Archive for the ‘ Guanaja ’ Category

 

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

May 22nd, 2014 by -

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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Poor Prospects: 2014 off to Fishy Start
The lobster industry is being killed by greed, avarice and corruption

March 13th, 2014 by Alfonso Ebanks

Poor Prospects: 2014 off to Fishy Start <h5>  The lobster industry is being killed by greed, avarice and  corruption</h5>

Our authorities are doing their best to destroy the fisheries on which our little town (Bonacca) depends.

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A Marimba for Savana
Homemade Xylophone Becomes Talk of Guanaja

April 25th, 2013 by Alfonso Ebanks

A Marimba for Savana<h5>Homemade Xylophone Becomes Talk of Guanaja</h5>

Today was the big day for Martin Posante. Today was the day he had chosen to reveal his long-kept secret. Today was Easter Sunday.

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Demise of an Island
Lobster Diving Banned

October 26th, 2012 by Alfonso Ebanks

Demise of an Island<h5>Lobster Diving Banned</h5>

Our only source of income will dry up in February with the closing of the lobster diving by the Honduran Government.

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The Cost of Government: Dubious Construction

August 29th, 2012 by Alfonso Ebanks

The Cost of Government: Dubious Construction

For the last year or so some government agency has been overseeing the construction of a “Visitors Center” at the airport on Guanaja. The reason for this edifice is not completely clear.

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Piracy in Paradise Drives Away Yachters

June 28th, 2012 by Alfonso Ebanks

Piracy in Paradise Drives Away Yachters

The night was calm, and the stars in the Milky Way hung above the tiny sailing vessel like a brilliant sash girding the globe. The only sound was the far away bark of a dog and the gentle lapping of tiny waves against the hull. Sometime after midnight

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New Dock for Guanaja

March 2nd, 2012 by -

New Dock for Guanaja

While Utila’s Municipal dock is crumbling and Roatan’s Municipal dock has never been rebuilt since the 1990s, Guanajans are putting their efforts into replacing their old, beat-up dock with a new one.

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Guanaja…
where it all begun…..

October 1st, 2008 by Alfonso Ebanks

Guanaja... <h5>where it all begun.....</h5>

Feeling it would be unfriendly to refuse, he tasted the brew and found, to his great amazement, the exotic flavor of the brown liquid to be captivating. He was told that the brew was called cacahuatl, a common drink among the natives.

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New Ferry to Guanaja
Guanajans look forward to easier access to the island and tapping into Roatan’s Tourist Market

November 1st, 2007 by Thomas Tomczyk

New Ferry to Guanaja <h5>Guanajans look forward to easier access to the island and tapping into Roatan’s Tourist Market</h5>

Guanaja has had a sea link to Trujillo since spring 2006, but attempts to link Roatan and Guanaja proved so far unsuccessful. “It wasn’t a great financial success, but it was a great experience for our staff,” said Thompson.

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Improving Guanaja
US Ambassador Inaugurates Clean-up campaign and Water Tank

July 1st, 2005 by Linda Powery

Improving Guanaja <h5>US Ambassador Inaugurates Clean-up campaign and Water Tank </h5>

On June 2, Larry Palmer, US Ambassador visited Guanaja to kick off “Guanaja, cleaner as of 2005,” a project geared toward getting rid of trash littering the island, and for the inauguration of system of potable water. Traveling with Ambassador Palmer

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