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

April 5, 2015  
The descriptions for... EXPAT FILES SHOW #448-04-05-2015 (SUN):

-Today we have a great report form a Latin country we haven’t discussed much, namely Bolivia. You’ll hear from two of our favorite world traveler “Expat Wisdom” seminar attendees as to what it’s like for Expats who might wish to visit or expat to Bolivia. In short, it’s still very much off the gringo tourist trail which means it’s still quite inexpensive. In fact, in many ways it’s even more laid-back and calm than many other Latin destinations  
-Unpredictable gasoline, LP gas, and electric energy prices in Latin America:
The general thinking is that energy prices will always go up in the long run. But since many Latin countries subsidize their fuel and electricity costs (to capture the poverty vote naturally) it can be hard for brick and mortar businesses to make any far-reaching plans.   
-An update concerning the tightening up of the traditionally automatic Latin American “90 day” tourist visas for gringos. This topic highlights the importance of you applying a.s.a.p. for residency in one or more Latin American country. Note the doors are closing and the application process is becoming more difficult all the time.
-Worried about Big Brother encroachment in Latin America? Then listen to this true story of 41 year old, lower middle-class Latin American male and decide for yourself if you think BB will ever get a toehold…                  
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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