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

May 16, 2022  
#1- Have you heard of the “ass-crack pants” patrol?
This is not a joke, its a serious story will either make you laugh or cry..
 
#2- The case for and against “gringo pricing”:
Is it a rip off, deserved karma or a good learning experience?
 
#3- E-Bikes have arrived and will soon conquer Latin America:
Sounds good right? But are they a blessing or curse?

#4- A Stem Cell clinic update:

#5- Do you want to get into the exploding Crypto-currency world but don’t feel quite confident enough to dive in?

Our own Captain Mango has developed a unique one-on-one Crypto consulting and training service (he’s been deep into crypto since 2013). To get started, email him at:

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#6- Be sure to pick up my newly updated, "LATIN AMERICAN HEALTHCARE REPORT":

The new edition for 2022 (and beyond) is available now, including the latest "Stem Cell Clinic" info and data and my top picks for the best treatment centers for expats and gringos. Just go to www.ExpatPlanB.com and click on the "Latin American Healthcare Report”.

May 13, 2022  
#1- Latin American Cops on the tourist trail have learned some new tricks:
What this means for Gringos, expats and tourists… 
 
#2- The “Google Translate” crutch:
At first you thought it was a godsend right? Well sorry folks, it ain’t. 
 
#3- The truth about those scruffy little “hole in the wall” mechanic shops:
They are very cheap but can you trust them to do a good job? 
 
#4- How has inflation affected labor costs in Latin America? 
 
#5- Some Macho hombre (man) rules for gringo men to consider while in Latin America: 

#6- Latinos and their unspoken but deep-seated internal prejudices: 

#7- Do you want to get into the exploding Crypto-currency world but don’t feel quite confident enough to dive in?

Our own Captain Mango has developed a unique one-on-one Crypto consulting and training service (he’s been deep into crypto since 2013). To get started, email him at:

bewarecaptainmango@gmail.com

#8- Be sure to pick up my newly updated, "LATIN AMERICAN HEALTHCARE REPORT":

The new edition for 2022 (and beyond) is available now, including the latest "Stem Cell Clinic" info and data and my top picks for the best treatment centers for expats and gringos. Just go to www.ExpatPlanB.com and click on the "Latin American Healthcare Report”.

May 9, 2022  

Descriptions- EXPAT FILES SHOW #1147 SUN, MAY 08 (05-08-22) 

#1- More motorcycle madness “boots on the ground" stories: 

#2- The unintended secondary effects of EV’s- Electric vehicles- in Latin America: 

#3- Another dozen plus reasons to get the hell out of Dodge: 

#4- Droughts and floods in Latin America:

#5- How to apply for a second passport if you already have permanent residency in a Latin country:

#6- Thinking about Cuba, maybe?

#7- Mexico’s strange real estate bubble explained:

#8- Do you want to get into the exploding Crypto-currency world but don’t feel quite confident enough to dive in?

Our own Captain Mango has developed a unique one-on-one Crypto consulting and training service (he’s been deep into crypto since 2013). To get started, email him at:

bewarecaptainmango@gmail.com

#9- Be sure to pick up my newly updated, "LATIN AMERICAN HEALTHCARE REPORT":

The new edition for 2022 (and beyond) is available now, including the latest "Stem Cell Clinic" info and data and my top picks for the best treatment centers for expats and gringos. Just go to www.ExpatPlanB.com and click on the "Latin American Healthcare Report”

May 6, 2022  

#1- How successful Latino businesses routinely violate the basic rules of commerce: 

#2- Who to blame when things go wrong for expats: 

#3- Counterfeit money in Latin America: 

#4- What you need to know about having a brick and mortar businesses in Latin America: 

#5- Expat couples who throw in the towel and go back home:
A boots on the ground story.

#6- Do you want to get into the exploding Crypto-currency world but don’t feel quite confident enough to dive in?

Our own Captain Mango has developed a unique one-on-one Crypto consulting and training service (he’s been deep into crypto since 2013). To get started, email him at:

bewarecaptainmango@gmail.com

#7- Be sure to pick up my newly updated, "LATIN AMERICAN HEALTHCARE REPORT":

The new edition for 2022 (and beyond) is available now, including the latest "Stem Cell Clinic" info and data and my top picks for the best treatment centers for expats and gringos. Just go to www.ExpatPlanB.com and click on the "Latin American Healthcare Report”.

May 2, 2022  

#1- A few words for coffee lovers (sounds trivial but it’s not): 

#2- Notes on the hordes of Canadians scrambling to get out of dodge:

#3- Finding a good Latin American lawyer (it ain’t easy): 

#4- What you need to know about totally pervasive Latin American "debit card" society: 

#5- Long time listener Dave #1 chimes in on his 5 years of living at Lake Atitlan Guatemala (the first or second most beautiful lake in the world): 

#6- The perils of living on or near the “gringo tourist trail”: 

#7- Do you want to get into the exploding Crypto-currency world but don’t feel quite confident enough to dive in?

Our own Captain Mango has developed a unique one-on-one Crypto consulting and training service (he’s been deep into crypto since 2013). To get started, email him at:

bewarecaptainmango@gmail.com

#8- Be sure to pick up my newly updated, "LATIN AMERICAN HEALTHCARE REPORT":

The new edition for 2022 (and beyond) is available now, including the latest "Stem Cell Clinic" info and data and my top picks for the best treatment centers for expats and gringos. Just go to www.ExpatPlanB.com and click on the "Latin American Healthcare Report”.

April 29, 2022  
#1- The trials and tribulations of retired gringos and expats:

#2- When teachers who hate their jobs move to Latin America:

#3- Chaos on the Latin American roadways:
Crazy traffic layouts and a dozen other mind-numbing traffic hurdles that will make you tear your hair out. 
 
#4- The Plastic Surgery secrets of Latin America:
Today we talk hidden things you’ll only discover if you get to talk to Latinas who have had plastic surgery....

#5- Do you want to get into the exploding Crypto-currency world but don’t feel quite confident enough to dive in?

Our own Captain Mango has developed a unique one-on-one Crypto consulting and training service (he’s been deep into crypto since 2013). To get started, email him at:

bewarecaptainmango@gmail.com

#6- Be sure to pick up my newly updated, "LATIN AMERICAN HEALTHCARE REPORT":

The new edition for 2022 (and beyond) is available now, including the latest "Stem Cell Clinic" info and data and my top picks for the best treatment centers for expats and gringos. Just go to www.ExpatPlanB.com 

April 25, 2022  

#1- The case of Gringos and Expats who never should have come down to Latin America: 

#2- My brother was robbed:
It’s not quite what you might think
 
#3- When Gringos and Expats have an “I want to save my family up in the states” complex:
It’s generally a frustrating and futile endeavor. 

#4- What you need to know about gasoline and filling stations in Latin America: 

#5- White collar Latino crime:
When Latino con men rip off other gullible Latinos

#6- Do you want to get into the exploding Crypto-currency world but don’t feel quite confident enough to dive in?

Our own Captain Mango has developed a unique one-on-one Crypto consulting and training service (he’s been deep into crypto since 2013). To get started, email him at:

bewarecaptainmango@gmail.com

#7- Be sure to pick up my newly updated, "LATIN AMERICAN HEALTHCARE REPORT":

The new edition for 2022 (and beyond) is available now, including the latest "Stem Cell Clinic" info and data and my top picks for the best treatment centers for expats and gringos. Just go to www.ExpatPlanB.com 

April 22, 2022  

Descriptions- EXPAT FILES SHOW #1142 FRI, APR 22 (04-22-22) 

#1- How the “Gringo Advantage” can be used for evil:
The case of green Gringos falling for another Gringo’s advantage…
 
#2- When you meet Gringo scoundrels:
 
#3- Rich Latina Gringa wanabees explained:

#4- DR Stem Cell clinic update:

#5- Safety ratings for the top Latin American cities:

#6- Do you want to get into the exploding Crypto-currency world but don’t feel quite confident enough to dive in?

Our own Captain Mango has developed a unique one-on-one Crypto consulting and training service (he’s been deep into crypto since 2013). To get started, email him at:

bewarecaptainmango@gmail.com

#7- Be sure to pick up my newly updated, "LATIN AMERICAN HEALTHCARE REPORT":

The new edition for 2022 (and beyond) is available now, including the latest "Stem Cell Clinic" info and data and my top picks for the best treatment centers for expats and gringos. Just go to www.ExpatPlanB.com and click on the "Latin American Healthcare Report”.

April 18, 2022  

#1- Latin Employee nightmare “boots on the ground” stories that will make you think twice about hiring Latinos: 

#2- When gringos get sued by Latinos:
It does happen…
 
#3- Three tips you must know before hiring a cleaning lady:
 
#4- Latino kids versus USA kids:
There are some major differences

#5- Ten more reasons fo you to get the hell out of dodge now:

#6- Do you want to get into the exploding Crypto-currency world but don’t feel quite confident enough to dive in?

Our own Captain Mango has developed a unique one-on-one Crypto consulting and training service (he’s been deep into crypto since 2013). To get started, email him at:

bewarecaptainmango@gmail.com

#7- Be sure to pick up my newly updated, "LATIN AMERICAN HEALTHCARE REPORT":

The new edition for 2022 (and beyond) is available now, including the latest "Stem Cell Clinic" info and data and my top picks for the best treatment centers for expats and gringos. Just go to www.ExpatPlanB.com and click on the "Latin American Healthcare Report”.

April 15, 2022  

Descriptions- EXPAT FILES SHOW #1140 FRI, APR 15 (04-15-22) 

#1- The problem with clueless gringo save the world “Do-Gooder’s” 

#2- Are Latin American amusement parks safe?
Should you ride the “montana rusa” and keep your fingers crossed?

#3- The perpetual conundrum- National Healthcare versus idiotic blind trust in government:

#4- Latin American labor laws you definitely need to carefully consider before hiring local help:

#5- Do you want to get into the exploding Crypto-currency world but don’t feel quite confident enough to dive in?
Our own Captain Mango has developed a unique one-on-one Crypto consulting and training service (he’s been deep into crypto since 2013). To get started, email him at:

bewarecaptainmango@gmail.com

#6- Be sure to pick up my newly updated, "LATIN AMERICAN HEALTHCARE REPORT":
The new edition for 2022 (and beyond) is available now, including the latest "Stem Cell Clinic" info and data and my top picks for the best treatment centers for expats and gringos. Just go to www.ExpatPlanB.com and click on the "Latin American Healthcare Report”.

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