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  1. Re: Visa run getting more difficult with more hassles

    I stopped posting in Nicaliving for the same reason. My last post there was in 2005 about the increase of foreign pedophiles moving to Nicaragua. Miskito Allen's oh so friendly response was:

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  2. Re: Visa run getting more difficult with more hassles

    Whoa! What is a guard cow and what does this have to do with this thread? I could play your demeaning word game, but I choose the 'higher road'. Geez...ask a simple question and get a response like...
  3. Re: Visa run getting more difficult with more hassles

    Please don't turn this thread into a NicaLiving thread. I asked valid questions and was hoping for valid answers. Instead, it turned into a shootout at the OK Corral. Quit highjacking my...
  4. Re: Visa run getting more difficult with more hassles

    :lmao: They must have changed the color. Our cedulas are a pretty yellow. They must think we're happy people. The rules change constantly around here. We were required to have a personal visit from...
  5. Re: Visa run getting more difficult with more hassles

    Haha! I'm beautiful and I have always been asked to show my return ticket. So, what I did was to make a fake copy of an old airline ticket..change the dates and show them the fake ticket....it always...
  6. Re: Visa run getting more difficult with more hassles

    With our cedulas, we pay about $10 to leave the country. We can get our visa at the airport...no hassles. Then, when we return to Nicaragua, we don't have to pay the $10 entrance fee. So, it all...
  7. Re: Visa run getting more difficult with more hassles

    Question: Now that we have our cedulas, can we still use our foreign driver's license or are we required to get a Nicaraguan driver's license? Someone just told me today that if we get stopped by the...
  8. Visa run getting more difficult with more hassles

    Thank God we have our cedulas now. Neighbors of ours have lived on Ometepe Island for 6 years. They do the visa run every 90 days. A few days ago at the border, they were told that they won't be...
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    How fast can a Claro 3G modem go?

    My contract is over for the 3G Claro modem. Last week, we had an inconsistent signal and speeds of only 200 Kbps. So, we moved our woktenna outside under the tin roof and now we get consistent speeds...
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    Re: MGA versus SJO

    I won't fly Spirit anymore for this very reason.( well, one of the reasons) I was on my return trip on a rt ticket to MGA, when Spirit refused to let me board the plane because I didn't have a return...
  11. Re: The Anatomy of the Cult Ecoovie in Nicaragua

    He was convicted and served time in Belgium according to court records.
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  12. Re: The Anatomy of the Cult Ecoovie in Nicaragua

    It is official. Pierre Doris Maltais, cult leader of Ecoovie and convicted of child molestation, fraud, embezzlement, kidnapping, criminal impersonation...and who knows what else leased Cafe Nuit...
  13. Re: The Anatomy of the Cult Ecoovie in Nicaragua

    The guy with the light brown shirt, sandals, and long gray hair pulled back into a braid.
  14. The Anatomy of the Cult Ecoovie in Nicaragua

    Please spread the word. http://retirenicaragua.wordpress.com/2012/05/10/the-anatomy-of-the-cult-ecoovie/
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    Re: Some small item

    Melissa, I'm headed to the states for 2 weeks in June. If you still need caraway seeds, let me know.
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    Re: Immigration is coming to our house!

    When the immigration official came to our house, she never asked us if we used a lawyer( We did) and she never asked us why we didn't get residency sooner. One IMPORTANT thing I neglected to...
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    Re: Immigration is coming to our house!

    The Immigration official visited our house yesterday. She asked to see our documents, such as our Escritura, moto registration, passports, and verification of our lifetime income. Our neighbors came...
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    Immigration is coming to our house!

    I got a call yesterday from Nicaraguan Immigration. They have reviewed our documents for our pensionado visas and are ready to recommend us for residency. The woman who called, talked for a few...
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    Re: E-Book question

    Yes, pictures can be included in an ebook format. If you publish in Kindle format, Amazon will take you through the whole process, including formatting. There are lots of 'how to' publish an ebook...
  20. Re: When my Claro 3G contract is over, will they turn off my internet connection?

    Well, that depends on who you talk to. ;) I know of two people on Ometepe island that have the Claro internet tower. My friend had to fight with Claro for 8 months, trying to tell them that this...
  21. Re: When my Claro 3G contract is over, will they turn off my internet connection?

    It is wireless internet with a small tower on the roof. Claro contracts through TurboNett Canopy for the wireless system. Sometimes, they call the wireless service, inalambrico. It has nothing to do...
  22. Re: When my Claro 3G contract is over, will they turn off my internet connection?

    The name of the service is Enitel Turbonett Internet Service-CANOPY de TH. It is offered through Claro. There are at least two wireless internet towers -Internet Inalambrico on Ometepe Island. The...
  23. When my Claro 3G contract is over, will they turn off my internet connection?

    Hola,

    I have the Claro 3G dongle and my contract will be finished the end of April. I don't want to renew the contract or upgrade. Instead, I want to purchase the Claro internet tower. They will...
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    Re: NGOs more harm than good?

    I'm going to jump in here and add my two cents. Eight years ago, we raised a huge year-round garden on Ometepe Island. We were puzzled why none of our neighbors had a garden. Their comments were, "We...
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    Re: Nook vs. Kindle

    We have all four Kindles at our house on Ometepe Island. My husband has the 1st generation (no 3G on his, so he can only download books directly from his laptop). I have the Kindle 2nd generation...
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