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

December 11, 2016  
#1- Part 4: Today we have our final segment on the Decameron “all inclusive” Latin beach resorts-revisited. Decamerons offer the least expensive “all inclusive” first-world style resort packages by far- and places that almost no native born American has ever heard of. Today we explain just what kind of people spend money to go to these resorts. Now being that these resorts are a totally Latin American product, there’s an ever present subtle (and not so subtle) class system ranking among the guests. That said, your Gringo advantage is super strong at these resorts. Yes, you’ll be in a class of your own in a throng of unabashed gringo wannabees.   
 
#2- Burning the Devil: Yes the Dec 7th “torch the red devil” Latin holiday tradition went off again as usual, but this year with a vindictive twist. For the first time, blond-haired devils (Donald Trump effigies) appeared along side the regular Satan pinatas and were torched along with him too.
 
#3- Global Warming in Latin America: If it exists down here, no one seems to gives a damn since its almost never spoken of. Meanwhile, 50% of Latin families still cook with wood, blow off millions of tons of fireworks a year and burn over 100 million paper mache Devils every Dec 7 (for their annual “burn the devil” holiday ritual).  
 
#4 Those famous Cucaracha Killer Balls: By popular demand, today we repeat the simple organic roach killer recipe. Local Latins believe roaches just come with the turf, a necessary evil. That’s because they have never heard of those amazing cuca balls…        
 
#5- Johnny’s next (and perhaps final) “Expat Insider” Plan ‘B’ Seminar will take place on Saturday, January 7th thru Thursday, January 12th , 2017. Just send an email to theexpatfiles@gmail.com or click on this link: http://thenewexpat.com/johnnys-anuary-2017-latin-american-insider-seminar/
There are only one or two spots left so act now!!
 
#6-Announcing the new “Podcast by Phone” feature. You can now listen to the last FIVE Expat Files programs over the phone. The phone number is: 1-701-719-0893
 
#7- Johnny’s new “Expat Essentials Course” is a blueprint for your Plan B  and the next best way to get started without actually coming to Latin America. At www.ExpatPlanB.com see the three video intros to my new “Expat Essentials” course.
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