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vincent sylvain 200x196by Vincent T Sylvain,
Publisher of The New Orleans Agenda

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 With Katrina anniversary now upon us, here is a collection of press releases, events, statements.  It will be a memorable, but monumental week.

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HOTEL GROWTH SINCE KATRINA

 

Published in New Orleans News

I-am-New-Orleans-KatrinaOutside of marriage, birth of my son, family deaths and other personal occasions, Hurricane Katrina was and is the most significant event in my life.

Never would I have imagined that a one-day storm would have caused such personal family disruptions, moments of bewilderment and despair, uncertainty of personal futures, cataclysmic changes in lives and hopes.

Published in New Orleans News

I-am-New-Orleans-KatrinaOutside of marriage, birth of my son, family deaths and other personal occasions, Hurricane Katrina was and is the most significant event in my life.

Never would I have imagined that a one-day storm would have caused such personal family disruptions, moments of bewilderment and despair, uncertainty of personal futures, cataclysmic changes in lives and hopes.

Published in Latest Buzz

 With Katrina anniversary now upon us, here is a collection of press releases, events, statements.  It will be a memorable, but monumental week.

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HOTEL GROWTH SINCE KATRINA

Published in Latest Buzz

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by Stephen Waguespack, President and CEO of Louisiana Association of Business and Industry


August 29, 2015
 marks the 10-year anniversary of New Orleans’ direct hit from the now infamous Category 5 mega storm, Hurricane Katrina. The power of the massive, 127 mph hurricane compromised the below sea-level city’s levee system, causing levee breeches that led to widespread flooding in over 80 percent of the city. HurricaneKatrina was a disaster of unparalleled proportion in Louisiana. Over 1,000 people lost their lives in the storm, and hundreds of thousands of residents lost their homes and livelihoods. People who had evacuated from New Orleans returned to a city that, for a time, seemed to be without hope.

Published in Louisiana Business

Katrina-StBernardEntrepreneurship has blossomed in New Orleans after the waters of Katrina subsided.  With the 10th anniversary of Katrina approaching this month, below is a report called The Rise of the Social Entrepreneur Post-Katrina from The Data Center:

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The city of Covington received a nice plug as a tourist destination in an article touting New Orleans that was published last week by the Toronto Sun. The article, headlined "Good Times Rolling Again in America's Storied City," lists the many things that make New Orleans a top tourist destination, but also mentions Covington as a "favourite place to recover after the non-stop whirl of the city.

Published in New Orleans News

celesteThe Bureau of Governmental Research has chosen Celeste Coco-Ewing, a local attorney with experience dealing with diverse and complex issues, as the new President & CEO.  Coco-Ewing will replace Janet Howard at the helm of BGR, the independent, nonpartisan voice of good government in greater New Orleans.

Published in New Orleans News

 

sanctuaryCan the City of New Orleans pick and choose what federal laws it will acknowledge and enforce?  Most of us understand that if you violate a federal law, then there are consequences. You most likely will be prosecuted and punished. And the federal laws on the books are supposed to apply to everyone. Well, unless you are an illegal immigrant living in New Orleans.  

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