White-Nosed Coati (Nasua Narica)

It’s a squirrel, it’s a monkey, no, it’s a White-Nosed Coati. While traveling through the Bocas del Toro region from Almirante to Changuinola one day, my taxi came to a screeching halt for what looked to be nothing more than a…

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Floating Doctors Floats My Boat

By Lorie Fagin “The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.” –Ghandi This month marks two years since I joined the Floating Doctors medical…

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Every Day is Earth Day in Bocas del Toro

by Dr. Tamara Romanuk Earth Day, the day the world (most of it anyway…192 countries to date) celebrates our home, the one and only Planet Earth, for its 44th year. Earth…

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Editor’s Note – April 2014

I would like to dedicate this issue of The Bocas Breeze to a woman I greatly admired, Susan Guberman-Garcia. After great struggle and painful sacrifice, Susan lost her long-time…

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60 Minutes with Mayor Dr. Joe

60 Minutes with Dr. Joe With elections just around the corner in Panama, the Bocas Breeze decided to sit down with Mayor Jose Anderson to take a look back at his…

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Bailarobics with Hilde Meyers

Hilde Meyers has loved dancing since childhood. She trained in classes of jazz, ballet, acrobatics, in-line country dancing and dance aerobics. After she moved to Bocas years ago, she began…

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Leaf Eaters Café

  In a town like Bocas it’s hard to keep a secret, but there’s one we’ve recently uncovered that you may be interested in learning about. It’s a hidden little waterfront…

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Waterspout in Bocas!

Touchdown! It’s called a waterspout. The swirling tornado-like column of water, made up of water droplets formed by condensation, rather than by sucking up water from a lake or the…

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