Note from the Editor-July 2013

If you don’t drive by a landfill on your daily commute then maybe you don’t think of the situation at hand. Out of sight, out of mind, right? Everyone understands that we have an ongoing garbage problem, so we…

Our dolphins are Unique!

The sound of the cartridge echoed in Almirante Bay. “We did it!” – screamed the bunch of women on the panga. The captain…

Child’s Play:Adventure to Discover Our Five Senses

The children’s eyes rapidly bounced back and forth between all the new toys and faces that gathered in the room. As…

Matrimony,Monkeys and More at Finca los Monos

There’s something very romantic about being wed at a pavilion surrounded by a masterfully constructed botanical garden. You’re enclosed by beautiful exotic plants…

Monthly horoscopes [July 2013]

 Aries  March 21 — April 19, Hang out with a Taurus, not literally, and certainly not publicly, but be assured a nearby Taurus has something…

Learning Spanish at Habla Ya

Before I tell you about my experience at Habla Ya, I suppose I should tell you a little about myself so you properly…

El Ultimo Refugio

Nobody really knows exactly when Katherine took over El Ultimo Refugio. According to her, it had to have been either 2006 or 2007….

Note from the Editor-June 2013

Normally I like my editor’s note to be positive, even uplifting. But this month, I feel I need to address the article published…

Slow & Steady: Turtles, Tourism…

SLOW AND STEADY: TURTLES, TOURISM, AND TOMORROW Bocas is a paradise for more than just people – it is also one of the most…

Announcements June 2013

June 27, 5-8pm Art Walk-The Art Walk will include a multitude of eclectic pieces by local artists. It starts at El Ultimo Refugio…

What is Leishmaniasis?

Leishmaniasis (often called “lesh”) is a tropical skin infection found in Panama. In Panama, Leshmaniasis exists in a natural…