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

December 28, 2020  

Descriptions- EXPAT FILES SHOW #1017, FRI, DEC 25 (12-25-20)

BREAKING NEWS!!!
JOHNNY’S JANUARY 2021 LATIN AMERICAN “EXPAT INSIDER” SEMINAR HAS BEEN POSTPONED DUE TO GOVT STUPIDITY:

The latest Latin American Seminar was scheduled for January 8th thru 14th, 2021. However, just when things were calming down, the “usual suspect’ Cov-Idiot knuckleheads in government along with talking head scientists (in the pocket of big pharma) have once again decided to arbitrarily place heavier restrictions on airports and arbitrarily impose new lock-down restrictions (i.e. Soviet style house arrests). The excuse this time being an imminent so-called 2nd wave. Stay tuned for the new rescheduled dates- estimated to be when US and Latin America airports accept the cheap (1 to 3 dollar) rapid 5 minute paper strip Cov-idiot test that is now used and widely accepted in Asia and Europe.    

#1- Cancel Culture “light” in Latin America:

If you find that revolting US export down here at all it will be in gringoized tourist areas (big surprise)

#2- Coming out of the closet in Latin America:

#3- The most liberal Latin countries regarding LGBGT rights and legislation:

#4- What are the common Latin American man on the street attitudes towards gays, transvestites and transgender people

#5- If despite all you’ve heard and read, you still have your heart set on a “Plan B” in Mexico, do listen to this:

#6- The latest dope on the planned government legalization of weed in Mexico:
It was supposed to become law on Dec 15, 2020 but didn’t. Here’s what happened…. Lag time as ususal.
 
#7- Get a 100% legal (and well respected) 2nd Country Passport online and in just 60 days!
The Corona virus has killed Latin American and Caribbean Island tourism so tax revenues have dried up. Governments are broke and a small few have reacted by offering passport by investment programs. I have personally vetted the best legit one. Amazingly, you can apply online without wasting time or repeatedly flying back and forth to the country. That’s a first! For details email; theexpatfiles@gmail.com and listen to the complete explanation outlined in “The Expat Files” show program aired on June 28, 2020.        
 
#8- Do you want to get into the exploding Crypto-currency world but don’t feeling 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 2020 (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”.
December 20, 2020  

Descriptions- EXPAT FILES SHOW #1016, SUN, DEC 20 (12-20-20)

JANUARY 2021 “EXPAT INSIDER” SEMINAR UPDATE- Johnny’s next Latin American seminar dates will be January 8th thru 14th, 2021. The Guatemalan airport opened on Sept 18, 2020 and international travel rules are lightening up considerably. For info and signup details visit www.ExpatPlanB.com. Attend the seminar and connect with Johnny’s personal expat network. It’s the sure-fire way to turbocharge your Plan B!

#1- What Gringos and Expats need to know about Latin American banks

#2- How to use and move funds between your US funny money (dollar) bank acct and your Latin Country funny money bank acct (pesos, colones, lempiras, quezales, etc.)
Remember, for convenience you can (and should) have a dollar and local Latin currency account in the same Latin bank. Today we explain how and why.
 
#3- Banking online in Latin America:
Great tips for gringos and expats.   
 
#4- Latin Health Insurance plans:
What gringos and expats absolutely need to know about pre-existing conditions

#5- The common use of Latin American S.A. Corporations and L.L.C. corps to pass on property, land and gifts- thus completely avoiding inheritance taxes

#6- The Latin Happiness factor revisited:

#7- My take on having a plan B in Haiti, Jamaica and the Dominican Republic:

#8- Get a 100% legal (and well respected) 2nd Country Passport online and in just 60 days!
The Corona virus has killed Latin American and Caribbean Island tourism so tax revenues have dried up. Governments are broke and a small few have reacted by offering passport by investment programs. I have personally vetted the best legit one. Amazingly, you can apply online without wasting time or repeatedly flying back and forth to the country. That’s a first! For details email; theexpatfiles@gmail.com and listen to the complete explanation outlined in “The Expat Files” show program aired on June 28, 2020.        
 
#9- Do you want to get into the exploding Crypto-currency world but don’t feeling 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

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

The new edition for 2020 (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”.

December 18, 2020  

Descriptions- EXPAT FILES SHOW #1015, FRI, DEC 18 (12-18-20)

JANUARY 2021 “EXPAT INSIDER” SEMINAR UPDATE- Johnny’s next Latin American seminar dates will be January 8th thru 14th, 2021. The Guatemalan airport opened on Sept 18, 2020 and international travel rules are lightening up considerably. For info and signup details visit www.ExpatPlanB.com. Attend the seminar and connect with Johnny’s personal expat network. It’s the sure-fire way to turbocharge your Plan B!

#1- From the “Caravans of Illegals on Steroids” department:
The Electoral College has spoken and it’s become a huge green light for caravans of undereducated illegals with no real skills. With the prospect of Biden in charge (Ha!) caravans are organizing and coalescing south of the border like never before. Here’s what you need to know…
 
#2- The present state of gun laws and ownership in various Latin countries:
Predictably, some Latin countries are very strict and others quite lenient. Here‘s the dope on how various gun laws affect gringos and expats.
 
#3- And now from the “Epidemic of Dead and Missing Mexican Women” department:
After years of proof and revolting evidence, the Mexican government is finally recognizing and admitting there’s an epidemic female abuse problem throughout the country. But as expected, the Mexican govt just gives it lip service … that’s it.
 
#4- Everything you need to know about obtaining the necessary negative Cov-Idiot PCR test before traveling to and from Latin America:
Remember, most countries worldwide have a 72 hour PCR negative test rule to travel. Here’s the latest dope on how to meet those ridiculous govt rules…   

#4- Dodging the mandatory Cov-Idiot “vaccine “bullet:

#5- Cheap and simple EMP pulse protection for your electronic devices- PART 1:
A damaging EMP event is coming. It’s not a matter of if, but when. Today we discuss what you need to know about saving your computer, phone and other electronic equipment from the inevitable damaging EMP pulse. Whether that pulse comes naturally from the sun, or is man-made, you’ll need to know what to do to minimize the damage.
 
#6- Get a 100% legal (and well respected) 2nd Country Passport online and in just 60 days!
The Corona virus has killed Latin American and Caribbean Island tourism so tax revenues have dried up. Governments are broke and a small few have reacted by offering passport by investment programs. I have personally vetted the best legit one. Amazingly, you can apply online without wasting time or repeatedly flying back and forth to the country. That’s a first! For details email; theexpatfiles@gmail.com and listen to the complete explanation outlined in “The Expat Files” show program aired on June 28, 2020.        
 
#7- Do you want to get into the exploding Crypto-currency world but don’t feeling 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 2020 (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”.

   

December 14, 2020  

Descriptions- EXPAT FILES SHOW #1014, SUN, DEC 13 (12-13-20)

JANUARY 2021 “EXPAT INSIDER” SEMINAR UPDATE- Johnny’s next Latin American seminar dates will be January 8th thru 14th, 2021. The Guatemalan airport opened on Sept 18, 2020 and international travel rules are lightening up considerably. For info and signup details visit www.ExpatPlanB.com. Attend the seminar and connect with Johnny’s personal expat network. It’s the sure-fire way to turbocharge your Plan B!

#1- The unusual division of labor seen in the Narco world explained by the Narcos themselves:

#2- The ever deteriorating Latino (and worldwide) housing bubble:
What gringos and expats need to know.
 
#3- After 50 years of iconic hog sales in Costa Rica, Harley-Davidson just threw in the towel:
They’ve closed their 50 year old main sales office in Central America. Its today’s first “boots on the ground” story and a sign of worse things to come.
 
#4- When Gringos Rip-off Gringos –PART 5:
Don’t let this happen to you! Today we have yet another crazy “boots on the ground” story. Let it serve as a good lessen to the many exuberant newbee gringos and expats looking to get into business.  
 
#5- Dealing with funky smells in your new Latin American house or apartment. What to do?
There will be funky smells that Latinos tolerate buy you will want to immediately cure. Don’t call a plumber or roto rooter guy just yet. There are few cheap and simple hacks that work 80% of the time. Today we discuss certain things about Latino dwellings that newbee gringos and expats need to understand. There can be mystery smells around a Latin homested you just don't have back home in Cleveland.... not to worry. Here's the dope.
 
#6- Get a 100% legal (and well respected) 2nd Country Passport online and in just 60 days!
The Corona virus has killed Latin American and Caribbean Island tourism so tax revenues have dried up. Governments are broke and a small few have reacted by offering passport by investment programs. I have personally vetted the best legit one. Amazingly, you can apply online without wasting time or repeatedly flying back and forth to the country. That’s a first! For details email; theexpatfiles@gmail.com and listen to the complete explanation outlined in “The Expat Files” show program aired on June 28, 2020.           
 
#7- Do you want to get into the exploding Crypto-currency world but don’t feeling 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 new and revised, "LATIN AMERICAN HEALTHCARE REPORT":
The new edition for 2020 (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”.
December 11, 2020  

Descriptions- EXPAT FILES SHOW #1013, FRI, DEC 11 (12-11-20)

JANUARY 2021 “EXPAT INSIDER” SEMINAR UPDATE- Johnny’s next Latin American seminar dates will be January 8th thru 14th, 2021. The Guatemalan airport opened on Sept 18, 2020 and international travel rules are lightening up considerably. For info and signup details visit www.ExpatPlanB.com. Attend the seminar and connect with Johnny’s personal expat network. It’s the sure-fire way to turbocharge your Plan B!

#1- Latin Pharmacy Tips:
What you need to know about generic and proprietary drugs in Latin America
 
#2- The coming Cov-Idiot Lawyer lottery explained:
How lawyers will win and the public will lose

#3- The surprising places Latinos get their mis-information about the USA and the rest of the world:

#4- Woke, Snowflake and Cancel Culture Latino activists, their numbers and stomping grounds:
The truth about how certain Latinos have been contaminated with crazy 1st World ideas. Should us normal gringos, expats and wannabees be worried?
 
#5- Mask Wars:
Another crazy “boots on the ground” story that could only happen in Latin America.  
 
#6- Get a 100% legal (and well respected) 2nd Country Passport online and in just 60 days!
The Corona virus has killed Latin American and Caribbean Island tourism so tax revenues have dried up. Governments are broke and a small few have reacted by offering passport by investment programs. I have personally vetted the best legit one. Amazingly, you can apply online without wasting time or repeatedly flying back and forth to the country. That’s a first! For details email; theexpatfiles@gmail.com and listen to the complete explanation outlined in “The Expat Files” show program aired on June 28, 2020.   
 
#7- Do you want to get into the exploding Crypto-currency world but don’t feeling 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 new and revised, "LATIN AMERICAN HEALTHCARE REPORT":
The new edition for 2020 (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”.
December 6, 2020  

Descriptions- EXPAT FILES SHOW #1012, SUN, DEC 06 (12-06-20)

JANUARY 2021 “EXPAT INSIDER” SEMINAR UPDATE- Johnny’s next Latin American seminar dates will be January 8th thru 14th, 2021. The Guatemalan airport opened on Sept 18, 2020 and international travel rules are lightening up considerably. For info and signup details visit www.ExpatPlanB.com. Attend the seminar and connect with Johnny’s personal expat network. It’s the sure-fire way to turbocharge your Plan B!

#1- The latest Cov-idiot Travel News:
On Dec 1st 2020 the Guatemalan Airline Association petitioned the Guatemalan Health Authority to remove the “negative” PCS test requirement upon entering the country (just like Brazil, Costa Rica, Mexico and Dominican Republic have already done). A decision has not yet been made by the Guatemalan govt., but with any luck they will act on it soon… will keep you posted.
 
#2- Gringo/Expat Medical Emergencies AFTER HOURS in Latin America:
What to do and who to call? No one wants or anticipates such an event one but it can happen to anyone at any time. Today we have a typical “boots on the ground” Gringo AFTER HOURS health emergency story that hits on the details, concerns and proper action to take.  

#3- Tips on dealing with your Latin American Health Insurance Company:

#4- Everything you need to know about Ambulances and Ambulance services in Latin America (including the costs, reliability and my own recommendations):
There are many ambulance services you can call in the event of a medical emergency but what to do and who to call can be confusing for the average gringo/expat. There are options: private ambulances and “Bomberos” i.e. firemen that act as ambulances, and ambulance services that are contracted through your health insurance provider. Today we have the dope on a somewhat confusing subject.        
 #5- Get a 100% legal (and well respected) 2nd Country Passport online and in just 60 days!
The Corona virus has killed Latin American and Caribbean Island tourism so tax revenues have dried up. Governments are broke and a small few have reacted by offering passport by investment programs. I have personally vetted the best legit one. Amazingly, you can apply online without wasting time or repeatedly flying back and forth to the country. That’s a first! For details email; theexpatfiles@gmail.com and listen to the complete explanation outlined in “The Expat Files” show program aired on June 28, 2020.
    
#6- Do you want to get into the exploding Crypto-currency world but don’t feeling 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 new and revised, "LATIN AMERICAN HEALTHCARE REPORT":
The new edition for 2020 (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”.
December 4, 2020  

Descriptions- EXPAT FILES SHOW #1011, FRI, DEC 04 (12-04-20)

JANUARY 2021 “EXPAT INSIDER” SEMINAR UPDATE- Johnny’s next Latin American seminar dates will be January 8th thru 14th, 2021. The Guatemalan airport opened on Sept 18, 2020 and international travel rules are lightening up considerably. For info and signup details visit www.ExpatPlanB.com. Attend the seminar and connect with Johnny’s personal expat network. It’s the sure-fire way to turbocharge your Plan B!

#1- A Water Purification expert (working 20+ years in water lab analysis) chimes in on the state of water contamination in both the USA and Latin America:
He offers some filtering tips and surprisingly disgusting info about cooking and cleaning with regular tap water that almost no one has considered or has heard about before  

#2- Tips that Gringo/Expat Homeowners/Apartment renters absolutely need to have in their bag of tricks

#3- How to resolve extra luggage and overweight baggage problems at the airport:

#4- The final word about bringing vitamins and supplements on planes:
The do’s and don’ts. Things the TSA and govt. airport slugs won’t tell you about hauling around your medicines and supplements until it’s too late:
 
#5- What Expat gringos are doing with their nest-eggs as the dollar tanks:
Today in the face of the great reset, we discuss how certain very smart expats build their wealth. We touch on the risks they take and their preferred non- USA, non bankster investments
 
#6- Get a 100% legal (and well respected) 2nd Country Passport online and in just 60 days!
The Corona virus has killed Latin American and Caribbean Island tourism so tax revenues have dried up. Governments are broke and a small few have reacted by offering passport by investment programs. I have personally vetted the best legit one. Amazingly, you can apply online without wasting time or repeatedly flying back and forth to the country. That’s a first! For details email; theexpatfiles@gmail.com and listen to the complete explanation outlined in “The Expat Files” show program aired on June 28, 2020.   

 

#7- Do you want to get into the exploding Crypto-currency world but don’t feeling 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 new and revised, "LATIN AMERICAN HEALTHCARE REPORT":
The new edition for 2020 (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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