A discussion made up of panelists of promient speakers of the native English dialect of Bocas del Toro, Guari-Guari.

Bocas First Guari-Guari Talking Rescue

The “Bocas First Guari-Guari Talking Rescue” was held on May 28, 2021. W’appin deh?! (What’s happening there?) When you first reach Bocas del Toro, you will notice Jamaican-style English being spoken by locals -especially in Old Bank and Almirante-…

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On the left is Clint Bleeler with a hat on. In the middle Clint is dressed u. On the right side is a picture of Clint in a hammock with his dogs.

A Tribute to Clint Beeler

The Bocas del Toro community lost a fun-loving friend on April 8, 2021, when Clint Beeler left us in the physical world. Clint’s husband Roger and dear friends Maryann and Allene have sent us some beautiful words in…

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The logo for HealthCare Alliance Panama with their slogan "You are first"

HealthCare Alliance U.S. Military Veteran Services in Panama

HOLA!  To all Bocas U.S. Military Retirees and Veterans. HealthCare Alliance (HCA) would like to let all U.S. Military Retirees, Veterans and Dependents know that assistance for accessing earned benefits and compensation is readily available through HCA Volunteer Veterans Service…

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Roadwork in Bocas del Toro

Bocas del Toro Province To Be Renamed

During November’s emergency road repair, there was a discovery of an ancient cave of hidden gold; massive amounts that were kept secret for obvious security reasons. The cave, uncovered by a landslide, contained gold hidden from Christopher Columbus’ expedition…

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A steak fried in a cast iron skillet

Sabroso Meats Is Open with Quality Meats in Bocas del Toro!

Calling all carnivores: there is a new place to get your quality meats in Bocas del Toro. Pandemic projects- baking bread was a craze for a minute. Do you remember that? Some people got into home fitness, day trading, day…

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Alanis Ortiz Espinoza at the University of Leicester campus, after her team placed first in the Centennial Mooting Competition, 2020. Photo taken: February 28, 2020.

Bocas del Toro-native Student Selected to Participate in the House of Commons in Canada

Bocatoreño pride! (VERSIÓN ESPAÑOL ABAJO) Panamanian-Canadian student selected to participate in the House of Commons in Canada Alanis Ortiz Espinoza has been selected to represent her federal district, Brampton Center, in the House…

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Joe Riccardi in Bocas del Toro

Remembering Joe Riccardi

Remembering Joe Riccardi On January 29, 2021, the world lost a friend, father, husband and an all around fun-loving, caring and giving man; Joseph Jude Riccardi; better known to all simply as Joe. Here we present to you a collection…

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COVID-19 Vaccines in Panama

COVID-19 Vaccines in Panama

COVID-19 vaccines in Panama have been being rolled out since January 20, 2021. According to the Ministry of Economics and Finance, Panama has committed $56 million dollars to the  program. They will be using the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine, developed…

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