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Started this discussion. Last reply by Pets Want Homes Apr 30. 21 Replies

I tried sending this through the CONTACT US tab above, but it appears to apply only to business contacts. So I'll try it here.One of my posts, a response to Nicole Hart's searching for a translator,…Continue

New Executive Office Chair for sale

Started this discussion. Last reply by Amanda Firestone Oct 9, 2016. 1 Reply

Brand new high back executive office chair for sale. Purchased recently at Pricesmart but was found to be too large for me and for the space. Fully assembled, but comes with directions and assembly…Continue

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Amanda Firestone replied to Patrick's discussion My Dental Recommendation
"What is a root canal "removal"?"
17 hours ago
Amanda Firestone replied to Charles Frogge's discussion Doctor visits price increase
"August 11th, when you went to the clinic, is a Saturday, when prices are higher. Also, if you do not have jubilado status, the price will be higher. The $12 is for jubilados on weekdays."
Tuesday
Amanda Firestone replied to Charles Frogge's discussion Doctor visits price increase
"Were you eligible for the jubilant discount, and did you ask for it? This would make a difference for many people."
Tuesday
Amanda Firestone replied to Charles Frogge's discussion Doctor visits price increase
"I doubt it. I have maximum coverage both here and in the States. If you always pay your own way, what does this mean: "If someone is watching [their] $, you can always go to the social security Hospital. I have [gone] there for teeth cleaning…"
Sunday
Amanda Firestone replied to Charles Frogge's discussion Doctor visits price increase
"The injections themselves, i.e., the medicine in the injections, will have varying costs depending on what they are. There are many, myself included, who feel that expats should not take advantage of the already overtaxed Panamanian health system.…"
Sunday
Amanda Firestone replied to Charles Frogge's discussion Doctor visits price increase
"I telephoned the clinic and confirmed that the charge is still $12 for an office visit. If it was more, they said, it was because the patient got something more than the office consultation. People should check the facts before posting something…"
Sunday
Amanda Firestone replied to Charles Frogge's discussion Doctor visits price increase
"The shot would have added to the $12 cost of an office visit."
Saturday
Amanda Firestone replied to Mark Kanty's discussion Update on International Flights To/from David
"Copa has been flying between Panama City and David for several years now. It's great for international flights because because there're no transportation costs between Albrook and Tocumen. It's been at least as long since it was…"
Aug 12
Amanda Firestone replied to Dean Hoover's discussion Contacting 'Anavilma'?
"When I am flying out of the country, I take the Copa flight from David directly to Tocumen. It saves the $30 or $35 transportation between airports--$60 or $70 both ways. I only use Air Panama if I am going to the City. I have found it best to go to…"
Aug 11
Amanda Firestone replied to Boquete Consulting Security's discussion Beautiful Siamese Cat needs help!
"arf.boquete@gmail.com This is the email for ARF (Adopt, Rescue, Foster)."
Aug 9
Amanda Firestone replied to Boquete Community Players's discussion Tuesday Talks at BCP -- Local Charities Report
"It was on August 1st, Debby."
Aug 8
Amanda Firestone replied to BOB G's discussion PROHIBITION OF MAIL-ORDER COSMETICS AND THE SURROUNDING BROUHAHA
"The situation described in your opening paragraph is enough for someone to, as you say,"get their panties in a wad" about. The paperwork and prescriptions required, and the likelihood of screw ups affecting one's health, are nothing…"
Aug 5
Amanda Firestone replied to Patrick's discussion My Dental Recommendation
"I wouldn't get too excited until you see what he charges for the crown."
Jul 25
Amanda Firestone replied to Chuck Bolotin's discussion Why Expat Retirees Feel Like They’re in 1950s America
"The NY Times Magazine article is an interesting read; thanks for pointing it out. Your points are well-taken, and, of course, parallels can be drawn with the current political climate in the U.S. To my mind, "McCarthyism" has principally…"
Jul 25
Amanda Firestone replied to Chuck Bolotin's discussion Why Expat Retirees Feel Like They’re in 1950s America
"Wallowing in nostalgia isn't productive. While the occasional pleasant memory of something in the past is comforting, the wholesale longing for a different era is meaningless and whiny. Moreover, it's usually accompanied by total…"
Jul 24
Amanda Firestone replied to David Jones's discussion What If.......Snake Bite Emergency Protocol!
"You're missing the point, Lynne. Medical personnel need to know the KIND of snake in order to administer the appropriate venom. Administering any other venom would be dangerous."
Jul 22

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