Archive for the ‘ Roatan ’ Category

 

New Voices for Bay Islands Education
US-Funded Project to Promote Excellence, Deepen Community Involvement

April 30th, 2013 by -

New Voices for Bay Islands Education<h5>US-Funded Project to Promote Excellence, Deepen Community Involvement</h5>

A six-member committee drawn from the community will coordinate activities under the project.

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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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Tourist Police to Return to West End
Community Comes Together to Resolve Issues that Closed Station in April

November 29th, 2012 by -

Tourist Police to Return to West End <h5> Community Comes Together to Resolve Issues that Closed Station in April </h5>

With crime on Roatan hitting unprecedented levels, West End appears to have solved the knotty financial issues that caused the Tourist Police to abandon their station there more than seven months ago.

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Canadian Tourist Killed on Roatan
Shot Leaving Bar Outside Coxen Hole, Robbed of I-Phone

October 26th, 2012 by -

Canadian Tourist Killed on Roatan <h5> Shot Leaving Bar Outside Coxen Hole, Robbed of I-Phone  </h5>

A determination to have one last big night out on Roatan before flying home to British Columbia proved fatal for a Canadian tourist in October.

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Help on Way for Bay Islands Drivers?
New Equipment for Issuing Licenses Expected to be Ready by Christmas

October 26th, 2012 by -

Help on Way for Bay Islands Drivers? <h5> New Equipment for Issuing Licenses Expected to be Ready by Christmas </h5>

Since July, when the obsolete equipment fomerly used to issue licenses on Roatan was removed and returned to Tegucigalpa, Bay Islanders needing to obtain or renew a driver’s license have had the option of traveling to the Mainland, taking taxis, walking

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Fiestas Patrias Photo Gallery

September 29th, 2012 by -

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Putting Order to West End Road
Newly Paved Artery Needs Plan for Parking, Transit, Access

September 27th, 2012 by -

Putting Order to West End Road <h5> Newly Paved Artery Needs Plan for Parking, Transit, Access </h5>

The largest infrastructure project in Roatan’s history was coming close to fruition in September with the newly paved West End Road set to reopen to vehicular traffic September 29.

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Shooting Shakes French Harbour
Residents Say Police Shot Unarmed Man Questioning His Son’s Arrest

August 29th, 2012 by -

Shooting Shakes French Harbour <h5> Residents Say Police Shot Unarmed Man Questioning His Son’s Arrest </h5>

Tensions between the National Police and residents of French Harbour came to a boil in August after an island man was shot and killed August 5, allegedly by a Border Police officer.

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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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Festival Turístico Roatan
Island Organizes First Tourism Friendship Festival

July 27th, 2012 by -

Festival Turístico Roatan<h5>Island Organizes First Tourism Friendship Festival</h5>

Coxen Hole’s Main Street July 14 was closed for a 12-hour street party dubbed the Festival Turístico de la Amistad (Tourism Friendship Festival) Roatan 2012.

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