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Tuesday, January 29 – DAC Transport 

DAC Transport is a licensed Logistics & Freight Forwarding company, with professional management team that have more than 25 years of experience in International Logistics Business, custom brokerage and customs regulations, Immigration Legal Services, International freight moving Personal Effects and Integrated Logistics solution.     Moderator:  Louise Orr



Tuesday, February 5 – Now that you are living in Panama, is Medicare Part A & B necessary?  Are you making emotional decisions about your coverage rather than rational ones?

Dra. Digna Diaz who heads up Boquete Medical  Associates and Doreen Sauve, a Senior Medicare Advisor retired from the US will be doing a Q&A session on Medicare Parts A & B, answering any questions that may apply to either Part A & B as well as any  supplements that expats are currently carrying.      


Dra. Diaz will explain the Membership that Boquete Medical Associates offers to expats which in a sense works as a Medical Gap Plan for expats living  here in Panama..  Doreen has 25 years’ experience with Medicare and will be able to answer questions from individuals regarding their current situation with Medicare.  Our goal is to get your questions answered and to save you money you may not need to spend.                     Moderator: Joanie Feuerstein



Tuesday, February 12 - Treating the most frequent Health Emergencies with medicinal plants in the case of blows and contusions, avoiding blood clots and dissolving them, treating shock and preventing strokes, quickly reducing high fevers, stopping diarrhea due to PARASITES such as amoebas, eliminating the parasites, quickly bringing down high blood pressure, bringing up low blood pressure and first aid for poisonous creatures attacks. Master Herbalist Frank Gruber has 30 years experience giving first aid to humans and animals with Central American herbs.. He is the author of GRUBERS JUNGLE OIL AND GRUBERS VIPER SNAKE ANTIDOTE.    Moderator:  Cheryl Schmidt



Tuesday, February 19 – Juan Contreras and Lourdes Miranda of Miranda y Contreras law firm will discuss recent changes in Panamanian property tax laws.   



Tuesday, February 26 – The history of aviation in Panama. Ibu Alvarado, born and raised in Bocas del Toro, has a diverse background as a banana farm administrator, Panama Canal Hydrologist, and as an aviator. In his talk, Ibu will address the history of Panama’s aviation: its roots, its development, and its future. Ibu has been involved in aviation since an early age and is still active in the field. His flying experience spans from local, regional to international operations throughout Central and South America. He has recently published a book about his aviation experiences.

         Moderator: Paul Myers




Tuesday, March 5 – Bonnie Williams and Hank Landis, our government representatives for this area,  will review such things as immigration requirements and the "new" law, proof of life filing, responsibilities and limitations of the wardens (now called American Citizen Liaisons), how to address federal benefit problems, etc.      Moderator:   Joanie Feuerstein



Tuesday, March 12 -   Medical cannabis - With cannabis recently legalized in Canada and
rapidly being legalized throughout the USA people have lots of questions
about its medical uses. Dr. Ted Harrison will talk about what cannabis is, what its
effects on the body are, and what conditions it has been shown to be
effective in.
Dr. Harrison will be joined by Diane Heideke and Elizabeth Worley of Cloud Forest Botanicals.        Moderator:  Cheryl Schmidt


Tuesday, March 19 – Dr. Paul Myers addresses "Thinking Geologically Expands your Universe".  Geologic thinking transforms your relationship with the physical world.  It confronts you with the extremes of bigness and smallness, and infinite time. When and why is this experience important? How do geologists fit in the "modern" world?  How is geology relevant here and now in Boquete, Panama?     Come, join the discussion.  We will expand on it in the field later.  

    Moderator:  Sheila Strunk


Tuesday, March 26 - TBD


Tuesday, April 2 “Experience Boquete by Bicycling”, will describe local bicycling experiences, describe different types of bicycles and will explain how you can join and explore the beauty of Boquete and David by bicycle.  Presented by David George, Muzz Laverty, Manuel Y Maritza de Samaniego, Javier Christensen, Jeanne Samaniego, and Genie Vidal

     Moderator:  Paul Myers




 To suggest a speaker or topic for these meetings, please email talks@eventsboquete.org

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