the country is under the elected president Rene Preval, after the departure of Jn. B. Aristide to Africa.As we know, often in the adversity good things happened. Probably Haiti needs this major Catastrophe in order for the scruples and the moral of the world to be alerted to the Haitian miseries. Probably this earth quake is the beginning of the construction of this new Haitian country after living for more than 200 years [1803-2010] in poverty, infrahuman situations, devastated, and archaic conditions. We all have to believe with the rest of the nations that Haiti development is possible “The dream of all Haiti people is to see one day their country is developed. They believe it will happen one day.” Today and ever, Haiti is presented as a challenge not only to the Haitians people to adapt to the mentality of change and work together to rebuild this country. But to all nations to understand humanity is one, but especially to the developments countries to play their real roles and participle in rebuilding Haiti. Yes we can! Together! The Haitian people have been living under the absolute poverty for too long. The Haitian people are very passive and hard working individuals. So, what is the reason they are the ones who always have to suffer of starvation? What is the reason they are deprave from the basic needs? What is the reason they are neglected by the rest of the world? Why? Why? Why? It is about time and long time due for the world to bring the communities together to help Haiti rebuilt itself.This time, this reconstruction will put Haiti in its way to development. President Obama, after the tragedy said: “His prayers go to the Haitian People in their sufferings and he declared Haiti country of emergency.” Secretary of State Hilary Clinton declared Haiti: “country of emergency and said help is in the way to help rebuilt this country.” The all world is shock about the situation in Haiti and manifested the desire to help rebuild Haiti. Let us keep this momentum and rebuild this nation. As Haitian and a true compatriot I am and always for the rebuilding of Haiti. But the real question I want to ark is: What kind of rebuilding? If this rebuilding is to put Haiti to the level of a developing country, yes I am for this and I will work hard for this to happen. Today the cries of all the Haitian people are join to the rest of the world and to say like the New Orleans people” Never, and never again”. As Haitians, we also need to convert ourselves, we need to change our mentality and embrace this slogan: "MIN AMPIL CHAG PA LOU”. Also we need to go back to our anthem and start practicing the meanings of every word: "MARCHONS UNIS, MARCHONS UNIS, POUR LE DRAPEAU ET LA PATRIE." Because we are one Haiti needs to be able to establish a system to control and eliminate bad administrative practice and punish greed steal of group of people in the public administrations. Therefore, the community International needs to help Haiti reinforced the laws and punish severely those who steeled against the Haitian people. Also, the community International needs to help Haiti establish a system of management and control that is able to audit the Wealth of this nation (Finances, Economies, and human Capita as resources).But above all, one of the impacts for the development economic of Haiti is the decentralization of the economy activities toward all its "Departments" and "Communes." Meaning, establish a system of decentralization (by Department) of Haiti. Investing in all the communities in Haiti (North, South, East, West). Put jobs all over the "Departments" This form of development will keep everybody respectively working in their community. Also this system will eliminate the phenomena of migration of the population to one sector of Haiti (like Port-au-Prince) the ghetto or bidonvilization.Could somebody please tell me: why USAID doesn’t have a link on its website for people who want to volunteer"?Participate to this debate:Could Haiti Become the Next New Orleans For the Obama Administration?Daniel Austin, All rights reserved 1/18/2010
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LA VOIE D'UN ECONOMISTE

UN MOT SUR LA MAUVAISE CAMPAGNE DANS LES PAYS EN VOIE DE DEVELOPMENT

Je pense que la meuilleure facon de faire la promotion d'un village ou d'un pays c'est de faire voir le bon coter et la beaute de cette communaute et de ce pays. Ce que j'observe souvent, une mauvaise campagne dans les medias contre les pays a population noire, une mauvaise campagne de denigrement et de laisser faire. Certaines organisations internationales prennent le plaisir a prendre des images des images dand les zones les plus devalorisees et a filmer les endroits les plus demunis dans des communautes d'un pays pour le besoin de satisfaire une ideologies raciste en meme temps pour attirer des capitaux. Mais pour ces pays sous- developpes, ces mauvaises campagnes de publication ne font pas du bien a leur sort. La pauvrete existe dans tous les pays du monde (que ce soit dans les pays riches, aussi bien dans les pays pauvres). Mais les pays capitalistes promotent toujours la beaute de leurs payages pour attirer le touriste (l'une des principales sources de revenus dans tous les pays). Malheureusement, pour les pays pauvres, ces campagnes malhonnetes cause les pays en developpement de passer a coter de cette source economique, capitaux a leurs ndeveloppement. Malheureusement a cause d'un manque d'infrastructure et un besoin economique, leur ports sont toujours ouverts pour attirer ces mauvaise campagnes de promotion. Cette campagne a consumee trop de temps deja (plus de 40 ans) en application dans ces pays, speciallement les pays Africans et la Caraibe. Aujourd'hui il est plus que temps de voir l'Afrique sur un autre angle. Cela veut dire, nous ne voulons plus voir des image des enfants malnutrition vivant avec des mouches dans leurs yeux, or des enfants recherchant leurs pains quotidiens dans les montagnes d'ordures. Nous ne voulons plus voir des images des bandits juvenilles avec des armements lourds terrorisant leurs communautes. Plus d'image des enfants dans la postitution; plus de ses choses, etc. Oui ces choses existent et dans tous les pays du monde. Alors il est temps de montrer le cote positif de l'Afrique et les habitants de la Caraibe. C'est aussi humain/ Il n'existe pas de sous-hommes,on est nee humain ou on n'est pas. Nous sommes tous des aventuriers dans ce monde et nous sommes tous interconnecter d'une facon ou d'une autre. Notre curriositer nous ramenent toujours a explorer et a entreprendre des aventures aussi loin que cela nous emmenent. Qui sait, notre futur adventure peut nous emmener problablement droit au creuset de votre porte, a decouvrir les hyprocrisies et les humiliations familiales et la mauvaise gestion de votre menage.

D. Austin

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THE 100 DAYS OF PRES. OBAMA

Finally, the 100 days of President Obama is here. How his doing so far?In the modern politic, it is safe to say that President Obama doing pretty good for its 100 days n office. He inherited a disaster economy, two international Wars (Afganistan, Pakistan), a pirate phenomena in Somalia, drug war in the border of Mexico, 2 Countries with nuclear menace (Pakistan, North Korea), a tyranny dictatorship in Iran, to add a healthcare Program long time due to the American people, and the problem of 12 millions illegal immigrants in the USA. Can the president delivers to all those challenges?We live in a fast speed era that send people to orbit. Today, the world becomes the product of the media (advertsement, paper magazines, radio, television, and the internet). The “Reality Shows” become part in our every day lfe. We are addicted to the Sopapra, and Politic. So, can we be patient and give Mr. Obama the time to rebuilt America back, but this time to a solid foundation of prosperity? Can we change of consumption behaviors and become more conservative in our consommations? Can we go back to our conservative ways of spending? Finally, can Congress deliver on Helth care to all American? If we can answer positively to all these questions we can say that: "Yes We Can" slogan that the majority of American answered during the 2008 election will become a reality. Now, is about time the Congress (Republicans and Democrats) and the White House to be united, to put aside the partisan interests and working on behalf of the American people.The all World waiting on the United States of America to lead once again, and our kids expecting us to do the right thing for their furtures. Don’t block the prosperity of America. Because NO without an alternative solution is not an option. This election was about ‘Change’ and the young and ald have spoken. This is our American era of Change, folks please listen. What happens now iis the time for restructure our life. The economy was at a long period of “Laisser Faire.” America can no longer function as an underdeveloped country and we cannot go back to this past. Thanks God the American people is very strong, and the foundation of our nation is sound. Yes, the American economy will come back and stronger.People always asked: What is America and what’s make America the “Place” where everybody wants to come, is because of what the American people fight for "A Moral base society", “The Land of the free, America the beautiful.” America never been the land for a very few, but the only place that any body no matter race of class, that willy dedicate to work hard can achieve their dreams.So my questions are not: How President Obama doing so far for its 100 days? But in contrary, can we "The American people" be patient and give the President the time to work hard and deliver on his promises? And can congress and the Senate will put aside the partisanship to deliver these promises?Daniel Austin“The voice of an Economist”
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POURQUOI UN MOUVEMENT INTERPRESSIONISME?

Mes Dames, Mes Demoiselles, et Mes Sieurs:Les pionniers de la philosophie Platon aussi bien qu'Aristote nous ont fait comprendre que l’être humain est distingué des autres animaux uniquement par la capacité de raisonnement, et ils avancent: "La perfection de la raison est la sagesse, et la poursuite de la sagesse est philosophie." Socrate, avant même de ce livré aux Pirae (son jugement par le peuple de Piraeus) a également embrassé la philosophie. Il passe toute sa vie à questionner et à comprendre l'homme et son univers ''évolution de homme dans sa nature'' pour enfin, il finit par conclure: «Je sais qu'une chose, c’est que je ne sais rien.» Il faut comprendre le contexte dans lequel il affirmait cette pensée. Il philosophait sur la nature des idées, ou de l’essence même des choses i.e., de la philosophie elle-même.Toutefois, nous croyons que tout être humain à un potentiel absolu. La question que nous devons nous poser est à savoir: Quand, et à quel moment dans notre vie notre mentalité a-t-elle été réellement libérée? Ou à quelle étape de notre existence avions nous cessé d’agir en homme d’apprenti (Home Faber), pour aboutir à cette transformation en homme de science (Home Sapiens)?C’est à cette obscurité dans notre mentalité que Platon, Aristote, et Socrate passent toutes leurs existences à chercher à comprendre. Et, la réponse à cette problématique on la retrouve évidemment dans l'histoire de la caverne du livre ''La République'' de Platon que le philosophe français Jn Jaques Rousseau a également faire reference "Le plus grand livre jamais écrit en éducation et philosophie" et avance:‘‘L’être humain vie dans l’obscurité ou la seule illumination vient d’un feu qui est allumé dans leurs dos et les seules choses qu’ils peuvent s’entrevoir sont les ombres qui sont dans le mur en face d’eux (…) Ces pauvres âmes voient uniquement que les faibles réflexions des ombres des images qui sont dans le mur et les prennent pour être la seule réalité. Finalement et miraculeusement, quelqu’un s’est échappé et vois les choses pour ce qu’elles sont réellement. Retourne dans la caverne pour annoncer la bonne nouvelle aux autres en leur disant: «Tout ce qu’ils croyaient être vraie ou prenaient pour être la seule réalité, n’est autre qu’une illusion.» Maintenant ils sont convaincu que l’échappé est devenu fou, parce qu’il ne croit plus dans leurs réalités. De ce fait, il n’appartient plus au groupe, il est devenu un étranger.’’C’est probablement cette sagesse et cette vision que Socrate voit en Alcibiade: Un homme d'une grande intelligence. La problèmatique bien évidemment, reste à savoir: Si Alcibiade, est-il en mesure de comprendre le pouvoir de son intelligence? c'est-à-dire, est-il capable de poursuivre passionnément son rêve i.e., sa vision, sa philosiophie malgré les contrasses, les contre dires, et les ouï- dires des autres?Mes Dames, Mes demoiselles, Messieurs, j'ai l'honneur de vous présenter un Art, un Mouvement, et une Philosophie: lNTERPRESSIONISME.Daniel Austin, InterpressionisteSir Austin Interpressionism Art Gallery5640 SW 37 StreetHollywood, Fl 330239545-326-9580www.interpressionism.net
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"The War Starts With The Stimulus Package"

AUSTIN TALKS"Words of an Independent Economist"When Mr. Barack Obama was campaigned, he used to say: ‘When I'm president, I will be very conservative with the Economy. I will look on the budget line by line; I will keep programs that work and remove those that don't work.”President Obama won the election with the slogan of “CHANGE.” Now the challenge for Mr. Obama is: ‘‘Can He Changes Washington.” He already faces many problems to pass the stimulus package. Last week the $ 800 billions stimulus package passed at the House with zero votes from the Republicans. Even though the president Obama did everything on his power to reach out to the Republicans, and unite the parties. Today, the unemployment rate is 7.6%. On January America lost 598.000 jobs, last year over 2.6 millions jobs was lost. The economy is in stagnation. When we listened to the News on the medias (TV, News papers, radios, Internet) they are not good on the economy. Every day thousands upon thousands of people are out of jobs. The market is in panic, and the world economy is in chaos. But the shame of all of this is when we assisted on TV the biggest house arrest of the century of Mandoff. Over 3 millions people around the world lost their investments on a pyramid scam. When we head some CEO of Wall Street used the bank bail out money to renovate their offices, buying $1400 Trash can, rented Spa for vacation, to spend $50 millions on private jet. But the inexplicable happened when Wall Street token $18 billions of the bail out money rewarded their staffs with big bonuses.The Economists and Experts said: "This crisis is the worst economy, sense 1939.” Consumer spending less in less, there is no loans or credits for people who want to buy cars, for students to pay their college tuitions, or for people who want to buy their house or refinance their home. And all sectors, the economy is freezing, etc. Even all these problems, the Republicans and the Democrats play the political game with the stimulus package. For examples: The Republicans in one hand want to block the stimulus package because they think this is the only way to regroup and to regain power at the chamber. This is the reason they talk a lot about earmarks (Pork Moneys) on the stimulus at the same time promote their Big Tax Cut program. In other hand, for the Democrats: ‘this is the time to pass their big agenda, because they have been waiting 8 years for that, and in top of that they won. So, do the Democrats and the Republicans really care about the American people? Or their own agenda?President Obama said: “On his 'White House', everybody will be accountable." The place he needs to start is:(I) Iraq by investigating and auditing how the money is being spent on Iraq.(II) The Banking System: re-establish trust on the market by investigating and auditing the Federal Reserve, NASDQ, NSE, Ginnie Mae, Freddie Mac, and all Commercial Banks.(III) Investigate and audit all government offices to eliminate excess and unnecessary expenses, for a better waste management, and energy saving. Establishing a nation wide logistic system for all government trucks, cars, machineries and equipments, computer (materials and equipments), etc.President Obama said: 'We need to reward what is works and people should be accountable for their mismanagements.” This is a new era in America, we can not reward failure. This is also the reason we voted for Mr. Obama to deliver on his promises (e.g.) a health care system for all American; a 21st century school system where our children can compete; we need Good air, with renewable energy that will put again America ahead of the competition; we need jobs, jobs, jobs. We are American, a nation of free entrepreneurial spirit. Mr. the president, America is with you. Are you ready to deliver? The war starts with the stimulus package
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