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MAJOR development evolving next door to Cefati

Started by Fran Hogan. Last reply by Keith Woolford 17 minutes ago. 58 Replies

Sad News from El Sanctuario

Started by Doug Tyler. Last reply by Lynne Van der Kar 1 hour ago. 14 Replies

DISTILLED WATER

Started by Judith Lee. Last reply by Walter Steiner 2 hours ago. 5 Replies

Trustworthy Dentist in the area?

Started by Ariel Brooke. Last reply by Bruce Laidlaw 3 hours ago. 3 Replies

Vaccinations?

Started by Doug Holdren. Last reply by Lee Zeltzer 3 hours ago. 6 Replies

entering Panama

Started by marlene chymboryk. Last reply by olga suarez 4 hours ago. 6 Replies

upholstrey shop

Started by margie r. Last reply by Kelvin Schartz 5 hours ago. 5 Replies

where to rent

Started by marlene chymboryk. Last reply by Bonnie Williams 9 hours ago. 5 Replies

Water in Volcancito

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

Anyone having Netflix problems?

Started by Jim Rio. Last reply by Ann Skradski 11 hours ago. 15 Replies

Golf cart confiscated.

Started by Peter Markus. Last reply by Roger Bellido 12 hours ago. 13 Replies

Good site to track flights

Started by Doug Holdren. Last reply by Howling Success K9 Services 12 hours ago. 5 Replies

Gardener needed

Started by Marilyn Jenkins 13 hours ago. 0 Replies

Passing of Joe Sudol

Started by ROD TAYLOR. Last reply by Stephen Thomas 13 hours ago. 5 Replies

COPA Overhead Storage

Started by Linda Hegner. Last reply by Mike Petersen 14 hours ago. 3 Replies

Is there a food pantry in Boquete?

Started by James L Keihl. Last reply by James L Keihl 23 hours ago. 2 Replies

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

Started by Alan Robert Ross. Last reply by Walter Steiner yesterday. 5 Replies

container to Boquete

Started by Phillip E. Hall. Last reply by Charles Ivins yesterday. 3 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 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 […]

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Mary Sue Allen replied to Summer Durand's discussion A CLOSER LOOK AT THE RAPTURE in the group BIBLE PROPHECY and RELATED INFO
"Thanks for your writing about the Rapture which I, too, believe is coming soon and we are in the last days before Jesus' return. There are so many different beliefs about it; pre-trib, mid-trib and post-trib. Perhaps this is not important but…"
10 minutes ago
Keith Woolford replied to Fran Hogan's discussion MAJOR development evolving next door to Cefati
"$1000 sq.metre, sorry. I noticed the only units being offered for sale at this time are the rather large units that have already been constructed. My guess is the new buildings will have smaller and less expensive units. In 2002 I bought a 150 sq.m.…"
17 minutes ago
Lux posted an event

Coffee, Smoothies, Sodas, Tea @ the Tuesaday Morning Market at BCP

April 28, 2015 from 8am to 12pm
A Movable Feast Returns to the Tuesday Market!French press coffee, organic fruit smoothies, and organic teas are all prepared for your siping pleasure. Try an artisan soda from the Boquete Brewing Compan, or one of our famous organic-cacao…See More
20 minutes ago
Lynne Van der Kar replied to Doug Tyler's discussion Sad News from El Sanctuario
"I was told once that if you plant citronella around the perimeter of your property they will stay out. Small sharp edges on the blades of the leaves. I also use it around my garden to keep the insects out. Frank Gruber has a snake antidote that can…"
1 hour ago
Walter Steiner replied to Fran Hogan's discussion MAJOR development evolving next door to Cefati
"You mean $100/sft or $1K /m2... La Seyne-sur-Mer, French Riviera, 1991:  CAD 200 / sft. So it was double the price almost 25 years ago..."
1 hour ago
Gordon Bakke replied to Fran Hogan's discussion MAJOR development evolving next door to Cefati
"Are you a potential buyer, Walter, or just another naysayer? Seems to me that the market will pretty much settle all these issues that so many people are apparently concerned about. Wow...."
1 hour ago
Walter Steiner replied to Fran Hogan's discussion MAJOR development evolving next door to Cefati
"Valley of the dolls? - You mean the one with "security" provided by our fellow Canadian?  ;-() Actually, I was thinking more of the apartment complex outside Valle Escondido, multi-storey, multi-dwellings with controlled access and…"
1 hour ago
Edward Crupar and PanamaRon are now friends
1 hour ago
Walter Steiner replied to Keith Woolford's discussion The majority of Weapons in Central America are illegal, says expert
"That depends very much on who draws first.  > > > > Usually, it's the bad guy... "
1 hour ago
Keith Woolford replied to Fran Hogan's discussion MAJOR development evolving next door to Cefati
"That's the price range at the Valley of the Dolls complex over in Volcancito."
1 hour ago
Keith Woolford replied to Fran Hogan's discussion MAJOR development evolving next door to Cefati
"How many countries in the Western Hemisphere with an agreeable climate are safe and have stable governments, Kelvin? Costa Rica, Panama, and where else? So places like Boquete where living is easy will always be attractive to the rest of the world,…"
1 hour ago
Walter Steiner replied to Fran Hogan's discussion MAJOR development evolving next door to Cefati
"I think that the most marketable real estate for a place like Boquete at the moment would be low-priced (100-150K) secure condominiums for snowbirds. With Florida becoming less and less popular for hibernation purposes, Boquete should pick up…"
1 hour ago
PanamaRon updated an event
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Fresh Organic Produce at the Tuesday Market at BCP Events Center

May 5, 2015 from 9am to 12pm
Fresh Organic Produce from Finca Santa Marta We will be selling our fresh organic produce and free range chickens (no antibiotics) and eggs at the Tuesday morning market in Boquete.We now offer fresh goat milk and goat milk yogurt from San Andres.…See More
1 hour ago
Walter Steiner replied to Fran Hogan's discussion MAJOR development evolving next door to Cefati
"A few things that sound too good to be true: - August 2015 occupancy (in 3 1/2 months...really?) - Bicycle paths (where - between a highway and a ravine?) - Online property management for investors (how much would you have to rent for if you want to…"
1 hour ago
Brenda Bomgardner liked Linda Hegner's discussion COPA Overhead Storage
1 hour ago
Keith Woolford replied to Doug Tyler's discussion Sad News from El Sanctuario
"You're correct Doug, this is the Institute I was referring to. I only know of the place because our Animal Protection group had a shelter just up the road."
1 hour ago
Brenda Bomgardner liked Keith Woolford's discussion Air Panama announces their new Fleet
1 hour ago
Kelvin Schartz replied to Fran Hogan's discussion MAJOR development evolving next door to Cefati
"For the life of me don't understand all the boom in delvelopment in Panama, and Chiriqui in particular. There is a finite demand for land, real estate, both residential and commercial. The real estate people I've talked to say the market…"
2 hours ago
Boquete Equestrian Club & RLT replied to Doug Tyler's discussion Sad News from El Sanctuario
"Extremely sad. Terrible thing to experience!"
2 hours ago
Boquete Equestrian Club & RLT replied to Doug Tyler's discussion Sad News from El Sanctuario
"High dose injectable Vit. C. It blocks the action of the venom, is an antibacterial and immune booster, and is being used in Australia as treatment for snake bite from snakes such as Micrurus (Corals) which are neurotoxic. The rains always bring the…"
2 hours ago
 
 
 

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