Isla Colón Street Renovation Project and The Community Reaction

On Friday January 22, 2021, government officials, private consultants and residents of Bocas del Toro gathered to discuss the design phase of an…

A close up of a COVID-19 swab test.

COVID-19 Testing in Panama After Visiting Bocas del Toro

COVID-19 testing in Panama and Bocas del Toro – the details are explained here. DISCLAIMER: This article was published on January 20, 2021 and…


For The Benefit of Bocas del Toro’s Youth: The Institute for Afro-descendant Excellence is Here

“If you don’t have a cultural identity, you don’t know who you are. You don’t know where you are going, or why you…


Panama Will Receive the 40,000 Doses of the Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine January 18-25

On January 4, the Minister of External Relations Erika Mouynes announced that some time between January 18 and 25, 2021, Panama will be…


Gender Shopping Confusion in Panama Supermarkets – Are There Still Restrictions in Bocas del Toro?

The Ministry of Health announced earlier in December a series of measures to be implemented over the holiday season and into January 2021…