Surfing Postponed in Bocas del Toro – National Government Vetoes Local Exception

On December 21st, a statement was published by Bocas del Toro’s Ministry of Health giving special permission for beach access for the activity of surf, as physical exercise. Within 24 hours of the release of this…

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Bocas del Toro Surfing Legalized For a Day, Then Reconsidered – Beaches Will Be Closed for All Activities Dec 23 to Jan 4 (Including No Surfing)

UPDATE: On the morning of December 22nd, we received the news that the special surfing permission has been vetoed by the national government. The beaches will remain closed December 23, 2020 to…

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COVID-19 Case Update in Bocas del Toro, Panama December 19, 2020 and New Holiday Restrictions

COVID-19 Epidemiological Report in Bocas del Toro and Panama Featured image courtesy of Alfredo Jurado Photography. In the islands of Bocas del Toro, as of December 19th, 2020, there are currently 14 active COVID-19 cases, an increase of…

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“¡Flexibilidad Para La Isla!” – Miembros de la comunidad se oponen a las nuevas restricciones dadas en Bocas del Toro por el COVID-19

Bocas del Toro tiene un numero bajo de casos activos del COVID-19 en comparación con otras regiones del país (99 en toda la provincia, 6 en el distrito isla hasta el 12 de diciembre). El 15 de diciembre,…

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“Flexibility for the Island!” – Community Members Oppose the New COVID Restrictions for Bocas del Toro

Bocas del Toro has a low amount of active COVID-19 cases compared to other regions in the country (99 in the whole province, 6 in the island district as of December 12th). On December 15th, Panama’s…

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Panama Announces New COVID-19 Restrictions Taking Effect December 18, 2020

Health Minister Luis Francisco Sucre announced during a December 15th, 2020 press conference new measures that will be put in place starting December 18th with the goal of slowing the spread of COVID-19 in Panama   during the upcoming…

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Bocas del Toro Surfers Rank High on the 2020 APS National Surf Circuit – Juampi Caraballo #1 Open Category

It has been a hard year to say the least. The pandemic has claimed lives, destroyed businesses and canceled a whole lot of events; including most of the dates on the APS national circuit, the season for the Asociación…

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COVID-19 In Bocas del Toro, Panama – December 12th, 2020 Update

COVID-19 Epidemiological Report in Bocas del Toro and Panama – December 12th, 2020 In the islands of Bocas del Toro, as of December 11th, 2020, there are currently 6 active COVID-19 cases. This represents a decrease of 6 cases from…

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