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

November 2, 2012  
-MY JANUARY 2013 LATIN AMERICAN SEMINAR IS OPEN FOR REGISTRATION: Go to to get complete details. There may be one or two spots left, so don’t miss out.
-A few important words regarding earthquakes and tremors as they relate to expats and general home building, buying and construction
-Expat Eddie has his own earthquake story
-More insider tips on buying existing houses/condos.
-No matter how “first world” a housing unit seems at first, most expats end up doing specific repairs, changes and modifications in order to bring a place up to their own living standards. Here are some common things expats usually end up doing themselves, …
-Cleaning ladies and maids are notorious abusers of first world appliances like dishwashers, microwave ovens and vacuum cleaners. It’s not that they set out to destroy them, its just that they probably never used one before and can’t read and/or understand them. Eventually they do get it, but only after you walk them through it step by step and have a bit of patience. Hint; its best to assume you are starting with a clean slate; that you maid doesn’t know a thing (no matter what she tells you!).
-An update on the spread of GMO crops in Latin America and their promotion by evil entites like the FDA, Monsanto and Dow.
-I’ve put together a mixed media program specifically for expats and wanabees called the 'New 5 Flags'. Just head over immediately to and get all the details. I promise you won’t be disappointed.
-Follow the link on the main page at to schedule a consultation 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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