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    OF WINDS AND DRAGONS

    OF WINDS AND DRAGONS

    Mahjong lessons have come to the area as a part of the Social Association in our community.  This ancient game of tiles is not new to some community members. Originating in China, it first became popular in the Western World around 1920.  At least two Oriental sets, circa 1920, were recently ...

    Monthly Expat West Dinner in Coronado

    Monthly Expat West Dinner in Coronado

    The ExPats West Events were started around Febuary 2006 by Honey and Larry Dodge who own La Estancia del Encanto Bed and Breakfast in Altos Del Maria. In February of 2006, ExPatsWest began as a spin-off of one of the Panama City ...

    Upcoming Charity Social

    Upcoming Charity Social

    Dear Supporters, We are pleased to announce the next gathering for the Charity Ex-Pat Socials, to benefit the San Jose de Malambo Orphanage, which will be held at Rino's Restaurant on Monday 30th July 2007 from 6.30pm. The restaurant is located on Via Federico Boyd at the junction with ...

    WATER SHORTAGE CONTINUES

    WATER SHORTAGE CONTINUES

    Water shortages are a common occurrence here in Coronado for homes depending on IDAAN for their water supply. We have gotten used to it. Water is generally out for a couple of hours and eventually returns the same day. Today however, is the start of the third waterless day for IDAAN customers ...

    What's Up with the Tourist Visa in Panama?

    What's Up with the Tourist Visa in Panama?

    Shiela Scott sent me the following information, which was sent out by http://www.expatexplorers.com/ some time ago in an email to their subscribers. Lately there have been a lot of confused questions about tourist visas, fines and residency status. I ...

    Restaurante: Los Camisones

    Restaurante: Los Camisones

     This is another restaurant that I heard about from numerous people before I could get there. Supposedly they have the best paella in Panama or at least on the beaches. But you have to call ahead and order it, an hour in advance, so it’s ready when you get there. Now I’ve been there a ...

    Vodka and Sechuan Pepper Glazed Chicken

    Vodka and Sechuan Pepper Glazed Chicken

    Here is something for our BBQ fans from the Latvian influence of my mother.{mosimage} Ingredients:       1/2 a cup (110g) sugar      1/2 a cup (125ml) lemon juice      1/4 cup (60 ml) TOP QUALITY Vodka ...

    CREAMY PRAWNS ON FETTUCHINE

    CREAMY PRAWNS ON FETTUCHINE

    Ingredients:     500g fettuchine     500g raw prawns (medium size, El Reys frozen ones are fine)     30g butter     1 Tablespoon olive oil     6 spring onions, medium size, chopped     1 clove garlic, crushed     1 ...

    SAUCE ALLA BOLOGNESE

    SAUCE ALLA BOLOGNESE

    Dozen's of people asked me to write down my bolognese sauce recipe. Always I forgot or was to lazy, but NOW, here it is. I picked it up in the city library of Bologna/Italy during a holiday some 15 years ago. There were dozens of them, the oldest one from the 5th Century . But these old ones ...

    Marinated Haloumi with Fried Tomatoes

    Marinated Haloumi with Fried Tomatoes

    Ingredients:      400g haloumi cheese      250g cherry tomatoes (looks nice to have yellow and red ones)     1 clove garlic     2 tablespoons lemon juice     1  tablespoon  balsamic vinegar     2 teaspoons lemon thyme ...

    Dues for police cell phone due by Aug 31st

    Dues for police cell phone due by Aug 31st

    A cell phone has been purchased, to allow Police to quickly identify registered residents in the case of an emergency. This phone requires a $10 card per month to keep it active. The committee has decided to charge a $2.50 fee per year per registered phone number to cover this cost. To ...

    PORK WITH SHRIMPS

    PORK WITH SHRIMPS

    Ingredients:     1 bunch spring onions      2-3 medium size red hot chilli's      300g pork filet      150g pork liver (if one does not like liver add 150g filet)      150g bamboo sprouts (canned is fine, but then dry them in a ...

    Neighborhood Watch Program

    Neighborhood Watch Program

    The Neighborhood Watch program (Vecinos vigilantes) success depends on active householder participation. A key ingredient for the Coronado community is to get the contribution of those householders who are not permanent residents. It is important that those persons contact the coordinators as ...

    How To Make Natural Mosquito Repellant in Your Kitchen

    How To Make Natural Mosquito Repellant in Your Kitchen

    The Citronella plant itself is not highly effective for keeping mosquitoes away, however the oil and the smoke can be used against mosquitoes. Here are 2 simple home made methods to put your citronella plants to use as mosquito repellaant to make ...

    SPECIAL Coronado Police Cell Phone Number

    SPECIAL Coronado Police Cell Phone Number

    Please, take time to read this message in its entirety.  If there is any part of it that you do not understand, please feel free to e-mail back to me and I will answer or find someone who can. Dear Readers; The following letter was sent out to the persons who registered to have their ...

    Restaurant: Club T. Malibu Bar

    Restaurant: Club T. Malibu Bar

    You've drove past it and maybe are a regular. It's a dive of a place with a covered terrace with mismatched lawn furniture.  I would have never come here unless someone told me that the clams are great. Problem is that they don't have the clams at least half the time. Tonight they didn't have ...

    Winners Circle

    Winners Circle

    Congratulations to Mike Liebig who was the winner of the Canada / US Cup Golf Tournament!  Runners-up were Rhael Cote and Jeannette MacDonald. Longest Drive for the women went to Sharon Rennie and for the men to John Skinner. Longest putt for the men was Cliff Parish and for the women, Donna ...