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Pestcides on coffee fincas

Started by Anne Harper. Last reply by Joseph Lapierre 13 minutes ago. 16 Replies

Child Dies of Scorpion Sting for Lack of Antidote

Started by Keith Woolford. Last reply by Jake Watts 18 minutes ago. 39 Replies

Please explain if and how disability coverage works in Panama?

Started by Susan and Pat. Last reply by A. Rodriguez 24 minutes ago. 3 Replies

David and Bugaba Prohibit the Building of Hydroelectric Dams

Started by Keith Woolford. Last reply by Walter Steiner 2 hours ago. 8 Replies

seeking rental

Started by michael furthman. Last reply by Fran Hogan 5 hours ago. 1 Reply

for sale

Started by Analia Velasquez. Last reply by Fran Hogan 5 hours ago. 1 Reply

Boca Chica or Bocas del Toro

Started by Brenda Bomgardner. Last reply by Clint Richardson 7 hours ago. 12 Replies

Rx Refills?

Started by Sharon & Dan. Last reply by Penny Barrett 10 hours ago. 3 Replies

Memorial Service for Kay Lamberson

Started by Steve and Cathy Mainero. Last reply by Steve and Cathy Mainero 10 hours ago. 4 Replies

Excursion Club to Clean Up Baru

Started by Keith Woolford. Last reply by Walter Steiner 11 hours ago. 1 Reply

Pet Hotel

Started by DAVID FACCINI. Last reply by DAVID FACCINI 12 hours ago. 3 Replies

LP tank for a gas grill

Started by Timmie. Last reply by Elizabeth Worley 23 hours ago. 2 Replies

Profitable ventures for expats in Boquete

Started by Lee Zeltzer. Last reply by Lee Zeltzer yesterday. 179 Replies

Golf cart confiscated.

Started by Peter Markus. Last reply by Nancy Burgess yesterday. 9 Replies

Anyone having Netflix problems?

Started by Jim Rio. Last reply by Dottie Atwater yesterday. 10 Replies

Boquete Guide

The used car buying process

In August of 2006 I bought my first car in Panama, new Rexton. I had never heard of a Rexton but it had a Mercedes drive train and Korean Body. It was a great deal and I went eight and one half years and over 190,000Kilometers in the Rexton. Earlier this month I decided for […]

A tempest in a tea pot, or how to make people aware of a threat

On 16 April I posted this on BoqueteNing.com “After almost nine years of observation I think I have finally come up with the three most profitable ventures for expats in Boquete. 1. Running a Pyramid Scheme, the one that comes to mind is COACESS, the now gone, former credit union. Some expats made a lot […]

Just a photo needing a caption today

The Tuesday meeting was very good, but I am not going to summarize it. Sorry if you missed it. Yesterday I took a tour of Lucero, I am going to write about it soon. For today I just wanted to post a single photo I took on the street in Buenos Aires,  Argentina, repeat this […]

Cabalgata Boquete Panama 2015

As part of the celebration of Boquete’s 2014 our new Alcalde has resurrected an old tradition, the Cabalgata or horse parade. When I first arrived in Boquete there was one Cabalgata, soon eliminated by the past Alcalde. But as the winds of change have blown and Boquete has evolved we have regained a bit of […]

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Joseph Lapierre replied to Anne Harper's discussion Pestcides on coffee fincas
"Here is a partial copy of a text in Activist Post. The suit contends: When we eat crops sprayed with glyphosate, we ingest glyphosate, and detectable quantities accumulate in our tissues…Glyphosate has been detected in urine, blood, even…"
13 minutes ago
Jake Watts replied to Keith Woolford's discussion Child Dies of Scorpion Sting for Lack of Antidote
18 minutes ago
A. Rodriguez replied to Susan and Pat's discussion Please explain if and how disability coverage works in Panama?
"Hi, I think that if the worker has a "incapacidad" the employer has to pay for the first 18 days and them the social security payments kick in.  (and that is a total18 days per year), I have many workers and I find that very few abuse…"
24 minutes ago
Keith Woolford replied to Keith Woolford's discussion Child Dies of Scorpion Sting for Lack of Antidote
41 minutes ago
El Gato replied to wryawry's discussion el Gato: in the group USA Politics
"Dennis burk lintz is a putz who has never worked a day in his life. He sucks at the tit of others expecting everything for free. Cut the interloper off he has never even visited Boquete. "
1 hour ago
Linda G. Baker commented on Linda G. Baker's blog post Cauliflower Crust Pizza - Yum!
"Sounds good.  Will have to try it, too."
1 hour ago
Ken and Becky Campeau commented on Linda G. Baker's blog post Cauliflower Crust Pizza - Yum!
1 hour ago
Lee Zeltzer posted an event

Tuesday Talk: Planting for Birds and Butterflys at BCP theater

April 28, 2015 from 10:30am to 7pm
This is a followup to Peter Sterlings excellent discussion on local trees.Linda Scott, See photos of some of the beautiful birds and butterflies that you can attract to your yard here in Chiriqui province. Find out what trees and plants do the most…See More
1 hour ago
mike geiger posted an event

Tucan Tile Closes on April 30 55% Off All In StockTiles at Los Establos

April 25, 2015 at 10am to April 30, 2015 at 5pm
Last few days to shop at our lowest discount.See More
1 hour ago
Ken and Becky Campeau liked Boquete Equestrian Club & RLT's photo
1 hour ago
Boquete Equestrian Club & RLT added a discussion to the group Pony Rescues and Pony Club
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Hello all, this was made for those who don't have Facebook. This is where I'll post all the new updates on our pony campaign and hopefully get everyone inspired to help share and get the word out. We need to get as many people as we can to share the…See More
2 hours ago
SirShrek replied to Glen Fraser's discussion Are rental prices in Boquete much higher then other locations?
"Just to give your readers an idea of the variation in rent prices, here are my datos (facts). I live in central Volcan. The rent for a guest house furnished, pressure water, secure parking, and trash included is $175 per month. House is one great…"
2 hours ago
Hilary Jenkins replied to Glen Fraser's discussion Are rental prices in Boquete much higher then other locations?
"I run two a/c units all the time and my electric has never been over $80 in David."
2 hours ago
Boquete Equestrian Club & RLT commented on Peter Sterling's blog post Planting for birds and butterflies
"We're going, Peter! Can't wait! "
2 hours ago
Vivian Boutet posted a blog post

100% Pure Essential Oil Tea Tree, and Lavander

Harmony Gift Shop,Located together Restaurante Antojitos Mejicanos, downtown Boquete,have avalaible the  100%pure essential oil of Tea Tree, and Lavander.…See More
2 hours ago
Walter Steiner replied to Keith Woolford's discussion David and Bugaba Prohibit the Building of Hydroelectric Dams
"Too bad there is no Spanish version of this great song.... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iFOzPY_ZF0c"
2 hours ago
louis josey replied to Shery Norriss's discussion 5000 M2 Lot With Year Round Stream in the group BOQUETE HOMES FOR SALE
"Is this still for sale "
3 hours ago
Joanne Lashua replied to Glen Fraser's discussion Are rental prices in Boquete much higher then other locations?
"I live in David Lee and I suppose if we had AC the electric might be high, but ours is in the fifty dollar range each month.  We have fans and swamp coolers going 24/7 and 3 refrigerators and a large chest freezer.  So the electric…"
3 hours ago
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3 hours ago
Joanne Lashua replied to Keith Woolford's discussion David and Bugaba Prohibit the Building of Hydroelectric Dams
"That's a good question.  When I lived in Costa Rica the President at that time lived about 3-4 blocks from my house.  It was on the corner, one story, not all that big, nice rod iron fence and armed security outside, but that was…"
3 hours ago
 
 
 

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