Archive for the ‘ Utila ’ Category

 

Utila NGOs Join to Educate Visitors
Inspired by the Roatan Marine Park banners that greet visitors to Roatan

June 23rd, 2014 by

Utila NGOs Join to Educate Visitors <h5>Inspired by the Roatan Marine Park banners that greet visitors to Roatan</h5>

The consortium hopes the campaign will generate a sense of ownership and empowerment within the local community.

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‘Footstock’ Festival to Rock Utila in June
Second Annual Concert to Benefit Bay Islands Conservation Assoc

May 29th, 2014 by

'Footstock' Festival to Rock Utila in June <h5>Second Annual Concert to Benefit Bay Islands Conservation Assoc</h5>

Last year’s concert attracted about 450 people and raised nearly $2,000.

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Pleasure Boaters Rescued at Sea
Nine Youths Ran Out of Gas off Utila, Drifted Four Days

July 12th, 2013 by

Pleasure Boaters Rescued at Sea<h5>Nine Youths Ran Out of Gas off Utila, Drifted Four Days</h5>

“If it hadn’t rained, they wouldn’t have survived,” said Andy López of COPECO, the Honduran disaster agency.

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Caribbean Cinderella Is Rocking!

June 25th, 2013 by Gunter Kordovsky

Caribbean Cinderella Is Rocking!

There is definitely no shortage of activities on the Rock this summer.

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The Wrecks of Utila
For Fun if not Profit

May 28th, 2013 by Gunter Kordovsky

The Wrecks of Utila<h5>For Fun if not Profit</h5>

The same features that make Utila a diver’s paradise make the island hazardous for ships. It is a veritable maritime graveyard, and a playground for wreck-divers.

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‘Holy Week’ on Utila
Gotta Love the Rock!

April 25th, 2013 by Gunter Kordovsky

‘Holy Week’ on Utila<h5>Gotta Love the Rock!</h5>

Even people who don’t care for the ocean go to the beach for Holy Week.

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Caribbean Cinderella Gets another Black Eye

March 22nd, 2013 by Gunter Kordovsky

Caribbean Cinderella Gets another Black Eye

Two more outrageous crimes rocked the Rock again in February! One upstanding citizen was killed by a reckless motorcyclist; another was assaulted at his shop.

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The Legend from Louisiana!
N.R. Broussard Sr. of Utila

February 26th, 2013 by Gunter Kordovsky

The Legend from Louisiana!<h5>N.R. Broussard Sr. of Utila</h5>

Broussard has helped many of the most needy in this community, including many single mothers in dire circumstances. However, his enterprise, generous spirit and civic-mindedness far predate his arrival on Utila.

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Utilians Unite to Improve Justice
Non-Profit Group to Work to Make System More Friendly to Victims

January 24th, 2013 by Gunter Kordovsky

Utilians Unite to Improve Justice <h5> Non-Profit Group to Work to Make System More Friendly to Victims </h5>

There is an old joke on Utila that the island’s flag depicts three crabs, each pulling in a different direction. Two November incidents, however, helped to galvanize the community to take action against crime.

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Utila Dive Shops Hold Lionfish Derby

December 20th, 2012 by

Utila Dive Shops Hold Lionfish Derby

The Voice’s Utila correspondent notes the invasive species has been seen in increasingly deep water around Utila of late, with some migrating deeper than 300 feet.

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