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July 2015



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One Reason I don't advocate for Animal Shelters

Started by Keith Woolford. Last reply by Keith Woolford 8 minutes ago. 25 Replies

La Jungla needs dog food

Started by Marion Torgany. Last reply by lynne harbke 38 minutes ago. 17 Replies

Irene Update, Thursday 2 July

Started by Brandy Gregory. Last reply by David Feinstein 59 minutes ago. 3 Replies

Public Boycott to be organized

Started by George Russomanno. Last reply by George Russomanno 1 hour ago. 13 Replies

Considering a trip to Bouquet - a few questions

Started by Diane Lapierre. Last reply by Diane Lapierre 2 hours ago. 18 Replies

Cable Onda or Cable & Wireless

Started by Joel Gardner. Last reply by The Crazy Cajun 4 hours ago. 11 Replies

Arthur Porter Dies in Panama

Started by Keith Woolford. Last reply by Walter Steiner 6 hours ago. 5 Replies

Bid 4 Boquete Annual Meeting & Search For New Officers

Started by Bid 4 Boquete Charity 6 hours ago. 0 Replies

Home health care services company?

Started by Bonnie Williams. Last reply by Penny Barrett 6 hours ago. 2 Replies

No water day 2, anyone else?

Started by Safe Home Security of Panama. Last reply by Deborah 7 hours ago. 10 Replies

Bulk water delivery and plumber needed

Started by David Okeefe. Last reply by Bonnie Williams 8 hours ago. 7 Replies

This is NOT your members only club!

Started by Xavier Wright. Last reply by Lee Zeltzer 8 hours ago. 65 Replies

Food Box Is Moving Forward..

Started by Food Box & Good Eye. Last reply by Penny Barrett 10 hours ago. 7 Replies

My 15mbps Cable Onda internet service is up and working!!

Started by David van Harn. Last reply by Joel Gardner 20 hours ago. 30 Replies

Allie Wants a Man

Started by Judy Sacco. Last reply by Judy Sacco 21 hours ago. 4 Replies

Tips to Keep your pet safe on the 4th of July

Started by Fran Hogan. Last reply by Marion Torgany yesterday. 5 Replies

referral for Orthopedic knee Doctor at Chiriqui Hospital in David

Started by William Hill. Last reply by John and Susan Pazera yesterday. 13 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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Latest Activity

Keith Woolford replied to Keith Woolford's discussion One Reason I don't advocate for Animal Shelters
"Jim. "My post was not a response to that effort, it's a general statement.""
8 minutes ago
Kelvin Schartz posted a discussion

Need updated dental info- searches are outdated

I have been to five different dentists- 2 in Boquete and 3 in David. Three of the diagnoses as far as work needed were wildly different. Two were somewhat similar. Ended up at Dr. Spiegel in David. My understanding is it used to be a father/son…See More
9 minutes ago
Oliver Whipple replied to Oliver Whipple's discussion I will be in Boquete July 23-27 and am looking for a 2-3 BR house for rental with 1 small dog in the group Boquete Rentals
"Thank you for your response. I will call her."
11 minutes ago
Jim Tosch replied to Keith Woolford's discussion One Reason I don't advocate for Animal Shelters
"It is a shame that people who care about animals are arguing with each other. Animal shelters are by definition a sad place to contemplate. As Marion explains it this is an animal rehab shelter. Right now it appears to be the only option currently…"
13 minutes ago
Cynthia Fletcher commented on Edward Crupar's blog post "Boquete Sandwich Shop" is Now Closed!!!
"I saw a new store front for rent next to deJud supermarket. It is between the Hotel Ladera and Feria. "
17 minutes ago
Peter Wendt replied to Oliver Whipple's discussion I will be in Boquete July 23-27 and am looking for a 2-3 BR house for rental with 1 small dog in the group Boquete Rentals
"Lourdes has a house for rent. don't know any details, but you can call her at 6680-1704. "
22 minutes ago
Vicky Wilson added a discussion to the group Buy, Sell or Trade Stuff

Gas Stove For Sale

For Sale:  Mabe Gas Stove. Live New - Six Burners and Oven.  Automatic Pilot Starter.  White.  Easy to Maintain.  30"W X 24"D.  Asking $250.00 OBO. Contact Vicky 6672-5151 or See More
25 minutes ago
Edward Crupar added a discussion to the group Buy, Sell or Trade Stuff

Poulan Self-Propelles Lawn Mower for Sale

I bought this self-propelled mower about six months ago and used it twice. I now have a gardener that has his own equipment and I have no need for this mower anymore. I bought this mower at Price Smart for approximately $280. I am looking to sell…See More
33 minutes ago
Ross Richard Blankert posted a blog post

Anyone know where we can get a good potato salad?

  The wife does not feel like making a big bowl of this stuff and would purchase ready made if she could.See More
36 minutes ago
lynne harbke replied to Marion Torgany's discussion La Jungla needs dog food
38 minutes ago
louis josey replied to Arianna wilkinson's discussion Stanley shop vac mini in the group Buy, Sell or Trade Stuff
"OK  Maybe tomorrow is better. Let me know when and where is good for you"
38 minutes ago
Holley Hunsley Hayes posted a blog post

Looking for long-term rental available now

I am new in Boquete - retiree, and looking for a 1-2 bedroom casita, small house, etc. that will allow me to have a dog.  I am extremely clean and responsible.  I also love gardening and will take great care of your property.  I prefer to be very…See More
40 minutes ago
Keith Woolford replied to Keith Woolford's discussion One Reason I don't advocate for Animal Shelters
"There has to be an entrance gate somewhere to get to this facility. Don't be surprised to find abandoned animals chained to it. Secret locations don't exist in Panama, and just because you say that this place is private doesn't mean…"
43 minutes ago
OzBill updated their profile
51 minutes ago
Profile IconHolley Hunsley Hayes, Patrick Simons and ALEXANDER BESHER joined Boquete Panama
58 minutes ago
David Feinstein replied to Brandy Gregory's discussion Irene Update, Thursday 2 July
"Thank you both so much for being there for her.  We continue to think of her and wish her the best. Kersti and Dave"
59 minutes ago
Vicky Wilson commented on Lee Zeltzer's group Buy, Sell or Trade Stuff
"For Sale:  Mabe Gas Stove.  Like New - Six Burners and Oven, Automatic Pilot Starter, White, Easy to Maintain. 30"W X 24"D.  Selling for $250.00.  Contact:  Vicky: 6672-5151 or e-mail:"
1 hour ago
bt posted a discussion

Electric can opener to borrow

Anyone have a strong electric can opener I can borrow or use at your house?I have 8 cans, tuna sized, that I need to cut off the bottoms.I'm looking for the type that has a magnet to hold the can and a cutting blade thats slices off the lid from the…See More
1 hour ago
George Russomanno replied to George Russomanno's discussion Public Boycott to be organized
" If your not intimidated by this man ... You can tell him that GEORGE RUSSOMANNO coming back to town ....  "
1 hour ago
George Russomanno replied to George Russomanno's discussion Public Boycott to be organized
"as you drive pass The Plaza ( Los Establos ) on Side street off the main street & you pass Quick Fix on the way to V.E. a small Car Wash & Repairs shop called " Boquete Lava ". or on your way to the New Municipality Building…"
1 hour ago

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