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

November 29, 2019  

Descriptions- EXPAT FILES SHOW #909 FRI, NOV 29 (11-29-2019):

#1- Registration is now open for Johnny Mueller’s Jan 2020 “Expat Insider” seminar:

The week-long “Expat Insider Seminar” in Central America is scheduled for Friday, Jan 10th through Thursday Jan 16th, 2020. Join me on my January 2020 adventure and get a 2 to 5 year head start on your own “Plan B”. To get in on the early-bird discounts just go to www.theexpatfiles.com and click on the seminar link, or email me at: theexpatfiles@gmail.com

#2- The dangers of EMI (electromagnetic Interference) RFI (Radio Frequency Interference) in your home and workplace-PART 1:
Questions come up and people ask me all the time about EMI/RFI meters.
You may be wondering what I use and recommend to check for dangerous levels of EMI and dirty electricity around the house and property. Well today I share my recommendations and discuss many things you should know (but don’t) about various waves and fields caused by wi-fi routers, computers, cellphones, TVs, microwaves, cell towers and all smart devices. It’s ironic that these days what you DON’T know can and will hurt you and in the long run can severely damage your health, that is, unless you take some of the positive steps I’ve outlined here in PART 1 of this series…
 
#3- The truth about Venezuela brain drain, direct from the source, the diaspora:
I’m tired of the fake news coming out of the 1st world manipulated media regarding what’s happening in Venezuela. Today you will hear some actual stories from the mouths of Venezuelans who lost their homes, businesses and pretty much everything. You will see that the country is not crashing and burning because of clandestine US alphabet agency interference (though there was plenty of that and it was totally stupid and unnecessary) but the downfall and financial chaos came most exclusively from the purely socialist policies of private property expropriation and price controls. That said, if you still like socialism, Bernie and ACO after hearing this.. then you deserve what will happen to you and yours ...         

#4- My best water filter picks (and why) revisited:

#5- 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.

November 25, 2019  

Descriptions- EXPAT FILES SHOW #908 SUN, NOV 24 (11-24-2019):

#1- Registration is now open for Johnny Mueller’s Jan 2020 “Expat Insider” seminar:
The week-long “Expat Insider Seminar” in Central America is scheduled for Friday, Jan 10th through Thursday Jan 16th, 2020. Join me on my January 2020 adventure and get a 2 to 5 year head start on your own “Plan B”. To get in on the early-bird discounts just go to www.theexpatfiles.com and click on the seminar link, or email me at: theexpatfiles@gmail.com

#2- Those damn bank “know your customer laws” are on steroids in certain Latin countries (like Mexico)

#3- 10 things you must know in order to stay under the radar and keep a low profile in Latin America (with the help of your Latin lawyer)

#4- Did you know that under certain conditions your Latin bank can freeze your account and keep your dough forever?
Here are the simple ways to prevent that from ever occurring..

#5- What you need to know about using “snail mail” in Latin America

#6- 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.

November 22, 2019  

Descriptions- EXPAT FILES SHOW #907 FRI, NOV 22 (11-22-2019):

 #1- Registration is now open for Johnny Mueller’s Jan 2020 “Expat Insider” seminar:

The week-long “Expat Insider Seminar” in Central America is scheduled for Friday, Jan 10th through Thursday Jan 16th, 2020. Join me on my January 2020 adventure and get a 2 to 5 year head start on your own “Plan B”. To get in on the early-bird discounts just go to www.theexpatfiles.com and click on the seminar link, or email me at: theexpatfiles@gmail.com
 
#2- Johnny’s 17 best Latin cities and towns report revisited:
 
#3- Ever wonder how the Latino 1% live?
It’s the subject of today’s first “boots on the ground” story
 
#4- The present state of Latin infidelities:
It’s the subject of today’s second “boots on the ground” story

#5- Stem Cell treatments in Latin America- an update:

#6- Where have all the “crack babies”gone?

#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.

November 17, 2019  

Descriptions- EXPAT FILES SHOW #906 SUN, NOV 17 (11-17-2019):

#1- Registration is now open for Johnny Mueller’s Jan 2020 “Expat Insider” seminar:
The week-long “Expat Insider Seminar” in Central America is scheduled for Friday, Jan 10th through Thursday Jan 16th, 2020. Join me on my January 2020 adventure and get a 2 to 5 year head start on your own “Plan B”. To get in on the early-bird discounts just go to www.theexpatfiles.com and click on the seminar link, or email me at: theexpatfiles@gmail.com
 
#2- The Cryptocurrency market:
Today you get to hear my take on the crypto scene including picks, suggestions, tips and what’s going on here in Latin America regarding our nice, little, well developed and "in the know" Crypto scene.  
 
#3- The Bolivia crisis:
Today you’ll get the real, non-fake news, serious and factual version of what’s been happening at the “boots on the ground” level. Hear what people are saying about Evo Morales on the streets, coffee shops and kitchens of Bolivia.

#4- Millennials and their problems in Latin America-PART 2

#5- 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.

November 15, 2019  

Descriptions- EXPAT FILES SHOW #905 FRI, NOV 15 (11-15-2019):

 

#1- Registration is now open for Johnny Mueller’s Jan 2020 “Expat Insider” seminar:

 

The week-long “Expat Insider Seminar” in Central America is scheduled for Friday, Jan 10th through Thursday Jan 16th, 2020. Join me on my January 2020 adventure and get a 2 to 5 year head start on your own “Plan B”. To get in on the early-bird discounts just go to www.theexpatfiles.com and click on the seminar link, or email me at: theexpatfiles@gmail.com

 

 #2- The unforgivable Sins of Google:

Realizing 95% of the unthinking masses of sheeple absolutely love Google and its auxiliary apps like Google translate, Chrome, maps and drive, and although people have come addicted to it like a drug, Google in no way exists as a benevolent friend eager help you. It is in fact as malignant and as evil as the US government itself. That’s why today, we'll give 101 very good reasons why you should drop Google like a hot turd and switch to one or more of the excellent alternatives.  

 

#3- How to take back your privacy by moving to Latin America:

Once your “Plan B” is initiated, you really do have a second chance at regaining a good measure of anonymity. So today we offer some tips on how to shrink your personal and internet footprint. 

 

#4- Using personal USD checks drawn on your US bank while in Latin America:

Hey, is that even possible? Well yes, sorta.....and here’s the dope on writing, receiving, processing and cashing USD personal checks way down in Latin America.

 

#5- Stem Cell treatments and therapies in Latin America revisited:

Today we have some late breaking dope on that fascinating subject.

 

#6- What’s a gringo supposed to do when his chosen Latin country arbitrarily changes the residency requirements in midstream?

Yes it happens. The changes are unpredictable, unannounced and usually a pain in the ass and there’s almost nothing you or your Latin lawyer can do about it. As for the procrastinators out there who continually whine about it, don’t forget I told ya so. In fact I’ve been harping about starting on that "Plan B" for something like 9 years now…. hmmm.. 

 

#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.

November 10, 2019  

Descriptions- EXPAT FILES SHOW #904 SUN, NOV 10 (11-10-2019):

#1- Registration is now open for Johnny Mueller’s Jan 2020 “Expat Insider” seminar:
The week-long “Expat Insider Seminar” in Central America is scheduled for Friday, Jan 10th through Thursday Jan 16th, 2020. Join me on my January 2020 adventure and get a 2 to 5 year head start on your own “Plan B”. To get in on the early-bird discounts just go to www.theexpatfiles.com and click on the seminar link, or email me at: theexpatfiles@gmail.com
 
#2- Latin Love, Romance, Dating and Mating:
Do Gringo/Latina and Gringa/Latino relationships really last? Will the conversation stall? What can you talk about with a Latin guy or gal that doesn’t speak English? Well, today we hit on the important things you really need to know about when dating a local guy or gal in Latin America
 
#3- Lost in Translation:
Some really crazy things can happens when certain key words and phrases are misinterpreted. You’ll see how and why in today’s first “boots on the ground“ story
 
#4- The downside of the Latin “Lag time Effect”:
Normally the Latin “lag time effect” is an extremely good for gringos. Its one of the reasons we excel in business and other endeavors. But there are a few downsides and unintended consequences you should be aware of …
 
#5- How American Movie and TV subtitles are having the negative effect of slowly “dubbing” (dumbing) down Latin Americans:
 
#6- A step by step guide on how to bribe bureaucrats at the Venezuelan embassy:
Today you’ll hear what happened when Johnny accompanied a beautiful Venezuelan lady as she attempted to get a replacement passport at the Venezuelan embassy in Panama. It’s an amazing and surreal "boots on the ground" story of the kind no one could possibly make up.

#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.

 

November 8, 2019  

Descriptions- EXPAT FILES SHOW #903 FRI, NOV 08 (11-08-2019):

#1- Registration is now open for Johnny Mueller’s Jan 2020 “Expat Insider” seminar:

The week-long “Expat Insider Seminar” in Central America is scheduled for Friday, Jan 10th through Thursday Jan 16th, 2020. Join me on my January 2020 adventure and get a 2 to 5 year head start on your own “Plan B”. To get in on the early-bird discounts just go to www.theexpatfiles.com and click on the seminar link, or email me at: theexpatfiles@gmail.com

#2- Racism and Class-ism in Latin America- PART 3 

#3- The unspoken truth about living on or near the gringo tourist trail:

#4- Gringo whiners and complainers:
Do they, or don’t they, need to be slapped….
#5- Some little known facts about the H2O supply in Latin America:

#6- What you need to know about food contamination in Latin America:

#7- Are you curious about what I use for my solar power backup?
Today you’ll hear more about my “PORTABLE” solar setup.

#8- What in the hell is a gringo “fix” and will you need one?

#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.

November 3, 2019  

Descriptions- EXPAT FILES SHOW #902 SUN, NOV 03 (11-03-2019):

#1- Registration is now open for Johnny Mueller’s Jan 2020 “Expat Insider” seminar:

The week-long “Expat Insider Seminar” in Central America is scheduled for Friday, Jan 10th through Thursday Jan 16th, 2020. Join me on my January 2020 adventure and get a 2 to 5 year head start on your own “Plan B”. To get in on the early-bird discounts just go to www.theexpatfiles.com and click on the seminar link, or email me at: theexpatfiles@gmail.com

#2- Millennials with a “Plan B”:

Yes, some millennials are motivated enough to get out of Dodge and are working on it. No, not all millenials are addicted to social media… and they’re not all living in their mother’s basements. Some of them actually do look up once in a while from their smartphones to see the ominous things coming up for the USA and thus some are working on getting out of Dodge… that is, as long as the "new" Dodge has smartphones, Netflix, Starbucks and hi-speed internet (well..of course it does).

#3-The truth about buying Votes- PART 2

#4- The trouble with the many whiney, entitled kids who come down to Latin America with their Baby Boomer parents:

What actually happens to them when they arrive in Latin America with their over-indulgent Boomer parents? Will they like it here or continue to whine? Will they adjust and survive or will they whine so much that they eventually go back to Cleveland to their snot-nosed, social media addicted friends? And will they go back with or without their parents?

#5- 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.

 

November 1, 2019  

Descriptions- EXPAT FILES SHOW #901 FRI, NOV 01 (11-01-2019):

#1- Registration is now open for Johnny Mueller’s Jan 2020 “Expat Insider” seminar:

The week-long “Expat Insider Seminar” in Central America is scheduled for Friday, Jan 10th through Thursday Jan 16th, 2020. Join me on my January 2020 adventure and get a 2 to 5 year head start on your own “Plan B”. To get in on the early-bird discounts just go to www.theexpatfiles.com and click on the seminar link, or email me at: theexpatfiles@gmail.com

#2- Expat Eddie Rides Again:

After an extended absence, our expat anti-hero (and self-made millionaire) Expat Eddie returns with another amazing “boots on the ground” adventure of the kind you might think that can only happen to him. But remember, Eddie’s way off the gringo tourist trail and this is Latin America, so if something it happens to him it just might happen to you too…so pay attention… 

#3-Latin women and the way they dress:

Many American ladies (Gringas) comment that when Latinas dress up, they really pour it on… often way too sexy and provocative, even scandalous for Gringa sensibilities. Stateside ladies say that what Latinas get away in Latin America that would be called “slutty” in the states. I hear comments of that type all the time. Meanwhile, Latinas say just the opposite- that gringas are jealous and hate the completion… and man is the competition tough!!      

#4- The ubiquitous Latin “Jealousy” gene- PART 3:

In the states, jealousy is considered a maladaptive affliction that needs to be managed. Meanwhile down in Latin America, jealousy is directly equated with love. It’s a conundrum that begs the question, who’s got it right?

 #5- What’s up with the fact that Latinos can rarely guess a gringo’s real age and vice versa?

How can it be that both Latinas and Latinos can frequently often underguess your age by 10 or even 20 years?

#6- Is the girl next door at the Chicken bus stop a Senorita or Senora?

Today you’ll learn a few things you really need to know about those particular, somewhat sticky, designations..

#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.

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