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

November 11, 2018  

Descriptions- EXPAT FILES SHOW #806- SUN, NOV 11 (11-11-2018): 

#1- TEN Things we take for granted up in Cleveland that unfortunately just aren’t on the radar here in Latin America 

#2- Announcing Johnny Mueller’s January 2019 “Expat Insider Seminar”: It will take place from Saturday, January 5th through Friday January 11th. For info and early-bird signup details visitwww.TheNewExpat.com and click on the Seminar link 

#3- Little known details (or lack thereof) you should consider when looking to rent or buy a property in Latin America

 #4- There’s something odd about your Latin kitchen and the selection of kitchen and laundry appliances:

You have your choice of cooking with either a gas or electric or gas stove:There are the pros and cons regarding each… and many other things to consider. In addition, there are some small but important details and things that will have never crossed your mind. 

#5- There is sort of an indigenous “bulletproof” glass ceiling: Here’s what that’s all about… and what you need to be aware of. 

There is a good chance your household help will be coming from the local indigenous pueblo. There are many many things about that culture you should be clued into, considering that you’ll probably be hiring a maid, maintenance man and/or gardener. It’s the subject of today’s “boots on the ground” story. 

#6- Johnny’s new “Expat Essentials Course” is a blueprint for your “Plan B” and the best way kick-start your exit plan before getting boots on the ground in Latin America. Check out the free intro video to the course now at www.theexpatfiles.com/academy  

#7- Check out my “The Expat Files” You Tube channel. See all the fun slides and photos that go along with each show. There are now more than 150 shows posted on my YouTube channel so have a look. 

#8- For more of Johnny’s reports, comments, adventures, news, surprises the famous “Expat Concierge Service” and more, check it all out at: www.thenewexpat.com   

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November 9, 2018  

Descriptions- EXPAT FILES SHOW #805- FRI, NOV 09 (11-09-2018): 

#1- Police radar traps set for gringos and other tourist-trail tricks lard-ass Latin cops have come to rely on for bribes 

#2- Announcing Johnny Mueller’s January 2019 “Expat Insider Seminar”: It will take place from Saturday, January 5th through Friday January 11th. For info and early-bird signup details visitwww.TheNewExpat.com and click on the Seminar link 

#3- “Clueless” Gringos versus merely “Stupid” Gringos:

There is a difference you know.. 

#4- “Google Translate”- it’s not such a stellar app after all, there are some definite cons to it. 

#5- The fatal flaws found in most all Latin American city street and hwy designs. The perpetual mystery of why so many retarded, pin-headed Latin civil engineers obsess over “one-way” streets 

#6- Your lying Latin landlord and what you can expect (or not expect) from one 

#7- Latin American “condo” and “residential tower” rules and regs. Yes they have them in writing but are they tough enough? Are they enforced? 

#8- Johnny’s new “Expat Essentials Course” is a blueprint for your “Plan B” and the best way kick-start your exit plan before getting boots on the ground in Latin America. Check out the free intro video to the course now at www.theexpatfiles.com/academy  

#9- Check out my “The Expat Files” You Tube channel. See all the fun slides and photos that go along with each show. There are now more than 150 shows posted on my YouTube channel so have a look.

#10- For more of Johnny’s reports, comments, adventures, news, surprises the famous “Expat Concierge Service” and more, check it all out at: www.thenewexpat.com 

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November 4, 2018  

Descriptions- EXPAT FILES SHOW #804- SUN, NOV 04 (11-04-2018): 

#1- GMO’s, organic produce, gluten free, etc., Part 2:

Eating healthy in Latin America…or not. A trip through a high-end neighborhood Latin American supermarket. 

#2- Announcing Johnny Mueller’s January 2019 “Expat Insider Seminar”: It will take place from Saturday, January 5th through Friday January 11th. For info and early-bird signup details visitwww.TheNewExpat.com and click on the Seminar link 

#3- More “Crazy Rich Latin” boots on the ground stories.

Today we see what happens to certain Latinos who have more money than brains 

#4- Hitting a person in a traffic accident and sending him or her to the hospital (or cemetery):

The consequences and possibilities when a gringo or expat is involved in such episodes

#5- Reasons 4536 through 4585, why Mexico is not a very good expat “Plan B” destination  

#6- Johnny’s new “Expat Essentials Course” is a blueprint for your “Plan B” and the best way kick-start your exit plan before getting boots on the ground in Latin America. Check out the free intro video to the course now at www.theexpatfiles.com/academy  

#7- Check out my “The Expat Files” You Tube channel. See all the fun slides and photos that go along with each show. There are now more than 150 shows posted on my YouTube channel so have a look. 

#8- For more of Johnny’s reports, comments, adventures, news, surprises the famous “Expat Concierge Service” and more, check it all out at: www.thenewexpat.com   

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November 2, 2018  

Descriptions- EXPAT FILES SHOW #803- FRI, NOV 02 (11-02-2018): 

#1- When Gringos and Expats commit Tax crimes and Misdemeanors in Latin America:

What happens if and when a Gringo gets caught committing tax fraud or tax evasion in a Latin America country?  

 #2- Announcing Johnny Mueller’s January 2019 “Expat Insider Seminar”: It will take place from Saturday, January 4th through Friday January 11th. For info and early-bird signup details visitwww.TheNewExpat.com and click on the Seminar link 

#3- Tips on how to avoid a terrible “Catch 22” tax problem that Expats and Gringos don’t ever want to get caught up in..

If you are starting off your “Plan B” from a state that taxes income like California or New York, beware of this hidden problem ..  

#4- The Venezuelan “problem” is having many strange secondary effects:

One being for example, that Latin Cupid and Match type dating sites are now simply clogged with Venezuelan women looking for some kind of lifeline from practically anyone outside of their own country who can help them potentially escape.    

#5- TSA and airport border shakedowns on steroids:

Today we have a breakdown of the newest crazy TSA and airport guidelines that include forcing travelers in many first-world countries to give up their device passwords under penalty of heavy fines and/or device confiscation, with over 30,000 devices scanned and examined at US airports in 2017. 

#6- Johnny’s new “Expat Essentials Course” is a blueprint for your “Plan B” and the best way kick-start your exit plan before getting boots on the ground in Latin America. Check out the free intro video to the course now at www.theexpatfiles.com/academy  

#7- Check out my “The Expat Files” You Tube channel. See all the fun slides and photos that go along with each show. There are now more than 150 shows posted on my YouTube channel so have a look. 

#8- For more of Johnny’s reports, comments, adventures, news, surprises the famous “Expat Concierge Service” and more, check it all out at: www.thenewexpat.com   

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