Guillermo Sánchez Borbón Hospital FAQs with medical director, Dr. José Quintero

(español abajo) We sat down with Dr. José Quintero, the medical director at Isla Colon’s brand new hospital on the main road just before Playa Tortuga. We asked him some questions that many people in the community have been curious about.  What is the personnel situation?  The hospital has 10 doctors (one of them is […]
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Eloping on a Caribbean Pirate Ship: The Tale of the Black Magic Love Spell

Bocas del Toro is a place to make your dreams come true and for this Hollywood couple, that dream was to elope on a pirate ship in the Caribbean. They had the vision not just to escape together alone to a mysterious place to celebrate their union; they wanted to make their wedding a wild […]
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Philips, Hangouts of the Holy

An establishment in London. Photo by Garry Knight. Salvation and the Grits Eaters (entry from Two Can Ride a Camel) by Hudson Phillips Jentz entered the Los Conquistadores room of the Cities of Gold Steak House. Broderick Comstock, the amiable Pastor of the Church of Good Love, rested his sandwich on a napkin and waved […]

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Back to Back Surf Competitions in Playa Paunch on the APS National Circuit

In 2019, the Asociación Panameña de Surf (APS) returned to Bocas del Toro after a three year hiatus. It was then that APS president Roger Castillero truly came to recognize the enthusiasm of the community for surfing. With this, he decided to plan a double event with two consecutive weekends of competitions to kick off […]
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Sin el Mar , No Hay Bocas ◈ Bocas Is Chosen As The New Mission Blue Hope Spot

Mission Blue announced its selection of the Bocas del Toro Archipelago as its newest addition to the ocean-saving Hope Spot family in December of last year. And our new Bocas Hope Spot coalition is saying “Sin el Mar, no hay Bocas!”  Mission Blue is an organization that inspires action to explore and protect the ocean. […]
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The Panamanian Capital of “Illegal Logging” is actually RICH with History.

https://www.laestrella.com.pa/nacional/200126/expedicion-darien Since the discovery of the South Sea by Vasco Núñez de Balboa in 1513, the great powers of the world saw the need to make a passage between the two oceans that would facilitate trade and navigation in times of war. There were many expeditions and studies carried out since …

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VOTE FOR THIS: Proposal before Assembly looks to remove cushy punishments for those on the TAKE!!!

https://www.prensa.com/impresa/panorama/proponen-impedir-la-sustitucion-de-penas-en-casos-de-corrupcion/ That persons who commit a crime against the public administration are excluded from the benefit of substitute penalties for house arrest and community work. This is one of the proposals raised in a preliminary bill submitted to the plenary of the National Assembly. The initiative, promoted by the independent deputy Gabriel Silva , …

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Keep an eye on this “BULLSHIT”. Contract has $3.5 Million of FLUFF baked in.

https://www.prensa.com/impresa/panorama/aaud-gastara-cerca-de-20-millones-en-contratos-directos/ Ten contracts drawn up in November 2019, by the Urban and Home Cleaning Authority (AAUD), for the rental of heavy equipment for the amount of $ 19.5 million, rest in the Comptroller General of the Republic pending endorsement. The contracts, whose endorsement was rejected in December last year by the then …

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