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8827: Boston Haitian Reporter News Capsule- August 01 (fwd)

From: MariLinc@aol.com


Here's the alert to the latest edition of the Boston Haitian Reporter.



Subj:    Boston Haitian Reporter News Capsule- August 01
Date:   08/02/2001 10:06:53 AM Eastern Daylight Time
From:   wdorcena@bostonhaitian.com (William J. Dorcena)
To: news@bostonhaitian.com (News desk)

The Boston Haitian Reporter Online

The August Edition
The fourth print edition of the Boston Haitian Reporter is now in
circulation.  Visit us online at http://www.bostonhaitian.com, which has
just been updated with the latest news and information.  Here is a sample of
what you will find in the August edition of the leading, monthly publication
for New England's Haitian-American communities:

Scholarship Program
The Law Offices of Alford & Bertrand is sponsoring a $5,000.00 undergraduate
college scholarship to a Haitian-American high school senior who has
demonstrated academic achievement and community service.  This Scholarship
is only available through the Boston Haitian Reporter, so pick up your copy

Featured Stories
A League of Her Own- Marie Ferdinand Blazes Trail for Haitian-American
If you don't know WNBA rookie Marie Ferdinand, you will soon...This shooting
guard is lighting it up in the pros and blazing a new trail for other
Haitian-American athletes.
Plus: The Latest of Philadelphia 76ers draft pick- and Port-au-Prince
native- Samuel Dalembert.

Remembering Pe Jeannot
When Monsignor Leandre Jeannot died last month after a long illness- his
passing unleashed mourning in all segments of the Haitian community. Find
out what made this spiritual leader so special, in the words of his own

October Conference Will Examine State of Haitians in Mass
State Rep. Marie St. Fleur writes on plans for a groundbreaking fall
conference aimed at taking stock of the community in Massachusetts.

Backstage, Top Bands Struggle with Dramas
Fritz Hyacinthe on the behind-the-scenes turmoil of Haiti's top bands that
few fans would ever know about. How do they keep the focus on the music?
Plus: Steve Desrosiers talks one-on-one with K-Dans.

Local News
State Senators Vie for Open Congress Seat
With communities like Randolph, Hyde Park, Brockton and Dorchester inside
its borders, the Ninth Congressional district may have the heaviest
concentration of Haitian voters in Mass. Will they have an impact on this
key race?
Plus: Information on how and when to register to vote.

Somerville's Coalition Makes a Difference
The second part of Steve Desrosiers' examination of Somerville's Haitian

Venus Records Owner Continues "Love Affair" with Community
Abner Comeau has built his Morton St. store into a Haitian communications

Immigration Q&A: Sponsoring a Nephew into the US

Haitian History
Toussaint's Constitution Prompts a Brutal Response
Napoleon was not content to let France's American colony slip away without a

National & International
Lawsuit Deal Would Pay Abner Louima $9 Million in an historic settlement is
expected in police brutality case.

Florida Haitians Look to GOP
A new caucus of Haitian political activists is looking to the Republican

Plus: A complete round-up of news from Haiti and the Caribbean

All of this and much, much more can be found inside the July edition of the
Boston Haitian Reporter.

Is there an issue or story in the community that we should know about? Call
the Reporter news room at (617) 436-1222 x22.

To subscribe: 
Call Now-  617 436-1222 x14, or Send a check for $15 for the next 12
editions of the Reporter year to:
Boston Haitian Reporter
150 Mt. Vernon Street, Suite 120
Dorchester, MA, 02125.

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