Archive for the ‘ Our Islands ’ Category

 

Unfair Nature

October 1st, 2007 by Alfonso Ebanks

Unfair Nature

She also has the ability to carry around a fifty pound load of flesh and fluids for months. This load displaces her internal organs in such a way that would probably kill a man. Her heart is pushed into the top of her chest cavity reducing the space she

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The Beginning of the End?

September 1st, 2007 by Alfonso Ebanks

The Beginning of the End?

The little, white church house in the center of the Cay became the focal point in the spreading of the Adventist message to other parts of Latin America and the Caribbean. From here the Inter-American Division of the General Conference would send forth

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Trick Me Once Shame on You…

August 1st, 2007 by Alfonso Ebanks

Trick Me Once Shame on You...

From the aroma of broiled lobster and the vapors of very expensive scotch whiskey, our distinguished legislative body had second thoughts about what they were going to do for the Bay Islands. According to persons in the know, the honorable members of

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Falling On Hard Times

July 1st, 2007 by Alfonso Ebanks

Falling On Hard Times

We have used borrowed money to coerce any government official with any authority into doing our bidding. We offered them big money for permits to fish lobster and even though there have not been any new slots available for many years, those officials

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Dear Mr. Bush

June 1st, 2007 by Alfonso Ebanks

Dear Mr. Bush

These workers will be deported on their 61 birthday and they can be deported before that if they miss one payment to the system. The latter will be deported to their native countries on foot after they have swam the Rio Grande going in the opposite direction

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The Eighth Deadly Sin

May 1st, 2007 by Alfonso Ebanks

The Eighth Deadly Sin

He was guilty of committing the eighth deadly sin, ingratitude, and what he should have done was to hang himself by the neck from one of the new rafters that the strangers had placed in his new house.
We should express gratitude on a daily basis even

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The Genes of the Buccaneers

April 1st, 2007 by Alfonso Ebanks

The Genes of the Buccaneers

Some of us now see the impact of this new migration, especially those of us that are finally now returning home after being away for so long. This is evident whenever there is a public gathering of any kind, on the streets and especially in the school

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The Magic of Money

March 1st, 2007 by Alfonso Ebanks

The Magic of Money

I could not believe that the hospital would condemn a person to death because of the lack of a few thousand lempiras, but that is exactly what was happening.
I knew a doctor on the staff of the hospital so I called him and told him I would pay the money,

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Motherhood

February 1st, 2007 by Alfonso Ebanks

Motherhood

If the human female had some kind of control over her own body there would be no need for abortion clinics and women would produce kids that were wanted and only when the parents had the resources that would guarantee that all the child’s needs could

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Where do we go From Here?

January 1st, 2007 by Alfonso Ebanks

Where do we go From Here?

Tourism is something that is going on in Cancun, Utila and the western half of Roatan. Our attitude towards tourism seems to be “wait and see.” While we wait we can see Roatan becoming a giant in the industry. You can ask anybody on our streets and they

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