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Every Day is Earth Day in Bocas del Toro

Every Day is Earth Day in Bocas del Toro

May 1, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

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 Day has grown from its grass-roots origins in New York City, to become a true global movement. Its goals? To demonstrate support for environmental [...]

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Editor’s Note – April 2014

Editor’s Note – April 2014

May 1, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

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 battle with breast cancer last month. She had been a terminal cancer patient since the first time I met her nearly three years ago. I remembered [...]

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60 Minutes with Mayor Dr. Joe

60 Minutes with Mayor Dr. Joe

May 1, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

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 5 years in office. Mayor Anderson, or better known as “Dr. Joe”, has chosen not to run again. He will step down from his [...]

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Bailarobics with Hilde Meyers

Bailarobics with Hilde Meyers

May 1, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

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 to really miss dancing, so she started learning Latin dance aerobics. After a while friends told her she should organize a class for everybody so [...]

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Leaf Eaters Café

Leaf Eaters Café

May 1, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

  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 bistro, with a vegetarian flare, called Leaf Eaters Café. The soul child of Francesca, of the Island Traders Artisan Market, it’s proving to be [...]

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Waterspout in Bocas!

Waterspout in Bocas!

May 1, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

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 ocean as it is commonly thought, appeared quite suddenly near Bocas Town on April 9th, around 10:30am. Waterspouts, which occur mostly in the tropics, need [...]

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Horoscopes – April 2014

Horoscopes – April 2014

May 1, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

Aries March 21 — April 19 Doing things on your own terms is not an option but a necessity.  As a leader and self starter you often find it difficult to bear up under the inadequacies of those that are there supposedly to assist you in your endeavors.  This causes you to be, what some [...]

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