Lionfish in Bocas Have Met Their Match

Lionfish in Bocas have met their match with so many businesses and restaurants on board to get the whole archipelago ‘eating the enemy.’ Adding this invasive yet delicious species to your daily cuisine is easier than ever. Beautiful,…


This Week in Bocas #7 – October 18, 2021

This Week in Bocas – October 18, 2021 – Edition #7 – “Sustainable Tourism” The Bocas Breeze attended the October 9th presentation from the Tourism Authority of Panama wherein plans were presented to invest $100 million in infrastructure upgrades. A…

Wappin! This Week in Bocas cover with many pictures from activities during the Showcolate 2021 Chocoalate Fair

WAPPIN! This Week in Bocas #6 – October 11, 2021

This Week in Bocas – October 11, 2021 – Edition #6 – “La Ruta de Cacao” This week in Bocas del Toro we took a look at all the amazing stops along the route of cacao for the 2021 Showcolate…

a lady chopping a cacao pod and other ladies wearing spa chocolate masks

Showcolate Fair 2021

Showcolate 2021: celebrating cacao cultivation and chocolate production in Bocas del Toro The 3rd annual Showcolate Fair this year was a success with active participation from Bocas residents and businesses in the chocolate baking contest as well as…


WAPPIN! This Week in Bocas – October 4, 2021

October 4, 2021, Edition #5 — This Week in Bocas del Toro, Panama Walking the streets of Bocas Town, it is actually starting to feel like pre-March 2020. COVID-19 cases are down (10 active) and at this point, most of…

Kelly Hernandez holding up the reusable menstral pads of Days for Girls

Turning the Tides from Period Poverty to Privilege in Panama

“Turning the Tides from Period Poverty to Privilege in Panama” by Jenn Parker Today is the first day of my period, which seems coincidentally appropriate given the nature of the article I am writing. I reflect on my experience today…

a group photo of volunteers at a tree planting ceremony for the group Bocas Rainforest Reforestation Initiative

Bocas Rainforest Reforestation Initiative Is Launched

Every June, Panama celebrates National Reforestation Day and this year a newly formed organization, Bocas Rainforest Reforestation Initiative (BRRI), held an event in Dolphin Bay, where over 150 tree saplings were planted! The day was organized by the founders…

lady cooking coconut rolls over fire

Ari Ungüenrien! Let’s Cook With Mario Castrellón

Let’s Cook With Mario Castrellón! From September 21 to 23 the community of Rio Caña, located in the Kusapín district of the Ngäbe-Buglé region, will receive a visit from the renowned “ambassador of…