Feature
Public Art Comes to Coxen Hole
German Trio and Local Youth Collaborate to Brighten up Roatan Hospital


Public Art Comes to Coxen Hole <h5>German Trio and Local Youth Collaborate to Brighten up Roatan Hospital</h5>

The new mural highlights the island’s native plants and animals, its cultural wealth and diversity and plants used in traditional island medicine. It was the brainchild of German muralist Bianca Nandzik, who with her husband Stefan founded an NGO, Kultklecks, in 2008 to promote public art as a means of getting people to do “more creative things in their daily life.”


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Roatan
Cuban Boat People Land on Roatan
Said They Set out for Honduras in Search of Better Life


Cuban Boat People Land on Roatan <h5>Said They Set out for Honduras in Search of Better Life </h5>

The 18 men and two women were spotted just off Mudhole around noon by some boaters out looking to photograph migrating whale sharks.

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Utila
Utila NGOs Join to Educate Visitors
Inspired by the Roatan Marine Park banners that greet visitors to Roatan


Utila NGOs Join to Educate Visitors <h5>Inspired by the Roatan Marine Park banners that greet visitors to Roatan</h5>

The consortium hopes the campaign will generate a sense of ownership and empowerment within the local community.

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Guanaja
Missing Guanaja Youths Found off Belize
Ran Aground on Reef Six Days After Losing Engine


Missing Guanaja Youths Found off Belize <h5>Ran Aground on Reef Six Days After Losing Engine</h5>

The youths went out fishing May 6 with no cell phone and no food on board.

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My Voice
Robert Armstrong
Speaking Out
George Crimmin
Our Islands
Alfonso Ebanks
Utila Perspective
Gunter Kordovsky
Business
Voice Book Bay Islands Business Directory 2015
Find What You're Looking for Quickly Online


Voice Book Bay Islands Business Directory 2015<h5>Find What You're Looking for Quickly Online</h5>

The popular directory is now available online in two formats, including a searchable, clickable PDF version allowing you to jump directly to the category or listing you’re looking for.

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Sports
Roatan Claims Gold, Silver in Beach Volley
Island Pairs Take Four of Six Medals at Weekend Tourney


Roatan Claims Gold, Silver in Beach Volley<h5>Island Pairs Take Four of Six Medals at Weekend Tourney</h5>

In the women’s competition, Christi Etches and Gisselle Brady won gold by beating the Tegucigalpa duo Euceda/Flores two sets to one.

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Ecology
Living off What the Forest Leaves
Grass-Roots Sustainable Tourism in the Rio Cangrejal Basin


Living off What the Forest Leaves <h5>Grass-Roots Sustainable Tourism in the Rio Cangrejal Basin</h5>

No part of the wood Saravia acquires goes to waste. He uses the bark and leaves for compost and burns the wood chips he removes in the carving process for cooking fuel.

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Interview
Nobody Said it Would Be Easy
Roatan’s New Mayor Sets Ambitious Agenda for Next Four Years


Nobody Said it Would Be Easy <h5>Roatan’s New Mayor Sets Ambitious Agenda for Next Four Years</h5>

“We’re going to empower people, but then they will have to contribute to that empowerment.”

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People
Dream Big, Start Small
Young Roatan Entrepreneur Launches Air Ambulance Service


Dream Big, Start Small <h5>Young Roatan Entrepreneur Launches Air Ambulance Service</h5>

Edil Mendez recently established his own company – Paramedics 504 – to offer on-call 24/7 air ambulance services to island residents.

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Culture
Lights, Camera… Runway
Haute Couture in the Bay Islands


Lights, Camera… Runway <h5>Haute Couture in the Bay Islands</h5>

Elements from the garden represent the focal point for this season.

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Español
A nosotros nos interesa saber que todo está en harmonía
Ex Jefe de Policias de las Islas Opina Sobre Sus Deberes


A nosotros nos interesa saber que todo está en harmonía <h5>Ex Jefe de Policias de las Islas Opina Sobre Sus Deberes</h5>

“En que parte del mundo donde hay turismo no le roban a Ud. una cartera, no le roban a Ud. un I-Pod, no le roban a Ud. un teléfono, no le roban a Ud. una computadora?”

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