The Darklands Foundation: Empowering the Indigenous Peoples of Bocas del Toro

(español abajo) Ten years ago, the executive director of the Darklands Foundation Mathilde Grand, created the Citizens of Chocolate, a collective of indigenous women manufacturing cacao and chocolate. It focused on…

National Government Responds to Strike with Promises to Improve Bocas del Toro Infrastructure

The strike is over! Central government representatives from Panama City announced the dismissal of the head of the AMP (Panamanian Maritime Authority) and…

BOCAS HISTORY WITH CLYDE STEPHENS EPISIDE ONE: WORLD WAR II & BANANAS

(Tracuccion español abajo) You could fill hectares and hectares of banana plantations with all the things I didn’t know before sitting down with Clyde…

Lic. Virginia Vasquez: A Bocas Boss-Woman

(Tracuccion español abajo) by Nancy Trascik and Nicholas Corea Editor’s note: It was the morning after Panama had…

Peaceful March on Bocas Town: Citizens Protest for a Dialogue with Central Government

On Thursday August 9th concerned citizens took to the streets of Isla Colón to voice their opinion. Though there were a few different…

Bocas Diving Pirates Teams up with Project Aware to Dive Against Debris

  Group photo of February 24th’s Dive for Debris, including…

“¡Sin Carrizo, Por Favor! by Drew Jaffe

(traducción español abajo) -Article by Drew Jaffe of the School for Field…

Bocas Barks Looks to Care for Homeless Animals of Bocas

All animal lovers in Bocas del Toro will be…

CLASSIFIEDS: DECEMBER 2017

BOATS AND ACCESSORIES CONTACT Earl Meck 6480-6325 or earlmeck@yahoo.com and Dan Wentworth 6571-3455 FOR PHOTOS AND SPECS: BOATS AND BITS * new and used outboard motors *…

Cayuco Paunch is Back with 2 New Members

The champions are back and paddling! The girls of the Cayuco Paunch team are currently gearing up for their December 9th race, which…

The History of the Bocas Ferry – An Island a Little Less Isolated

(español abajo) The History of the Bocas Ferry – An Island a Little Less Isolated The history of the Ferries in…