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9164: Boston Haitian Reporter News Capsule- Oct '01 (fwd)

From: MariLinc@aol.com

The Boston Haitian Reporter Online

The October Edition
The sixth 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 October
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
The Godfather
Since the 1960s, community activist and engineer Jacques Borges has served
as a mentor for thousands in Boston and beyond. Charlot Lucien takes an
in-depth look at his life and legacy.

Fiction: At the Shores of Dawn by Ibi Aanu Zoboi
Read this exclusive excerpt of a winning entry in the Butterfly Wing contest
sponsored by Edwidge Danticat and Women Writers of Haitian Descent.

Local News
Historic Conference to Examine State of Haitians in Massachusetts
Organizers say this month's day-long conference on issues affecting
Haitian-Americans in Massachusetts is the first of its kind. What exactly is
planned for the big event? Find out exclusively here.

Leaders Blast Negative Coverage of Caribbean Carnival
Biased media reports are to blame for the negative image of the August
Carnival in Dorchester and Roxbury, supporters claimed at a recent meeting.

A Conversation with Gospel Artist Didi Jeremie
The Boston-based singer-songwriter discusses his latest CD release.

Men Nou
Cafe Creole
Everett's Cafe Creole Offers Fine Haitian Dining with Style.  Go inside
Roubens Maigan's restaurant, which has quickly developed a loyal,
star-studded clientele.

Ruth's Recipes
Green Beans and Hot Sausage
A healthy and delicious after-work alternative.

The First Stirrings of a Growing Community
Steve Desrosiers talks to those who remember the settlement of the Boston
Haitian community in the late 1960s.

National & International
Wyclef Jean's Father Killed in Bizarre Accident
Janet Reno Woos Haitian Voters in So. Florida
Judge Throws Out Cop's Appeal in Louima Case
Opposition Leaders Freed in Port-au-Prince

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

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

Save the Date:
Saturday, October 20, 2001-
1st Annual "State of Haitian-Americans in Massachusetts" Conference
Reggie Lewis Track & Athletic Center
Call 617.282.2021 for details.

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 issues to:
Boston Haitian Reporter
150 Mt. Vernon Street, Suite 120
Dorchester, MA, 02125.

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