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Valerie Bennett

Valerie Bennett


About Me
Hello to all,
Panama is my home and very happy that we made the move. I have lived near Boquete for over four years and planned the move for almost six years prior to making the leap. I am a US citizen who lived in Fort Lauderdale, FL for 33 years and one of the main criteria for moving here was no more concern about hurricanes!
Where I’m From
Macano, Panama
Where I Live Now
Macano, Panama
Areas of Contribution
Bahamas
Ecuador
Guatemala
Honduras
Panama

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In general, one of the worst reasons to retire overseas is because it will be "cheaper" than your country of citizenship.   It may or may not be true, but there are so many other items that should be considered.   ... Read More
Considering that we live in the country and have close to 2 hectares (over 6 acres), we employ a gardener four days/week. We pay him $20/day but that is on the high side - I believe that $15/day as stated in other responses is closer to the average. &... Read More
Yes - to get right to the point, There are exceptions of course but that comes with the same as living anywhere. Employ reputable people, take security precautions that you probably do wherever you came from (assuming you live here).   Th... Read More

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