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

February 7, 2020  

Descriptions- EXPAT FILES SHOW #927 FRI, FEB 07 (02-07-2020):

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#1- Your chances of car or motorcycle theft (if you own one) in Latin America

#2- What you need to know about LED light-bulbs and their rumored negative health effects and toxicity:
Should you worry? Are they safe, or should you revert back to incandescent or even those ugly fluorescent bulbs?

#3- Latinas and their hair extension madness:

#4- Protecting your Latin American home and/or office from the bad guys:
DYI tips on setting up surveillance cameras  
#5- The general state of self-esteem in Latin America and why 95% of Latinos appear to be gringo wannabees:
Think about it, and consider how you’d feel if every day of your life you were reminded of the fact that that you grew up in, and are a product of the 3rd world.

#6- The truth about car insurance in Latin America and why adding full coverage collision may not be worth the extra dough

#8- Be sure to pick up my new and revised, "LATIN AMERICAN HEALTHCARE REPORT":
It's the new edition for 2020 (and beyond) including the latest "Stem Cell" 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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