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  1. -- Malu Café & Bakery Teléfonos: 730-9251 / 6718-5979 Boquete, Chiriquí, Panamá
  2. Dear Boquete Weather Watchers: I posted the data for June 2020 at the website Climate section and a new Boquete Weather Watcher Update No. 135 at this link. At the website you can also link to websites to monitor the status of the Coronavirus Pandemic. Again, do your best to be responsible playing it safe for yourself and others! Lloyd Cripe www.boqueteweather.com
  3. We are excited to share that a concerned group of vendors from the past Tuesday Market have come together to continue the tradition of the Tuesday Market in it’s regular location. These vendors feel there is no need to move out and want to stay at the Tap Out location simply because it offers the best setting for our customers and vendors. THE Tuesday Market, our new name, at Tap Out will continue once the government gives permission for the market to reopen and will follow all rules and regulations decided by MINSA. We want to thank all of our customers for your past support and look forward to your visiting our improved market at Tap Out when we reopen! Please reply to: ytwettengl@hotmail.com
  4. Dear friends, Thank you so much for your very generous donation to DogCamp Boquete Foundation. With the help of members like you, DogCamp can stay strong in defense of helpless dogs. This is a critical time for Panama and many countries around the world. DogCamp needs the ongoing support of people like yourself to continue saving lives. We are currently taking care of 40 dogs at the shelter and another 6 living with our wonderful fosters. Rescuing a dog is HARD ! It's hard to see them arrive battered, abandoned, or starving. Sometimes, it is just as hard to watch them leave, even to the best of homes. However, for DogCamp, adoptions are critical to give our dogs the opportunity to have a forever home and a loving family. Additionally, adoptions allow us to make room for the many more dogs in need of loving care. ADOPT OR FOSTER A DOG! Contact us dogcampboquete@gmail.com / 65638686 / 69659423 IS TIME TO FIND A GOOD HOME FOR THEM! Wendy and Patricia, both are rescued dogs from a bad situation. They are 4 years old, they love each other and want to be together all the time. We tried to give in adoption and we separated but Patricia didn't want to eat for 3 days and she was sitting at the gate everyday waiting for Wendy, so Wendy had to come back. They were adopted together 2 years ago but their owner had a car accident and they couldn't stay in Panama and they had to come back to the States, it was so sad the day they had to leave them here. This time we want a home for them together, we know is not easy but is not impossible. They are so sweet, love the people and they are great with other dogs. Please consider to adopt them or foster them together Remember, often the difference between life and death is you ! Thank you so much for your help. DogCamp Boquete Foundation Javier, Magaly and the rescued dogs ! For donations, please use this PayPal from our friend Kirsten https://paypal.me/kirstenmiaquimby (include a note please saying DogCamp) Or you can go by La Granja Boquetena and buy dog food or give a donation to our donation Casita or buy a nice washable mask, we have new designs!!
  5. Message for U.S. Citizens: U.S. Embassy Panama City, Panama (July 1, 2020) Location: Panama Event: Planned Commercial Humanitarian Flights The Embassy has identified two upcoming humanitarian flights with seats available. The flights are operated by United Airlines (flight number UA2417) and are scheduled for July 10 and 17. There are no additional confirmed flights with available seats at this time, so if you desire to return to the United States, it is important to book immediately. Any traveler with the appropriate passport/visa to permit entry into the United States who wishes to depart Panama is eligible to purchase a ticket. Travelers should carefully plan their onward travel as hotel options in Houston may be limited. Once in the United States, all domestic travel arrangements are the sole responsibility of the traveler. The Embassy is aware that the Government of Panama has approved in-bound flights from the United States to Panama to provide Panamanian citizens and other qualified travelers the opportunity to travel to Panama. Questions about qualifications necessary and approval for passengers on these flights should be directed to the Embassy of Panama, in Washington, D.C. Airlines operating these flights, such as Copa Airlines, may occasionally be able to offer seats on the out-bound flights to some passengers. Please contact the airline offering these seats for sale directly about those flights. The U.S. Embassy in Panama will continue announcing all flights approved by the Panamanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs as humanitarian flights to the United States. NOTE – We encourage you to purchase your tickets as soon as possible to ensure you are able to return to the United States. U.S. citizens who choose not to depart on these flights should prepare to remain in Panama indefinitely and shelter in place. The currently authorized, upcoming humanitarian flights are: July 2 Spirit Airlines (SOLD OUT), departing Panama City’s Tocumen International Airport at 2:00 p.m. for Fort Lauderdale, FL, to arrive at 6:00 p.m. July 9 Spirit Airlines (SOLD OUT), departing Panama City’s Tocumen International Airport at 2:00 p.m. for Fort Lauderdale, FL, to arrive at 6:00 p.m. July 10 United Airlines, departing Panama City’s Tocumen International Airport at 12:30 p.m. for Houston, TX, to arrive at 4:39 p.m. July 17 United Airlines, departing Panama City’s Tocumen International Airport at 12:30 p.m. for Houston, TX, to arrive at 4:39 p.m. For additional information about these flights and to make reservations please contact the airlines directly. These tickets will be available soon, if not already, and the Embassy encourages you to check Spirit’s and United’s websites regularly for updates. Flights that appear to be sold out may have openings due to cancelations. Continue checking directly with the airlines for any openings. There are no guarantees for these flights or the space available. The Embassy encourages interested U.S. citizens and LPRs to purchase early and forward your purchase confirmation email to the Embassy immediately at PanamaCityUSCitizen@state.gov so that we can assist you with the issuance of salvoconducto passes. The Embassy will continue its efforts to identify and seek approval for future humanitarian flights to the United States as long citizens indicate the desire to evacuate. Messages to U.S. citizens with updates on repatriation flights are sent daily to citizens living in Panama while the Embassy is assisting with approved flights from Panama to the United States. Messages providing updated COVID-19 case numbers and information about the measures taken to combat COVID-19 in Panama will now be sent once per week, unless there are significant changes requiring immediate updates. Consult the Embassy’s website (https://pa.usembassy.gov/) for additional information on the situation in Panama and the Department of State’s COVID-19 crisis page on travel.state.gov for the latest information. Assistance: U.S. Embassy Panama City, Panama Building 783, Demetrio Basilio Lakas Avenue Clayton, Panama +507 317-5000 Panama-ACS@state.gov https://pa.usembassy.gov/ State Department – Consular Affairs +1 (888)407-4747 or +1 (202)501-4444 Enroll in Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive security updates. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter. To unsubscribe from future messages please go to the following link: https://step.state.gov/STEP/Pages/common/Subscribe.aspx
  6. Stop worrying about what to cook for lunch or dinner... ...Let us delight your palate. Just call or text us at 6430-5298 and place your order. Open from 11 am - 8 p.m. -- Naysleth Miranda Buchahín Sales & Marketing | Valle Escondido Resort Golf & Spa Phone: 7202454 ext 202 / 720-2036 Mobile: 6430-5298 Site: www.valleescondidoboquete.com Email: mercadeo@valleescondidoboquete.com Address: Boquete, Chiriquí
  7. Happy July! And continuing to be safe, July promotions are here: All Therapies are at no extra charge (house call fees) as appreciation for your business♡ Couple's Relaxing Massage $ 80.00 Couples Therapeutic Massage with foot Reflexology $87.00 Individual Relaxing Massage $40.00 Foot Reflexology only $ 30.0 Foot Reflexology + Head-Neck Massage $ 45.00 90 minute Massage of any kind $57.00 As estipulated by MINSA, I carry protective mask for safety and The mandatory health card as proof of my good health To arrange appointments contact Mimi (507) 6-034-9842 E-mail: misssirena26@yahoo.com Safety First!☆
  8. We are at last able to give you our good news about the future of BCP’s Tuesday Market! Over the years, BCP’s Tuesday Market has evolved from its humble beginnings at the Fundadores Hotel to its recent location at what is now TapOut. We are now able to move into a better location than ever before. As soon as health precautions allow, we will be opening in the Arco iris Room at the Feria grounds. As before, this is just over the bridge, but now on the left - the room is right on the corner. This room is so large that even obeying social distancing with 2 meters between tables, we will be able to have all our vendors under one roof. You will no longer have to brave the wind and the rain to reach everyone. The room is bright and clean, the lighting is good and there are excellent bathroom facilities We are very excited to be able to use this facility, which is a very positive step from all that has gone before. We are working with MINSA to ensure that the market will be held in such a way that everyone will be safe. Whatever limits are put on us we will be ready to welcome you back. For more information email info@eventsboquete.org BCP Tuesday Market - ¡El renacimiento! Por fin podemos darle nuestras buenas noticias sobre el futuro del evolucionado desde sus humildes comienzos en el Hotel Fundadores hasta su reciente ubicación en lo que ahora es TapOut. Ahora podemos mudarnos a una mejor ubicación que nunca antes. Tan pronto como las precauciones de salud lo permitan, abriremos en la Sala Arco Iris del recinto ferial. Como antes, esto es justo sobre el puente, pero ahora a la izquierda - la habitación está justo en la esquina. Esta sala es tan grande que incluso obedeciendo a la distancia social con 2 metros entre las mesas, podremos tener a todos nuestros vendedores bajo un mismo techo. Ya no tendrás que enfrentarte al viento y a la lluvia para llegar a todos. La habitación es luminosa y limpia, la iluminación es buena y hay excelentes instalaciones de baño Estamos muy emocionados de poder usar esta instalación, lo cual es un paso muy positivo de todo lo que ha pasado antes. Estamos trabajando con el MINSA para asegurarnos de que el mercado se mantenga de tal manera que todo el mundo esté seguro. Cualesquiera que sean los límites que se nos pongan, estaremos listos para darles la bienvenida de nuevo. Para más información, envíe un correo electrónico a info@eventsboquete.org
  9. Celebrate the 4th of July with bagels! 4 bagels for $3.00 at Morton's Bakehouse! Please pre-order to get your special discount price! (Sale applies only to pre-orders and valid until Friday July 3rd). Check out our freshly frozen breads at 50% OFF always! Puff pastry in sheets and squares are back for an incredible bargain price! Before 12 squares for $6.50, now 36 squares for $12.00! -- Mortons Bake House +507 730 - 8499 +507 6456-8392 +507 6242-9387 +507 6243-0666 http://www.mortonsbakehouse.com/ Plaza San Francisco Alto Boquete Panama
  10. Boquete PhotoGrafia Virtual Club meeting Thursday 4:00 pm-guests welcome! Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81843257134?pwd=NmdIeEt4TXJuOUhHbmJaU0RKRXJqdz09 Meeting ID: 818 4325 7134 Password: 012364
  11. View this email in your browser Panama Relocation Tours Our friend Jackie Lange, the owner and tour operator of Panama Relocation Tours, tells us about her business and about her support for Buenos Vecinos de Boquete: “Since 2010 Panama Relocation Tours has been offering six-day all-inclusive tours of Panama for those who are considering relocating. The tour travels throughout Panama while we’re educating people about all the things they need to know to have a smooth stress-free move to Panama. We’ve completed more than one hundred and twenty tours. Sixty-five percent of our clients relocate to Panama within six months, and another ten percent relocate within a year. We’ve taught thousands of people how to relocate to Panama and many have moved to Boquete. Some have even found volunteer opportunities. In fact, I heard about Buenos Vecinos from some of my former clients who had made Boquete their home and then joined BVB as volunteers. Because I am so busy with my tour business I’m not able to donate my time, so I support BVB and other organizations financially instead. I believe that Boquete is blessed to have organizations like BVB and its team of volunteers who go above and beyond to help the needy in our community. It’s one of the many things that makes Boquete a special place to live.” Buenos Vecinos is grateful to Jackie for her commitment and support. We hope Panama Relocation Tours can soon resume its services once again. We extend our best wishes for her continued success bringing new members to our community, people who are well-educated about their new home and who are eager to become involved in the life of our community. To learn more about Jackie’s company, visit PanamaRelocationTours.com Family of the Month June 2020 Valeria’s Family There was excitement and anticipation in the air as Valeria’s children prepared to begin a new school year on March 3rd. Months of saving every dollar, and combining it with the government’s small education subsidy was finally enough so Valeria could purchase new school clothes, shoes and backpacks full of school supplies. However, the excitement was short-lived. The three school-age children, Elmer 9, Abraham 8 and Belkin 7, were only two weeks into this school year when the Covid-19 quarantine closed their school and sent the children into confinement at home. The only one who was happy about the situation was their little eighteen-month old brother Yejon; he had regained his playmates! Home is a large but modest structure made of tin. Though there’s no electricity or running water in the house, they have a propane two-burner stove in their kitchen. This stove gets a real workout because the most remarkable thing about this house is the number of occupants. Twelve! Valeria and her four children have welcomed into their home their grandmother, Valeria’s three sisters and three of a sister’s children. The activity and busyness of this extended family has been a welcome distraction from Valeria’s sadness and financial situation. Sixteen months ago Valeria’s husband and the children’s father died from drowning, a tragic accident that plunged this little family into even greater poverty. Yejon was only three months old, and besides raising children, cooking and washing clothes, Valeria’s only other skills were sewing and crocheting. Now she, her mother and three sisters sew native dresses and crochet small bags to provide a small income for them all. Even so, the appearance of the Buenos Vecinos volunteers bringing food to supplement this family’s meager pantry each month is a very welcome sight. How to Help If you would like to help our clients and the efforts of Buenos Vecinos de Boquete, we would appreciate your donation of any size. It’s important for you to know that we are a small all-volunteer force with no administrative or overhead costs. Every dollar of your donation goes to the purchase of food for out clients. When you make that important decision to help feed the less fortunate in our community, you have truly become a “good neighbor”. When you donate $400 a year or a little more than $33 a month, you become a Coconut Foundation Member as an acknowledgment of your concern and generosity. Donate Online: We use PayPal for easy and secure transactions. If you prefer to donate by cash or local check, please contact Louise Orr panamaleo@gmail.com for arrangements. Be sure to check out our website and Facebook page: Face book page: https://www.facebook.com/BuenosVecinosDeBoquete/ Website: http://www.buenosvecinosdeboquete.com/ Thank you!
  12. Message for U.S. Citizens: U.S. Embassy Panama City, Panama (June 29, 2020) Location: Panama Event: Planned Commercial Humanitarian Flights The Embassy has identified three upcoming humanitarian flights with seats available. The first flight is operated by Copa Airlines (flight number CM9234) and is scheduled for July 1. The other two flights are operated by United Airlines (flight number UA2417) and are scheduled for July 10 and 17. There are no additional confirmed flights with available seats at this time, so if you desire to return to the United States, it is important to book immediately. Any traveler with the appropriate passport/visa to permit entry into the United States who wishes to depart Panama is eligible to purchase a ticket. Travelers should carefully plan their onward travel as hotel options in Miami and Houston may be limited. Once in the United States, all domestic travel arrangements are the sole responsibility of the traveler. The Embassy is aware that the Government of Panama has approved in-bound flights from the United States to Panama to provide Panamanian citizens and other qualified travelers the opportunity to travel to Panama. Questions about qualifications necessary and approval for passengers on these flights should be directed to the Embassy of Panama, in Washington, D.C. Airlines operating these flights, such as Copa Airlines, may occasionally be able to offer seats on the out-bound flights to some passengers. Please contact the airline offering these seats for sale directly about those flights. The U.S. Embassy in Panama will continue announcing all flights approved by the Panamanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs as humanitarian flights to the United States. NOTE – We encourage you to purchase your tickets as soon as possible to ensure you are able to return to the United States. U.S. citizens who choose not to depart on these flights should prepare to remain in Panama indefinitely and shelter in place. The currently authorized, upcoming humanitarian flights are: July 1 Copa Airlines, departing Panama City’s Tocumen International Airport at 3:00 a.m. for Miami, FL, to arrive at 7:15 a.m. July 2 Spirit Airlines (SOLD OUT), departing Panama City’s Tocumen International Airport at 2:00 p.m. for Fort Lauderdale, FL, to arrive at 6:00 p.m. July 9 Spirit Airlines (SOLD OUT), departing Panama City’s Tocumen International Airport at 2:00 p.m. for Fort Lauderdale, FL, to arrive at 6:00 p.m. July 10 United Airlines, departing Panama City’s Tocumen International Airport at 12:30 p.m. for Houston, TX, to arrive at 4:39 p.m. (departure and arrival time subject to change) July 17 United Airlines, departing Panama City’s Tocumen International Airport at 12:30 p.m. for Houston, TX, to arrive at 4:39 p.m. (departure and arrival time subject to change) For additional information about these flights and to make reservations please contact the airlines directly. These tickets will be available soon, if not already, and the Embassy encourages you to check Copa’s, Spirit’s, and United’s websites regularly for updates. Flights that appear to be sold out may have openings due to cancelations. Continue checking directly with the airlines for any openings. There are no guarantees for these flights or the space available. The Embassy encourages interested U.S. citizens and LPRs to purchase early and forward your purchase confirmation email to the Embassy immediately at PanamaCityUSCitizen@state.gov so that we can assist you with the issuance of salvoconducto passes. The Embassy will continue its efforts to identify and seek approval for future humanitarian flights to the United States as long citizens indicate the desire to evacuate. Messages to U.S. citizens with updates on repatriation flights are sent daily to citizens living in Panama while the Embassy is assisting with approved flights from Panama to the United States. Messages providing updated COVID-19 case numbers and information about the measures taken to combat COVID-19 in Panama will now be sent once per week, unless there are significant changes requiring immediate updates. Consult the Embassy’s website (https://pa.usembassy.gov/) for additional information on the situation in Panama and the Department of State’s COVID-19 crisis page on travel.state.gov for the latest information. Assistance: U.S. Embassy Panama City, Panama Building 783, Demetrio Basilio Lakas Avenue Clayton, Panama +507 317-5000 Panama-ACS@state.gov https://pa.usembassy.gov/ State Department – Consular Affairs +1 (888)407-4747 or +1 (202)501-4444 Enroll in Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive security updates. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter. To unsubscribe from future messages please go to the following link: https://step.state.gov/STEP/Pages/common/Subscribe.aspx -- Denese A. Rodgers +507 6456-8539
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