The sixth annual Caribbean Cup Freediving competition took place in Roatan on May 17-25, just a couple hundred meters from West Bay Beach. The competitors came from countries as far as Japan and Tunisia.
One positive thing about living on Roatan is that the island community solves its own problems. Community members identify the problems, find a strategy to handle them and locate resources to fund them.
On May 26, PIER board members met to look at the non-profits long term goals and golf tournament funding results. After the Lawson Rock meeting: Front row: Bill Figgess, Trish Nixon, Milesse Kennedy. Back row: Ted O'Brien, Vivian Figgess, Yvonne Heilijgers, Patrick Connell, BoudHeilijgers, Luis
By the 1680s the tiny island of Saint.Vincent, located1800 miles from Honduras had become a sanctuary for maroons. These escaped slaves were accepted by the island’s Carib Indians who mixed and intermarried with them.
She has a calm, composed look in her eyes. She has seen a lot. She has suffered and she has been through things that most of us only read about in books. Lucia Avila-Garcia was born in Rio Esteban in 1936.
It all started as a 2003 pipe dream. IriMaska, a Czech artist-cum-brewer-cum-businessman had a vision: bringing Czech people to Roatan… in droves. Back then Roatan was a complete unknown in the Czech republic.
It’s not often that a country’s president visits a small village, but in October 2017 President Juan Orland Hernandez drove up and down the four kilometer dirt track crossing Roatan from south to north to one of the most overlooked communities on the island –