Utila Municipality 2020-08-16

3 videos in close proximity, so this post summarises them together

Video English: 00:00 - 09:50

Mayor Troy

Vandalism on the bridge and municipality building early Sunday morning

There has been an effort to remove criminals from Utila during the pandemic

New rules have been drawn up and will be circulated soon

Looking at the pandemic as an opportunity to clean things up and restart the island with a clean slate.


Video English: 00:00 - 03:00

Vice Mayor Alice

Concern that the vandalism damages Utilas reputation, security and the unity Utila is known for in hard times.

Sad to see political tactics being used to disrupt the community during the pandemic.

Utila has been fortunate in that many of the cases have been able to recuperate.

Decision to postpone reopening:

Financial insights:


Video English: 00:00 - 03:00

Video shows vandalism of municipality building

Is otherwise a repeat of the previous video at a different angle.