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January 2015



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The danger of mis-information...

Started by Lee Zeltzer. Last reply by Linda G. Baker 35 minutes ago. 12 Replies

Coconut Flour

Started by Howling Success K9 Services. Last reply by Howling Success K9 Services 1 hour ago. 2 Replies

Rental Vehicle

Started by Dennis Nutting. Last reply by Dennis Nutting 1 hour ago. 17 Replies

Calling All Hikers -- Wednesday's Hike

Started by Dennis Nutting 1 hour ago. 0 Replies

Donation of an unwanted Tennis Racquet

Started by john ross mazzola 2 hours ago. 0 Replies

The Natives are Restless in Nicaragua

Started by John R. Hampton 2 hours ago. 0 Replies


Started by margie r. Last reply by Fran Hogan 2 hours ago. 17 Replies

Road Block Inspection Of Bus Driver's License Today.

Started by Hilary Jenkins. Last reply by Hilary Jenkins 2 hours ago. 1 Reply

Gang violence on the increase again in Chiriqui

Started by Charlotte Summers. Last reply by El Gato 3 hours ago. 10 Replies

Handsome Puppy Looking for Forever Home

Started by Susan and Pat. Last reply by Fran Hogan 3 hours ago. 4 Replies

Luggage Allowance for New COPA Flight Tucomento David

Started by Samuel Ruth. Last reply by Samuel Ruth 3 hours ago. 50 Replies

Need new electric gate remote

Started by Cindy Thomas. Last reply by Cindy Thomas 5 hours ago. 4 Replies

Revisado in Boquete @ Quick Fix Autoservice

Started by Tom Jones. Last reply by Bruce Laidlaw 5 hours ago. 2 Replies

Needed: Small Dog Crate

Started by Penny Ripple. Last reply by Penny Ripple 6 hours ago. 8 Replies

One of the blessings of living in Boquete

Started by Erin Ross. Last reply by Nance Epstein 7 hours ago. 1 Reply

Las Trancas, Boquete?

Started by Nance Epstein. Last reply by Nance Epstein 8 hours ago. 5 Replies

SHARP Cheddar Cheese

Started by Keith Woolford. Last reply by Clint Richardson 9 hours ago. 43 Replies

Paying corporation taxes at a bank in Boquete

Started by Lesia T.. Last reply by Roger Bellido 10 hours ago. 26 Replies

Boquete Guide

The taxing problem of taxes

I am going to take a comment to yesterdays post and amplify it here. “Your blog is interesting and on a wide array of topics. I enjoy your persistence. I know many have relocated to Bouquete from more costly areas in North America because they could have a home without the tax burden. Improvements in […]

A lesson to be learned

After writing about the Tuesday Talk with the Representante for Alto Boquete, Lic. Joswar Alvarado this comment was posted by a reader. “Lee,when I first considered a move to Panama, I found your site.It was full of interesting stories and information on being a expat.Some of the do’s and dont’s of living in a new […]

Tuesday Talk: Lic. Joswar Alvarado, Representante Alto Boquete

I was very happy to see a full house for a presentation by a local elected official, Lic. Joswar Alvarado. Lic. Joswar is a teacher and a psychologist as well as Representante. He is one of the better educated local elected officials. I asked Sr. Joswar to explain the role of a Representante in Panama and he […]

A visit to the Boquete Fair and some random thoughts

I am sitting this morning drinking coffee, looking at Volcan Baru and relaxing.  Last night I visited the Boquete Flower and Coffee Fair, my first visit of the year. The fair is a miniature version of a US County Fair, normally boring, but this year refreshing. What made the Fair special was that there was […]


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Linda G. Baker replied to Lee Zeltzer's discussion The danger of mis-information...
"Read the article below and you'll see that what you said is not true at all.  Excerpt from the article: The world produces enough food for everyone to live a healthy, productive life. There is now 17 percent more food available per person…"
35 minutes ago
Daniel Jean-Baptiste commented on synthia david's blog post looking for a rental home
"Hi Synthia: My name is  Daniel Jean -Baptiste, I am a silk artist out of  Canada and  St. Lucia. Could not help notice that you have  replicated my silk art without permission. Please  explain."
1 hour ago
Howling Success K9 Services replied to Howling Success K9 Services's discussion Coconut Flour
"Yes I'm on the lookout for coconut flakes also. I wonder if using a coffee grinder would work? Good idea.  Thanks. I'll check Organica. Appreciate it. "
1 hour ago
Linda G. Baker replied to Howling Success K9 Services's discussion Coconut Flour
"I think I've seen it in Organica at Los Establos Plaza, Kris.  I was just reading an article on Facebook today about making your own flour. Basically you just grind up whatever you want to use for the flour such as nuts, wheat berries etc.…"
1 hour ago
Jim Tosch replied to Lee Zeltzer's discussion The danger of mis-information...
"Except for Africa and a few Asian countries populations all over the world are aging and declining. International corporation profits and government debt loads can't tolerate that development. So in countries all over the world women are being…"
1 hour ago
Carol Hurst replied to Carol Hurst's discussion Thermos Grill 2 Go Express - used twice! REDUCED in the group Buy, Sell or Trade Stuff
"Ok, PEOPLE this is a great grill in excellent condition. $75 is in the way!"
1 hour ago
Howling Success K9 Services posted a discussion

Coconut Flour

Is there anywhere else to get Coconut Flour besides Santa Marta? They are out of stockSee More
1 hour ago
Carol Hurst replied to john ross mazzola's discussion Wanted: A small gas BBQ in the group Buy, Sell or Trade Stuff
"i have one for sale on the buy/sell group. I will make a 2nd reduction in price. It is almost brand new! Used only twice and in EXCELLENT condition."
1 hour ago
Dennis Nutting replied to Dennis Nutting's discussion Rental Vehicle
"Asked about using cash -- nope wanted a credit card; really didn't make much sense to me cause I was going to buy their premium insurance just to be safe so there was no deductible. "
1 hour ago
Dennis Nutting replied to Dennis Nutting's discussion Rental Vehicle
"Thanks Everyone for the Suggestions and offers of assistance. In going through all the search results I found several options and one was for Bocas Car Rental in David -- No credit card needed (although sign in office says they need it), just cash,…"
1 hour ago
Bid 4 Boquete Charity added 4 discussions to the group Buy, Sell or Trade Stuff
1 hour ago
Dennis Nutting posted a discussion

Calling All Hikers -- Wednesday's Hike

Wednesday Jan 28th we'll leave at 8:00 AM from across from CEFATI/Welcome Center just at the top of the hill before driving down into Boquete and drive to La Estancia and hike the loop. This is a challenging level 7 for distance and difficulty on…See More
1 hour ago
john ross mazzola added a discussion to the group Buy, Sell or Trade Stuff

Wanted: A small gas BBQ

I am interested in purchasing a small gas BBQ.  Please contact me at jrossmaz@gmail.comSee More
2 hours ago
john ross mazzola posted a discussion

Donation of an unwanted Tennis Racquet

I am looking for someone to donate an unwanted tennis racquet for a young Panamanian who works at the tennis courts of Santa Lucia.  He is quite a good player and a hardworking, personal young man.  If you would care to help, you can contact me at…See More
2 hours ago
John R. Hampton posted a discussion

The Natives are Restless in Nicaragua

What's Really Going on with the Nicaragua Canal?5 January 2015 | By Rod SweetTrue to his word, Chinese businessman Wang Jing showed up in Nicaragua on 22 December to mark the start of construction on the canal that will link the Atlantic and Pacific…See More
2 hours ago
Linda G. Baker posted a blog post

FILM: "SCIENTISTS UNDER ATTACK – GENETIC ENGINEERING IN THE MAGNETIC FIELD OF MONEY"Árpád Pusztai and Ignacio Chapela have two things in common. They are distinguished scientists, and their careers lie in ruins. Both chose to…See More
2 hours ago
Fran Hogan replied to margie r's discussion Notary
"Margie, please accept my apology for the picture.  I did not realize that my ''comment'' would be considered insulting.  If I remove it, all subsequent comments related to it will either disappear or seem to have no…"
2 hours ago
Ian S. Phillips replied to Dennis Nutting's discussion Rental Vehicle
"I rented a Dollar Rent-a-Car at the airport in Albrook about six weeks ago. I used a US Debit Card and had no problem. I dropped the car off at Malek Airport in David. They were courteous and very helpful."
2 hours ago
David van Harn liked Erin Ross's discussion One of the blessings of living in Boquete
2 hours ago
Hilary Jenkins replied to Hilary Jenkins's discussion Road Block Inspection Of Bus Driver's License Today.
"Also, I drove by the site of the accident yesterday and this morning going and coming from the Frontera. It's a nasty place where the bus went into the little creek. No skid marks, straight highway, no nothing. Maybe the investigation will give…"
2 hours ago

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