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Euchre Today at 3 PM - 5 PM

 Come learn - come play Euchre - FREE lessons - FREE fun - at Woody's Beach Bar - just down the beach from The Royal Decmeron in Farallon  - drive past all three lobbies of the Decameron and take a left at the sign - Woody's is right on the beach.


Pray for our northern neighbours

 From The Toronto Star: Toronto is under an extreme cold weather alert for Sunday. The city will see a mix of sun and cloud with at a low of -13 C (-23 C with wind chill) in the morning and a high of -7 C (-12 C with wind chill) in the afternoon. Winds will be coming from the north at between 10 km/h and 30 km/h with 50 km/h gusts.


Keep a stash of drugs with you

 As an injecting diabetic, insulin is a critical care medicine for me. Yesterday I drove to Rio Hato - both Farmacia's were out of insulin, so I drove all the way to Coronado - and ALL FIVE Farmacia's were out of insulin - even the Farmacia at the Clinic at San Fernando!!!


Mining concession about to be cancelled

 Notice of Cancellation Given to Petaquilla Gold
Petaquilla Gold has been granted 180 days to catch up with outstanding payments of royalties, fees to the Social Security Department and other payments.


What is the law on Pensionado discounts?

 The Retirement Detectives was asked to go after The Don Lee restauranrt becasue they "refused" to give the Pensionado discount on a fast food meal.


Gunshots in Gorgona

 Gunfire in Gorgona last night

There was a home invasion in the (name removed) in Gorgona last night - they took money from the suite while the renters were sleeping. The guard fired 2 shots at the intruder but he got away.

A second resident just reported: I was awake and heard way more than two shots... maybe 7 or 8.




Over twenty testimonials sent in so far!

 You guys are AWESOME - over twenty testimonials sent it to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  so far - and counting!!
My personal favorite so far:

AMEX: Don’t leave home without it!
Panama HELPLINE: Don’t live here without it!

Susan M. - Coronado


Keep 'EM COMING!!! 



Free Trade with Panama expands

 Approval of FTA Between Panama and Trinidad and Tobago
The main Panamanian products that will benefit from the agreement are dairy, beef and pork, smoked fish fillet with and some vegetables with seasonal preferential access.


Rome? Here I come!

 Panama Wants More Air Connectivity
The Tourism Authority has announced that it will be negotiating with Alitalia and Emirates Airlines to establish flights from Rome and the United Arab Emirates, and will seek to increase the flights with Iberia and Air France.


Short Hop to David airport

 This could provide another way to get to the West Coast of Panama - Limon is a short hop or easy drive to David.

Proposal for International Airport in Limon
A US group has offered the Costa Rican government financing for the construction of an international airport on the Caribbean coast with an investment of $700 million.

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