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“TRUMP” hotel flag’s dirty “not so little” secret at Punta Pacifica. Those who know, know.

https://impresa.prensa.com/economia/Empresas-Trump-acusadas-evasion-Panama_0_5319218068.html OP ED: by James “JB” Bryson There is much more to this story if anyone is aware of what occurred when this building was being marketed. They tried to get my wife and I to purchase one of the residences. As I watch this unfold. maybe I one day …

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Punta Culebra Natural Center starts Whale exhibit.

by James “JB” Bryson I wrote a blog entry about this great place back in December of last year. I think it is a fantastic place and great if you have young children eager to learn about the natural and wildlife diversity here in Panama. They have just started a …

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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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Unholy alliance of Tocumen and Odebrecht just keeps chugging along. Horrible!!

by James “JB” Bryson- IMHO   A fifth addendum signed Tocumen, SA and the Brazilian company Odebrecht to complete the construction of the new passenger terminal. Tocumen will give 120 days to Odebrecht to finish work The modification will be for 120 days and does not include an increase in …

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PNO.com visitors: Personal Plea to Aid in this cause for all of PANAMA. Protect the JAGUAR

by James “JB” Bryson PNO.com is proud to support and solicit any and all people to be more aware of this cause. The Jaguar is the largest indigenous mammal in Panama, as well as being one of the strongest of the big cats. It has been considered since the days …

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Pope stresses the overcoming of fear with worldwide influx of immigrants

by James “JB” Bryson Ironic timing that the Pope called for mercy and empathy concerning migrants, when we see a story released today about people seeking refuge in Baja Chiquito.   https://impresa.prensa.com/panorama/Caravana-migrantes-zarpa-Chiquito_0_5313218691.html ———————————————————————————————————————————————————————— Pope Francis called today to overcome the fear of migrants and to welcome them, both to help these …

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My “personal” interest: Albino Panda spotted in China

by James “JB” Bryson I love animals, and I love stories like this. I hope Varela and his new Chinese chums don’t make a Churrasco out of him however. A rare specimen of a completely white panda was photographed in a nature reserve in southwest China, which shows that albinism …

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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:

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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 …

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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 …

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“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 …

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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 …

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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, …

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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 …

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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 …

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“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 …

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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:

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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:

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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 …

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$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. …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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. …

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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 ( …

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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 …