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December 2014



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Who knows about the man who shot a dog in Santa Lucia?

Started by Susan and Pat. Last reply by Nancy Bourque 14 minutes ago. 76 Replies

Dog License

Started by El Gato. Last reply by Fran Hogan 1 hour ago. 1 Reply

Authentic Greek Gyros in Boquete! It is TRUE!

Started by Carol Hurst. Last reply by CURVAS BONITA 1 hour ago. 3 Replies

Backlash is getting louder.

Started by Lee Zeltzer. Last reply by Keith Woolford 1 hour ago. 66 Replies

Water News?

Started by Lynn Garrett. Last reply by CURVAS BONITA 1 hour ago. 2 Replies

Yorkshire puddings for christmas

Started by Gary B. Last reply by Judy Sacco 1 hour ago. 7 Replies

Raquel's Ark - Wild Animal Rescue in Volcan

Started by Deborah Hanley. Last reply by Joanne Lashua 2 hours ago. 6 Replies

Calling All Hikers -- Friday's Hike

Started by Dennis Nutting 3 hours ago. 0 Replies

Marriage Certificate

Started by Timmie. Last reply by Dennis Nutting 3 hours ago. 1 Reply

New Breakfast Menu at Mike's Global Grill

Started by Sovereign Lady. Last reply by David van Harn 3 hours ago. 23 Replies

GREAT GIFT - Samsung HT-F5500W Home Theater System $199

Started by Jim McCormack. Last reply by Jim McCormack 5 hours ago. 1 Reply

Pet/House Sitting Emergency

Started by Susan Navarro. Last reply by suzanne miller 6 hours ago. 10 Replies

Ocelot needs a place

Started by Marion Torgany. Last reply by Marion Torgany 7 hours ago. 6 Replies

I Mac Air

Started by Rick Steffens. Last reply by Gary B 10 hours ago. 3 Replies

Copa Flights from David

Started by Nanette Witmer. Last reply by Doug Johnson 10 hours ago. 13 Replies

For fellow coffee growers/ coffee farmers

Started by Olga Barney. Last reply by David van Harn 12 hours ago. 3 Replies


Started by Gwen (Savoie) Manning. Last reply by Gwen (Savoie) Manning 13 hours ago. 2 Replies

Transmission Repair

Started by mike geiger yesterday. 0 Replies

Blog Posts

I need some advise

Posted by Daniel G Holschauer on December 18, 2014 at 3:50pm 0 Comments

Thought this was cute...

Posted by Linda G. Baker on December 18, 2014 at 9:04am 0 Comments

legal translation

Posted by mario jam on December 16, 2014 at 6:53pm 0 Comments

Boquete Guide

Election in Boquete, Dolega and Gualaca this Sunday

I have had a number of people ask why they cannot buy alcohol in Boquete this weekend. From an expat perspective that is the perceived impact of a special election in the Districts of Boquete, Dolega and Gualaca. I have also spoken to many who can vote in this election. Some are not aware of […]

Tuesday Talks: Newcomers and Food in Boquete

We had a lively meeting with forty-one people many of whom are new in Boquete. The purpose of a newcomers meeting is to educate and induce dialogue between people who are new and those who have been here a while. Since just saying we are going to have a dialogue never seems to work, I […]

Gyros for Boquete

I heard whispers at a dinner, then I read about it on Facebook. Mark Jones, the man who provides the best massages at Isla Verde, opened a Gyro stand in Boquete. No longer is a voyage to David necessary for pita wrapped goodness. With a menu that starts with large beef or chicken gyro for $4, […]

Nancy and Craig Burgess, a life reboot is not easy

Those of us who live in Panama should not be surprised to learn about expats who come to Panama in an effort to flee mistakes of the past. Jimmy Buffett sang about the reality in a piece called Banana Republics and I suspect the song applies to many here. // Some people sincerely want an […]


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Latest Activity

Nancy Bourque replied to Susan and Pat's discussion Who knows about the man who shot a dog in Santa Lucia?
"Yes I do remember you and the help you and your kids gave to ARF, it was very much appreciated.  In a perfect world dogs would not run loose or be tied on short chains and starving.  Children would all have loving parents and not be…"
14 minutes ago
jose garcia de la torre added 2 discussions to the group Buy, Sell or Trade Stuff
25 minutes ago
jose garcia de la torre commented on Lee Zeltzer's group Buy, Sell or Trade Stuff
"The best investment in gap that you. they can do. FOR SALE CABAÑAS VILLA LORENA 2 STORIES9 cabins furnished flats ready to work alongside the best hotel Panamonte kugar of gap. each cabin two stories with 2 bathrooms dining room terrace…"
33 minutes ago
amanda updated their profile
51 minutes ago
Fran Hogan liked Carol Hurst's discussion Authentic Greek Gyros in Boquete! It is TRUE!
1 hour ago
amanda liked suzanne miller's blog post Things to consider before you hire a pet or house sitter
1 hour ago
Fran Hogan replied to El Gato's discussion Dog License
"What would happen to the dogs that were caught by this ''investigator'' ?  I think your idea is interesting, El Gato, but highly un-workable."
1 hour ago
CURVAS BONITA replied to Carol Hurst's discussion Authentic Greek Gyros in Boquete! It is TRUE!
"WOW!  I'm going tomorrow.  I haven't had a good gyro since New York.  That was a long time ago.  Thanks for the info."
1 hour ago
Keith Woolford replied to Lee Zeltzer's discussion Backlash is getting louder.
"I don't know the answer Patrick, which is why I asked. If the lad fell off his board, perhaps he got some road rash, too. Yo no se. In any case, I am glad the boy is OK. He certainly doesn't look like he was hurting standing in front of…"
1 hour ago
CURVAS BONITA replied to Lynn Garrett's discussion Water News?
"When I went to the Gym this morning, water was gushing down the road (at the bottom of the hill).  I saw where it was coming from.  When I returned home at lunchtime, they were working on it.  When I returned to the Gym at 5 p.m., I…"
1 hour ago
Jim McCormack replied to Jim McCormack's discussion FOR SALE REDUCED to $185 2n1 Gym Trainer Elliptical & Bike see in Buy & Sale
"REDUCED to $185 for quick sale..."
1 hour ago
amanda and suzanne miller are now friends
1 hour ago
Laura Whitley added a discussion to the group Boquete Rentals

2 Bedroom/1 1/2 bath for rent in Volcancito -- $700/month

Nice 2 bedroom/1 1/2 bath for rent in Volcancito near La Estancia.  Big, fenced yard with gate, pets welcome.  Long term rental, available beginning January 1st.  $700/month.  Email Laura at if…See More
1 hour ago
Keith Woolford replied to Lee Zeltzer's discussion Backlash is getting louder.
"Exactly, Roger. The worse incident in this case was totally uncalled for, particularly when committed by an unrelated party."
1 hour ago
Judy Sacco replied to Gary B's discussion Yorkshire puddings for christmas
"Gold Mills is terrible flour.  Get Gold Medal, or go to Ro-Her and buy Harina Dura.  Both make good breads that rise and brown well.  They would probably work well for Yorkshire pudding."
1 hour ago
Roger Bellido replied to Susan and Pat's discussion Who knows about the man who shot a dog in Santa Lucia?
"Well.   Nothing more to say.   Loud and Clear.  Actions that have reactions.  Over reaction to a situation. Actions that have consequences"
1 hour ago
El Gato posted a discussion

Dog License

What Boquete needs is an annual dog licensing fee $20.00 per animal along with proof they have all their shots.The Alcalde could use the money to hire a person to investigate animal cruelty and catch unlicensed loose dogs.Somebody needs to pay for…See More
1 hour ago
Laura Whitley joined Steven Council's group

Boquete Rentals

Council's rentals and leases; condos, hotels, houses, apartments, land, equipment, and transportation. All about Boquete!See More
1 hour ago
Leslie Barranger replied to Lynn Garrett's discussion Water News?
"Our water pressure is extremely low.  We rarely have water issues so we assumed something had happened.  We live in Los Nances, the road to Caldera."
1 hour ago
Joanne Lashua replied to Deborah Hanley's discussion Raquel's Ark - Wild Animal Rescue in Volcan
"I have and I think you very much.  ;o)"
2 hours ago

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