The National Surf Circuit Returns to Bocas

Tis the season for waves in the Caribbean so all the Bocas surfers came out to Paunch Beach to do what they do best on January 4th and 5th for the Panamanian Surf Association 2012 Surf Competition. Everyone was…

Note from the Editor – January 2012

We never know what the New Year holds for each of us. There will be excitement and joy, sorrow and strife­­. New Year’s…

Ecology Rules

Mangrove islands, a common sight in the Bocas del Toro archipelago, are more than just a clump of trees. Within the island a…

The First Bocas Give-Back-Christmas

By Anne Watson-Russell Magical. From the camaraderie of the volunteers over the planning weeks, to the joy of the children playing…

Dish of the Month: Karmaway

Dave and Steve are Karmaway. They are the company and they will take their vision anywhere they want to go. For the moment,…

January Horoscopes

Capricorn December 22 — January 19 Sorry Capricorn, but right now your position in the universe is about as useful as, useful as, useful as,…

Sr. Chavez Achieved His Christmas Dream

Sr. Chavez has a dream. A Christmas dream, if you will. He wants to finish a house that he has been building for…

Note from the Editor – December 2012

As the holiday season approaches each year I always begin reminiscing about childhood Christmases spent with my family. The smell of fresh cut…

Talking Trash: The Bocas Basura Situation

The waste management issue in Bocas del Toro is more complicated than most things here are.  It’s not like choosing where you’re going…

Events and Announcements

Joe Bass, of Operation Safe Drinking Water, is recovering in David after suffering a stroke last week. He would like for everyone to…

Cloud Forest Botanicals

Cloud Forest Botanicals is a small, hands-on artisan business in the highlands of Chiriqui, above Boquete. On Finca Luz, Elizabeth Worley and Dianne…