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Fire and Truth on Little French Key

A BRIEF RECAP ON LITTLE FRENCH KEY

On Sunday, at approximately 9 am, two fires were reported on Little French Key. The first fire originated in the kitchen of the main building and a second fire was born in the generator room. These fires lasted for approximately 3 hours. It is unclear why the kitchen was being used, as Sunday's are light days days for LFK and the kitchen doesn't open until later in the day.  

Santo Guardiola Fire Department

SANTOS GUARDIOLA FIREFIGHTERS

City Councilman delivers equipment that includes firefighting suits, from the Ten-8 company in Branton, Florida, to Lieutenant Borjas and the Santos Guardiola Fire Department. The mayor expressed his gratitude for the valuable donation by the company Ten-8 and declared that this donation will benefit not only the municipality of Santos Guardiola, but the entire island.

Roatan Teachers Holiday

Parade & Holiday Announcement

Governación moves the local commemorative holiday to the festivities for the 159th anniversary of the Return of the Bay Islands to the Republic of Honduras, on Monday, April 23, 2018, to grant a holiday to the teachers of the different educational centers of the Insular Department. A parade will honor our teachers on Saturday, April 21, 2018

Celebrating Los "Garifuna" (/ɡəˈrɪfᵿnə/gə-rif-uu-nə)

GARIFUNA SETTLEMENT DAY

The Annual Festival is not one to miss. It is full of festivities, dancing, and singing of old chants and songs in their native Garifuna language. There are several small performances throughout the day, but the main event is a march, along with the bay on foot and on boat that ultimately ends in Punta Gorda.

Public Clarification

MAYOR'S OFFICE RESPONDS WITH LEGAL TERMINOLOGY

On Saturday, April 7th, The Mayor's office responded to the conflict on Little French Key, and with good reason, the outpour by residents, the uncertainty facing the tourism community, and the public perception of an overreach demands it. The clarification was legally crafted and sites Honduran law as a basis for the actions taken by local officials.

RECO Online

RECO Online Payments

At a press conference, the company Roatán Electric Company (RECO) launches a new online payments platform so that users can make payments via their credit cards from the comfort of their homes. This new convenience will allow RECO members to avoid long lines. Users were also invited to visit the customer service offices so that they could create their new online credentials.