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July 2015



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Started by Bernie Moscovitz. Last reply by wryawry 2 minutes ago. 2 Replies

A Big Thank You from Casa Esperanza

Started by Marie McMahon. Last reply by Marie McMahon 6 minutes ago. 3 Replies

This is NOT your members only club!

Started by Xavier Wright. Last reply by John P. Ferguson 11 minutes ago. 8 Replies

Where has Banismo Bank gone

Started by Andrea in paradise. Last reply by Bonnie Williams 11 minutes ago. 1 Reply

Hotels on brink of crises in Panama City

Started by Fran Hogan. Last reply by Jeffery Smith 1 hour ago. 14 Replies

Shelter poses a threat to the Dolega and David water supply

Started by Lu Ann Groves. Last reply by Marion Torgany 10 hours ago. 13 Replies


Started by Brandy Gregory. Last reply by Keith Woolford 11 hours ago. 5 Replies

Sat 9 AM police stop downtown

Started by Lucy. Last reply by Jim Tosch 15 hours ago. 21 Replies

Hollandia N.A beer

Started by Sherri J 18 hours ago. 0 Replies

Miss Kitty, (BEC Rescue) Wants Desperately To Be House Cat

Started by Boquete Equestrian Club & RLT. Last reply by Boquete Equestrian Club & RLT yesterday. 6 Replies

Doing a recon of the area

Started by Steve Hollingshead. Last reply by Rhonda Goodman yesterday. 97 Replies

Robbery in Boqueron

Started by Betty Gray yesterday. 0 Replies

Five Ways Criminals Size You Up to Become a Victim

Started by Mark Heyer. Last reply by Joanne Lashua yesterday. 5 Replies

Mail to the states

Started by Carol Cardinale-Santana. Last reply by Penny Barrett yesterday. 2 Replies


Started by Brandy Gregory yesterday. 0 Replies

What is happening with the Pacific Ocean?

Started by Joy Alexander. Last reply by Mark Heyer yesterday. 14 Replies


Started by Judy Sacco yesterday. 0 Replies


Started by jane tullsen. Last reply by Judy Sacco yesterday. 3 Replies

Boquete Guide

White collar crime in Panama comes in many flavors

In my last post about a burglary, I mentioned that White collar crime is rarely reported in Panama. The reason is that it is rarely prosecuted and most situations end up in dragged out civil and quasi criminal cases in a questionable court system. Wikileaks has cables back to 2005 discussing the corruption of Panama’s […]

Burglary and missing victims

I am the treasurer of Alto al Crimen (AAC), a local foundation, setup to in an effort to inhibit the growth of crime in Boquete.  AAC is neither police nor vigilantes, we run a hotline at 6477 6662. This is the local emergency number, a private service filling a hole in government function. Anyone can call […]

New venues in Boquete Panama

I think I have been hibernating too long. Last night I went to the opening of Taboo a new bar on the main street in Boquete located in the building that previously had Zanzibar.  I was never a big fan of Zanzibar, but I did enjoy the ambiance of Taboo. It is bar, last night […]


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wryawry replied to Bernie Moscovitz's discussion HAPPY CANADA DAY
"I'm tellin' ya, you Canadians should be just a bit more subtle until you are able to better consolidate your fell plans for taking over the Universe. I know that you're getting close, but there are just a few more strategic steps that…"
2 minutes ago
Marie McMahon replied to Marie McMahon's discussion A Big Thank You from Casa Esperanza
"I am inspired by the expat community as well.  So many unselfish good works."
6 minutes ago
John P. Ferguson replied to Xavier Wright's discussion This is NOT your members only club!
"Hmmmm, Don't hold back Mr Wright, tell us what you really feel. As mentioned above, lumping ALL Americans into the carpetbagger fold is wrong and is a perfect example of racial sterotyping. I had one Panamanian steal from me, should I conclude…"
11 minutes ago
Bonnie Williams replied to Andrea in paradise's discussion Where has Banismo Bank gone
11 minutes ago
wryawry replied to Xavier Wright's discussion This is NOT your members only club!
"Where ya been, Lynnie?"
13 minutes ago
Andrea in paradise posted a discussion

Where has Banismo Bank gone

A friend, now in the states who has a Banismo account says that she get ads from Banismo in Boquete.Does anyone know where it has moved to?See More
14 minutes ago
Brandy Gregory replied to Xavier Wright's discussion This is NOT your members only club!
"And a happy Canada day from this USA-ian!  Celebrate the "true north, strong and free"!"
16 minutes ago
Gordon Bakke replied to Xavier Wright's discussion This is NOT your members only club!
"Well, its the occasional diatribe here on boquete.ning that keeps things interesting.... Delightful....."
16 minutes ago
Cliff s replied to Bernie Moscovitz's discussion HAPPY CANADA DAY
"having just returned from touring that great country to the north, Happy Canada Day! "
19 minutes ago
Doug Tyler liked Bernie Moscovitz's discussion HAPPY CANADA DAY
35 minutes ago
Bernie Moscovitz posted a discussion


Just noticed the latest post by Walter Steiner at the bottom of that diatribe somebody just posited about expats, Americans here etc etc, was a Happy Canada Day to all Canadians, of which I am one so, first, Walter, thank you and to all other…See More
56 minutes ago
Profile IconBrenda Sue Franz, Gregory Burdick, Ramona and 2 more joined Boquete Panama
1 hour ago
Walter Steiner replied to Xavier Wright's discussion This is NOT your members only club!
"Another disgruntled immigrant with a dark side, I guess...and I wonder what his 'bright side' is...:) He may not be entirely wrong (there are some "I-am-better-than-you" immigrants everywhere), but he certainly…"
1 hour ago
Jim Tosch replied to Xavier Wright's discussion This is NOT your members only club!
"Could somebody rent a really big bus. We have to hurry to get back for the fourth."
1 hour ago
Jeffery Smith replied to Fran Hogan's discussion Hotels on brink of crises in Panama City
"One of the problems i see is lack of can't depend on the canal to bring people in .  heres whatneeds to be done.  If i had the money to invest I would do it.  you have lots of beaches, so why not have a…"
1 hour ago
Fran Hogan replied to Xavier Wright's discussion This is NOT your members only club!
"''ALL'' of us?"
1 hour ago
Xavier Wright liked Xavier Wright's discussion This is NOT your members only club!
1 hour ago
Xavier Wright replied to Xavier Wright's discussion This is NOT your members only club!
"And by the way, Happy 4th of July to all of you Americans here in Boquete -- I think you should go back to the United States to celebrate it properly and have fun with that Civil War you are about to face."
2 hours ago
Xavier Wright posted a discussion

This is NOT your members only club!

In 2001 I made a trip to a small town called Florence in South Carolina.  Being white and spending all my years in the north I had absolutely no hesitations, however;  I was visiting with my black boyfriend and soon realized racism is as alive as…See More
2 hours ago
Lu Ann Groves posted events
2 hours ago

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