Project Playa Istmito Involving Local Students in the Study of an Algal Bloom on Isla Colón

Project Playa Istmito: Involving Local Students in the Study of an Algal Bloom on Isla Colón

Algal deposits on Playa Istmito (Little Isthmus Beach) have long been a topic of interest for citizens of Isla Colón, the largest island in the Bocas del Toro archipelago, situated along Panama’s Caribbean coast. The beach,…

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Giving Tuesday Bocas del Toro 2023

Support These Bocas del Toro Causes on Giving Tuesday 2023!

Giving Tuesday started as a global generosity movement in 2012 to encourage people to give, after two days of shopping on Black Friday and Cyber Monday, and has turned into the largest day of giving worldwide! In the U.S….

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Mangrove Garbage Dumping: Who Cares?

What do you do in Bocas del Toro when you come across HUNDREDS of trash bags piled into mountains in and on top of mangroves? What do you do when you repeatedly tell the agencies that you would expect…

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Ad Sidera Semper - Can Party Tourism Coexist with a Nature Reserve

Music Festival on Bluff Beach: Can Party Tourism Coexist with a Nature Reserve?

Summary of Key Points Lee la nota en español aqui – An electronic music festival called Ad Sidera Semper will take place in Bocas del Toro October 12-16. A portion of the festival is scheduled…

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Blood Donations I Go Panama(1)

Save a Life! Join Panama’s New Online Blood Donation Database

Introducing a game-changer and a literal life-saver: the I Go Panama Blood Donation Database Over the years, The Bocas Breeze has received many messages with…

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Stars of the Sea - La Coralina Island House

Fashion, Muralism and Coral Rebuilding at La Coralina Island House

Fashion, muralism and coral rebuilding at La Coralina Island House!   September 24, 2023,…

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Playa Paunch Isla Colon 2023

Isla Colon Road Update: Stakes in the Sea and Dozens of Trees Marked for Removal Along Playa Paunch

Bocas del Toro is known for its natural beauty, its beaches and world-class surf.  While most all residents seem to agree that the roads need to be repaired, they are concerned that the current plans for a new coastal…

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Panama Immigration Changes - Sept 2023

Changes to Panama Tourist Visa Entry Procedure 2023

Changes to Panama Tourist Visa Entry Procedure 2023  On September 8, 2023, Panama’s National Immigration Services held a press conference announcing new immigration measures. Most of the measures are directed at the increase of migrants entering via the Darien Gap….

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