"JB"

How cool is this? UBER offering submarine rides off Barrier Reef in Australia.

View video from La Prensa: https://www.prensa.com/videos/videos_del_dia/Uber-submarino-Gran-Barrera-Coral_2_5310988851.html Please follow and like us:

"JB"

After puppet Roux has lost, Varela working hastily to secure his appointments.

OP ED:  This is not independent of Varela and Panama. It is a right of passage back in the US for exiting Presidents to push all their agendas through up to and including the Presidential pardons of friends and white collar criminals. Just always something I have hated. ———————————————————————————————————————————————————————– President …

"JB"

June starts musical journey at the Allegro Art Gallery.

by James “JB” Bryson While speaking of music, please click on link for new PNO.com visitor “JOHN CARNEY MUSIC” on our homepage. _____________________________________________________________________________________________________ In this fourth season of jazz at Allegro, the saxophist, composer and educator Luis Carlos Pérez indicates that he wants to share with the audience “the cultural …

"JB"

“Game of Thrones” ends historic run with a dud of a finale.

by James “JB” Bryson Simply stated. YAWN. Very disappointed with what I waited 8 years for. Too much to comment on. I’m simply too hurt. LOL ________________________________________________________________________________________ Cries of joy, sobs, scenes of hysterics, applause: the followers of Game of Thrones lived with passion until the last second of the …

"JB"

Largest ship to record passes into new expanded Canal.

The container ship Triton, of the shipping Evergreen, became this Wednesday the largest and largest capacity ship to transit the Canal expanded since its opening on June 26, 2016. Neopanamax help port growth Huge LNG vessel, in the bowels of the Canal The neopanamax Triton set a new record with …

"JB"

Varela can exit environmentally “horrible” term on a high note by saving Bona’ Island.

by James “JB” Bryson I hope that Varela can do something beyond crying that Roux did not assume his puppet role, and do something significant about saving Bona’ Island.  Please read La Prensa story below________________________________________________________ https://impresa.prensa.com/panorama/Isla-Bona-decreto-destruir-habitat_0_5304219614.html   Faced with the new threat of converting Boná Island into an oil terminal, …

"JB"
2

ADVERTISE FOR FREE on PANAMA NOW ONLINE!

by James “JB” Bryson As PNO.com continues to post and look for different topics to exchange upon, we are seeking to become more of a tool to be used by ex-pats and Panamanians alike. During the past election, we have had traffic increase to sometimes as high as 10,000 views …

"JB"

This is playing out as EXPECTED. VARELA and ROUX are predictable and transparent.

by James “JB” Bryson As a resident full time and a person that “LOVES” Panama, I will do my best and all in my power to educate the fringe or those that are uniformed on the complete dysfunction and incest like behavior that has infected the Presidency since Varela assumed …

"JB"

“TRIUMPH IS IRREVERSIBLE” CORTIZO NEW PRESIDENT OF PANAMA

by James “JB” Bryson I’m calling it!!!!!!    PNO.com recognizes LAURENTINO CORTIZO as the NEW PRESIDENT of the REPUBLIC OF PANAMA. LA ESTRELLA LINK: http://laestrella.com.pa/   Laurentino Cortizo, presidential candidate for the “Uniting Forces” alliance formed by the Democratic Revolutionary Party (PRD) and the Molirena, affirmed tonight that his triumph …

"JB"

PAY ATTENTION PANAMA!!!! VARELA and ROUX ALREADY TRYING TO STEAL DEMOCRACY

by James “JB” Bryson As I sit like the rest of you primed to celebrate the election of a real ticket and two true leaders,,,,,,the remnants of a failing and stolen CD party are already claiming afoul. Panama deserves better.  Watch how this unfolds.   Please follow and like us:

"JB"

Varela NOT assuming the parlacen. TRANSLATION: He will not pass the mantle with dignity.

by James “JB” Bryson In the US, even in a vitriolic and nasty campaign in 2016, President Obama attended the ceremony and handed over the reins to the most pwerful nation in the world to Donald Trump. PANAMA (soon to be ousted) President Varela chose to instead make a public …

"JB"

Why is VARELA ( outgoing President) so concerned with Martinelli not being Mayor?

by James “JB” Bryson Why is the outgoing President so laser focused on his former boss not assuming office? And by office I am not referring to becoming President of the Republic again, I am referring to MAYOR of the district. Please read this attached article which raises many questions …

"JB"

Scumbag, Cowardly, Detestable ISIS claims responsibility for Easter attack in Sri Lanka.

by James “JB” Bryson In another show of cowardly soft target attacks, ISIS or “Daesh” cowards have come forward to claim responsibility behind killing worshipers at a church services on Easter. Word is they will next plan a very dangerous attack on birthday parties, camping trips, parades, and other dangerous …

"JB"

Upcoming Russia and North Korea summit approaches. ( Varela upset at lack of invite ) ?? J.B

The announced summit on Thursday between Russian President Vladimir Putin and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un is a date that the Kremlin has been waiting for four years to gain prominence in one of the great challenges of global security: denuclearization of the Korean peninsula. Kim made an ugly to …

"JB"

PNO.com readers: Happy Easter and Passover

I would like to extend my best wishes to all that visit our site on this most cherished day. To all our reader and contributors both here in Panama and abroad, we hope you are enjoying this day with loved ones. Saludos- “JB” Please follow and like us:

"JB"

Varela in China………………………AGAIN!!

OP ED: by James “JB” Bryson So other than China being under Communist totalitarian rule, charged with a host of human rights violations, firm allies with Russia, Iran, North Korea, and Cuba, one of the nations that still recognize the Maduro rule in Venezuela, ………………….beyond that I can see exactly …

"JB"

$200K Fund to preserve the only Big Cat species indigenous to Panama. KISS MY ASS

by James “JB” Bryson In what amounts to what is spent on one fancy dinner of elbow rubbing and gas bagging, a fund has been set up to help conserve the JAGUAR. One of the more endangered big cats of the world, that just happens to be native to Panama. …

"JB"

SPONSOR SPOTLIGHT: PAN SOLUTIONS GROUP LATAM Real Help for Real Problems

by James “JB” Bryson As PNO.com moves full steam ahead into our second year, we have taken use of the platform to meet and interact with literally hundreds and approaching thousands of people on a wide array of issues. In particular, staying attached to our mantra and objective of being …

"JB"

Varela heads to China for third time. ( Looking for condo in Beijing on July 1st. “IMO”)

( “So I’d like a place with a big kitchen to make tostones and Corvina.”)   The President of the Republic, Juan Carlos Varela , will travel to China in the coming days, confirmed the Secretary of State Communication yesterday afternoon. It will be the third time the president traveled …

"JB"
2

Heading out with the wife to see a pal. Loving the upgrade in COPA.

by James “JB” Bryson So heading out to meet some pals who we have not seen in a while. Have to say I am enjoying the new upgrades of the COPA 1st Class lounge at Tocumen. This life if not normally afforded to the Jubilado Pensionado gringos that are now …

"JB"

Every time I give Panama credit for Environmental forward thinking…..THEY FUCK IT UP!!!

by James “JB” Bryson Just the other day I posted how a plan to save the necessary and essential mangroves that are generally run right through for the sake of development, La Prensa does an expose on how Panama takes one step forward and 20 steps backwards as they intend …

"JB"

What will remain as Panama continues to grow? New conversations arise weekly

OP ED: by James “JB” Bryson In America it is called “Imminent Domain“, or in lay terms, when the government is able to emancipate properties that are deemed proving to be an obstacle in development that they feel would be for the greater good of the neighborhoods and cities involved. …

"JB"

I was in Cuba in 2016 and it was a dump. Never saw THIS type of place.

by James “JB” Bryson While visiting Cuba I certainly did not expect it to be anything other than a country torn at the seams by poverty and a 50 year embargo. As is the case in most of the deprived places I have visited for various reasons in life ( …

"JB"

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 …

"JB"

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 …

"JB"

Venezuela crisis: How will it affect Panama?

by James “JB” Bryson In the midst of the upcoming elections, the situation in Venezuela in particular, as well as Nicaragua, should bring attention to all in Panama as to what affect it will have on the country. Below are the statistics that were reported PRIOR to the Maduro and …

"JB"
4

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, …

"JB"

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 …

"JB"
4

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

FOREWARD: by James “JB” Bryson Whereas I spent my career working in the legal capacity in some form or fashion, I have spent a inordinate amount of my blog time digging into the political landmine field that is Panama. Coming from the United States and making this my new home, …

"JB"

After a monumental weekend, PANAMA has much to be PROUD of.

by James “JB” Bryson Despite the fact that there was OVERWHELMING traffic near our home (which we more that planned for and expected), I feel that Panama shined brightly and successfully during this monumental Papal visit. As much was paraphrased in an article from La Prensa.   We are halfway …