National Taxi Strike. photo in Panama City of the October 28, 2021 protest with dozens of taxis all stopped in roadways in Panama CIty

National Transportation Strike Announced for November 8

UPDATE as of 3:45pm on Sunday, November 7, 2021: The national transportation strike has been called off. An agreement has been reached between taxi unions and the government. Taxis and…

Zero COVID cases in Bocas del Toro cover image featuring a drone photo of Isla Colon

Zero Active COVID Cases in Bocas del Toro Archipelago!

Zero Active COVID Cases in Bocas del Toro! is the headline we have been waiting to publish for 18 months. On October, 28, 2021, that headline became a reality when our editorial team received a report from the Guillermo…


This Week in Bocas – October 25, 2021

This Week in Bocas – October 25, 2021 – Edition #8 – “100 Years” It was 100 hundred years ago this month that a 19 year old musical prodigy from Carenero Island boarded a steamship in Panama bound for New…


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…