Archive for the ‘ Culture ’ Category

 

Lights, Camera… Runway
Haute Couture in the Bay Islands

December 24th, 2014 by Natelee Forbes

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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Rieman Still Rockin’
New CD Reprises Four Decades of Building and Playing on Roatan

September 22nd, 2014 by -

Rieman Still Rockin' <h5>New CD Reprises Four Decades of Building and Playing on Roatan</h5>

To us the music on Puttin’ in Time sounded like a mix of Muddy Waters and Jimmy Buffet, with a little reggae thrown in for good measure.

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All in the Family
Roatan Clan Has Painting in its Veins

June 23rd, 2014 by -

All in the Family <h5>Roatan Clan Has Painting in its Veins </h5>

Gladys Agustin, who sells paintings in West End, says all three of her sisters, her brother, both daughters and both parents paint for a living..

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Hey, Look! I Wrote a Book!
Captain Perry (Err … Adams) Tells His Side of Floating Bar Saga

May 22nd, 2014 by -

Hey, Look! I Wrote a Book! <h5>Captain Perry (Err ... Adams) Tells His Side of Floating Bar Saga</h5>

It’s part travelogue part screed; one part Rum Diaries, one part Lazlo Letters and one part kiss and tell book of your choice.

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Roatan Rastafarian
Gravel Bay Man Embraces Afro-Antillean Roots

April 13th, 2014 by -

Roatan Rastafarian <h5>Gravel Bay Man Embraces Afro-Antillean Roots</h5>

Clive Ebanks invites islanders and visitors alike to visit his home, learn about the culture and history of the English-speaking Afro-Antilleans of the Bay Islands, sample local delicacies and imbibe his Afro-centric philosophy.

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It’s All in the Pits
Coffee and Cross-Cultural Communication

October 1st, 2013 by Eric Johnson

It’s All in the Pits <h5>Coffee and Cross-Cultural Communication</h5>

Vernacular for coffee, as for everything else, varies depending on where you live.

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Travelers in Paradise
A Barista Expounds from Other Side of Counter

September 4th, 2013 by Eric Johnson

Travelers in Paradise <h5>A Barista Expounds from Other Side of Counter</h5>

Most of the travelers seem to be trying to satisfy some deep internal “itch.” Some seem to travel for the sake of traveling. Some may be described as seekers. Some are givers, many are takers.

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COR3, Take2
International Short Film Festival Returns to Roatan

July 25th, 2013 by -

COR3, Take2<h5>International Short Film Festival Returns to Roatan</h5>

This year’s festival expanded to five days and featured more than 100 three-minute films, up from 60 at the three-day inaugural festival last May.

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Marthel Watler: 1961-2013
Bay Islands Education Advocate and Pioneer

July 24th, 2013 by -

Marthel Watler: 1961-2013<h5>Bay Islands Education Advocate and Pioneer</h5>

Watler spearheaded English-language instruction on the Bay Islands after the Honduran Government ended its Spanish-only policy for public schools in 1992.

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The Day Port Royal ‘Burned’
Archaeologists Shed New Light on 1782 Battle

May 28th, 2013 by -

The Day Port Royal ‘Burned’<h5>Archaeologists Shed New Light on 1782 Battle</h5>

History tells us a Spanish force invaded Roatan, destroyed its fortifications and expelled the British from the island. But what if it didn’t happen that way?

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