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BookMark News

Started by Michael Ellis 4 hours ago. 0 Replies

Poker Night - looking for players

Started by Twin Wolf. Last reply by wryawry 4 hours ago. 8 Replies


Started by Bonnie Williams. Last reply by Joanne Lashua 6 hours ago. 24 Replies

El Salto pine trees doomed? Fact or rumor.

Started by Jim Rio. Last reply by Joanne Lashua 6 hours ago. 14 Replies

Putting a Healthcare rumor to rest

Started by Lee Zeltzer. Last reply by Joanne Lashua 6 hours ago. 63 Replies


Started by Javier&Magaly Pet/House Sitting. Last reply by Misty 8 hours ago. 11 Replies

Meat grinder

Started by Kelvin Schartz. Last reply by Susan Frank 10 hours ago. 8 Replies

How to replace lost Pensionado card

Started by Kelvin Schartz. Last reply by Dennis Nutting 13 hours ago. 8 Replies

Grow/Sell Lavender

Started by Michael. Last reply by Lux 19 hours ago. 11 Replies

Calling All Hikers -- Friday's Hike

Started by Dennis Nutting 19 hours ago. 0 Replies

Very important info for Banco General Customers

Started by Bid 4 Boquete Charity. Last reply by Ken and Becky Campeau 20 hours ago. 6 Replies

Mas Movile

Started by louis josey. Last reply by Walter Steiner 20 hours ago. 9 Replies

Airbox Express, a new supporter of Boquete Ning

Started by Lee Zeltzer. Last reply by Lee Zeltzer yesterday. 8 Replies

Looking for waiters and bartenders

Started by olga suarez yesterday. 0 Replies

Church at the BCP?

Started by Gwen Kandt. Last reply by B & A in Brisas yesterday. 6 Replies

Government looks for a way to help Extranjeros w Crisol de Razas Carnets

Started by Keith Woolford. Last reply by Safe Home Security of Panama yesterday. 7 Replies

Boquete Guide

My Rental Contract: Should I Seek Legal Advice?

I asked my friend Jennifer Mossack to write a series of articles that explain some of the difference in the law in Panama. This is the first in a series by a lawyer licensed both in Panama and Massachusetts.  Many people who move to Panama and either invest in real estate for rentals or come to rent are unaware […]

Three places you might want to know in David

Today I went shopping. I realized some people might not be aware of these locations and what they offer. First Casa Mayorista Zhog, the sign says chinese food but they are much more and not a restaurant. If you wonder where all the Mini Supers buy the little things other than food that they sell, […]

Healthcare in Panama, an SOL reality check

I have written about healthcare in Panama many times, the reason I am writing again is a series of posts on Chiriqui Chatter, SOL in Paradise, SOL Updated and SOL Discussion,  and a thread I started on Boquetening. Don Ray who writes Chiriqui Chatter is a Warden for the US Embassy, he is located in […]

Bravo to Bid4Boquete and the women who made it happen this year

I want to toot a horn for some people who have gone out of their way to help the Boquete Community. The people who spend much of each year fund raising for Boquete’s giving organizations. The people who organize and supervise and invest hours in Bid4Boquete. The force behind Bid4Boquete is three women who deserve […]


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wryawry replied to Twin Wolf's discussion Poker Night - looking for players
"Who was wild?"
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I'd like to get a 15 x 20ish  greenhouse built out of metal.  Any recommendations for builder?See More
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wryawry commented on Fran Hogan's blog post It's time to let go of all crap from the anti-vaccination people.
"I've decided that I no longer have the desire to kill stoo-pud people.  Let's just remove all the warning labels, and everything will sort itself out. (Stolen from someplace very clever that I can't remember.) wryawry"
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Joanne Lashua replied to Bonnie Williams's discussion Earthquake
"Not feeling or hearing anything in David either."
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Joanne Lashua replied to Jim Rio's discussion El Salto pine trees doomed? Fact or rumor.
"This is lovely.  Reminds me of many roads in Missouri. There it's Lodge Pole Pine."
6 hours ago
Joanne Lashua replied to Lee Zeltzer's discussion Putting a Healthcare rumor to rest
"IL puts a pretty face on everything.  We moved to Panama in 2007 from Costa Rica.  It wasn't great then according to my Costa Rica friends.  I remember my next door neighbor calling for an ambulance for her father.  2 hours…"
6 hours ago
Sheila replied to Lee Zeltzer's discussion Putting a Healthcare rumor to rest
"I believe it was 2010 when it became mandatory. Here's an article that talks about it although the rates have gone up since then."
6 hours ago
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This group is for anyone SELLING a home in the Boquete area.See More
7 hours ago
Keith Woolford commented on Fran Hogan's blog post It's time to let go of all crap from the anti-vaccination people.
"After watching a few friends suffer from shingles, getting a preventative vaccination has been on my mind."
7 hours ago
Carol Bardeau joined Louise Andrew's group
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Misty replied to Javier&Magaly Pet/House Sitting's discussion HE NEEDS A FOSTER, PLEASE!!
"No worries Dottie-this special girl will find a good home soon!"
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Dottie Atwater replied to Javier&Magaly Pet/House Sitting's discussion HE NEEDS A FOSTER, PLEASE!!
"I wish I could but I already have 14 adopted dogs. (I live in Volcan)"
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Misty replied to Javier&Magaly Pet/House Sitting's discussion HE NEEDS A FOSTER, PLEASE!!
"Yes Dottie, she will be taken to the clinic on the 31st to be spayed.  She is a sweet, vibrant girl who loves to play fetch.  She is smart, and can be very easily trained.  Would be a great companion for someone who prefers a smaller…"
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Bonnie Williams replied to Jim Rio's discussion El Salto pine trees doomed? Fact or rumor.
"It is true. The idea, I believe, is that not just everyone have the means to harvest trees at will and thereby denude the land. If chainsaws are registered, there's a chance that illegal tree cutting can be minimized and/or traced. Otherwise,…"
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