Archive for the ‘ Roatan ’ Category

 

You Get What You Pay For
Bay Islands Police Say They Lack Basic Tools to Fight Crime

July 27th, 2012 by -

You Get What You Pay For <h5>Bay Islands Police Say They Lack Basic Tools to Fight Crime  </h5>

Since there’s not much point to complaining about the weather here, Bay Islanders are wont to pass the time complaining about the police. Apparently, though, the police have a few complaints of their own, namely that they don’t get the support they

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Rustic Roatan
Island has Rich History and Diverse Cultures that Visitors Seldom See

June 28th, 2012 by -

Rustic Roatan <h5> Island has Rich History and Diverse Cultures that Visitors Seldom See  </h5>

July and August, when US and Canadian schools take vacation, will likely see thousands of visitors to Roatan from North America and Europe. Most will probably not venture far from the tourist and diving enclaves on the western end of the island, all-inclusive

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Five Colonias Get Road Access
Paving Project to Link 3,300 Residents to Main Island Highway

June 28th, 2012 by -

Five Colonias Get Road Access <h5> Paving Project to Link 3,300 Residents to Main Island Highway </h5>

More than 3,000 primarily low-income people in the Sandy Bay area will benefit from improved transportation as a result of a Lps. 3.6 million road-paving project carried out by the Roatan municipal government.

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Lights Are Out; Nobody’s Home
Dispute over Unpaid Electric Bill Closes West End Police Station

May 30th, 2012 by -

Lights Are Out; Nobody’s Home <h5> Dispute over Unpaid Electric Bill Closes West End Police Station </h5>

The Tourist Police station was locked up and abandoned in April after it ran up more than $7,000 in unpaid bills to the Roatan Electric Company (RECO). Police and municipal officials said the bills were the responsibility of the tourism chamber (Cámara

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Paved with Good Intentions
Putting Concrete Cap on West End Road will Alter Strip’s Character

May 30th, 2012 by -

Paved with Good Intentions  <h5> Putting Concrete Cap on West End Road will Alter Strip’s Character </h5>

As this issue went to press in late May, grading work was underway in preparation for paving the northernmost section of West End Road, between Half Moon Resort and Woody’s grocery store. Edward Ake of Island Concrete, the contractor for the project,

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Putting Idle Hands to Good Use
Underemployed Port Workers Chip in to Help Build School

May 30th, 2012 by -

Putting Idle Hands to Good Use <h5> Underemployed Port Workers Chip in to Help Build School </h5>

When Royal Caribbean cruise ships suspended port calls in Roatan until November as part of its regular seasonal rotation, the Roatan employees of Diamond International found themselves with a lot of time on their hands.

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Doing Good “on the Fly”
A Kentucky Businessman, an East-End Girl and an Enduring Medical Mission to Roatan

April 27th, 2012 by -

Doing Good “on the Fly” <h5> A Kentucky Businessman, an East-End Girl and an Enduring Medical Mission to Roatan  </h5>

About 400 East Enders received free health care March 21-23 at the Oak Ridge Chapel and in Fiddler’s Bight from a group of medical volunteers from Kentucky.

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More Construction in West End
Public Works Continue to Disrupt Flow Along Vital Tourist Artery

April 27th, 2012 by -

More Construction in West End <h5> Public Works Continue to Disrupt Flow Along Vital Tourist Artery  </h5>

“It’s for public toilets,” said a taxi driver sitting in front of the concrete-block structure taking form in the West End roundabout just before Semana Santa.

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Fight Fire with – Firetrucks
Roatan Gets New Engines, Funds from Central Government

April 27th, 2012 by -

Fight Fire with - Firetrucks <h5> Roatan Gets New Engines, Funds from Central Government </h5>

Roatan firefighters got an assist from the Honduran Central Government in the form of two new fire engines and Lps. 1 million to build a new fire station next to the jetty at Oak Ridge.

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What’s Up with These Poles?
New Concrete Obelisks Part of RECO’s Improvement Plan

April 27th, 2012 by -

What’s Up with These Poles? <h5> New Concrete Obelisks Part of RECO’s Improvement Plan </h5>

The new concrete utility poles lining Roatan roadsides are part of a plan to improve electrical service and reduce power outages, according to Roatan Electric Company (RECO) officials.

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