Category: People

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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Jimi Hendrix Plays Woodstock Lumber Yard

Jimi Hendrix Plays Woodstock Lumber Yard

April 1, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

Submitted by Tony Sanders In another bizarre siting, rock legend Jimi Hendrix was spotted at our very own Woodstock wood yard. Without a word he wielded his right-footed, left strung guitar and proceeded to try to duplicate his seminal performance from the other Woodstock on August 18th 1969. As he prowled around the stage like [...]

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Tupac is Alive! And Spotted Dining in the Ultimo Refugio restaurant

Tupac is Alive! And Spotted Dining in the Ultimo Refugio restaurant

April 1, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

Ever since the gangster-rap singer Tupac Shakur was allegedly gunned down in Las Vegas, Nevada (USA) on September 13th, 1996, there has been much speculation into the idea that he faked his death and is actually alive today. Many reports place him in Jamaica living under an assumed identity. Well it looks like the conspiracy [...]

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Happy Mother’s Day Panama!

Happy Mother’s Day Panama!

December 31, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

Sizzla Kalonji once sang “Thank you Mama for the nine months you carried me through…” and that is the idea every 8th of December in Panama. “Why December 8th?” you ask.     December 8th is recognized by the Catholic Church as day of the Immaculate Conception of the Virgin Mary. While most of the [...]

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Refugio La Brisa del Diablo: A Sanctuary for the Soul

Refugio La Brisa del Diablo: A Sanctuary for the Soul

August 22, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

  If you’ve got island fever or you’re just traveling through, you should consider stopping at Refugio La Brisa del Diablo for a night or two. For one peaceful weekend I enjoyed this cottage and loved every minute of its serene backdrop and cozy interior, not to mention the delectable meals. With each detail meticulously [...]

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Preserving Bocas History with Tito

Preserving Bocas History with Tito

March 1, 2013 | By | 2 Comments

Preserving Bocas History with Tito by Nicholas Corea In all his 76 years, Tito has never been away from the islands of Bocas del Toro for more than 2 months at a time. He’s travelled abroad, worked all over Panama building everything from airports to hotels but has never taken his mind and heart away [...]

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