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

April 3, 2015  
-With so many retired seniors and aging gringos looking to become expats, it’s not surprising the subject of Latin funerals, cemeteries and the disposition of fresh corpses (yours) should come up. Not something people like to talk about… but today we’ll do so out of necessity. Yes, south of the border there are many related options to consider… and some not insignificant differences big and small to think about. Sure, you can opt for a stateside funeral and burial if that’s what you’ve got worked out, but for some expats it’s simply out of the question.  

-Visitors always wonder why public transportation in most all of Latin America is so run down, horrid and crappy. Even when a fleet of buses are bought brand new, after a year or so they’re always reduced to soot-belching rattle traps. This situation’s been discussed by every gringo and expat with half-a-brain. The problems are quite easy to solve too. So then why do things never change? Are the Latin government slugs in charge hopeless or just plain mental midgets? Well, here’s what you didn’t know…      
JULY 2015 -LATIN AMERICAN SEMINAR NOTICE: Make your plans now for the next Latin American Expat Wisdom seminar (and get in on the early-bird discount). Just go to the main page and click on the Latin Seminar link for full details. The seminar will take place from Saturday, July 11th through Thursday July 16th, 2015.
-CONSULT WITH JOHNNY- SCHEDULE A CELL OR SKYPE CALLFollow the consult link on the main page at and Johnny will help you sort out your Latin American plans.
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