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Agriculture

Torrijos chimes in on blame for mining fiasco.

https://www.laestrella.com.pa/nacional/politica/231107/martin-torrijos-condena-violencia-protestas-minera-panama The presidential candidate for the Popular Party, Martín Torrijos, condemned the violence that has been recorded in the protests against the law contract between the State and Minera Panamá, which has claimed the lives of two people. “It is regrettable that we are witnessing confrontations between Panamanians and Panamanians …

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Economy

Panama’s issues with canal drought, will impact negatively on MOODY’s credit rating.

A worsening of the phenomenon would affect exports of raw materials and goods from the US East Coast and the Gulf of Mexico, such as grain, oil and gas. Moody’s Investors Service warned that the drought crisis presented by the Panama Canal will be aggravated by the return of the …

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Human Interest

I woke up a little late this morning. Chaos in the streets

My wife, whom we always seem to coordinate things together took it upon herself to run a few errands. I then get my cell ringing, and the background is like she’s in the middle of a war zone. Indeed, the issues with the Mining workers and the government is reaching …

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I’m about to relax after a Long week, Love to my “Bocas Brigade” Here’s where we are: SUNDAY

In retrospect I can’t truly fathom the work I have put into this criminal enterprise. I am in luck to have a biographer who has kept perfect accounting of my postings. Why they saved everything I have said about JOE HALEY- STEVEN BOLTON- DANIEL CRANNEY, RICARODO SERVERINO,MIRANDA BUSSING, LORA HASSEN, …

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Agriculture

NEW RED FROG NEGLIEGIENCE and BULLSHIT: Get this to GREEN GLOBE ASAP. You will get what is coming to you for your abuse.

You have been made well aware of the feral dogs roaming around the property. Further making it dangerous for guests and residents alike. I’m sure people like walking with a cup of coffee to come up on the remains of a mutilated Two-Toed Sloth. Killed by these reckless un addressed …

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Editorial Contribution

Requested posting from one of your own: Well written and poignant concerning what ONE MAN can do to a good group of people.

ENGLISH A reflection of what should be: Red Frog Beach has the potential to be the premier location in Panama for real estate investment. The beaches are breathtaking. The wildlife is constantly a source of amazement. The flora and fauna are heavenly. At every turn there is something to see. …

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Bocas del Toro

Make love to your money “one last time”. Light a candle, pour some wine, cause if you give it to your boy in Bocas, you will never see it again!

(JB posting for a good friend)—— You will never see the real books, never see the real land or underlying asset, never get the truth, Your better off taking a walk down the beach with a bottle of Bourbon and a joint. Look at the ocean, listen to the waves, …

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Bocas del Toro

How LONG will people let this happen. Same stuff from 10 years ago found online.

The tourist complex Red Frog Beach projected in the Island of Bastimentos, in Panama, is an example of the local communities’ mobilization to face the property speculation threat and the use of natural resources linked to tourism. Photography by: Island of Bastimentos. Source: Dronepicr, creative commons license. The Red Frog …

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Energy/Infrastructure

This sounds like something a legit Green Globe Certified purveyor of Electricity would appear at.

A network will work to accelerate the transition to zero emissions in Latin America Aligning will require an average annual investment of $150 billion between 2026 and 2030 and at least $207 billion between 2031 and 2035.   https://www.laestrella.com.pa/economia/231023/red-trabajara-acelerar-transicion-cero-emisiones-america-latina   The transition to zero net emissions is moving slowly in …

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Education

Multiple factions of discontent turn PC into chaos.

https://www.laestrella.com.pa/nacional/231023/siguen-protestas-bloqueos-vias-sancion-contrato-minero This weekend there were demonstrations in front of the building where Cortizo resides and the headquarters of the ruling Democratic Revolutionary Party. Due to the closure of roads, delays in the arrival of workers to their jobs have been reported. Also low vehicular traffic for fear of being left in …

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Politics

“Realizing Goals” continues to add solid core of contributors to the party

https://www.laestrella.com.pa/nacional/politica/231019/miguel-salas-renuncia-panamenismo-postula-diputado-rm Former deputy Miguel Salas resigned from the Panameñista Party, enrolled in Realizing Goals (RM) and will once again seek the seat in the circuit (3-1) in the province of Colón, but under the banner of this new group. Salas was a deputy for Colón for the Panameñista Party during …

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Weather

Ex-Pats in Mexico bracing for a strong storm. One of the benefits of Panama

https://weather.com/storms/hurricane/video/strong-hurricane-norma-set-to-hit-mexico   I have a friend that is currently living in La Paz; Mexico and they will be bracing for a Hurricane this weekend. With the US economy treating non wealthy Americans like shit, expect places like Panama, Mexico, Belize, and Costa Rica to yearly on a consistent basis see …

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Uncategorized

Gaby makes strong RIGHT stance on LGBTQ people. Very progressive, you don’t cheat with men anyways.

Human nature has not changed at all: “He who is born a woman is a woman and he who is born a man is a man, let us protect the family. That has been the basis on which our society has been built,” warned José Gabriel Carrizo, presidential candidate for the …

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Human Interest

FORBES forum to showcase the powerful women of Panama.

In a press release shared by Forbes to this newspaper, it is reported on the launch of the “Forbes Powerful Women Forum in Panama”, which will take place this Wednesday, October 18 at the Panama Convention Center, starting at 2:00 p.m  The event seeks to provide visibility to professional women in the …

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Crime

The only company with a DIVISION for BRIBES continues to stain Panama: ODEBRECHT

Graciela Dixón, former judge of the Supreme Court of Justice (CSJ) and consultant for the Norberto Odebrecht Construction Company (CNO), assured that the Public Contracting Court ignores the arbitration law and the Political Constitution of Panama in the conflict that exists between the company and the Tocumen International Airport (Aitsa) …

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Bocas del Toro

Honoring Request of Red Frog Owner:

Before I sign off for the weekend, I wanted to post something that a Red Frog Beach owner asked me to do yesterday. My first question was with two sites that have popped up that I have ZERO to do with, why not them? And secondly, should I not be sending …

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TIMES UP: RED FROG BEACH- BROKE due to ONE GUY. JOSEPH HALEY- The sins behind the smile

OK ladies and gentleman, hopefully you are persuing what was sent to yu yesterday. At least the smart ones are.  The PNO emails and phones have never been more active. People have seen the light. There are enough of you now to proceed, It’s just time.  This news comes from …

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Human Interest

US faces exploding issue like Darien on the Texas border with Mexico. #immigration2024#1issue

https://www.laestrella.com.pa/internacional/america/231009/inflacion-escasez-azotan-frontera-mexico-medidas-antimigrantes-texas Businessmen denounced this Monday that the northern border of Mexico faces a food shortage and inflation due to the restrictions imposed by the Government of Texas on border crossings in the face of the unprecedented migratory wave in the region. The arbitrary inspections of goods trucks implemented last month …

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Conservation

Panama recognizes the unlimited value of Solar. If not only you could add this to your own home in RED FROG

https://www.laestrella.com.pa/nacional/231003/transformacion-energetica-empresarial-soluciones-inteligentes In today’s dynamic business scenario, efficient management of energy resources is not only a priority, but a key differentiator for success. Companies face the crossroads of balancing the growing demand for energy with the prevailing need to reduce costs and minimize environmental impact. In this context, Erco Energía positions …

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Bocas del Toro

Attn: GREEN GLOBE- Defiant RED FROG REFUSES TO ACKNOWLEDGE YOUR LACK OF ENDORSEMENT

In what  has become normal for Joe Haley and his denial of the TRUTH. RED FROG BEACH & RESORT continues to adverstise and promote signage that they are GREEN GLOBE CERTIFIED, despite the fact communication has been shared with the highest levels of GREEN GLOBE and they have denounced any …

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Darien

Darien migration becoming a worldwide story; no longer a regional issue.

413 thousand people have passed through the Darién jungle, of which 219,777 are male, 105,923 are female. A total of 87,635 minors have made the journey. ByRoberto Barriosroberto.barrios@laestrella.com.pa This year, 619 people were rescued during their journey through the Darién jungle. This year the number of migrants has exceeded 410 thousand …

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Bocas del Toro

In 7 Years of running PNO- I have never seen more literature about legally selling power.

From day 1, this snake oil salesman has NOT BEEN IN COMPLIANCE. Shame on ASEP and internal checks and balances for allowing this strong armed “take it or leave it” rackateering to exist for 20 years within the legal boundaries of the Republic.  An unqualified, unregsitered, unrecognized, non-concession compliant, running …

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Conservation

Infamous “Plastic Island” shows no sign of shrinking.

Recycle people and please don’t litter in the ocean.  https://www.laestrella.com.pa/cafe-estrella/cultura/230929/isla-basura-afecta-fauna-marina The oceans cover more than 70% of the surface of planet Earth and are responsible for housing a wide variety of marine life. From tiny plankton to the largest whales, these creatures form an ecosystem that plays an important role in …

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Politics

Martinelli and Zulay team up to focus on San Miguelito before primaries.

https://www.laestrella.com.pa/nacional/politica/230928/martinelli-confirma-postulacion-zulay-rodriguez-alcaldia-san-miguelito-rm-alianza The presidential candidate for the Realizing Goals (RM) party, Ricardo Martinelli, announced that both his party and the Alianza party will nominate the representative of the Democratic Revolutionary Party (PRD), Zulay Rodríguez, for mayor of San Miguelito. Rodríguez’s nomination for this position will also be made by the Alianza …

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Panama Tourism

Wow, Panama plans for tourism investment with REAL groups. RFB/OGI just ask owners for more money.

The cover should just say “Panama Investment- Stay away from Joe” https://www.laestrella.com.pa/economia/230926/panama-tendra-guia-inversion-turistica-iniciativa-omt-caf Panama will develop a Tourism Investment Guide, a tool promoted by the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and the Development Bank of Latin America-CAF to promote the tourism business in the sector in the region. This guide, which the …

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Politics

“All In The Family” Panama style. Martinelli-Linares proposed for VP of RM party.

https://www.laestrella.com.pa/nacional/230926/tendra-primera-palabra-impugnan The Electoral Tribunal (TE) will have the first word in whether or not it accepts the candidacy of Marta Linares de Martinelli for the vice presidency of the Republic on the presidential list of the Realizing Goals (RM) party, headed by her husband Ricardo Martinelli. The TE itself must …

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Immigration

Latin America immigration attracts attention of Biden Administration

https://es-us.finanzas.yahoo.com/noticias/ee-uu-mantener-migrantes-alejados-164737298.html One of the central pieces of the Biden administration’s immigration plan, which involves opening offices that admit applicants in Central and South America, has had difficulties. Joe Biden’s government is having difficulties addressing the humanitarian and political crisis that is developing at the entrance to the United States. And a …

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Bocas del Toro

I call BULLSHIT on this number…….Cortizo states “$800 Million” in Bocas since 2019! Where???

Would love to see itemized “dollar for dollar” list of where money went…. https://www.laestrella.com.pa/economia/230918/mef-invirtio-800-millones-bocas The Ministry of Economy and Finance (MEF) has invested around $800 million in the province of Bocas del Toro from 2019 to date, according to a MEF report last Thursday. At the 59th edition of the …

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Conservation

Countries unite to stop illegal fishing in Galapagos. I’ll notify GREEN GLOBE as this is good for Panama.

https://www.laestrella.com.pa/internacional/america/230918/panama-participa-12-paises-ensayo-militar-pesca-ilegal-galapagos Thirteen countries and the European Union (EU) have participated since Monday, September 18, in “Galapex II 2023”, a joint military exercise in the Galapagos Islands (Ecuador) to form a multinational force against illegal, unregulated and unreported fishing. . The rehearsal, which will last until September 30, involves vessels from …

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RED FROG Update: Question before BIG Bullshit Session tomorrow.

Op Ed:  James “JB” Bryson For all my friends both old and new, found a lovely little nugget today about a lovely character you have all had the pleasure to meet. Seems like you can’t teach an old CONVICTED CRIMINAL new tricks as FORMER RED FROG HEAD of SECURITY, Cecilio …

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