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September 2014



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Looking for Santa!

Started by Nancy Burgess in Events. Last reply by Nancy Burgess 6 minutes ago. 1 Reply


Started by Jere M. "Where, I have landed." in Events 58 minutes ago. 0 Replies

Need to ship truck to USA from Panama

Started by Judy Pierce in Events. Last reply by Gene R 1 hour ago. 2 Replies

A quick Question about Taxis ...

Started by Time4Us2Retire in Events. Last reply by Anvil Gryffid 1 hour ago. 15 Replies

Pensionado ID Lost

Started by Kelvin Schartz in Events. Last reply by Kelvin Schartz 2 hours ago. 5 Replies

Golden Corner Café ???

Started by Samantha in Events. Last reply by Carl L Westbrook 4 hours ago. 4 Replies

Any Local Musicians in Boquete

Started by Dennis Maroney in Events. Last reply by David van Harn 5 hours ago. 2 Replies

Calling All Hikers -- Wednesday's Hike

Started by Dennis Nutting in Events 6 hours ago. 0 Replies

Need cable for Apple Ibook G4

Started by Tim Wood in Events. Last reply by Tim Wood 8 hours ago. 9 Replies

Looking for Me?

Started by Nancy Bourque in Events. Last reply by Susan and Pat 8 hours ago. 9 Replies

Unlock a US phone

Started by Linda McKee & Eric Carlson in Events. Last reply by erich dubowik 10 hours ago. 4 Replies

Pot your plants and save your containers, please

Started by Bid 4 Boquete Charity in Events 12 hours ago. 0 Replies


Started by Hope Morgan in Events. Last reply by Hope Morgan 20 hours ago. 1 Reply

Boquete's own featured in Escape Artist

Started by Bonnie Williams in Events. Last reply by Bruce Laidlaw 22 hours ago. 5 Replies

Crisol de Razas

Started by Jake Watts in Events 23 hours ago. 0 Replies

Blog Posts

Independence Month

Posted by Kevin O'Brien on September 29, 2014 at 5:47pm 0 Comments

"El Che" departed Chiriquí unceremoniously

Posted by mateo on September 29, 2014 at 9:30am 0 Comments

Unavailable spices

Posted by Larry. Edward. Gorr on September 28, 2014 at 11:46am 5 Comments

Boquete Guide

Lisanne and Kris, truth or just politically desirable closure?

I have been mute for a long time about the case of Lisanne Froon and Kris Kremers, the missing now dead Dutch girls. I have done this out of respect for the parents, out of respect for all the professional law enforcement people who know far more than I do and because I had nothing […]

1643 posts and eight years of writing BoqueteGuide

I let the 19th of September slip by without noticing, but that was the eighth anniversary of Boquete Guide. When  started this blog was to keep my children informed about what their parents were doing in Panama. Over time it evolved into a what is happening in Boquete, into one of the many English language […]

Own property in Valle Escondido? I have news for you.

“The story begins in 2001, with a high profile, $80 million dollar residential project called Valle Escondido, in Boquete, Panama. This project, the first to be funded by foreign investors, has tipped an unprecedented real estate boom in Panama.  It has also spurred the debate over corruption, an inept judicial system and a stall in […]

Tuesday Talk: Labor Law

Before going into this talk I was asked if I would post a summary. I said I would, but after two and one half hours of an excellent legal seminar I have decided I cannot post a summary. The summary would be a repetition of the seminar and I am not qualified to do it. […]


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Latest Activity

Nancy Burgess replied to Nancy Burgess's discussion Looking for Santa!
"We found him!"
6 minutes ago
Bernie Moscovitz updated their profile
24 minutes ago
Pantah replied to Keith Woolford's discussion Why Did Panama (Really) Rank #1 in Gallup’s 2014 Global Well-Being Poll?
"There is a fatalism that exists in 3rd world and developing countries that in effect is a stress reliever. Not necessary to keep up with the Jones, they're broke too. On the other end of the spectrum are Asians in the US (and probably Canada)…"
47 minutes ago
Jere M. "Where, I have landed." posted a discussion


Join the Nature Boquete Nature Walk Hike tomorrow! If you are new to hiking, want to acclimate to Boquete, or visiting for a brief time then join us for 2-hours of walking "off the beaten path". Group hiking, you will never be left behind. Tomorrow…See More
58 minutes ago
Gwen (Savoie) Manning replied to Maxine Perry's discussion HandyMan Excellent,local Boquetanian speaks english,skilled in many areas. in the group Boquete's Business Rolodex
"Did he build the cabinets himself? Looks like he does good work. "
1 hour ago
David van Harn liked Keith Woolford's discussion Why Did Panama (Really) Rank #1 in Gallup’s 2014 Global Well-Being Poll?
1 hour ago
Gene R replied to Judy Pierce's discussion Need to ship truck to USA from Panama
"The question maybe to ask, can I import my truck into the U.S. ??? Many restriction on this procedure.........."
1 hour ago
Val replied to David van Harn's discussion The Panamerican Highway overpass in David near Plaza Terronal is open...
"Huh? Is this supposed to be something us plain ole English speaking  folks are supposed to  understand? Did you agree with me or not? LOL it really doesn't matter! I prefer my simple "don't ask why" on many things…"
1 hour ago
Fran Hogan liked Keith Woolford's discussion Why Did Panama (Really) Rank #1 in Gallup’s 2014 Global Well-Being Poll?
1 hour ago
Anvil Gryffid replied to Time4Us2Retire's discussion A quick Question about Taxis ...
"I live way up in Alto Dorado and the price for a taxi or colectivo is one dollar.  The colectivo charged me two dollars yesterday and I told them they're being greedy.  Tipping taxi drivers is not necessary.  Prices are set.…"
1 hour ago
Bill Uhlman liked Keith Woolford's discussion Why Did Panama (Really) Rank #1 in Gallup’s 2014 Global Well-Being Poll?
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Penny Barrett replied to Keith Woolford's discussion Why Did Panama (Really) Rank #1 in Gallup’s 2014 Global Well-Being Poll?
"Having grown up in a financially impoverished, largely indigenous area of Michigan I was surrounded by what everyone would define as poverty. However, this was rural poverty and I saw a big difference between rural poverty and urban poverty when I…"
2 hours ago
Kelvin Schartz replied to Kelvin Schartz's discussion Pensionado ID Lost
"I don't know Nancy Burgess. Do you have an email or phone?"
2 hours ago
Keith Woolford posted a discussion

More on Panama's rank in the international Happiness poll.

An interesting piece authored by an expat on why Panama ranked first in Gallup's Happiness by Country poll.When the headlines started pouring in, I had to suppress a little eye roll:Panama Rated Happiest Country in the World by Gallup Global…See More
2 hours ago
Tibor Erdösi updated their profile
2 hours ago
Bid 4 Boquete Charity liked Bid 4 Boquete Charity's discussion Pot your plants and save your containers, please
2 hours ago
Lee Zeltzer replied to Kelvin Schartz's discussion Pensionado ID Lost
"On note, losing a Pensionado card is a real pain and expensive. Unless things changed you do need to file a police report and then go to immigration in Panama City with your original documents and pay $100. An advantage of a Cedula E  is you…"
2 hours ago
Lee Zeltzer replied to Kelvin Schartz's discussion Pensionado ID Lost
"Kelvin, try Nancy Burgess for shipping she has a magic touch."
2 hours ago
Fran Hogan liked Kevin O'Brien's blog post Independence Month
3 hours ago
Lynne Van der Kar replied to Lynne Van der Kar's discussion Looking for Bird of Paradise plants in the group Boquete Gardeners
"I'm not picky. The ones I have now are orange and blue but I'd be happy with anything. Lynne"
3 hours ago

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