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Moving Company from Boquete/ Cerro Punta - USA

Started this discussion. Last reply by Derek Pretto Oct 23, 2016. 4 Replies

Does anyone know of a moving company that can pack, move and deliver door to door from Boquete/ Cerro Punta to the USA?It's for ASAP.Continue

Free Books (Pickup Only)

Started this discussion. Last reply by Derek Pretto Mar 7, 2016. 6 Replies

Here is an assortment of many free book available for pickup to anybody who wants them.Books include: most issues of National Geographic since 1981 (see attachment), coffee table, multi-level…Continue

Mover/ Packer needed

Started this discussion. Last reply by Derek Pretto Mar 8, 2016. 8 Replies

Does anyone know who in Chiriqui provides a Packing and Moving Service? Service will only be to move things to Cerro Punta and Panama City, not international - placing an emphasis of packing (boxes,…Continue


Started this discussion. Last reply by Val Dec 5, 2015. 12 Replies

Santa Lucia residents, F.Y.I. The proposal to build a massive cellphone tower in the middle of Santa Lucia will happen this Sunday at 11:00 a.m. Come help stop this!!! It will affect not only your…Continue


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Great article about AIB, soon to be published in the tourism magazines... sorry for the self-indulgent praise....

Posted on July 27, 2014 at 7:30pm 2 Comments

Derek Pretto, one of the founders of Academia Internacional Boquete (AIB), reads from a tablet, his voice fighting the dull roar of conversation and occasional cackling laughter. It's the weekly pub quiz  and he is the quizmaster.


“According to Steven Hawking, the limits of the area that surrounds a black hole, where its escape velocity exceeds the speed of light, is called what?”


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“Come on. My grade seven and eight…


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At 1:34pm on January 10, 2015, Maria Luise said…

Dear Derek,

sorry for my late response but everything took much longer.
However I have now a new Lantus for you as well as I did not use your Humalog.
Whenever you have the time please stop by and pick it up.

Thanks a million again for your help.
Claudia Maria Luise


At 10:58am on July 9, 2014, Leslie Barranger said…

Hello Derek, I have a friend in the US interested in your ad for 2015 school year teachers.  Would you mind emailing me at so that I can ask you some questions and possibly get him in touch with you?  Thanks so much

At 12:37pm on April 21, 2012, Boquete Equestrian Club & RLT said…

Thanks for having such a well structured school ----> only one here<-----  I love how my kids show up to lessons all well mannered, well educated, and in those adorable green shirts. (for those reading this, no I am not accepting new students, currently- sorry)  What about your horse? Let's go get him!

At 8:34am on June 14, 2011, sean alden ray said…
Hi Derek my name is Sean Ray I am looking to move to panama soon with my wife and three children 13 girl 16 boy and 6 boy my 6 yr old is autistic and I am trying to find a school for him to go. Does your school have a special ed program that can accommadate  him or can you point me to a school in your area that can. The house we are looking at is outside Concepsion

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