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History Writer: Jon Tompson

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Jon Tompson is a baby boomer from London where he studied at University of Westminster and worked at a ZOO. He has lived in Honduras’ Trujillo since the early 1990s and loves history.

World War II took a heavy toll of merchant vessels in the Caribbean. Elder & Fyffes, operating from Jamaica and

Honduras provided vital fruit produce to US markets that became a target of German submarines. In the early months of

Despite ongoing political intrigues, during the outbreak of World War 1, I saw Roatán and the rest of Honduras in

Throughout the colonial period, and up to the abolition of slavery in 1785, in Spanish held countries, Spain relied almost

Roatan and the other four Bay Islands enjoyed the status of being a full-fledged British Conoly from 1852 until 1859.

One of the greatest hoaxes ever perpetrated on the scientific world was the finding of the Crystal Skull of Doom.