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    Re: New Transito Scam

    Hey, now that you mention it . . . Remember the kerfuffle in Cuba (& parts of China) where US State Dep't employees (esp., CIA folk) suffered unexplained brain injuries? "Victims felt bursts of...
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    Re: New Transito Scam

    My WAG: using surveillance gear purchased from Israel they'd listen into our conversation via cellphones (not in use) and scope our recent journey by tapping the car's GPS. Any talk related to arms...
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    Re: New Transito Scam

    A few months back I rented a new Toyota Corolla from Casa Pellas for a week of touring Nicaragua. It flew; I passed everything on the highways. Never stopped by transito. Coming back from the...
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    Re: The Residency: Feb 5, 2019

    Wow, that's a considerable reduction for household goods. Of course, for you it's just icing on the cake you've built over the years of shuttle homesteading 'tourism'. Still I trust you'll max it...
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    Re: YouTube of the day

    History may be the most prejudiced of the liberal arts. The 'Heritage' video is misleading.
    "The game of basketball as it is known today was created by Dr. James Naismith in December 1891 in...
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    Re: YouTube of the day

    A cute bit. But a totally contentious interpretation of history, with sarcasm bordering on the venomous.

    "American colonists had sparked a world war..." Indeed? As if the French needed an...
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    Re: YouTube of the day

    Balderdash! "When in the Course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another, and to assume among the powers of the...
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    Re: Manuel Guillén's cartoons 2019

    "SI NADA COMO PATO ..." If it swims like a duck ...

    Whose face is on all the bottles of CORRUPTOL medicine?
    National Assembly President Gustavo Porras?
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    Re: Google News, June 12, 2019

    Yes, Chamorro sold the railroad in 1990 to help cover some of the civil war debts, as advised by the top neocons 'helping' the recovery. People in Leon are still upset about it. The station there...
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    Re: Google News, June 12, 2019

    Among the 16 development projects that have(?) funding (total $0.98 billion) and begin this year is a 3-yr (2-yr?) plan to install solar panels on Corn Island capable of generating 2.1MW and a...
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    Re: YouTube of the day

    Drew up his plans at Booz-Allen while waiting for work to be assigned him, huh?
    Why is it the smart ones with common sense drop out of intelligence jobs early?
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    Re: YouTube of the day

    An intelligent idiot - entertaining!

    My first LAm suicide shower had to be connected by throwing a bare two-bar knife switch mounted beside it on the shower wall. That gave me pause to ponder:...
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    Re: YouTube of the day

    Re: building your dream home on the cheap in Nicaragua, out of spare parts, why not just drive an RV down on your new resident's allowance? (And buy cheap lots to park on all over the country for a...
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    Re: A shit brickhouse

    You've Got Dung! Amazon Is Delivering Cow Pies In India
    from Goats and Soda, STORIES OF LIFE IN A CHANGING WORLD, Jan 6, 2016...
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    Re: Footnotes on being in Leon & Managua

    Written a couple years ago, this is more relevant re-posting here:

    Noise? I guess I’ve grown accustomed to it. Admittedly the mortar bombs that the church lobs over our heads on religious...
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    Re: Footnotes on being in Leon & Managua

    Into Managua on Monday to get permission from Migracion (visa de salida) for our boy to leave Nicaragua with us on our upcoming trip back to the States. All went surprisingly smoothly with little...
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    Re: The Well Guy

    "... an appropriate hat"
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    Re: Google News, April 25, 2019

    From the USA TODAY OPINION Nicaragua is the next Venezuela
    “.... members of the Nicaraguan military told us that Cuban and Venezuelan experts trained the paramilitary forces behind last year’s...
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    Re: Three Days In Managua

    We were in Managua yesterday. The weather was quite pleasant, not cool certainly, but not excessively hot with a nice breeze. All's relative to where you're coming from, I guess.

    That gambit...
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    Re: Footnotes on being in Leon & Managua

    Often, walking to & from downtown, only some 5 blocks, I pass by a corner laundry run by a French expat. Soon after opening each day they put a whiteboard at the entrance with a saying, a truism or...
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    Re: Some Final Thoughts

    This was a very interesting discussion (up to a point).
    Bill, your cycle life vs depth of discharge chart is for 20C. How would that change for tropical temp's, like 35C? I suspect LA would look...
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    Re: YouTube of the day

    Cooler? Was that a typo, Pirate, or sarcasm? Not that I'm one to necessarily believe what I see in the media, but they're clearly saying the opposite: Central Am coffee production will be hurting...
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    Bummer. Is it Esteli or where you are in the outskirts? Here in Leon we haven't lost water for so long that the owner of these apt's removed the 500 gal tank on a steel tower last year. MoviStar...
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    Re: YouTube of the day

    Batteries are the keys to success of renewable energy use. The dust has yet to settle on this area of developmental technology. Not that one can't bet mega-bucks on current front-runners. Bur...
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    Re: Footnotes on being in Leon & Managua

    The traffic returning from the beach (pleasure seekers, casual sinners) backed up as it was forced into multiple detours in Leon due to the religious processions (do-gooders, zealots) marching slowly...
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