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Rogers, New President of the Broward League of Cities

Black Caribbean Literature (BCL)
Mattox,Christopher (Author)
Newspaper Article
Publication Date:
Jun 25-Jul 1, 2004
Coral Gables, FL
African American Research Center, Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Subject Term:
Caribbean area, International relations, Blacks, Geography, African Americans, Women, Culture, Black culture, Minority & ethnic groups, Labor unions, Organizations, International trade, Trade relations, Business community, Women owned businesses
Lauderdale Lakes City Commissioner Hazelle Rogers has been named the new president of the Broward League of Cities. She was nominated by her peers to head the organization, comprising representatives from all of Broward's municipalities. "We try to identify issues affecting municipal government in Broward. I wanted to be a part of the planning that will shape what Broward, and my city, will be in 15 years," Rogers told The Broward Times. "We are living in a global world now. Broward needs to create partnerships with Caribbean countries. I want to organize trade missions and impress upon people how important the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) countries are to us, as far as trade is concerned," said Rogers, a native of Jamaica.