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where to rent

Started by marlene chymboryk. Last reply by Bonnie Williams 1 hour ago. 5 Replies

entering Panama

Started by marlene chymboryk. Last reply by Good Morning Boquete 1 hour ago. 3 Replies

Water in Volcancito

Started by Stephen Thomas. Last reply by David van Harn 1 hour ago. 10 Replies


Started by Judith Lee. Last reply by Judith Lee 2 hours ago. 4 Replies

Anyone having Netflix problems?

Started by Jim Rio. Last reply by Ann Skradski 2 hours ago. 15 Replies

upholstrey shop

Started by margie r. Last reply by neil 3 hours ago. 4 Replies


Started by Doug Holdren. Last reply by Alan Nilsen 3 hours ago. 5 Replies

MAJOR development evolving next door to Cefati

Started by Fran Hogan. Last reply by Fran Hogan 3 hours ago. 36 Replies

Golf cart confiscated.

Started by Peter Markus. Last reply by Roger Bellido 4 hours ago. 13 Replies

Good site to track flights

Started by Doug Holdren. Last reply by Howling Success K9 Services 4 hours ago. 5 Replies

Gardener needed

Started by Marilyn Jenkins 4 hours ago. 0 Replies

Passing of Joe Sudol

Started by ROD TAYLOR. Last reply by Stephen Thomas 4 hours ago. 5 Replies

COPA Overhead Storage

Started by Linda Hegner. Last reply by Mike Petersen 6 hours ago. 3 Replies

Is there a food pantry in Boquete?

Started by James L Keihl. Last reply by James L Keihl 14 hours ago. 2 Replies

Did you know 56 years ago today, Cuba invaded Panama?

Started by Alan Robert Ross. Last reply by Walter Steiner 16 hours ago. 5 Replies

container to Boquete

Started by Phillip E. Hall. Last reply by Charles Ivins 16 hours ago. 3 Replies

Please explain if and how disability coverage works in Panama?

Started by Susan and Pat. Last reply by Susan and Pat 16 hours ago. 6 Replies

Visas are required for Canadians traveling to Colombia

Started by Kate Greenaway. Last reply by Walter Steiner 17 hours ago. 18 Replies

Private tour guide/chauffer in Panama City?

Started by Kate Greenaway. Last reply by Kate Greenaway 21 hours ago. 8 Replies

Air Panama announces their new Fleet

Started by Keith Woolford. Last reply by Keith Woolford yesterday. 13 Replies

Boquete Guide

Some odd tariff changes for imports into Panama

In an effort to help local farmers compete in the local market the government has raised some import duties. The most dramatic will benefit Nestle because tariffs on canned milk have gone up 155%. I noticed I could buy condensed milk from the Netherlands for less than condensed milk made in Natá by Nestle; that […]

Some food updates, the trucks are here

Food trucks are the rage in many parts of the world. Back in Tucson, AZ, they arrived full of Mexican goodies, including the amazing Sonoran Hot dogs that had things I never envisioned on a hot dog. I have discovered two trucks in Boquete , one mobile and one stationary. There is an untasted third that […]

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 “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 […]


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olga suarez replied to olga suarez's discussion Cohiba Cigars directly for Sale in the group Buy, Sell or Trade Stuff
"I just sent an email to Cuba to find out....... will let you know.  Thanks "
1 minute ago
Jere M. "Where, I have landed." posted an event


April 29, 2015 from 8:30am to 11am
Meeting time 8:30 A.M. in Plaza San Francisco's parking lot in Alto Boquete. At 8:35 car pooling to our "off the beaten path" destination. This hike/walk is an easy Grade Level 1 see image below, walking for 2-3 hours. Wear sunblock, hat/cap and…See More
5 minutes ago
Shery Norriss replied to Shery Norriss's discussion Home Security Components in the group Buy, Sell or Trade Stuff
"Also included are the instruction manuals and security console."
13 minutes ago
Shery Norriss added a discussion to the group Buy, Sell or Trade Stuff

Home Security Components

These components were part of an existing system that was never completely installed.  They are made by X10.  The web site is Perfect if you have a current X10 system and are looking for new components…See More
35 minutes ago
Olivia Anderson liked Jim Rio's discussion Anyone having Netflix problems?
53 minutes ago
Bonnie Williams replied to marlene chymboryk's discussion where to rent
"There are affordable rentals throughout Panama, but it's harder to find them in some areas as it is in others. I think you're going about this backwards. You need to decide where you want to live first. The areas you name above are…"
1 hour ago
Summer Durand replied to Summer Durand's discussion JEWISH CALENDAR 2014-2015 in the group BIBLE PROPHECY and RELATED INFO
"I've never heard of 26 calendars.  I know they have to adjust their calendar as we do with our leap year.  I believe that they skip a month every thirteen months or something along those lines.  Perhaps that's a possible…"
1 hour ago
Leslie Barranger replied to marlene chymboryk's discussion entering Panama
"We did it with no problem at all.  We were in your exact situation.  We told the ticket agent, at the airport, when we checked in that we were moving to Panama and we had no problem at all.  In fact, the lady began asking questions,…"
1 hour ago
Elizabeth Worley replied to Elizabeth Worley's discussion 7000+ M2 Lot - Alto Jaramillo in the group BOQUETE HOMES FOR SALE
"Hello-- I tried to call but could not reach you. Please call me 6636-8663. You can see both the properties I have for sale today."
1 hour ago
Bruce Laidlaw replied to marlene chymboryk's discussion entering Panama
"The problem won't be in Panama. It'll be in the States with the airline as they will tell you that a RT ticket is mandatory unless you are a resident or citizen of Panama."
1 hour ago
Judy Sacco replied to marlene chymboryk's discussion where to rent
"If you say what you are looking for and how much rent you are willing to pay, someone here might respond.  Some people have rentals that are not on the site.  Also mention how long you want to rent."
1 hour ago
marlene chymboryk replied to marlene chymboryk's discussion where to rent
"I have been looking here at boquete.ning with not much luck.  I am coming with my wife, my mom and her dog so that makes it more difficult."
2 hours ago
Bernie Moscovitz replied to marlene chymboryk's discussion where to rent
"The Viviun website is usueful. Search Viviun Boquete rentals,"
2 hours ago
marlene chymboryk posted discussions
2 hours ago
Judith Lee replied to Judith Lee's discussion DISTILLED WATER
"Good to know...thanks again."
2 hours ago
Ken and Becky Campeau replied to Judith Lee's discussion DISTILLED WATER
"You can get the same product here at Ivans."
2 hours ago
Ken and Becky Campeau replied to marlene chymboryk's discussion where to rent
"Look at the rentals here on this website. They are not all expensive."
2 hours ago
Bill Mcblury added 2 discussions to the group Buy, Sell or Trade Stuff
2 hours ago
marlene chymboryk and Twin Wolf are now friends
2 hours ago
marlene chymboryk replied to Eduardo's discussion REDUCED PRICE!!! 2 apartments for rent close to center Boquete in the group Boquete Rentals
"Eduardo, we would like to rent for 1 year minimum. I forgot to say. Bruce."
2 hours ago

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