The operators of the replica slave-ship Amistad say the ship has arrived in New London for this weekend’s Sailfest, two days after Gov. Dannel Malloy threatened to “reconsider” state funding if the schooner follows through with plans to skip the event.
The operators of the replica slave-ship Amistad plan a tour of Northeast ports this summer to celebrate the 175th anniversary of the famous rebellion aboard the original ship.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Connecticut’s top economic development official is asking Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and the legislature for more authority to oversee the finances and operations of the state’s official flagship, the Amistad schooner. […]
A state auditor is planning to review the finances of the troubled organization that owns the replica schooner Amistad, which has received $8 million in state funding.
Connecticut’s attorney general is giving the organization that owns the replica schooner Amistad until the end of the week to produce some financial documents.
The organization that operates the replica sailing ship Amistad is facing questions over the handling of money from the state.