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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Getting Fighting Mad over Water
West Enders Struggling with Rising Charges for Public Services

March 21st, 2013 by

Getting Fighting Mad over Water <h5> West Enders Struggling with Rising Charges for Public Services </h5>

Citizens angered over rising water bills in the southern half of West End confronted their water board at a special meeting March 16.

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Top Honduras Cop Visits Roatan
Promises Support to Fight Crime and Corruption on Bay Islands

March 10th, 2013 by -

Top Honduras Cop Visits Roatan<h5>Promises Support to Fight Crime and Corruption on Bay Islands</h5>

An article from our archives takes on renewed resonance in light of current focus on Honduran police corruption.

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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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Courts Ponder Homicide Cases
Several High-Profile Incidents from Late 2012 Waiting to be Tried

January 24th, 2013 by

Courts Ponder Homicide Cases <h5> Several High-Profile Incidents from Late 2012 Waiting to be Tried </h5>

A summary from court records of the status of some of the more prominent homicide cases from 2012 that advanced to the judicial phase.

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Roatan Says ‘No Más’ to Crime
Mayor Presents Citizen Security Action Plan to Authorities

December 20th, 2012 by

Roatan Says 'No Más' to Crime <h5>Mayor Presents Citizen Security Action Plan to Authorities </h5>

The plan calls for a number of measures in the short and medium term to improve island security, such as a 911 emergency number, a neighborhood watch system and more effective screening of visitors to the islands for criminal backgrounds.

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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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Fatal Shots Ring Out in Port Royal
Canadian Charged with Murder, Says He Acted in Self-Defense

November 29th, 2012 by

Fatal Shots Ring Out in Port Royal <h5> Canadian Charged with Murder, Says He Acted in Self-Defense </h5>

What apparently began as an argument over restaurant service in October escalated into an altercation that left one island man dead, another wounded and a Canadian ecolodge operator under house arrest facing a murder charge.

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Churches of Roatan
Structures Reveal Island’s History and Religious Traditions

November 29th, 2012 by Robert Armstrong

Churches of Roatan <h5> Structures Reveal Island’s History and Religious Traditions </h5>

As with most places, you can tell a lot about Roatan’s history and culture from its churches.

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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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