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

September 26, 2014  

-Many Expat wannabes and gonnabees, dead set on moving to Latin America, are a bit preoccupied about their healthcare needs. They want to be sure they can get first-world treatments, facilities and medical personnel, etc., etc. 
Well, today we'll hear details about a new Expat who's been in Salvador for a year and still barely knows 30 words of Spanish. He recently had to spend 12 hours in a private Latin Hospital emergency ward and undergo a battery of tests. Yes, it happened just last week, and he did have a local Latin medical insurance policy. You really must hear how this incident went down, since some day you might be in the same spot.      

-Just as up in the states, Latins are allowed to go to court and their names changed legally. So then, what about gringos and Expats wishing to do the same? Can they go through the same simple process in a Latin court? Is it legal. Here's the scoop on it...   

A Report on Muslims in Latin America- Part 2:
Yes, there are many thousands of Muslims living and doing business in Latin America. But the odd fact is that many, if not most, are in fact here in Latin America illegally...even many who have been settled for dozens of years. So, how'd that happen?   

- Announcing my January 2015, Expat Wisdom- Latin American Insider’s Seminar. Be sure to check out my latest “off the tourist trail”, boots-on-the-ground, fast-track experience for expat gonnabees, expat wannabees and those who are looking for the new version of  “American Dream”…. the one that’s “south of the border”.  Just go to my website then and click on the Latin American Seminar link at the top left on the main page for complete details.   

-Do follow the link on the main page at to schedule a private phone, Skype or Mumble consult with me. If you want to discuss the details of living, working, playing, doing business and/or retiring in Latin America, now you and I can talk about your situation one on one. 

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