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

July 3rd, 2014 by -

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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We’re Out to Maintain Harmony
Former Bay Islands Police Chief Gives Views on Keeping the Peace

June 23rd, 2014 by -

We’re Out to Maintain Harmony <h5>Former Bay Islands Police Chief Gives Views on Keeping the Peace</h5>

“Where in the world where there is tourism is nobody going to steal your purse?”

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Changing Course on Roatan’s East Side
New Mayor Wants to Take Santos Guardiola in Different Direction

May 22nd, 2014 by -

Changing Course on Roatan's East Side <h5>New Mayor Wants to Take Santos Guardiola in Different Direction</h5>

“We gotta get a flow of tourism on this end of the island … I want to prepare for it first.”

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Happier When We Were Miserable?
Roatan Marine Park Chairman Bemoans Depletion of Marine Life

October 1st, 2013 by -

Happier When We Were Miserable? <h5>Roatan Marine Park Chairman Bemoans Depletion of Marine Life </h5>

Our actions is really destroying our livelihood … This island has one thing going for it. That’s our reefs.

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Half a Century of Fishing Tales
French Harbour Man Recounts Rise and Fall of Island Shrimping

August 19th, 2013 by -

Half a Century of Fishing Tales <h5>French Harbour Man Recounts Rise and Fall of Island Shrimping</h5>

“I think I did okay,” said Truman Jones. “I don’t have no regrets. It was a good life. … I’m a fisherman. I love the fishing. I was born and raised 50 feet from the sea.”

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Mayor ‘Disappointed’ with Police
Security Action Plan Stalled by Lack of Support from Capital

April 25th, 2013 by -

Mayor ‘Disappointed’ with Police<h5>Security Action Plan Stalled by Lack of Support from Capital</h5>

Roatan Mayor Julio Galindo spoke with the Voice at his office in Coxen Hole April 19.

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Italo Tugliani on ZOLITUR
Father of Bay Islands Free Zone Reflects on its First Five Years

October 26th, 2012 by -

Italo Tugliani on ZOLITUR <h5> Father of Bay Islands Free Zone Reflects on its First Five Years </h5>

Italo Tugliani, generally credited with having conceived and drafted the free-zone legislation for the Bay Islands, says the original intent of the law has not been fulfilled for want of knowledge and political will.

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Amb. Kubiske on the Record
U.S. Envoy Focuses on Crime, Poverty, U.S. Citizen Safety

May 30th, 2012 by -

Amb. Kubiske on the Record <h5> U.S. Envoy Focuses on Crime, Poverty, U.S. Citizen Safety </h5>

U.S. Ambassador to Honduras Lisa Kubiske paid a combination private and official visit to Roatan in late April and answered some questions for the record submitted by the Voice.

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Freediving Houdini

March 2nd, 2012 by Thomas Tomczyk

Freediving Houdini

William Trubridge is the Houdini of freediving. He can hold his breath for seven and a half minutes. Without fins he dives to 101 meters; with fins he goes to 121 meters. He uses yoga and deep meditation to slow down his heart beat and shut down energy

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The Honduran Gringo
Profile of William Lewis, AKA Guillermo Yuscaran

September 1st, 2009 by Thomas Tomczyk

The Honduran Gringo <h5>Profile of William Lewis, AKA Guillermo Yuscaran</h5>

In 1966, at the age of 27 Guillermo wrote a 212 page dissertation and received his PhD in Hispanic Studies at UC Santa Barbara. He soon realized “that academic the thing wasn’t for me.” At 32, he answered a wanted ad: ‘Teachers wanted in Tegucigalpa,’

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