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    Re: Little Caesars Pizza

    Talked to someone other day who works in the government and fears being laid off, is a secretary/clerk type of job.

    Read an article on the devaluation over a few times and, really could not figure...
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    Re: Little Caesars Pizza

    Not sure if any of the Papa Johns are still open. Pizza hut still seems to do an ok business.
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    Little Caesars Pizza

    Little Caesars has taken MGA by storm. I first saw them few yrs ago at the new mall Centroamerica, then over by Lewites Mercado, now they are in food courts at all the malls I have been in, and have...
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    Re: Anniversary

    Oklahoma is taking advantage of the all the Latinos. I sent some money Western Union while there and the amount came out odd, more than I expected, the State has a $6 charge on every money transfer,...
  5. Thread: Anniversary

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    Re: Anniversary

    Tomorrow is 13yrs since I stepped off the plane to live here full time, and same as last yr am dragging my feet to leave.

    Nicaragua is a funny place, it gets in your blood, in your head, in your...
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    Re: What's Going on Down There???

    Like here , when was in States talked to lot of people about politics, many Okies voted for Trump not because they liked him, they hated Hillary, and most regretted it but before I was leaving the...
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    Re: Cool MGA Finds

    The little bar is cool, every time I pass they are playing great music and at a reasonable level, on the FB, https://www.facebook.com/elfarobar.nicaragua.

    Back in the day this hotel would have...
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    Re: YouTube of the day

    My best friend is (retired now) a Naval Aviator (unrestricted, meaning Helo, props, jets). Over the years I got to be in some simulators, I crashed a helicopter so bad that I thought I had a...
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    What's Going on Down There???

    My time in the States I got asked this almost daily.

    Nicaragua has barely been mentioned up there and even when it has no one really catches it unless they are looking. Trump did mention Nica few...
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    Re: Cool MGA Finds

    Prices have really inched up on everything, on the Coast everyone is crying about prices.

    Place works out to about $3.50 for lunch now, still a bargain. I bet I eat there manana, quality food,...
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    Re: Cool MGA Finds

    Last night I came in way before dark, read some, crashed early, got back to hotel at 6:30 tonight, was after dark, as I pushed the doorbell to get in I heard Eagles playing next door, thought it wa a...
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    Let the Games Begin

    https://www.laprensa.com.ni/2019/10/28/economia/2604798-bcn-rebaja-la-tasa-de-deslizamiento-del-cordoba-frente-al-dolar-de-5-a-3-anual

    I exchanged yesterday at 33.30
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    Re: Cool MGA Finds

    Another good find that someone may find useful. Right behind the Plaza Espana Sinsa is a great place to eat, Gastonomia Santa Lucia. BIG place, Nica Buffet style 115 cords for the plate of the day,...
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    Re: Cool MGA Finds

    The last time I did SJO the Bus (TransNica) let me off at airport but I kept reading all kinds of stuff saying they would not stop to pickup at airport going north, who knows, took the short hop into...
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    Re: Managua's airport

    Last few trips to that neighborhood been way too late to catch the papusas but have had them before. Decent little bakery and well stocked pulpurias up by the entrance to the community but a bit of...
  16. Thread: First Box

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    Re: First Box

    Jet Blue also flies out of SJO and don't think they show up on booking sites, I looked them some but saw nothing great. Watch Avianca, they run great dealsa but you better jump fast if you see...
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    Re: First Box

    When I was looking most if not all Southwest flight go through Houston, they have tons of flights to Vegas from there, Dallas, everywhere they fly but may have to do the logistics yourself.

    I flew...
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    Re: First Box

    Panama layover, you got yellow fever vaccinne? They may or may not ask coming in but have been sticky about it. No problem if only in transit. Also if over 65 I think some exception perhaps. plenty...
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    Re: First Box

    I had bought several at flea markets and they were so so, would catch sales at Home Depot or Lowes so had some new. BLADES, buy blades they are pricey and crap here, I had a ton.

    I sold my...
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    Re: Cool MGA Finds

    If you watch Southwest they run some deals to Liberia, free baggage is nice but with a Houston layover the flights were long. I cringe at hauling pile of luggage across the border, quickly negates...
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    Re: Managua's airport

    I have stayed at the Hotel Monti Cristi many, many times now and is a deal at $25-$30nt. Few months ago tried to stay at Airport X for $21nt but had trouble with getting any response until last...
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    Re: First Box

    Good tools are easy to sell. I brought down several electric tools when I came down. After I got the house built I seldom if ever used any except the jigsaw now and then, and that was rare. Ended up...
  23. Thread: WTF

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    Re: WTF

    Sad as it seems, you may have a valid theory. Daddy Yankee did not stage this deal, but someone did. DOS has done a masterful job of getting on top of it, but as he blames The Yankee Man he has to...
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    Re: S#!t people from SJDS say....

    Is 2 blocks off Calzada and charges higher than Calzada beer prices. Was in there few times recently and not impressed, but I hear their food is pretty good, heard that from many people.

    Gringo...
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    Re: Partnership Offer

    She is 1 of the true Nicas that has been on this site, she was on NL too, she has been around a long time. She is a deportee from States, speaks good English. Must be in 40's maybe 50's. She is a...
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