Archive for the ‘ Roatan ’ Category

 

Public Art Comes to Coxen Hole
German Trio and Local Youth Collaborate to Brighten up Roatan Hospital

March 19th, 2015 by

Public Art Comes to Coxen Hole <h5>German Trio and Local Youth Collaborate to Brighten up Roatan Hospital</h5>

The new mural highlights the island’s native plants and animals, its cultural wealth and diversity and plants used in traditional island medicine.

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Cuban Boat People Land on Roatan
Said They Set out for Honduras in Search of Better Life

September 25th, 2014 by

Cuban Boat People Land on Roatan <h5>Said They Set out for Honduras in Search of Better Life </h5>

The 18 men and two women were spotted just off Mudhole around noon by some boaters out looking to photograph migrating whale sharks.

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Wait Times Returning to Normal at Airport
Bottleneck Caused by New Fingerprint Checks Greatly Alleviated

September 20th, 2014 by

Wait Times Returning to Normal at Airport <h5>Bottleneck Caused by New Fingerprint Checks Greatly Alleviated</h5>

By 12:15, passengers were streaming out of the arrival area to waiting taxis and buses.

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Taste of West Bay Draws Double Turnout
Third Annual Restaurant Promotion Raises Funds for Roatan Marine Park

July 24th, 2014 by

Taste of West Bay Draws Double Turnout <h5>Third Annual Restaurant Promotion Raises Funds for Roatan Marine Park</h5>

Organizers said 1,000 food tickets were sold in advance and 4,600 the day of the event.

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Coral Confiscated at Roatan Airport
Tourist was Returning to US with Marine Organisms Protected by CITES

June 23rd, 2014 by

Coral Confiscated at Roatan Airport <h5>Tourist was Returning to US with Marine Organisms Protected by CITES</h5>

Corals, shells and sponges, living or dead, should stay in the sea, because they fulfill a function.

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Sand Castle Library Gets Bigger Location
Eight Years Helping Islanders Improve Reading and English Skills

May 22nd, 2014 by

Sand Castle Library Gets Bigger Location <h5>Eight Years Helping Islanders Improve Reading and English Skills</h5>

Cam O’Brien started the learning center in 2006 for the staff of her resort, who she said could not communicate in writing in either English or Spanish.

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Roatan Population Tops 100,000
Up Four-Fold Since Last Official Census in 2001

May 7th, 2014 by

Roatan Population Tops 100,000 <h5>Up Four-Fold Since Last Official Census in 2001</h5>

A Municipal official said still unpublished results of last year’s nationwide census showed 109,000 people living on the island.

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Cruise Ship Employee Killed Near Port of Roatan
Roatan Man Arrested and Charged with Homicide

April 23rd, 2014 by

Cruise Ship Employee Killed Near Port of Roatan <h5>Roatan Man Arrested and Charged with Homicide</h5>

Witnesses said Filipino Gaban Jacob was surfing the wifi in front of a mini market when he was assaulted for his laptop.

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Who Turned Out the Lights?
Roatan Sees Upsurge in Power Outages in February-March

April 23rd, 2014 by

The problem is lack of spare capacity due to political obstacles to building new plants, RECO’s general manager said.

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West End Man Convicted in Dive Instructor Shooting
Sam Wesley Facing Sentence of 13-20 Years for Attempted Murder

March 13th, 2014 by

West End Man Convicted in Dive Instructor Shooting<h5>Sam Wesley Facing Sentence of 13-20 Years for Attempted Murder</h5>

The court found that Wesley intended to kill Joe O’Donnell when he shot him the back August 19, 2011, outside a noodle restaurant on Wesley’s property next to Crystal Beach Cabins.

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