Amistad Group Says It Will Shut Down Without State Aid
Lawmaker Wants State To Bail Out Amistad CreditorsA Connecticut lawmaker wants the state to bail out about 20 people and businesses in the state that are owed about $270,000 by a now-defunct organization that operated Connecticut's official flagship, the Amistad schooner.
Replica Of Historic Slave Ship Amistad Reopens In New HavenA replica of the historic slave ship Amistad has reopened in New Haven.
Judge Ends Receivership Of Schooner AmistadA Connecticut judge has ended state receivership over the Amistad schooner and dissolved the embattled organization that had operated the vessel.
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Records: Amistad Debt Totals More Than $2MCourt papers say Connecticut's official flagship, the Amistad schooner, has outstanding debt totaling more than $2 million.
Receiver Named To Take Over Amistad Operations A Connecticut judge has appointed a receiver to take over the operations and finances of the group that runs the state's official flagship, the Amistad schooner.
Amistad Participates In Sailfest After All 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.
New Haven Marking Amistad AnniversaryThe 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.
Sierra Leone Official Calls For Amistad Reparations An official of the west African nation of Sierra Leone is calling on the Spanish government to pay reparations to his country and New Haven over the revolt of African slaves aboard the Amistad.
Amistad Prepares To Sail AgainAmistad America has been re-thinking its business plan after damage on its return from a trip to Cuba required an estimated $100.000 in repairs. After the boat is repaired and passes its Coast Guard inspections,the plan is for the ship to spend the warm weather months operating between New Haven, New London and Mystic, running youth educational programs, day sails and short trips.
Education Commissioner NamedA co-founder of an acclaimed New Haven charter school and deputy mayor of New Jersey's largest city has been introduced as Connecticut's new education commissioner.