Flora and Fauna in Bocas

By Emma Button Flora Among many things, Bocas is famous for its diverse varieties of wildlife, flora and fauna that are present across the area. From the sandy…

First Large Boat to be Built in Bocas in Over 150 Years

  There was a time when Bocas was a bustling seaport. It started in the earliest days of exploration and exploitation after Columbus first charted these waters. Unique to the…

Coming Soon: It’s Chili Time in Bocas!

The Ninth Annual Bocas Chili Challenge will be held at The Bocas Brewery, located on the beach at the fairgrounds. The date of the annual event is on…

Attention All Bocas Residents and Tourists

Employees of Supermarket Christina, located on Third Street, Isla Colon, were apprehended August 8, for dumping waste from their market into the sea. Charges have…

Road Party at The Beach Bar Bar-b-que!

The road to Playa Bluff continues to be in a state of disrepair. So, the The Beach Bar is donating all of 100% of sales made…

Gem of a Store: Treasures of the Turquoise Crab

By Casie Dean Treasures of the Turquoise Crab (in Careening Cay Resort on Isla Carenero) is a hidden gem to be discovered or revisited. Off the beaten…

Here and Now

By Blake Bunch Prior to this move to Central America, I had never set foot in the Bocas del Toro archipelago. I had not ventured to San…

Why Monkeys are NOT Pets

We’ve all seen them: cute, cuddly, fuzzy, and practically irresistible baby monkeys. What a show for guests- swinging from the ceiling, feeding themselves with their opposable thumbs, doing back flips,…