Bocas del Toro Creole
|Bocas del Toro Creole|
|Panamanian Creole English|
Bocas del Toro Creole, or Panamanian Creole English, is a dialect of Jamaican Creole English spoken in Bocas del Toro Province, Panama. Bocas del Toro Creole is a dialect of Jamaican Creole similar to Central American varieties such as Limón Coastal Creole. It does not have the status of an official language.
The native speakers of this dialect call it Guari-guari. It also goes by the names of Colón Creole and Rio Abajo Creole. It is a hybrid tongue of English and Spanish with elements of the local Guaymí language of the Ngöbe Buglé people.