Archive for the ‘ Our Islands ’ Category

 

New Project New Hope

February 1st, 2009 by Alfonso Ebanks

New Project New Hope

Mitchell-Hedges compared it to the Druid stone formation found in Cornwall, England. In 1933, William Duncan Strong, an anthropologist with the Smithsonian Institute, noted that the Marble Hill and Plan Grande areas were the most impressive archeological

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The Change

January 1st, 2009 by Alfonso Ebanks

The Change

In recent years the US government has been borrowing money from all over including China. For the past one hundred years the US has boosted its economy and solved it unemployment problems by going to war every few decades, but this strategy no longer

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Why Christianity

December 1st, 2008 by Alfonso Ebanks

Why Christianity

Propagation of the early Christian religion was mostly due to the efforts of a person who never even met Jesus–Paul. Paul was a Jew born in Tarsus, which at the time was a part of the Roman Empire. His real name was Saul, and in order to be accepted

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Jukebox Music

November 1st, 2008 by Alfonso Ebanks

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Working for a Wage

October 1st, 2008 by Alfonso Ebanks

Working for a Wage

“what you need” means you must always haggle for a bargain with the seller. Whenever I see people who seem to prosper with no visible means of support it brings to mind an old Yoruba proverb: “If the wicked prospers and the righteous suffers, one feels

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Ignorance – Not Bliss

September 1st, 2008 by Alfonso Ebanks

Ignorance - Not Bliss

Such a drastic situation, and this goes double for the people of the departments of Atlantida, Colon, La Mosquitia and the Bay Islands, which all derive their livelihood from the sea. It appears that our president, in an effort to gain some brownie points

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Payback Time

August 1st, 2008 by Alfonso Ebanks

Payback Time

Fathers that worked their lives away for their kids and as they got old they were completely forgotten by their children. This is where the law would come in and if the children do not provide support for their father then they, (the children) should

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Living with Your Name

July 1st, 2008 by Alfonso Ebanks

Living with Your Name

The low level of formal education of the parents was the reason that some folk picked strange names for their children. Now I think that the strangest names come from parents with low levels of social sophistication, and this seems to be true in all cases

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Where All the Island Flowers Gone?

June 1st, 2008 by Alfonso Ebanks

Where All the Island Flowers Gone?

The bees are but one of the things that we are missing. We lost fruit and fruit trees, loke monkey caps, custard apples, sweet cups, wild locust, stinking toe, Cuban balls, huge white mangroves and the pullock (balsa wood) trees. The red mangroves are

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Humanity Lost

May 1st, 2008 by Alfonso Ebanks

Humanity Lost

Their attitude is of self-preservation, exclusiveness and they believe that by closing their front doors they will be safe from the evils that go on outside. We have lost our moral responsibility to our neighbors. We no longer train our children to respect

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