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October 2014



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Cafe Ruiz coffee price up $4 lb

Started by Chris McCall in Events. Last reply by Bill 1 minute ago. 19 Replies

Car Ads

Started by Marie McMahon in Events. Last reply by Samantha 9 minutes ago. 5 Replies

Now what do I do?

Started by Maureen Pilson in Events. Last reply by Lee Zeltzer 1 hour ago. 1 Reply

Free American Wirehair Kittens x5

Started by Derek Pretto in News. Last reply by Derek Pretto 1 hour ago. 14 Replies


Started by suzanne miller in Events 2 hours ago. 0 Replies

Wasting Time

Started by Keith Woolford in Events. Last reply by David van Harn 2 hours ago. 1 Reply

Eye Specialist

Started by Ted Hopkins in Events. Last reply by Ted Hopkins 3 hours ago. 5 Replies

Calendar Launch

Started by Ken and Becky Campeau in Events 3 hours ago. 0 Replies

Need to ship truck to USA from Panama

Started by Judy Pierce in Events. Last reply by Judy Sacco 5 hours ago. 7 Replies

Pensionado ID Lost

Started by Kelvin Schartz in Events. Last reply by Kelvin Schartz 17 hours ago. 8 Replies

Panama in the news in Canada

Started by Walter Steiner in Events 18 hours ago. 0 Replies

Looking for Santa!

Started by Nancy Burgess in Events. Last reply by Nancy Burgess 18 hours ago. 1 Reply


Started by Jere M. "Where, I have landed." in Events 19 hours ago. 0 Replies

A quick Question about Taxis ...

Started by Time4Us2Retire in Events. Last reply by Anvil Gryffid 20 hours ago. 15 Replies

Golden Corner Café ???

Started by Samantha in Events. Last reply by Carl L Westbrook 22 hours ago. 4 Replies

Any Local Musicians in Boquete

Started by Dennis Maroney in Events. Last reply by David van Harn 23 hours ago. 2 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

Samantha replied to Marie McMahon's discussion Car Ads
"Short Answer.. NOPE Without a Comprobante de Pago (Wage Slip) , Ficha (CSS Payment Slip) and a Paz y Salvo, you can not get financing from banks."
9 minutes ago
Nikki Charmaine replied to Dee Horn's discussion 98 Camry for Sale in the group Buy- Sell cars etc.
"Is this still available?"
11 minutes ago
Profile IconNikki Charmaine and Heather joined Lee Zeltzer's group

Buy- Sell cars etc.

This is a long overdue group for all people looking to buy, sell and trade transportation.See More
15 minutes ago
Linda G. Baker replied to Linda G. Baker's discussion Looking for portable folding table in the group Buy, Sell or Trade Stuff
34 minutes ago
Lee Zeltzer liked Fran Hogan's discussion New Menu Design for Sugar & Spice
42 minutes ago
Lee Zeltzer replied to Marie McMahon's discussion Car Ads
"I do not know if an immigrant who is not employed in Panama can be financed here. Another good question for Keith or a bank."
45 minutes ago
Profile IconKatherine Boucher and Heather joined Fran Hogan's group


This is the place for postings about our local restaurants. Menus, specials, jubilado discount info, food, service, parking, opinions, ravings, recommendations, warnings and all other postings about Boquete restaurants are welcome!Restaurant owners…See More
49 minutes ago
Roger Bellido replied to Keith Woolford's discussion Why Did Panama (Really) Rank #1 in Gallup’s 2014 Global Well-Being Poll?
"Keith Most of the violents crimes and high murder rates are drug related. "
58 minutes ago
Roger Bellido replied to Keith Woolford's discussion Why Did Panama (Really) Rank #1 in Gallup’s 2014 Global Well-Being Poll?
"Richard In Panama we have an old saying "Limpio, pero contento".  It could translated like:  "Broke (No Money) but happy"."
1 hour ago
Marie McMahon replied to Marie McMahon's discussion Car Ads
"There are similar ads in David.  I interpreted it to mean that with X dollars down you can pick up the financing on the vehicle.  I would never buy a car unless Keith helped me with it.  I am just getting a feel for the market. Thanks…"
1 hour ago
Lee Zeltzer replied to Maureen Pilson's discussion Now what do I do?
"All good questions, so many answers are needed, many are answered on Ning, some on Boquete Guide but I think your list is worthy of a new page in summary. I will work on it."
1 hour ago
Lee Zeltzer replied to Marie McMahon's discussion Car Ads
"Not sure where you saw that ad but it looks targeted at people who work in Panama."
1 hour ago
Maureen Pilson posted a discussion

Now what do I do?

There have been many helpful posts on ning, on what to do in emergencies, but how about putting them all together at the top of the page, as we have 'Restaurants', 'Lodging' etc? After living here a while, you get to know some things, but there are…See More
1 hour ago
Goodbye San Diego replied to Marie McMahon's discussion Car Ads
"Do your self a favor.  Ignore the ad and get in touch with Keith Woolford."
1 hour ago
Kersti L replied to Kersti L's discussion Alternative construction-Star Plates in the group Buy, Sell or Trade Stuff
1 hour ago
Kersti L replied to Kersti L's discussion ladder,foam, icicle lites in the group Buy, Sell or Trade Stuff
"Look for the ladder and lights at Chiriqui Storage this Sunday"
1 hour ago
Kersti L replied to Kersti L's discussion puzzles, new saddle carrier in the group Buy, Sell or Trade Stuff
"bump..Look for these at the Chiriqui Storage Flea Market Sunday."
1 hour ago
Marie McMahon posted a discussion

Car Ads

I am perusing online looking for a car I can afford and I don't understand what the following means in terms of financing:Financing available 1785.00 carry on this car with the balance of payment and monthly letters, independent promotion is valid…See More
1 hour ago
Derek Pretto replied to Derek Pretto's discussion Free American Wirehair Kittens x5
"Hello, to the ones who called me a few days ago interested in the kitchens - if you are still interested, please make arrangements to pick them up. I can deliver as well, just so long that it is close to town. I'm afraid that they have to leave…"
1 hour ago
suzanne miller posted a discussion


Does anyone know how to contact Omar at Tikka's?
2 hours ago

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