The Plastic Ban: One Year Later

español abajo On September 1st, 2018 the municipal government of Bocas del Toro passed the Acuerdo 022/2018, prohibiting the use of single-use plastic and styrofoam plates, cups, utensils, straws and take-out containers in all restaurants. It’s one year later and…

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Bocas del Toro Christmas Boat Parade is Back

(español abajo) On Saturday, December 21st, the fun and spectacular Bocas del Toro Christmas Boat Parade is back after a long hiatus. Very few holiday treats are better than admiring the intricate work done with lights and decorations on each neighbor’s…

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Get To Know Your Mayor ◈ Honorable Alcalde Emiliano Torres

español abajo Emiliano Torres won 2nd place in the Feria del Mar fishing tournament while in his third month as mayor and he still plays softball in the local league. Torres refuses…

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Do Your Bird Right with Joan Crabtree

Do your Bird right!!! Close your eyes and imagine the special aromas of Thanksgiving…Cinnamon…Nutmeg…Apple Pie… and….THE BIRD!!! The traditional main course, the Quintessential must have in the center of the table, the gastronomic symbol…

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SHINE On Bocas Ladies

It’s 8:15 am and young girls from Isla Carenero and Isla Colon, with big smiles and teeming with excitement, come streaming in from their friends and family’s boats to the large…

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Luis Russell ◈ The Missing Link In Jazz

español abajo by Manuel Niss Quintana The greatness of Bocas del Toro frequently surprises both locals and visitors. In this case we are not talking about beautiful scenery or a unique animal or flower that only exists in these lands. Here…

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2nd Annual Rocktoberfest To Award $5,000 in Cash and Prizes to Musicians

español abajo Musicians dream of being able to take that song that they poured their heart out into and share it with the world with the highest quality of sound and video. On November 3rd

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La Ruta de Las Tormentas:16th Century Bocas del Toro History Recognized

The year is 1502 and the Admiral of the Sea Christopher Columbus had just weathered a disastrous…

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