I don’t recommend that Americans move here. The culture shock would be too much. Too bad — it is a comfortable tropical paradise.

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  • Nobody Pressures you.
    The neighbors start partying on Friday evening, drinking cases of Soberana beer and…

Bear in mind that the deaths occurred over nearly two years’ time. During that time span the population increased by 2 million people.

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50 WORDS

Fifty Word Challenge #56: Free Speech

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I love Medium and TikTok

THIS IS THE END, MY ONLY FRIEND — THE END. OF OUR ELABORATE PLANS — THE END.

Not only do I not get paid for writing, I’m paying Medium’s bills. And now I can’t even get the titles of stories on my “recommended for you” or “following”… in suggested reading:

SUBTITLES ONLY! . . . Screen Grab by Author. Note — there are NO TITLES! You actually get nothing at all until you “click” on the ugly ellipsis to the left of the word, “Medium.” Or you can devolve to using a smartphone where everything works sort of fine if you love microscopic screens.

Fred Ermlich

Living in rural Panamá — non-extractive, non-capitalistic. Expat USA. Scientist, writer, researcher, teacher. STEM mentor +languages. Gargoylplex@protonmail.com

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