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OSM:NB Forum - After the Codfather

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Carlos "The Codfather" Rafael controlled the largest groundfishing fleet in New Bedford. Now he's plead guilty and faces prison. What's next for the city's biggest industry?

Before he pleaded guilty to flouting federal catch limits and smuggling money, Carlos Rafael, nicknamed "the Codfather," controlled the largest groundfishing fleet that sailed out of New Bedford. How are the city’s fishing industries moving forward after the trial? What does the future hold for groundfishing and other fisheries? What are the biggest promises and challenges? What lessons can be learned from Carlos Rafael?

Our Panelists:

WHEN:  Wednesday, February 21st from 6:00 to 7:00 PM. Reception from 5:30 - 6:00, Audience Q&A from 7:00 - 7:30) at the Star Store.

WHERE: Star Store / UMass Dartmouth College of Visual and Performing Arts1st Floor Lecture Hall 715 Purchase Street, New Bedford, MA 02740  

Audio Archive links are below:










OSM:NB Forum - After the Codfather
OSM:NB Forum - After the Codfather