Okay this is my last post on the matter. New laws went into effect on September 25th for all residents regarding buying and purchasing liquor. They are: No alcohol will be sold before 11 am. You cannot buy alcohol Monday thru Friday after 1am and on Saturday and Sunday after 3am. Bars may serve liquor […]
A recent event I was witness to has prompted me to write this post. Most of you who are coming to Panama are going to be renting at first and you need to be informed as to how leases work here in Panama. All leases can be broken at any time when the proper notification […]
I would like to introduce you to my first ebook. It is small, but I hope packed with some good information you will find useful. Please visit Getting Familiar With David Panama from Amazon.
Casa de Baterias and Our Neighbors-Gracias We have met some of our wonderful Panama neighbors. We always say “Buenas” when we recognize them on the street, but beyond that we did converse much. All of our neighbors work, so we don’t usually see them during the day. However, one Saturday, we went out to get […]
Why Do You Need to Get New Plates Every Year In Panama for Your Car? This was of course the question I asked. The answer is that they have never used stickers like we use in the United States. Where we would pay and get new stickers to attach to our old worn plates, […]
Registering a Car Purchase in Panama As with most things here, we have heard a lot of negative comments by people here about the bureaucratic problems with regard to getting cars registered, getting a drivers license, getting a Visa, and buying a house. If you are prepared, you will not have any problems. I always take […]
Goals of Week Two in Boquete I had three goals this week. I got two done! Not bad for a holiday week here. Goal Number One- Contact movers and give them the green light to ship our belongings from Miami where they have been in storage. We needed to wait until we could prove we […]
We Got Our Visas On Thursday, October 25th at about 11 AM, we both received our new Temporary Panama Visas. Our diligent attorney, who we began communicating with in early April, was wonderful getting all the paperwork in order and the processing done. I will detail the process further on my Panama page, to the […]