Category: Community

First Annual BESO 5K Walk/Run Raises Money for All Things Educational

First Annual BESO 5K Walk/Run Raises Money for All Things Educational

February 12, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

The good people at BESO were at it again raising funds for academia with the very first annual 5 kilometer walk (or run).  Supporting members of the community put on their respective Nike, Reeboks and New Balances to traverse a 5 kilometer stretch of Isla Colon on the morning of Sunday, February 9th. The charitable [...]

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Community Activities

Community Activities

February 1, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

Christmas Parties On December 11th ,the BELLO organization celebrated Christmas with the children of the Boca del Drago school. The ladies of BELLO served lunch, drinks, and sweets while the kids were able to participate in games and educational chats about the environment, conservation and recycling. The National Police held their 3rd annual children’s Christmas [...]

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Police Activities

Police Activities

December 31, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

This month the National Police engaged in various community outreach and preventive crime activities. They are also proud to report that crime in general is down and their new ATV beach patrolling campaigns on Carenero and Bluff have been effective. The Bocas Breeze commends their continued efforts to fight crime and maintain Bocas as the [...]

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Police Meet with Children of the Mudial del Barrio Youth Outreach Program

Police Meet with Children of the Mudial del Barrio Youth Outreach Program

December 31, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

Wednesday December 4th, the National Police in cooperation with “Mundial del Barrio” met with the children of the program to discuss the dangers of drug addiction. Mundial del Barrio is non-profit NGO that gives children the opportunity to participate in a youth football league. In attendance were members of the sub-15 and sub-13 Mundial del [...]

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Police Meet with Children of the Mundial del Barrio Youth Outreach Program

Police Meet with Children of the Mundial del Barrio Youth Outreach Program

December 7, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

Wednesday December 4th, the National Police in cooperation with “Mundial del Barrio” met with the children of the program to increase awareness about the dangers of illicit drugs. In attendance were members of the organization’s sub-13 and sub-15 football leagues. Mundial del Barrio is non-profit NGO that gives children the opportunity to participate in a [...]

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Police Discuss Red Frogs in Bahia Roja

Police Discuss Red Frogs in Bahia Roja

November 21, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

A meeting was held on November 20th in the Bahia Roja community (Bastimentos Island) after the national police received a disturbing report regarding the mistreatment of a Red Frog. A group of tourists claimed that they were approached by a child with a Red Frog in a plastic bag asking for a donation to see [...]

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Telecommunication and Electricity brought to Valle Escudo

Telecommunication and Electricity brought to Valle Escudo

November 15, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

Upon returning back to the states early this year, founding Floating Doctors crew member Noah Haas began working on a partnering project that would bring cellular networking and solar powered electricity into communities specified by Floating Doctors. Trojan Battery and Wilson Electronics signed on as supporters through equipment donations that would bring power, a cellular [...]

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The Rebirth of Red Frog Beach

The Rebirth of Red Frog Beach

November 15, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

Ten years ago the Red Frog Beach Island Resort project started. At that time the cattle grazing on the island caused deforestation on a large hillside section of the island. It was on this deforested section of land that the cattle were removed and individual vacation homes started to be built with the plan to [...]

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