Archive for the ‘ Roatan ’ Category

 

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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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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