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Martinelli optimistic sons to be home by beginning of 2023

OP ED Through many of the e-mails and communications that I have with my readers in Panama. It seems that FUTURE PRESIDENT- Ricardo Martiinelli is optimistic, and perhaps brazenly so that his two sons which stood trial in the US for involvement in ODEBRECHT will soon be back on Panamanian …

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NITO and CARRIZO will be remembered as WORST LEADERS IN PANAMA HISTORY…..EVEN VARELA.

OP ED: J.BRYSON.      “I WAS A FAN OF “NITO” over ROUX.  I used my site to promote his initiatives, I used my site to propel his message. He was taking over for one of the WORST and MOST transparent of conspiratory dealings with rougue governments in Panamanian history …

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PNO OPINION: So what is REALLY happening in PANAMA, and when will it change???

It is hard for anyone Ex-Pat or National to deny that there is SIGNIFICANT tectoinic shifts in the running of PANAMA that goes back to the failed Varela years.  The Wall Street Journal recently ran an article touching on this subject. https://www.wsj.com/articles/is-panama-next-for-a-hard-left-turn-war-gapast few mes-venazuela-russia-china-iran-drones-special-operation-military-exercise-11658680168 Since the full turnover of the …

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Just your everyday grocery run under this Administation.

It’s times like these when you are able to see the WEAK come to light. As in CORTIZO and CARRIZO. And even more reason why the RE-ELECTION of RICARDO MARTINELLI will be one of the biggest “LEGAL” runaway victorioes since REAGAN/MONDALE.  MARTINELLI is a master politician in what a politician …

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PRAISE GOD! Is this really MY PANAMA?? Country can be a LEADER in CONSERVATION in Latin America.

Anyone who knows me, knows I could go on for HOURS about my feelings over MiAMBIENTE in the past. Be it logging in Darien, or pollution in the Bay. I STRONGLY feel that the ENVIRONMENT and WILDLIFE are THE MOST IMPORTANT ASPECTS for PANAMA to PROTECT.  Read the archives and …

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Hoping all enjoyed an observant and happy MEMORIAL DAY.

As a veteran of war, I definitely observe MEMORIAL DAY in the US, and as such I did not post. I would like to believe the sacrifice made by both men and women over the years reflects more of what the US as a country “aspires to be”, as opposed …

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Contributor Introduction: PNO welcomes Joyce Barr and her fresh insights on Panama.

So,,,,greetings to my PNO readers and contributors. Let me start by saying thanks for tuning back in after my long hiatus due to COVID and my own personal medical issues. It’s nice to be back in the warm weather after a year in Illinois.    For those long timers, you …

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EX-PAT ALERT: Beware Crypto Currency offerings in Panama.

I just saw a very riveting documentary on NETFLIX entitled “Trust No One- The Hunt for the Crypto King” https://www.netflix.com/pa-en/title/81349029 I have ALWAYS been of the opinion that “Crypto” is nothing more than some dystopian millenial created bullshit!!  In like “Hey, we can’t go out and make REAL money, so why …

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Ex-Pat Lifeline: The raft has been afloat for awhile.

I have expressed my thanks to those that have stayed in contact long after Covid and my time in the hospital. Not a army of people, but I am thankful that PNO and the ExPat Exchange has allowed me to meet some great people. I have been a huge proponent …

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To my friends in Panama, Mexico, and Costa Rica. RESEARCH everything before returning

To all friends and contacts met through the Ex-Pat Exchange and via direct contact, consult the consulate and embassies before planning a long term return from the states.  My battle with COVID was absolutely brutal and compounded by my other health issues. I miss the warm temperature for certain, but …

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Catching Up Re-Cap: Many to Thank

A long expected hello back to the visitors of PNO. Needless to say, it has been AWHILE. For those ex-pats and daily readers that stayed in touch either through e-mail or to Steven, I would like to say “thank you”.  You are all very kind. To be clear, I had …

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Still around, still kicking……..

More to come soon. Thanks to all for the well wishes over the past year.

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RED FROG: continues to illegally sell properties owned by Tres Cruces de Oro

JAMES BRYSON DID NOT WRITE THIS ARTICLE; this is merely an ENGLISH TRANSLATION OF “LA CRITICA” https://www.critica.com.pa/nacional/denuncia-red-frog-sigue-vendiendo-fincas-propiedad-de-tres-cruces-de-oro-606475     La Crítica 6/22/2021   The Tres Cruces de Oro group, a subsidiary of Six Diamonds Resorts International, denounced the fact that the Red Frog Beach group continues to sell lots and …

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To the “sleepers” that have sent in like 85 e-mails………YES, it has been read.

First and foremost, we hope that all are having a SAFE summer. We hope that people realize that COVID is still a threat and to not be footloose and fancy free and remain diligent. Secondly, JB is recovering well in Illinois and is far away from all this Haley/Bolton bullshit. …

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JOE HALEY: “Red Frog – The Land, The Myths, and the 18 Year Scam that just keeps going”

HOW A GROUP FROM MINNESOTA, USA HAS MANAGED TO LIE, MANIPULATE,
MISINFORM, AND PROFIT FROM THE INVESTMENT OF EX-PATS INTO A MIRAGE
OF TROPICAL LIFE THAT WILL NEVER BE DELIVERED,,,,,,FOR THE PAST 15 YEARS

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PNO prepping for 2021

By James “JB” Bryson To my fellow ex-pats and visitors. I have been inundated with questions about PNO ever since the wife and I came back to the states once allowed. 2020 quite frankly SUCKED!! For so many reasons I choose NOT to re-visit. Like all people, I needed a …

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ANATI delivers TITLES to “well deserved” in Veraguas. So why haven’t EX-PATS got theirs in 12 years from developers?????

He has his TITLE…….where is YOURS EX-PATS??? OP ED: by “JB”– In a sign of good charity and humanity, ANATI, the final word on land ownership in Panama has awarded legal title of property to 70 families in need, and a Health Center in Veraguas. Good news indeed. So why …

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Meet the newest patsies in the never ending quagmire that is BDT.

https://www.laestrella.com.pa/nacional/201205/bocas-toro-10-nuevos-corregimientos-ejecutivo-sanciona-ley-impulsada-benicio-robinson The President of the Republic, Laurentino Cortizar, sanctioned Law 172 of October 19, 2020, which created 10 new townships in the province of Bocas del Toro. Law 172, signed on October 19 by Cortizo and the Minister of Government, was promulgated in the Official Gazette. The new rule began to …

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Just like Panama…..it takes Covid for them to realize the importance of nature to the economy.

JB: “Green Tourism” on a beautiful island, WOW what a tremendous fucking idea. https://translate.googleusercontent.com/translate_c?depth=1&hl=en&prev=search&pto=aue&rurl=translate.google.com&sl=es&sp=nmt4&u=http://elsiglo.com.pa/economia/miambiente-activan-turismo-verde-conservacion-panama/24168240&usg=ALkJrhix1DY-zTrYWqRgJM2GI3ee4-xvdQ “We plan to increase the protected areas on the maritime surface by 2021 from 10% to 30%” The Panama Tourism Authority (ATP), the Ministry of the Environment (MiAmbiente) and the Fundación Caminando Panamá held a working …

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Scientist debunks how invasive plant species reached Panama.

https://www.laestrella.com.pa/cafe-estrella/planeta/201201/cientifica-smithsonian-esclarece-leyenda-urbana JB: to my e-mailers,,,,screw you, this shit interests me. LOL Urban legends abound about the origins of canal straw in Panama, but the Smithsonian has new evidence that puts an end to the question. Gutter straw is an invasive weed, native to Asia. Because its tiny seeds are carried by the …

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My Thanksgiving gift to fellow Ex-Pats……Common Sense.

OP ED: James “JB” Bryson Ex-Pat Denial:As I am away from Panama City and staying in the US until after holidays, I am realizing why I felt the need to start PNO, and why I was destined to meet Marcell and Big A. Ex-Pat Denial. Specifically AMERICAN Ex-Pat Denial.I see it at …

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HOME SWEET HOME: Life after Ex-Pat Quarantine

OP ED: by James “JB” Bryson For my many Ex-Pat friends and acquaintances, I can tell you stepping back foot on American soil after NOT being permitted to has been surreal. The feeling of landing into Miami International Airport last week pumped a huge blast of oxygen into my lungs. …

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Updated PNO business referral. PANASOLUTIONS GROUP LATAM

OP ED: James “JB” Bryson– Amazing what some “away time ” can accomplish for anyone during this time of Covid. For many Ex-Pats that have been stuck here in what is supposed to be our “paradise”, we are chomping at the bit to go home. Jose “Josito” Zapata will be …

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Meditation— I’m doing it, you should to.

OP ED: by James “JB” Bryson– I can tell you that my wife would come unglued if I continued to blog or post about negative shit, and not post this article. She has “personally” re -Tweeted it and shared it with her cache of friends already. “Happy wife, Happy life” …

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Flights resuming at Tocumen as Panama slowly crawls back to life….”JB” soon out!

OP ED: By James “JB” Bryson After a major surge in infections after the first failed attempt at re-opening the country, flights are now beginning to bleed slowly out of the country as certain permissions have been granted for travel. As many have still contacted me via email and friends …

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Ex-Pat Struggles during COVID. One Opinion

by James “JB” Bryson So as we are approaching 5 MONTHS of essentially home imprisonment, the term EX PAT takes on a bit of a different meaning. After 12 YEARS, and being an AMERICAN citizen, being an EX PAT has always translated to a good thing. Being away from the …

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Varela goes back to prosecution for Odebrecht. AKA ” well they did it too” LOL.

https://www.prensa.com/judiciales/varela-acude-nuevamente-a-la-fiscalia-para-ampliar-declaracion-indagatoria-en-caso-odebrecht/ The former President of the Republic, Juan Carlos Varela , returned again this Monday, July 27, to the Special Anti-Corruption Prosecutor’s Office. + info Varela must return to the prosecution next weekVarela claimed that he gave important information to the prosecution in the Odebrecht case This, in order to expand his …

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Newly cemented “Pussy” of Panama changes the low hanging fruit in Cabinet. NOT the real problems.

OP ED: James “JB” Bryson- Ol’ Nito continued his empty rants of transparency and change, by firing the Minister of Health as a result of Covid. Another huge cop out on promises of change. This was a patsy move. The REAL changes on his cabinet are the slick US college …

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PNO Wildlife Rant: South African proposal is short sighted and will send them all to Hell!!

OP ED: James “JB” Bryson– I have forever been against the brain dead argument that sponsored BIG GAME and ENDANGERED SPECIES hunting as a means of conservation was utter BULLSHIT. It’s counter intuitive white elitist nonsense to justify pampered pussies to shoot and kill planter supporting food chain wildlife for …

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Hurts to report that we have lost a second friend to the COVID-19 back in states.

OP ED: James “JB” Bryson Every now and again when I can find a moment, PNO has been able to post upon some things during these unprecedented times. Like the “Young Scumbags” that are ruining the Republic right under the nose of Nito, who has in an an incredibly short …