Archive for the ‘ Interview ’ Category

 

Sorrenti’s Serenity
Canadian Designer Develops an Architectural Vocabulary for the Bay Islands

May 1st, 2005 by Thomas Tomczyk

Sorrenti’s Serenity <h5>Canadian Designer Develops an Architectural Vocabulary for the Bay Islands</h5>

After 20 years in architecture, Sorrenti now has architectural offices in Canada, Roatan and is planning in opening one in Nicaragua. He has the reputation of being the best architect-designer on the Bay Islands and the projects just keep on coming in.

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Mayor Of All Trades

March 1st, 2005 by Thomas Tomczyk

Mayor Of All Trades

Mayor Cooper was raised and educated in Utila. He became a ship’s mate working abroad and came back in 1993 to become the first Utilian to be certified as a SCUBA diving instructor. He founded his own dive shop a year later and worked in real estate for

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Mr.Tatum

January 1st, 2005 by Thomas Tomczyk

Mr.Tatum

Mayor Eddie Tatum, 37, was born and educated on Guanaja. Before being elected to his first public office as Guanaja’s Mayor, Tatum has worked managing his family’s dry-dock and freight service businesses. He is married and has two children. In the 2005

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Ministering Tourism

December 1st, 2004 by Thomas Tomczyk

Ministering Tourism

Thierry De Pierrefeu Midence, 45, was born in Tegucigalpa and studied in France, earning a Master’s degree in Finance. Upon returning to Honduras, he joined Grupo Midence, a holding company involved in several Central American countries. He formed a partnership

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Bottom of the Ninth

November 1st, 2004 by Thomas Tomczyk

Bottom of the Ninth

Brad Warren, 43, comes from Southern California where, for 11 years, he had a career as a motivational speaker. “I realized that attitude is everything and I got tired of being broke,” said Warren. In 1999, he participated in several mission trips bringing

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Protecting the Island

October 1st, 2004 by Thomas Tomczyk

Protecting the Island

Dr. Jose Guillermo Flores Rodas, 59, holds a degree in BS in Forestry, MA and PhD in Natural Resources Economics from University of Washington in Seattle. In 1975 he was one of the founding members of the National School of Forest Science in Ciguatepece.

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Barely Enough Power
Roatan’s Energy Crisis

September 1st, 2004 by Thomas Tomczyk

Barely Enough Power <h5> Roatan's Energy Crisis </h5>

As the island grows the issue of dependable power becomes more and more critical. For two weeks in July, Roatan was faced with a series of unscheduled blackouts, sometimes as many as five times in one day, for as long as eight hours. The unpredictability

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Adventures in Unpredictability

April 29th, 2004 by Thomas Tomczyk

Adventures in Unpredictability

It was an opportunity to be a part of a boy’s camp in Tobago that opened Lloyd Davidson’s horizons toward the sea and the Caribbean. He became fascinated with the sea, marine life and diving. Davidson, 58, from Tennessee, participated in the organizing

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Roatan’s Timeless Lady

April 15th, 2004 by Thomas Tomczyk

Roatan’s Timeless Lady

Ms. Candace Wells Hammond is a graduate of North Carolina’s Tobi Coburn Girls College. Following her graduation she took a gardening course at Oxford. “To help the plants was my concern at the time,” says Ms. Candace. Back in North Carolina, she worked

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