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

February 9, 2020  

Descriptions- EXPAT FILES SHOW #928 SUN, FEB 09 (02-09-2020):


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#1- Latin Funny money currencies and what you need to know about using and converting them

#2- Why and how certain Latin Countries switched over to the US dollar:
In the last few decades FOUR Latin countries have done it so far. How did it happen? How was it done? Has it been a success or failure? Is it good or bad for Gringos and Expats? What do the locals think about it? Will they ever switch back? Isn't having a national currency a matter of sovereignty?

#3- Cucaracha infestations in the home and how to stop them cold

#4- Today we feature some common Latino slang words designating private body parts often misinterpreted and misused by gringos and expats and/or completely lost in translation:  

#5- 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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