Eddie Ibarra: Planear, Ordenar y Proyectar

Government terms in Panama are five years long and with the September primaries for the 2019 elections here, Bocas del Toro residents are curious to get to know their candidates running for mayor.  The people of Bocas are talking…

Fuerzas Vivas Announce Strike for Friday September 21st 10am-4pm

The Breeze sat down with Ruben Navarro and Tony Taylor, who represent the Bocas islands in the civic organization Fuerzas Vivas. The group…

Pancho: La Nueva Alternativa

Candidates for the Next Mayor of Bocas del Toro Government terms in…

Bocas’ Annual Fair of the Sea is Here: Feria del Mar

September in Bocas del Toro is all about sunshine, calm seas and the Feria del Mar.  Entrance is $1.50 and grants you access…

Bocas says “No!” to Even More Plastics: The Municipality Takes Out Styrofoam

2017 was a big year for Bocas del Toro environmentally. The municipal government enacted some very progressive laws in the banning of plastic…

Mamallena Celebrates 2 Years in Bocas

Mamallena is a hostel and bar on the water in the heart of Bocas Town (Isla Colón) and they know how to have…

FUTURAS LEYENDAS 2018: 2nd Youth Surf Tournament in Carenero

(English translation below) Finalizó con éxito el Segundo Torneo de Surf FUTURAS LEYENDAS 2018, en Isla Carenero, Bocas del Toro, Panama. Organizado por Carenero…

The House Where Larry Lived

Written by Malcolm Henderson, shared via Facebook Larry Shane, who died on Saturday night in his house in Bocas, was for many years an…

The Darklands Foundation: Empowering the Indigenous Peoples of Bocas del Toro

(español abajo) Ten years ago, the executive director of the Darklands Foundation Mathilde Grand, created…

National Government Responds to Strike with Promises to Improve Bocas del Toro Infrastructure

The strike is over! Central government representatives from Panama City announced the dismissal of the head of the AMP (Panamanian Maritime Authority) and…

BOCAS HISTORY WITH CLYDE STEPHENS EPISIDE ONE: WORLD WAR II & BANANAS

(Tracuccion español abajo) You could fill hectares and hectares of banana plantations with all the things I didn’t know before sitting down with Clyde…