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2013-10-07 23:31:09

Members of the Disque Foundation traveled to Bocas del Toro to assist the Floating Doctors. Brownstown, Indiana (PRWEB) October 07, 2013 On September 21st, the Disque Foundation partnered with the Floating Doctors organization to bring medical relief to remote coastal communities of the world. Members of the Disque Foundation assisted in delivering medical assistance to local villages near Bocas del Toro, Panama. This was the Disque Foundation’s second annual trip. While on the trip,...

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2010-10-12 23:31:21

The Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute's Bocas del Toro Research Station and Galeta Point Marine Laboratory are reporting an anomalous sea temperature rise and a major coral bleaching event in the western Caribbean. Although the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, NOAA, issued an advisory in July announcing above-average sea surface temperatures in the wider Caribbean region, there had been no clear indication of increased sea temperatures in Panama and the western...

2010-05-21 19:30:00

SAN JOSE, Costa Rica, May 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Nature Air, the world's first carbon neutral airline, just announced that travelers looking to keep more money in their wallets can have their wish. The airline is introducing an unlimited Nature Air Flight Pass. If it's flexibility travelers are looking for, they'll get just that with the new pass. Starting April 19 through Dec.15 the Nature Air Flight Pass can be purchased for two consecutive weeks or an entire month. For the cost of just two...

2009-08-04 16:17:00

MIAMI, Aug. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Emerald Monkey Eco-Luxe Resort has been accepted into membership of Preferred Hotels & Resorts, the ultimate luxury collection featuring more than 200 of the world's most desirable destinations. The brand conveys the highest standards of hospitality and service as it celebrates the individuality of its members. This secluded and exclusive island resort has 76 private one, two and three bedroom villas scattered among the gently sloping...

2009-07-13 15:11:00

GLENEAGLES, Scotland, July 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Kimberly DeLape, CEO of Island Living Resorts, was among world leaders, CEOs, and entrepreneurs tackling the challenges of the economic climate at Forbes' CEO Forum in Gleneagles, Scotland. DeLape was one of 45 guests worldwide invited to participate on the prestigious panels. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090713/DA45610) DeLape said "optimism for the future of the economy" was a viewpoint shared among participants of the...

2009-02-04 13:33:00

Emerald Monkey Eco-Luxe Resort and Residences Brings Bali's 'Glam-Organic' Lifestyle to Panama BOCAS DEL TORO, Panama, Feb. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Exquisitely wrapped in a Balinese effervescence, Emerald Monkey Eco-Luxe Resort and Residences will be a world class, carbon neutral footprint with a sustainable lifestyle. Located on Isla Pastor in the Archipelago region of Bocas Del Toro, Panama, is the opportunity to live and stay in a harmonious environment with nature that is similar to Bali,...

2008-09-25 21:00:21

By Gary Bogue PANAMA CITY, Panama PANAMA CITY is an amazing city. Its skyline is certainly as spectacular as San Francisco's -- some might even say more so -- with its tall skyscrapers. And more modern buildings are under construction, even as we speak. (Donald Trump is building the Trump Ocean Club International Hotel and Tower in the shape of a 68-story sail!) What makes this cosmopolitan city amazing is that it springs up out of a primitive rain forest. A green jungle is just a...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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