The Expat Files: Living in Latin America A guide to moving to Latin America, finding work, and settling in.

January 17, 2014  
-Man expat wanabees and gonabees want to know if commonly available medicinal herbs and natural plant supplements like turmeric (curcumin) are available in Latin America too. If so, are they are imported, and thus first-world expensive or grown and produced locally. Well, lets talk about curcumin, called “curcuma” in Spanish. 
-A bit about the rising popularity of diesel cars in the states and the associated costs, etc., versus buying and owning a diesel car in Latin America.  
-Those Prepper TV shows from up in the states have now landed here in Latin America(translated and dubbed in Spanish of course). And the Latins don’t understand what’s up with that concept at all. They don’t get it and think the they are either nutcases or scripted actors. To Latins the world’s great powerhouse, the almighty US dollar and the so-called first-world luxury lifestyle they aspire to could never crash and burn like the Preepesr predict. Latins can't believe US citizens would never sit in the basement with jugs of water, cans of beans, and pallets of ammo. 
-More creative business tips and ideas for fresh gringos and expats who need to make a living (or just need a productive hobby) once they've landed in Latin America.
-Some folks who land in Latin America, have hopes of starting internet businesses. In fact, the majority of expat wanabees and gonnabees surveyed in our ExpatWisdom expat "wish list" survey expressed just that sentiment. If internet portable busineses are in your future, here’s a very good place to start…  
-Brazil is now known as one of the worst markets in the world for consumer electronics items, and here’s why…   
-Follow the link on the main page at to schedule a private consultation with me. If you want to discuss the details of living, working, playing, doing business and/or retiring in Latin America, now you and I can talk about your situation one on one.
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