Ok, you say, what has Wayne angry this time? Try this: Last night, while we were asleep in our beds, somebody tried to break into our home. Knowing that there were people inside! They tried to get into the cabana where guests were sleeping also. This scares me big time too because you know that these people are going to be armed and ready for any kind of confrontation they may encounter from the occupants. Think sharp machete.
Suffice it to say that they did not get in but we spent today running around to find repair people to fix the slashed screens, bent door frames, etc, ad nauseum. I am sick to death of this. This is the 11th time in 13 months that somebody has either broken into our house or tried to break in. I heard today that these occupied dwelling break ins have been happening all around the south end of the island...where the majority of the gringos live.
I wasn't going to report it to the police because they do NOTHING. But I saw a police car driving by while outside talking to the neighbor and I flagged him down. I showed him the damages and told him what had transpired. He just shrugged his shoulders and gave me the number to call if anything else happened. Oh. I could go directly to the police station and tell them too. From past experience, I know how fruitless that is!
So now we are taking steps to turn our beautiful (we think) home into a prison. The fun in paradise just never stops.