Waterslide Benefit for Casa de Asilo: Over $500 Raised

Waterslide Benefit for Casa de Asilo: Over $500 Raised ::Español abajo:: Saturday, 7th October was a perfect Bocas day to spend…

Introducing…THE SUPER DELI!

(Tracuccion español abajo) The Super Gourmet Deli is the super deli of Bocas! With over 30 almost identical Supermarkets in Bocas del Toro,…

12th Annual Chili Competition at Skully’s (Concurso Gastronómico de Chili)

(Tracuccion español abajo) The sun was shining and the weather was sweet and Bocas del Toro was at Skully’s tasting all the chili they could eat. The 12th annual Chili Cook-Off was held Sunday October fist at Skully’s bar and…

CLASSIFIEDS: JULY 2017

BOATS AND ACCESSORIES Pontoon Boat for sale – $16,950. Negotiable. Ken 6831-9652. 2008 Bennington 20 ft., 2009 Evinrude 115 HP motor. Trailer. Holds 10 people. A pontoon boat is a smooth ride even in rough water. CONTACT Earl Meck 6480-6325…

Poetry by Arnold Greenberg

APROPOS POEMS Arnold Greenberg is an expat resident hailing from the USA writing a collection of poems about Bocas del Toro for his poetry book “The Forgotten Town–Bocas Poems.” Here are 3 poems he has composed recently that have much…

Art Poster Maps: Showing the Spirit of Location

James Melillo was a former director of tourism in Hawaii when he and his colleagues were looking at community ways to promote tourism. What they came up with was the art poster map….

Spay Panama Visits Bocas

BY DENISE MCDONOUGH / PHOTOGRAPHY BY SHARON ADAM On a Tuesday afternoon in May, Spay Panama sent 3 veterinarians, 2 technicians and a lot of equipment to Bocas del Toro via Air Panama. This was possible due to many donations,…

Bocas Cleans Up its Act: Plastic Bags Banned

BY EMILY TALENTINO Trash is recognized as a massive problem around the archipelago and there are no simple or easy solutions. The multifaceted issue seems daunting and impossible when all aspects are taken into consideration from recycling to trash disposal…