Archive for the ‘ Our Islands ’ Category

 

COPECO

April 1st, 2010 by Alfonso Ebanks

COPECO

“The COPECO will have as its fundamental objective the adoption of policies and measures to address the population, rehabilitation and reconstruction of areas damaged by the impact of natural phenomena that affect economic activity and welfare of the

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Minimum Wage

March 1st, 2010 by Alfonso Ebanks

Minimum Wage

The private sector is taking advantage of the very lax government enforcement of the long established labor laws. A good example is a small business that employed 4 persons but now has only three because of the change in the minimum wage.

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TIME

February 1st, 2010 by Alfonso Ebanks

TIME

“Time is nature’s way of keeping everything from happening at once.” This quote is attributed variously to Albert Einstein, John Archibald Wheeler and Woody Allen. By its very simplicity and its profound implications I sincerely believe that it was coined

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My New Year’s Resolution

January 1st, 2010 by Alfonso Ebanks

My New Year's Resolution

I will try hard not to remind a person of a good deed I have done for them in the past whenever they refuse me the tiniest favor. I resolve not to try anymore to collect outstanding debts that are over 10 years old. I also resolve not to pay any outstanding

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Christmas Surprise

December 1st, 2009 by Alfonso Ebanks

Christmas Surprise

Soon after that I noticed that I was singing in English. Later that night I told old Joe to ask the man in charge what it was were celebrating and all four members of our little expedition were very surprised when the chief said they were celebrating

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Food of the Gods

November 1st, 2009 by Alfonso Ebanks

Food of the Gods

In the United States it is the most popular fruit, outselling the apple. When ripe, it is aromatic and sweet. It is also an excellent source of carbohydrates, vitamins and minerals. It is most popular with athletes as it contains three natural sugars

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Where are Our Friends?

October 1st, 2009 by Alfonso Ebanks

Where are Our Friends?

Maybe this cold shoulder is a blessing in disguise. Maybe it is time for Honduras to tighten its belt and start building this country into a nation of pride and prosperity, obligated to no one for anything. We have always been worried about what we say

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What Went Wrong?

September 1st, 2009 by Alfonso Ebanks

What Went Wrong?

We need to forget the days of subjugation and lose our adoration for a mother country that has given back so very little for all the things they took from us. We should leave our Spanish and Indian egos behind us and learn how to change our attitudes

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Boxes? What Boxes?

August 1st, 2009 by Alfonso Ebanks

Boxes? What Boxes?

The days leading up to Sunday had been a confusing time for the followers of the president in Guanaja, mostly because all three biggies of the liberal party were out of town. The ballot boxes for the referendum were shipped in on SOSA under the guise

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Help Us or Leave Us Alone

July 1st, 2009 by Alfonso Ebanks

Help Us or Leave Us Alone

Time seems to be that last thing on the mind of the authorities in Honduras and that is especially true when it’s other people’s time. In this country the people in charge make a special effort to foul up other people’s schedules. It is such a common

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