Archive for the ‘ People ’ Category

 

Island Girl Swims in Big Pond
Maeform Borriello Travels to Dubai for World Junior Championships

August 19th, 2013 by -

Island Girl Swims in Big Pond <h5>Maeform Borriello Travels to Dubai for World Junior Championships</h5>

UPDATE: Maeform set a new Honduran national record in the 50-meter backstroke at Dubai.

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Don’t Mess with Caroline’s Power
West Ender Chased Would-Be Thief Until Bystanders Grabbed, Cuffed Him

July 24th, 2013 by -

Don’t Mess with Caroline’s Power<h5>West Ender Chased Would-Be Thief Until Bystanders Grabbed, Cuffed Him</h5>

Caroline became an overnight legend after a video from a security cam of her chasing the alleged thief through the street was posted on Facebook.

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Marthel Watler: 1961-2013
Bay Islands Education Advocate and Pioneer

July 24th, 2013 by -

Marthel Watler: 1961-2013<h5>Bay Islands Education Advocate and Pioneer</h5>

Watler spearheaded English-language instruction on the Bay Islands after the Honduran Government ended its Spanish-only policy for public schools in 1992.

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Do You Know Who Your ‘Friends’ Are?
Ex Cop Says Internet Predators Targeting Bay Islands Girls

June 21st, 2013 by Robert Armstrong

Do You Know Who Your ‘Friends’ Are?<h5>Ex Cop Says Internet Predators Targeting Bay Islands Girls</h5>

A self-described “gringo ex-cop” suspects sexual predators are targeting Bay Islands women and girls over the internet.

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Port of Roatan Rocks
for Semana Santa

April 25th, 2013 by -

Port of Roatan Rocks<h5>for Semana Santa</h5>

Rock the Port was the biggest musical event ever held at the Coxen Hole cruise ship port, according to the organizers.

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How to Lend a Hand on Roatan
Plethora of Non-Profits Working to Make Island a Better Place

January 25th, 2013 by -

How to Lend a Hand on Roatan<h5>Plethora of Non-Profits Working to Make Island a Better Place</h5>

For those inclined to give something back to the island, there are many humanitarian organizations working to improve the quality of life for the people of Roatan.

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Tracing Island Family Trees
French Cay Couple Say Islanders Basically One Big Family

October 26th, 2012 by Robert Armstrong

Tracing Island Family Trees <h5> French Cay Couple Say Islanders Basically One Big Family  </h5>

Edgar Bodden and Sheryl Norman, who share a house in French Cay, have set out to document the roots and connections of all the old-line English-speaking families on the Bay Islands.

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Island Girl Wins 8 Medals at National Swim Meet

September 29th, 2012 by -

Island Girl Wins 8 Medals at National Swim Meet

Roatan-born swimmer Maeform Borriello won eight medals at the Honduran national championships in Tegucigalpa in August.

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Brooklyn Backstrokes Jersey

August 29th, 2012 by -

Brooklyn Backstrokes Jersey

Eight-year-old Brooklyn Lopez Ryan of Yonkers, New York, spent the summer on Roatan training to become the first person under 10 to swim under the George Washington Bridge from Manhattan to New Jersey.

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St. Helene Patriarch Turns 100
Says Secret to Longevity is Hard Work and Lots of Fish

July 27th, 2012 by -

St. Helene Patriarch Turns 100<h5>Says Secret to Longevity is Hard Work and Lots of Fish</h5>

Lee Matute of St. Helene Island, who turned 100 July 22, has lived all his life on Roatan and left more than 280 descendents.

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