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    Bonnie Williams
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    Live and/or work in Chiriqui
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  1. Bonnie

    Lucero Golf & Country Club Mexican Night

    No menu attached.
  2. Bonnie

    Are you missing a pet Tamarin?

    It's possible, I think, that someone just put it out there, knowing that there would be animal lovers about who would care for it.
  3. I noticed this too, Dottie, when mine was due last December. It always had been due on the 31st, but was due in mid month in December 2017. I too wonder how much lead time you have. It’s particularly problematic in December because of all the holidays, so I would hope renewals would be allowed during at least the last two weeks of November.
  4. The embassy has told me that they go out between April and October. If you haven't gotten your bar-coded form by October, it is my personal recommendation that you download a form and file it along with a letter explaining that you are not receiving the forms.
  5. The Washington Post reports today that there is a high degree of dissatisfaction with Social Security offices and that a select committee has been established in the Senate to look into the matter. The article is here: https://wapo.st/2wJ8iWO The Chair of the select committee is Senator Susan M. Collins (R-Maine), and the Vice Chair is Senator Robert P. Casey, Jr. (D-Pennsylvania). I have written both Senators about the problems Panamanian expats are having since social security functions, previously handled admirably by the U.S. Embassy in Panama, were transferred to the U.S. Embassy in Costa Rica in October 2017. I encourage all of you who have experienced problems in this regard to write Senators Collins and Casey, too. The appointment of this special committee may be our best chance for eliciting change. There are online forms on the following online pages: https://www.collins.senate.gov/contact https://www.casey.senate.gov/contact/
  6. Bonnie

    Car washing

    I've been there twice, but they've given me a two or three time frame. I'll try again.
  7. Bonnie

    Car washing

    You would think so and that this construction strike would benefit me in at least one small way. But it is an independent job, and they're still working.
  8. Bonnie

    Amigos de Animales May Newsletter

    Just a reminder that a membership in Amigos de Animales de Boquete gets you discounts at Sugar 'n' Spice and Mascotas y Jardines. My membership pays for itself with these savings.
  9. Bonnie

    Car washing

    I’m looking for more recommendations. Abraham has stood me up twice, keeping me at home all day on two days when I had things to do elsewhere. I’m hoping he’s not the only car washer in town.
  10. panama-acs@state.gov May 11 at 11:58 AM Security Alert - U. S. Embassy Panama City, Panama (May 11, 2018) In accordance with the Worldwide Caution issued by the Department of State in January 2018, The U.S. government remains concerned that terrorists are intent on targeting U.S. citizens, including children. Terrorists may employ a variety of tactics, such as violent assaults and kidnappings. In the past, they have used knives, guns, and vehicles as ramming devices. They may target schools, hospitals, churches, tourist locations, transportation hubs, and other public venues. Actions to Take: -Stay alert in public places, including schools, hospitals, churches, tourist locations, and transportation hubs. -Keep a low profile. -Be aware of your surroundings. -Review your personal security plans. -Report social media threats to local authorities. Assistance: U.S. Embassy Panama City, Panama 507-317-5000 Panama-ACS@state.gov https://pa.usembassy.gov/ State Department - Consular Affairs 888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444 Panama Country Information Enroll in Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive security updates Follow us on Facebook and Twitter
  11. Both Amigos de Animales de Boquete and Fundacion Prointegracion Boquete (Handicap Foundation) hold patio sales at which donated clothes are sold. For AdA call Magaly Bustamente at 6563-8686 or Ken and Becky Campeau at 6955-1266. For FPI, contact Susan Peterson at 6677-3443 or Penny Barrett at 6510-8934.
  12. Let's not rush to judgment and panic the community. Where did this information come from? It concerns me that the police "apparently" are saying this. They generally are very close-mouthed about investigations. All rumors spread rapidly here, including those that may have no basis in fact.
  13. But are we talking about expats who have falsified U.S. social security data? Or immigrants who have falsified Panamanian s.s. data? If the latter, I'm wondering how they are working with a temporary visa.
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