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December 2014



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Citronella plants

Started by Debbie Wilson. Last reply by Dave 11 minutes ago. 5 Replies

How Panama Changed History in the Amercas

Started by Doug Tyler. Last reply by wryawry 4 hours ago. 14 Replies

A Very Close Call

Started by Doug Tyler. Last reply by Paula Theis 5 hours ago. 1 Reply

Any recent experience with US Passport revewal in Panama?

Started by Barbara Oakley. Last reply by Barbara Oakley 7 hours ago. 3 Replies

Water shut off again tonight

Started by Don Presley 8 hours ago. 0 Replies

Need help with my refrigerator

Started by Marion Torgany 8 hours ago. 0 Replies

Looking for foam insulation boards

Started by David Okeefe. Last reply by tina laporte 8 hours ago. 13 Replies

We Are So-o-o Close!

Started by Ken and Becky Campeau. Last reply by AL 8 hours ago. 12 Replies

Elder Care Attendent - Overnight Needed

Started by Cynthia Keihl. Last reply by Cynthia Keihl 9 hours ago. 17 Replies

Could veterinary surgical instruments be helpful?

Started by Allyson Smith. Last reply by Carol Hurst 9 hours ago. 7 Replies

E-Cigarettes Banned in Public Places in Panama

Started by Sovereign Lady. Last reply by Vicki Whittle 11 hours ago. 34 Replies

Memory Foam

Started by terri calixto. Last reply by Richard A 12 hours ago. 9 Replies

Do you know this puppy or want to adopt the best pup ever??

Started by Jim and Judi Rinker. Last reply by Nancy Bourque 13 hours ago. 11 Replies

Pricesmart on line

Started by Jorge Becerra. Last reply by Judy Sacco 13 hours ago. 7 Replies

For fellow coffee growers/ coffee farmers

Started by Olga Barney. Last reply by Tintin 14 hours ago. 4 Replies

Yorkshire puddings for christmas

Started by Gary B. Last reply by suzanne miller 17 hours ago. 19 Replies

Antique Clock Repair Needed

Started by Daniel Angelus. Last reply by Ken and Becky Campeau 19 hours ago. 1 Reply

Personal Caregiver Resource Group created

Started by Susan and Pat 20 hours ago. 0 Replies

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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Dave replied to Debbie Wilson's discussion Citronella plants
"Vivero Bello Sol on Via Volcan in San Vicente, about 1/3 of the way up (~10km) from Bugaba to Volcan has a Citronella variety that will become a tree.  Not sure the exact species."
11 minutes ago
Clint Richardson left a comment for Patrick
"Hi Patrick, thanks for the kind words. I am taking your advice and getting into the culture and have been exploring the many places Panama has to offer even before we made the move here and now I have no excuse not to!   Been fairly busy with…"
2 hours ago
Clint Richardson liked Patrick's blog post 5 Websites To Learn Spanish Online
2 hours ago
Patrick left a comment for Clint Richardson
"Hi Clint: Get into the culture, learn a little basic Spanish, mix with the locals. F.Y.I. at year end, probably arund 12/30 thru 01/4, a little community just outside of Delega. called Dos Rio's (Two Rivers), have a fiesta where food and beer…"
2 hours ago
wryawry replied to Doug Tyler's discussion How Panama Changed History in the Amercas
"I can't help but believe that a ripple will emanate, which will travel 'round the world having a nominal effect on some, dependent upon where their business interests run. There may be lasting impacts upon a wide variety of lives more…"
4 hours ago
wryawry replied to Doug Tyler's discussion How Panama Changed History in the Amercas
"It's wryawry, no need to shout. For the record a part of me does live there. There's also a chunk of me in a nameless canyon in SW Utah, a fragment on the memory I have of the very first full moon I recall, and bits and pieces here and…"
4 hours ago
James Fletcher joined BJ Allen's group

Information on where to get items, repairs, etc.

This is a discussion group where we can ask and suggest places to find certain items or where to go to get appliances, TV, etc repaired. This is a way of sharing this information wtith our community.See More
4 hours ago
Paula Theis replied to Doug Tyler's discussion A Very Close Call
"So--Ruiz was defeated??   Yes!"
5 hours ago
Doug Tyler posted a discussion

A Very Close Call

La perredista Athenas Athanasiadis se impuso en unas estrechas elecciones en el circuito 4.5. Con el 100% de las mesas escrutadas, Athanasiadis obtuvo 9 mil 617 votos (50.33%), frente a Manolo Ruiz, de CD, que logró 9 mil 462 votos (49.52%). See More
5 hours ago
Keith Woolford replied to Isis's discussion We should turn out strong for this peaceful demonstration against animal cruelty
"I believe the article says that animal protection groups have planned a protest against animal abuse as demonstrated by an expat. Although there has been some kneejerk commentary, I don't think anyone is targeting foreigners. There seems to be…"
5 hours ago
Bill Uhlman liked Doug Tyler's discussion How Panama Changed History in the Amercas
7 hours ago
Richard Staigg replied to Doug Tyler's discussion How Panama Changed History in the Amercas
"Can you say HURRICANES?"
7 hours ago
James Bradley updated their profile
7 hours ago
Barbara Oakley replied to Barbara Oakley's discussion Any recent experience with US Passport revewal in Panama?
"Thanks so very much for the information. This is great!"
7 hours ago
Jere M. "Where, I have landed." replied to Jere M. "Where, I have landed."'s discussion Newcomer & Visitor Social does lunch this Friday, October 10, 2014!!! in the group NEWCOMER & VISITOR DINNER SOCIAL & EVENTS
"Season Greetings Kelvin, All members of the Newcomer & Visitor Dinner Social receive a message as to the location of the next dinner. I advise, you to do the same and become a member of this group.  Cheers, Jere McCormick"
8 hours ago
Don Presley posted a discussion

Water shut off again tonight

great water pressure here in frances, then about 6 pm, no water at all. Anybody else? Anyone know any info? Are we back to water rationing already? Sigh.....
8 hours ago
Renata Dorner added a discussion to the group Buy, Sell or Trade Stuff

TV Parker LED 32", hardly used $195 and more stuff

Bose Speaker for computer or iPod, $60Excalibur dehydrator $250, 9 trays with flex sheetsNeedak rebounder, trampoline  $120Elliptical trainer  $185please email or call 6803 9733See More
8 hours ago
Profile IconRobert Craig Voliter and Terry Klassen joined Boquete Panama
8 hours ago
Dennis Nutting replied to Barbara Oakley's discussion Any recent experience with US Passport revewal in Panama?
"It is straight forward and simple process. If you have time to wait you can process for the replacement at one of their visits to David/Boquete -- they just had one a week or so ago. Take your completed application form, copy of your current…"
8 hours ago
Debbie Wilson replied to Barbara Oakley's discussion Any recent experience with US Passport revewal in Panama?
"We did it in September. The hardest part was finding a place to have acceptable photos taken, but I understand there is a place at the bus terminal in David that does it. Make appointment online, go to embassy in Panama City with form completed,…"
8 hours ago

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