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OP ED: My weekend at a Beach resort.

OP ED: Steven- for PNO.com- Seeing as I have had to become quickly educated and immersed into the topic of “beach resorts” and “tourism” lately. I feel compelled to offer a quick blurb in regards to my family going to Nassau, Bahamas over the weekend. So through much of the …

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PNO delivering direct response from Red Frog Beach/Bastimentos Holdings.

OP ED: James “JB” Bryson: To those that have been keen to keep contacting me in regards to this 12 year old issue between two groups battling over land in Bocas, I am providing to you the following. Below is a direct response from Mr.Joe Haley, CEO of Red Frog …

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TRES CRUCES: Questions answered regarding Bocas del Toro dispute.

Panama Now Online- Interview: September 9, 2019  10:57 AM ESTJB:  ( inaudible)- OK, Richard, I am apprising you that I am recording this chat and you are aware I am recording it, and that my son in law Steve is also listening on this call. You are allowing me to proceed.? RK: …

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PNO assured an open forum. RED FROG has reached out.

OP ED: by James “JB” Bryson– To PNO readers and visitors, over the past few months I have been having my issues with some people on the web that were taking shots at me for following up on some claims made originally about a person, and then about a development. …

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THIS is what I proposed to be organized in Bocas. Place is too beautiful to be filthy.

The call aims to join a large volunteer to undertake the adventure on August 25. http://laestrella.com.pa/tag/vida-cultura/8 OP ED: “JB”- I took some shrapnel when a few people thought that I was taking shots at Bocas del Toro with some of the posts I have had. I hope now that I …

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The anatomy of RED FROG BULLSHIT broken down once again….Thanks to “Vinny”

by James “JB” Bryson Ever see that shitty 3rd adaptation of “The Godfather”??. The only memorable line was when an old “Michael” relents in his kitchen by saying “Every time I try to get out, they pull me back in“. This time by bar owner whom I affectionately refer to …

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Bocas meeting for constitutional reform. 1st bullet point……clean the GD place up.

by James “JB” Bryson OK, finally I can blog about Bocas without talking about machete wielding security guards, and fake people contacting me. PNO is going to take the stance of ADVOCATING Bocas as the forgotten gem of Panama. I have come to discover that Bocas del Toro is actually …

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Still no reply from RFB about contact request.

by James “JB” Bryson Just an FYI, that I have yet to receive my request for a verifiable email or contact number after my “sketchy” contact purported to be from Mr.Joe Haley of RED FROG BEACH. To be honest, I’m kinda over this bullshit. The more I hear and am …

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PNO was contacted “apparently” by Red Frog Beach.

by James “JB” Bryson Taking a break from my new role as ref in a 13 year old Hatfield and McCoy’s like dispute, ( I did some fishing yesterday in what was one of the hottest damn days of the year. Fresh sushi on the boat, can’t beat it) and …

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Attn: Newspapers- Expect an incoming threat from Gmail. RFB mum while I am getting hammered.

______________________________________________________________________________ by James “JB” Bryson So let me start by saying I am not and will not have my site PNO get dragged through the mud as a shill for some 15 year old pissing war. (Yeah, I did my digging and I will NOT be the blogger that got …

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PanamaAmerica:RED FROG BEACH. (NOT from PNO.)

https://www.panamaamerica.com.pa/judicial/denuncian-red-frog-de-acaparar-tierras-en-isla-bastimentos-1140157 The Supreme Court of Justice and the National Land Administration Authority (Anati) put an end to a conflict of more than 10 years, where a purchase of 22 hectares of land on Bastimentos Island, in Bocas del Toro, where A five-star eco-luxe tourism project will be developed. With this decision, the Tres Cruces …

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More RED FROG shit, but PNO remains idle.

by James “JB” Bryson So, TWO big pieces of news distributed in the papers about RED FROG BEACH RESORT. One was last week and another today. In BOTH, there are stories and issues brought to light that PANAMANOWONLINE has covered openly for the entirety of 2019. And in BOTH cases, …

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Moving around Bocas getting tough as agreement not reached with carriers.

https://www.prensa.com/provincias/Continua-paro-transporte-Bocas-Toro_0_5335716383.html For the second consecutive day the stoppage of the transporters in Bocas del Toro continues , after failing to reach an agreement with the governor of the province, Esteban Chacón. Carriers in the provinces of Bocas del Toro are unemployed. The five borrowers operating in the province are paralyzed. …

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Man finally sentenced for Bocas del Toro 2018 murder.

https://www.critica.com.pa/sucesos/condenado-pagar-17-anos-por-homicidio-en-bocas-del-toro-551411 A trial court in the province of Bocas del Toro after a hearing in which 28-year-old Norberto Baker was found guilty , sentenced him to 17 years in prison and five years of disqualification from public service for Jeremy Brown’s 18-year homicide. years, who died after receiving a puncture wound in the thorax. The sentence was handed down by the trial court …

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PNO.com will disseminate differing opinions. In this case “Red Frog Beach” in Bocas del Toro.

by James “JB” Bryson Earlier this year I had a PNO.com reader contact us after I posted a blog entry about my friend having a squatter issue on land he purchased (or believed he purchased) a few years back. That article sparked a bit of an influx of people wanting …

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Recent death in Bocas another reminder of danger in Paradise.

by James “JB” Bryson As I have become more familiar with Bocas in the past year. Visiting a few times and speaking with many who live there. I hope that this most recent tragedy can become a bit more of a cautionary tale as something to avoid. Sounds like a …

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Bocas protests continue in defiance of re-election of Robinson.

The governor of Bocas del Toro province, Esteban Chacón, moved to the closing area in the Electoral Tribunal (TE) office on estate 11 (Changuinola) on Wednesday, with the presence of electoral attorney general Eduardo Peñaloza. Protests in Bocas del Toro after re-election of Benicio Robinson; ask for new elections This, …

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Bocas Buyers: Please note that MORE is coming in regards to issues on “particular property”. More readers respond

By James “JB” Bryson Just giving a heads up. I have far too many people contacting me about issues they have had PAST, and PRESENT with their land purchase in Bocas del Toro. I would LOVE to hear a alternate and separate side to the story, but as of this …

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APB- Calling out to “MusicManiac” of the former “Red Frog Beach Blogspot”

by James “JB” Bryson As PNO.com has been fielding calls and complaints from both readers and visitors alike to offer commentary about Bocas del Toro, and in particluar, the business tactics that some people have described as unsavory to downright intimidation and violent, I find myself looking to speak with the person …

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Bocas issues with RedFrogBeach and surrounding areas keep coming to light.

by James “JB” Bryson     Okie dokie, I will lay this out once to just say it. I HAVE NO DOG IN ANY FIGHT WITH RED FROG BEACH OR ITS OWNERS OR DEVELOPERS! Book it, print it, document it. That being said, I also NEVER INVESTED WITH BERNARD MADOFF, …

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EDITORIAL FOLLOW UP: Ex-Pats also to BEWARE of LOCAL “FIXERS”. FRAUD is a HANDS ON ISSUE

by James “JB” Bryson It bears mentioning that the “info@panamanowonline.com” email has been inundated with quite a few replies and questions surrounding the reader editorial that was posted this week. Also received was a call from, whom I now consider a friend, “Big Anthony”. You may remember him from an …

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EDITORIAL: How My Family was SCAMMED and SCREWED by RED FROG BEACH in BOCAS del TORO.

EDITORIAL COMMENT:  “JB” – PNO went to great lengths when this post was uploaded to preface the following. A) It was a long email reply from a reader to another reader.  B) It reflected opinions of one person concerning an individual that we looked into. The claims against that person …

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Just Another Day in Paradise: Behind the Beauty of BOCAS DEL TORO

by James “JB” Bryson I am in the process of speaking with almost a dozen readers that have contacted me through PNO.com as a result of the blog entries we have done relating to Bocas del Toro, and the surrounding areas of Colon and Bastimentos. It is a fact finding …

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Re-Visiting the DANGER of BOCAS del TORO.

OP ED: James “JB” Bryson The more deeply we are helping our fellow ex-pats with real estate issues, legal wrangling, and other problems they got suckered into in and around the area of BOCAS DEL TORO, COLON, BOQUETE, etc, I feel it is our duty to remind those that are …

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EX-PAT Follow UP: Bocas Del Toro Property Scam; Ex-Pats WARNING Ex-Pats!!

by James “JB” Bryson As 2019 storms ahead, we find ourselves re-visiting an issue that PNO.com covered back in July when we went to Bocas del Toro to see how my friend and fellow ex-pat “Buddy” has people literally living on property that the Panamanian registry states is “TITLED” to …

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OP ED today in La Prensa: PNO.com has been covering this stuff 24/7- 365 a year

by James “JB” Bryson Please read the OP ED in La Prensa. We are happy to see a much larger source start to put a bit more light on the corruption that I myself have seen first hand in Bocas del Toro.   The handling of public affairs has always …

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Titling issues coming back into light. Indigenous Panamanians tired of being used by elite? More coming

Members of the National Coordination of Indigenous Peoples of Panama protested, on Thursday morning, at the entrance of the Ministry of Environment, in Albrook. This, they said, to show their rejection of the lack of attention from this institution, in their demands for collective land titling. Marcelo Guerra, one of …

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Murder sentence DOUBLED for man who killed US woman near Red Frog Beach in Bocas del Toro.

The Public Prosecutor’s Office (MP) announced on Friday September 7 that the sentence handed down to an 18-year-old boy was changed for the crime of the American Catherine Medalia Johannet, whose body was found on February 5, 2017 in Isla Colón, province of Bocas del Toro. Sentenced to 12 years …

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BOCAS BUYER BEWARE: Part 2 coming next week

by James “JB” Bryson Greetings PNO.com visitors. I am looking forward to finishing the follow up that my friend “Buddy” and I have experienced since we first ventured down to Isla Colon and attempted to make progress in regards to hectares, he purchased and LEGALLY owns according to the Public …

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Inquiries arriving into further Bocas del Toro ownership issues

by James “JB” Bryson The interview I had over coffee with “Anthony” and subsequently posted on PNO.com, has been a lightning rod for many people to contact the site regarding their own horror stories in Bocas. I have since sent an email and left a phone message to inquire if …