Playa Venao Hotel Resort Luxury Training Ground for Pucha Garcia

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Playa Venao Hotel Resort is without doubt the most luxurious place to stay on the beach at Playa Venao. The area's largest infinity swimming pool, great ocean view restaurant seating, quality gym, immaculate lawn and grounds, large comfortable suites and impressive attentive service all contribute to a incredible stay for even the most … [Read more...]

My Little Buddy Henry

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I just wanted to share one of my fond memories shortly after arrriving in Pedasi. I was just settled in my house and really needed to get to work in my small front yard. So I purchased the necessary garden tools, found some plants, started pulling weeds, digging up rocks and planting flowers. My neighbors and new friends would pop … [Read more...]

Fingerprints for FBI Criminal Summary Report from DIJ in Panama

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Permanent Residency in Panama  The great accomplishment for foreigners that choose to make Panama their new permanent home. There are many different Panama Residency Programs available to the foreigner in search of permanently living and or working in country. All resident visa programs available in Panama require United States … [Read more...]

Navigating Government Offices in Panama

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Are you ready to live or work in Panama? If you are, be prepared to maneuver through bureaucracy, especially government bureaucracy. Sounds boring I know, but like must everything else in Panama for the foreign resident it can be quite an adventure. Here are a few rules to live by when making your way through the bureaucratic machine … [Read more...]

Colibri Productions Real Estate Drone Reel

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Real Estate Developers or any other business looking for aerial video footage now have a new marketing tool available at their disposal. Colibri Productions from Ciudad del Saber in Panama City has included state of the art drone capabilities to their high definition aerial video services. I have written before about my talented … [Read more...]

Growing Organic Tomatoes in Panama

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Organic Tomatoes Grown in the tropical climate of Panama. I have personally been responsible for planting over 5000 tropical fruit and hardwood trees in Panama and I have propagated more than 10,000 Vetiver or "Valariana" plants. Vetiver is an incredibly versatile plant used world wide. I am not trying to brag, just want to make a … [Read more...]

Panama Snake Bite

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It was bound to happen eventually. After nearly a decade living here in the tropics, spending time hiking through remote jungles, swimming across murky sometimes muddy rivers, machete-ing through head high weeds as thick as over grown invasive pampas grass, camping for weeks on end in secluded nearly untouched mountains, a days hike … [Read more...]

Health Care Service in Panama

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Most foreigners considering a move to Panama worry about medical care. Quality of health insurance, medical care, medical facilities, public hospitals and private clinics are topics of interest I repeatedly encounter by serious investors. Most of these folks are retirees with concerns usually based upon staying healthy during the golden … [Read more...]

Property Purchase in Panama

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Many come here to Panama on vacation to look around and decide to purchase property. If you are one of those that have worked through the property search and are ready to "pull the trigger" on your own little piece of paradise here is a quick break down of the process. I have bought and sold a number of properties here over the years … [Read more...]

Organica Panama – Organic and Natural Market

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That I know of, Organica is the only organic store in Panama. They have plant based vitamins and nutrients, not the synthetic derived garbage. Organica offers natural skin care and hygeine products, not the petroleum based chemical industry left-overs that are so prevalent in our modern world and amongst their natural baby products they … [Read more...]