Yearly Archives: 2016

Being able to bank online and pay your bills in your pajamas is such a joy.  Compared to the alternative in Panama, it’s heaven.  I’m not naturally blessed with unlimited patience.  I don’t do waiting in line particularly well.  And that’s pretty much what it takes here, to pay your bills.  On the appropriate day, you find an ePago kiosk […]

How to Bank Online in Panama

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If you are not using surge protectors for your electronics and appliances in Panama, you’re nuts.  The power supply wavers a bit during any part of the year, but during the “summer” months (late December, January, February, March), violent wind gusts play havoc with the power lines, aggravating an already fragile situation. Then, when it starts raining in May, the […]

Why You Need New Surge Protectors