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12th Annual Chili Competition at Skully’s (Concurso Gastronómico de Chili)

(Tracuccion español abajo) The sun was shining and the weather was sweet and Bocas del Toro was at Skully’s tasting…

Poetry by Arnold Greenberg

APROPOS POEMS Arnold Greenberg is an expat resident hailing from the USA writing a collection of poems about Bocas del…

Art Poster Maps: Showing the Spirit of Location

James Melillo was a former director of tourism in Hawaii when he and…

Spay Panama Visits Bocas

BY DENISE MCDONOUGH / PHOTOGRAPHY BY SHARON ADAM On a Tuesday afternoon in May, Spay Panama sent 3 veterinarians, 2…

Bocas Cleans Up its Act: Plastic Bags Banned

BY EMILY TALENTINO Trash is recognized as a massive problem around the archipelago and there are no simple or easy…

Human Chain in Playa Paunch to Protest Plans for 40 Meter Pier

Protestors say “¡Ese muelle no va!” When pictures of a large construction project in Paunch Beach began to circulate on…

BOCAS BLURBS: ISLAND LIFE & ISLAND TIMES: July 2017

The 3rd Annual Bastimentos International Maritime Fair was celebrated on May…

Mission Accomplished: 100 New Trash Cans for Bocas del Toro