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

October 19, 2014  
-Here’s the very recent David and Goliath story of how a group of indigenous Central American farmers stuck it to Monsanto, after Monsanto tried to slip one over on them regarding GMO’s and seed patents  
-Some idiosyncrasies and habits of the Latin working classes that you should know about (stuff that no one ever tells you) if you need help and have to hire the local talent.
-Tips on hiring and dealing with Latin management types and white-collar workers. There are subtle differences you may encounter when hiring one who has graduated from a public, versus hiring someone from a private, high school or university.
-Everyone’s talking about Ebola and Chikungunya. Should expats be worried? Can you even pronounce it? Find out the real story, the scares and the threats and what’s happening on the ground here in Latin America.  
WILL YOU HAVE A "PLAN B" WHEN THE FIRST-WORLD EXCREMENT HITS THE VENTILATOR? Be sure to check out my latest off-the-tourist-trail, boots-on-the-ground, fast-track experience in Central America. At my week-long, January 2015 seminar see how you can formulate your own Plan B. Come down and find out how you can live an extraordinary good life in Latin America on a simple Social Security. For complete details just go to then click on the Latin American Seminar link at the top left on the main page
-Do follow the link on the main page at to schedule a private phone, Skype or Mumble consult 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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