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Miss Bay Islands Contestants
Six Beauties Vie to Represent Islands in Miss Honduras Competition

January 3rd, 2013 by -

Miss Bay Islands Contestants<h5>Six Beauties Vie to Represent Islands in Miss Honduras Competition</h5>

UPDATE: Monica Elwin of Oak Ridge was named the winner April 13 and will represent the Bay Islands at the Miss Honduras competition in San Pedro Sula April 27.

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A Bay Islands Christmas
Family, Feasts, Faith … and Blackberry Wine

November 29th, 2012 by -

A Bay Islands Christmas <h5> Family, Feasts, Faith ... and Blackberry Wine </h5>

As in other predominantly Christian parts of the world, the December holidays on the Bay Islands are an occasion to spend time with family and friends, exchange good cheer and reaffirm religious faith. But just as elsewhere, the islands add their unique

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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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Could Mosquitoes Cure Malaria?
Duke Undergrads Promote Biocontrol Strategy onRoatan

July 27th, 2012 by -

Could Mosquitoes Cure Malaria? <h5>Duke Undergrads Promote Biocontrol Strategy onRoatan </h5>

Trevor Thomas and Rachel Fischell, pre-med students at Duke University in North Carolina, decided to do something completely different during their summer break this year – eradicate malaria.

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Jerusafunk
the Caribbean on a Clarinet Solo a Day

July 27th, 2012 by Michael Armstrong

Jerusafunk  <h5>the Caribbean on a Clarinet Solo a Day</h5>

Chris Del Favero and Jessie Demaree, bored with Arizona and wanting to flee the “inevitable downfall of America,” set off for Central America five months ago and caught a sailboat to Roatan in June. They’ve been living day-to-day, camping out and playing

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Discover, Develop, Deploy

July 27th, 2012 by -

Discover, Develop, Deploy

Most expatriates who escape to Roatan are searching for “paradise” or running away from problems or pressures back home. Mike and Kerry Tichi came looking to lift up those “paradise” had left behind.

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Advocating for a “Blue Economy”
Roatan Pair Represent Honduras at Global Oceans Conference

July 27th, 2012 by -

Advocating for a “Blue Economy”<h5>Roatan Pair Represent Honduras at Global Oceans Conference</h5>

Ian Drysdale and Jennifer Myton were on the Technical Advisory Team of the Oceans Working Group for the UN sustainable development summit, Rio+20, in Brazil in June.

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