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

November 30, 2018  

Descriptions- EXPAT FILES SHOW #811- FRI, NOV 30 (11-30-2018): 

#1- What’s your “Plan B” climate and living comfort zone?

Today we talk about beachfront living versus “altiplano” living and how to balance the two

 #2- Announcing Johnny Mueller’s January 2019 “Expat Insider Seminar”: 

It will take place from Saturday, January 5th through Friday January 11th. For info and early-bird signup details visit and click on the Seminar link

 #3- Things you never knew about Latin American Healthcare plans (updated Nov 2018) :

Insurance matters are always in a state of flux. Today we offer some tips for gringos and expats looking to buy into a first-world style Latin healthcare insurance policies. Yes, there are some very very good and amazingly inexpensive policies out there but it’s a minefield and you really have to know what you are doing and how to suss them out, since virtually all the administrators speak Spanish and naturally the paperwork is presented in Spanish. Because “private” health insurance is a relatively new concept in Latin America, gringos and expats soon find out it’s not much like shopping for health insurance in the states. Oh, and there’s an odd assumption (and it’s not money)all Latin insurance brokers have about gringos that must be dispelled right away…          

#4- The scary way the Chinese are secretly buying up and optioning-off certain Latin country resources and bribing Latin governments with loans they can never pay back( they have their favorites and leave others alone):

How to avoid ending up in a Latin country that is under the Chinese thumb or that will end up as a future Chinese satellite…   

#5- Johnny’s new “Expat Essentials Course” is a blueprint for your “Plan B” and the best way kick-start your exit plan before getting boots on the ground in Latin America. Check out the free intro video to the course now at  

#6- Check out my “The Expat Files” You Tube channel. See all the fun slides and photos that go along with each show. There are now more than 150 shows posted on my YouTube channel so have a look.

 #7- For more of Johnny’s reports, comments, adventures, news, surprises the famous “Expat Concierge Service” and more, check it all out at:   


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