Local Dive Shops Make History

Coral spawning (coral reproduction) occurs only once yearly and is one of the ocean’s greatest mysteries. Renowned coral reef biologist Nancy Knowlton was recently appointed to the Smithsonian’s Sant Chair for Marine Science. She will lead the Institution’s effort…

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The Restaurante Yarisnori Story

“Do you sell food here?” was the question on everybody’s mind as a group of ornithologists (bird scientists) devoured the delicious food Juany had prepared for her daughter Yarisbel’s birthday. There was arroz con pollo (chicken with rice), crabmeat…

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The Breeze Please – September 2012

Kayley Russell is a frequent traveler to Bocas del Toro. Here she is in front of the CN Tower in her hometown of Toronto Canada. If you have taken The Bocas Breeze with you, please send a picture to…

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7th Annual Bocas Chili Challenge

TO BEAN OR NOT TO BEAN!……that is the question. This question has been asked for seven years at the Annual Bocas Chili Challenge. It’s been a mixed bowl! There is always a bragging right on who has the best…

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Sports Activities Initiative help Red Cross

The Red Cross is a universal symbol of humanitarianism, emergency care, community philanthropic involvement, and worldwide relief. This organization develops many ways to fill the voids of those in need. There are countless activity driven fundraisers to help collect…

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Note from the Editor – August 2012

Note from ex-Editor Six years ago, in July 2006, I took over ownership of The Bocas Breeze and installed myself as editor. For me, it was a big step. I now owned a business and had to learn how to…

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Dr. Orhan Kural Visits Bocas

Last month, Dr. Orhan Kural and five travelling companions visited Bocas del Toro. This is the first organized Turkish group to do so. Dr. Kural established the Turkish Travelers’ Club 13 years ago because of his love of travelling,…

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The Lemongrass

Located in the center of Bocas del Toro above Starfleet Scuba, The Lemongrass Restaurant & Bar boasts one of the most unique dining experiences in Panama. The restaurant has been one of the most popular eateries on the island…

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