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

January 22, 2021  
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Descriptions- EXPAT FILES SHOW #1024, FRI, JAN 22 (01-22-21)

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 imposing new lockdown 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 in March or April) when US and Latin America airports start accepting 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 and projected to be in international use in March or April .  
#1- International travel update for Gringos and Expats in the age of Cov-idiots:
Everything you need to know about travelling back and forth to Latin America countries in the age of Cov-idiots … the latest regulations, testing requirements, time limits and airport restrictions as of late January 2021.
#2- The special case of those Latin American Caribbean islands:
The pros and cons of Expat life on the Spanish speaking Caribbean islands.

#4- The problem with having a Latin American “brick and mortar” business:

#5- How to Fail (not once but twice) in Business in Latin America:
Today we have two “boots on the ground” business failure stories from two different Latin American countries as told by an astute gringo backpacker with good ideas but a persistent streak of bad luck.
#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; 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:

#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 and click on the "Latin American Healthcare Report”.
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