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    Re: Google News, December 13, 2019

    In some ways I think the Sanctions play into the Government's hand, now as more and more hardships arise they can conveniently point North and say Daddy Yankee is the problem, always meddling in Poor...
  2. Thread: In Memory

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    Re: In Memory

    Might need to work on that pitch a bit. Come one come all, invest, start a family, Get Murdered, Then if you are dead your property is of no use to you. Not sure many expats would jump on that.....
  3. Thread: In Memory

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    Re: In Memory

    As for Guards, we have a saying on the Coast, "who is watching the watchman".....
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    Re: Happy Thanksgiving Cincinnatti

    Around Holidays you will see Pollo Relleno (or something close) advertised for sale all over, even on the Coast. Think I saw a recipe once in one of the papers and it had ground beef.

    As discussed...
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    Re: Happy Thanksgiving Cincinnatti

    Was a different time, Archie Bunker and George Jefferson could throw out racist comments all year long and still toast come New Years.
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    Re: Interesting Number(s)

    Then consider that approx half of the Nica Population is not of working age. Is a staggering #on the payroll.
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    Re: Google News, November 22, 2019

    Spelling error, Billions, not Millions......
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    Re: Google News, November 22, 2019

    He wins 2021, fair or.......

    Opposition exist but hiding in shadows, hearing some banter from those abroad but they were quick to haul ass to figuring will be slow to come back.

    He is going to...
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    Re: Google News, November 22, 2019

    DOS and Company, got some problems; 1) No one wants them 2) Any place that does take him is going to want a rather large chunk of the change he has accumulated.

    Some other issues, he has a pile of...
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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...
  13. Thread: Anniversary

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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,...
  14. 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...
  25. 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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