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

January 28, 2019  

Descriptions- EXPAT FILES SHOW #826 SUN, JAN 27 (01-27-2019):

#1- Wondering how to avoid Big Brother in Latin America?

Today’s first” boot on the ground” story highlights how your “gringo advantage” cuts through routine attempts at bureaucratic data gathering, for example, when you try to buy a smart phone or internet data plan

#2- Did you know that at certain Latin Airports (like Tucoman in Panama) you can buy cellphone SIM cards in vending machines, without human intervention?   

#3- How to stay under the radar when arranging your Social Security or work pension direct deposit to your new Latin American bank account

#4- Weird Latino names:

Another close encounter with the ridiculous ... and sublime 

#5- Ever wonder how I prepare for this show?

I get a lot of emails about it. Today you’ll find out my methods

#6- Speaking of feces storms, today we have and update on water contamination and purification in Latin America 

#7- The local “grass roots” music scene and mom and pop custom musical instrument shops in Latin America

#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 

#9- For your copy of JOHNNY MUELLER’S- 100 PAGE “LATIN AMERICAN HEALTHCARE REPORT” go to the following link:


#10- 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.

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

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