Archive for the ‘ Our Islands ’ Category

 

Burden of Proof
Save Those Receipts

July 12th, 2014 by Alfonso Ebanks

Burden of Proof<h5>Save Those Receipts</h5>

The innocent must pay for the guilty.

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Without a Warrant
Navy Raids Graham’s Place

May 22nd, 2014 by Alfonso Ebanks

Without a Warrant <h5>Navy Raids Graham’s Place</h5>

Searches of private property should not take place without a warrant.

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Let There Be Light!
Rise and Fall of BELCO

April 23rd, 2014 by Alfonso Ebanks

A new company is now in charge of BELCO. I hope it can make electricity on the island an affordable commodity again.

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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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New Crime of Choice: Extortion

October 1st, 2013 by Alfonso Ebanks

New Crime of Choice: Extortion

More than 120 businesses in La Ceiba have been closed because of this plague.

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Island Retirement Plan: Milk the US Taxpayers

August 30th, 2013 by Alfonso Ebanks

Once proud and self-reliant island people have become beggars and leeches.

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Take it All in
With a Grain of Salt

July 24th, 2013 by Alfonso Ebanks

Take it All in<h5>With a Grain of Salt</h5>

In recent years the bunk on eggs and coconut oil has been proven wrong.

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Right of Passage
Monroe be Damned

June 25th, 2013 by Alfonso Ebanks

Right of Passage<h5>Monroe be Damned</h5>

Almost 200 years ago US President James Monroe warned the nations of Europe that further efforts to colonize or interfere with the newly independent nations of the Americas would be viewed as acts of aggression, requiring US intervention.

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A Failed State?: If the Shoe Fits

April 25th, 2013 by Alfonso Ebanks

A Failed State?: If the Shoe Fits

All rule of law will collapse, and when that happens no one and nothing will be safe.

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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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