Raising funds for S.N.I.P Bocas at the Conscious Market on June 15

The Conscious Market, a monthly event at AquaLounge on Isla Carenero, is donating a percentage of the vendor sales at the market on June 15 from 1-6pm to benefit , S.N.I.P. (Spay & Neuter Incentive Program) Bocas’s big annual…

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One Love in Old Bank, Bastimentos Town

Old Bank, Bastimentos is the new home to One Love Yoga classes with Carolina Lescure. Set with…

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The Poetic Stylings of Bocas Town Native Johnny Moreno

Johnny Moreno is an Isla Colon native who was struck with poetic inspiration one Bocas del Toro morning. It was just after Feria del Mar, the annual seafair. He was reflecting on the amount of garbage contamination…

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Pargo Point Project

San Cristobal fishing village Valle Escondido is in an overfished area and therefore has not provided sustenance to the village for some…

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Bocas del Toro Cultural Museum with 12th Century Hou Wang Kun’s Altar

A Legacy for Posterity by Julio Mou Building a cultural museum here in Bocas del Toro is the result of the natives wanting a way to preserve and showcase…

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Preserving the Jewel of Bocas

by Rasheedah Ali he Community Organization of Old Bank (COOB) is a community-based Isla Bastimentos association is committed to the preservation of the land, language and rich culture of our vibrant Afro-Caribbean island community, Old Bank,…

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Wooden Caribbean Charm: An Introduction to Bocas del Toro Style Caribbean Architecture

A town’s cultural identity is preserved by the blood of its people, the languages spoken and the folklore shared. It is evident from the dishes served in local kitchens to the buildings that still flank the streets. While some…

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Run Down your Rondon at Yarisnori

Rondón came to Latin America around the 19th century when Afro-Antillean immigrant workers came  from Jamaica and surrounding areas like Trinidad and Tobago to build projects such as the Panama Canal and the Costa Rican railroads….

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