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Supreme Court and Department of Justice of Varela have plan for Martinelli- DEATH

by James “JB” Bryson I personally find it very interesting when reading the daily updates that are released about the prosecution of Ricardo Martinelli. It is hard for me to escape the practically incestuous link between Varela and his former boss, and the manner in which he is doing everything …

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Updated Endangered Species list released: What is affected in Panama?

by James “JB” Bryson One source of passion and interest in my life has always come from a keen involvement and knowledge of what is happening around me. If you read PNO.com often, you will find that politics provide me with serious interest. However what affects me the most is …

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BURNS MY ASS!!! So where is Emilio Sempris??? AGAIN, as mining threatens National Park in Colon’.

by James “JB” Bryson On PNO.com we have already expanded and commented on the recent logging issues and back handed concessions given by the person assigned to PROTECT the environment of Panama. Yet as I type, more activity is occurring dangerously and ominously close to protected hectares in Colon’, that …

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On brink of criminal judgment, Martinelli obtains signatures for mayoral run.

OP ED: by James “JB” Bryson Say what you will of former President Ricardo Martinelli, but the guy has a set of balls on him. Whereas I am equally jaded into Panamanian politics as I was in my own country back in the states, I truly feel that the entirety …

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Varela getting so cozy with China he will soon be taking Karate classes, pay attention Panama

By James “JB” Bryson Much can be read into the gushy love affair that Varela has with the People’s Republic of China. A communist nation last time I checked. People trying to overlook the fact he is completely OK with placing an Embassy in the Amador area of Panama which …

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Sudden statement from Darien collective REEKS of BRIBES and PAYOFFS

by James “JB” Bryson For the last few weeks I have given personal attention to the uproar over the logging expansion that has occurred in the Darien region and so close to areas that are fully protected as a National Park and part of the beauty of Panama. A “legal …

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Trump administration shows that the US is not above Panama concerning national division

by James “J.B” Bryson As I continually embrace me new status as a full time resident of Panama, I usually take a great interest into the political landscape of this country. Many if not the vast majority of article we post or comment on at PNO.com for ex pats center …

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BURNS MY ASS: Abuses of the natural beauty of Panama!!!

by James “JB” Bryson Happy Labor Day to all ex-pats here and to those back stateside. On this day I am reflecting on the story that PNO.com re-distributed last week concerning the approval of logging so close to the Darien National Park. I get so angry at the short sighted …

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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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“Burn My Ass” Entry- Rain, Taxi, Texting

by James “JB” Bryson So maybe it is the old man in me, but I don’t think texting while driving is a good thing. I further don’t think texting while driving in the rain is a good thing. And I definitely don’t feel that texting while driving in the rain …

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Is Federico Humbert the ONLY person in Panama looking out for public funds?

by James “JB” Bryson Just a quick thought on the general tenor of almost every single visit to the paper. You need not look further than the front page to see what is the new and in some cases quite old, instance of back room dealing and payoffs occurring in …

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Take a close interest into PANAMA politics- or just look around you.

by James “JB” Bryson Many will see that at the present time, the tone of PNO.com is fairly political in nature. Many of the posts and articles we look to re-distribute are pertaining to the upcoming elections here in Panama. I certainly have my opinions, but as a non voter …

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My weekly “Burns My Ass” Entry for PNO.com

by James “JB” Bryson Greetings readers and thanks for stopping by. The posts have been slow recently due to many of the same issues that people are feeling here in Panama City. My wife advised me that at least once a week I inform her in a very loud manner, …

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BOCAS del TORO PROPERTY SCAMS-

by James “JB” Bryson For the PNO.com readers that both read and commented upon my trip down to Bocas del Toro to accompany a friend dealing with a land deal gone bad, I promised a follow up that was both educational and factual. One of the people that read what was occurring …

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Happy 4th of July to PNO.com readers here and in the US.

by James “JB” Bryson Just a very simple and sincere wish of a Happy Independence Day for all Ex-pats in Panama and all our friends and family back home in the USA. I am very pleased with the growth and reach of the site and want to thank all of …

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PNO.com secures first TWO Advertising Sponsors

by James “JB” Bryson After first broaching the idea last week to open up PNO.com to possible sponsors of the site for mutual interest advertising, we are happy to announced we have our first TWO businesses that have given us much needed support in return foe the ability to market …

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Facts reveal. Varela shows CLEAR BIAS AGAINST JEWS IN PANAMA! Anti-Semite?? You decide.

by James “JB” Bryson If some recall, I had family here during the Memorial Day weekend, and spent a great deal of time in conversation with my daughter in law. My eldest son is in a mixed religion marriage, as he was raised in the Christian faith, and he married …

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PNO.com opening advertising links for the interests of it’s visitors as site traffic GROWS.

by James “JB” Bryson PNO.com is now opening up the site to companies that promote products and/or services of interests to the PNO.com readership base in Panama. This is something unplanned, but as we have seen the visitors increase it has been mentioned as a useful tool that can be …

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UPDATE: Bocas strongarm tactics

by James “JB” Bryson I recently posted about a trip a friend and I took to Bocas del Toro to take pictures and update the situation revolving around a parcel of land that he “legally” owns and is currently occupied and being squatted upon. In the follow up, I was …

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Have family here for MEMORIAL DAY, back to it Tuesday.

by James “JB” Bryson It’s been an occupied weekend as we have family from Illinois that came to visit as they have the long holiday for MEMORIAL DAY in the US. Let me take this time to state my most heartfelt appreciation for ALL of the MEN and WOMEN of …

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Martinelli team preps for return to Panama, much more than meets the eye. STAY TUNED

by James “JB” Bryson I am quite fascinated with the whole scenario around the multiple yearlong detention, subsequent firing of his attorneys, and the pending return of former president and polarizing figure of Ricardo Martinelli. I have always been of the opinion that Varela has been opportunistic, and tries so …

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Who could be the NEXT PRESIDENT of PANAMA?

by James “JB” Bryson Who could become the next President of Panama??? So here at PNO.com we get all sorts of questions and inquiries and they range from anything and everything you can imagine relating to Panama.  But I have to say hands down the most frequently asked question I …

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Bocas Del Toro weekend trip: WTF is happening there?

by James “JB” Bryson Good morning PNO.com visitors. I would hope all had a pleasant weekend. If you checked in last week, I mentioned how a friend and fellow ex pat of mine named “Buddy” made the trek from Panama City to Bocas del Toro this past weekend.  Taking every …

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Prepping for my Bocas journey.

by James “JB” Bryson So I head off tomorrow with my friend and fellow ex-pat (lets call him Buddy), to check on property that at least on paper is supposed to be his. I have to admit I am rather anxious  as we exhibited a fair amount of advice prior …