2.21.2007

Update: Haitian Immigrant Dr. Mathieu Eugene Wins Council Seat!

Dr. Mathieu Eugene, 54, was elected to the City Council of New York in yesterday's crowded special election, becoming the Council’s first Haitian-born member.

Dr. Eugene was quoted as saying, “We are making history. I’m so happy and delighted. This is a new era. And our mission now is to bring everyone together to work for the best interests of the community.”

Congratulations, Dr. Eugene.