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The Expat Files: Living in Latin America

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A guide to moving to Latin America, finding work, and settling in.

A guide to moving to Latin America, finding work, and settling in.

Location:

United States

Description:

A guide to moving to Latin America, finding work, and settling in.

Language:

English


Episodes

The Expat Files - 08.07.22

8/8/2022
Descriptions- EXPAT FILES SHOW #1168 SUN, AUG 07 (08-07-22): #1- ANNOUNCING MY WEEK LONG LATIN AMERICAN EXPAT “INSIDER” SEMINAR FOR THE FALL OF 2022: The next scheduled event will be in the Dominican Republic, scheduled for late October or early November 2022. Stay tuned for exact dates. To reserve a spot on the “Early Bird” discount list, just send an email to Johnny at www.theexpatfiles@gmail.com #2- Regarding inflation and the food crisis- How’s Latin America faring? #3- Pushback...

Duration:00:28:00

The Expat Files - 08.05.22

8/8/2022
ANNOUNCING MY WEEK LONG LATIN AMERICAN EXPAT “INSIDER” SEMINAR FOR THE FALL OF 2022: The next scheduled event will be in the Dominican Republic, scheduled for late October or early November 2022. Stay tuned for exact dates. To reserve a spot on the “Early Bird” discount list, just send an email to Johnny at www.theexpatfiles@gmail.com #1- ATTENTION!! YOU MAY HAVE MISSED 2 or 3 RECENT EXPAT FILES SHOWS BECAUSE THEY WERE INADVERTENTLY NOT POSTED: There have been new software installation...

Duration:00:28:00

The Expat Files - 07. 31.22

8/1/2022
Descriptions- EXPAT FILES SHOW #1166 SUN, JULY 31 (07-31-22) ANNOUNCING MY WEEK LONG LATIN AMERICAN EXPAT “INSIDER” SEMINAR FOR THE FALL OF 2022: The next event will be in the Dominican Republic, scheduled for late October or early November 2022. Stay tuned for exact dates. To reserve a spot on the “Early Bird” discount list, just send an email to Johnny at www.theexpatfiles@gmail.com #1- Phone extortion scams in Latin America- everything you need to know: #2- Credit card fraud in Latin...

Duration:00:28:00

The Expat Files - 07.29.22

8/1/2022
ANNOUNCING MY WEEK LONG LATIN AMERICAN EXPAT “INSIDER” SEMINAR FOR THE FALL OF 2022: The next event will be in the Dominican Republic, scheduled for late October or early November 2022. Say tuned for exact dates. To reserve a spot on the “Early Bird” discount list, just send an email to Johnny at www.theexpatfiles@gmail.com #1- Everything you wanted to know about bringing your kids to Latin America: #2- Internet and IT issues in Latin America: #3- More reasons I don’t like Panama as a...

Duration:00:28:00

The Expat Files - 07.26.22

7/26/2022
Descriptions- EXPAT FILES SHOW #1164 SUN, JULY 24 (07-24-22) ANNOUNCING MY 2022 WEEK LONG LATIN AMERICAN “INSIDER” SEMINAR The plan is have the event in the Dominican Republic in late October or early November 2022. To reserve a spot on the “Early Bird” discount list, just send an email to Johnny at www.theexpatfiles@gmail.com #1- Latin American casinos and the gringos who inhabit them: #2- Toxic Gringos and Expats you will encounter (and will want to ditch): #3- More gringo...

Duration:00:28:00

The Expat Files - 07.17.22

7/26/2022
Descriptions- EXPAT FILES SHOW #1162 SUN, JULY 17 (07-17-22) #1- There are Latin American Healthcare plans for Geezers: #2- Death, dying and funerals in Latin America- An Update: #3- Latin Healthcare Plan exclusions you need to know about: #4- "Plan B" fatal flaws in Puerto Rico: #5- Frustrations gringos experience with Latino workers and repair guys: #6- Whispered grumblings and unjust generalizations about Latinos: #7- Do you want to get into the exploding Crypto-currency world but don’t...

Duration:00:28:00

The Expat Files - 07.10.22

7/26/2022
Descriptions- EXPAT FILES SHOW #1160 SUN, JULY 10 (07-10-22) #1- Gringo nerds and geeks also have PLAN B's in Latin America: Does the "gringo advantage" apply to them and do they have to readjust their eccentric lifestyles to fit in? #2- The sad case of Wokester Gringos living in Latin America- Part 2: #3- Why recent events prove that having a PLAN B in Nicaragua is toxic to free thinking Gringos and Expats: #4- When your spouse or partner WON’T go along with your PLAN B: #5- 10 more...

Duration:00:28:00

The Expat Files - 07.22.22

7/26/2022
Descriptions- EXPAT FILES SHOW #1163 FRI, JULY 22 (07-22-22) ANNOUNCING MY WEEK LONG LATIN AMERICAN “INSIDER” SEMINAR FOR THE FALL OF 2022: The plan is for October or November in the Dominican Republic. Get a spot on the Early Bird Discount list by sending an email to www.TheExpatFiles@gmail.com #1- How entitled kids can interfere with your Plan B: #2- Guns and Ammo in Latin American- PART 3: Today we discuss the questions asked in Spanish on a the required Latin government firearms exam...

Duration:00:28:00

The Expat Files - 07.15.22

7/19/2022
Descriptions- EXPAT FILES SHOW #1161 FRI, JULY 15 (07-15-22) #1- Latino kids and parental discipline; #2- Yes there is a child labor problem in Latin America: But it’s not as wicked as you might think #3- A word about that crazy thing called a “canasta basica”, a basic food basket that determines the monthly cost of living estimates in Latin America: #4- What you need to know about road toll booths in Latin America: #5- New bilingual brain mapping studies will amaze you: #6- Are you a...

Duration:00:28:00

The Expat Files - 07.08.22

7/8/2022
#1- Loving your country and hating your government: More reasons to get out of Dodge #2- Wokesters in Latin America: Almost all are living on the tourist trail and 99.99% of them are gringos and expats #3- Monkey pox in Latin America: There’s ONE case in Brazil so we definitely need another lockdown or were all gonna die #4- How to fool the transit cops: #5- Gringo’s who own guns in Latin America: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW #6- Love and romance Latin style- PART 7: #7- Do you want to get into...

Duration:00:28:00

The Expat Files - 07.03.22

7/5/2022
#1- A joke on the “woke” #2- Have you taken the jab? Good luck, the clock is ticking… you’ve just reduced your lifespan #3- More on the low Latin American IQ thing: #4- It’s the “Gringo Advantage“ NOT the gringo “take’’ advantage #5- Do Latinos like us because we can do something for them or do they just like us as regular people? #6- Cart buying tips: What NOT to buy #7- Do you want to get into the exploding Crypto-currency world but don’t feel quite confident enough to dive in? Our...

Duration:00:28:00

The Expat Files - 07.01.22

7/1/2022
Descriptions- EXPAT FILES SHOW #1157 FRI, JULY 01 (07-01-22) #1- A different kind of email: #2- The massive strikes in Ecuador: I used to recommend Ecuador, but now no way: #3- Can the Ecuador strikes spread to the rest of Latin America? #4- The Socialism contagion in Latin America: #5- The truth about the farmed shrimp industry in Latin America: #6- “Forever chemicals” in Latin America: Should we be worried? #7- Do you want to get into the exploding Crypto-currency world but don’t feel...

Duration:00:28:00

The Expat Files - 06.24.22

6/24/2022
#1- The truth about Captain Mango: #2- Tips on growing your own food in Latin America: #3- How to avoid persistent, pesky, annoying street venders: #4- What’s daily living like for gringos and expats in low IQ countries: #5- Do you want to get into the exploding Crypto-currency world but don’t feel quite confident enough to dive in? Our own Captain Mango has developed a unique one-on-one Crypto consulting and training service (he’s been deep into crypto since 2013). To get started,...

Duration:00:28:00

The Expat Files - 06.19.22

6/20/2022
#1- A Stem Cell Clinic and patient case update for June 2022: #2- From the “Better late than never” department- a Latino govt FINALLY does something right: People with a brain know it’s a fluke when any govt does something positive for the public- with no obvious dilatory secondary effects. Today we discuss how, due to excessive motorcycle initiated crime and delinquency, the country of Ecuador has made the bold move to outlaw any ADULT MALE passengers on motorcycles. That sounds really...

Duration:00:28:00

The Expat Files - 06.10.22

6/13/2022
Descriptions- EXPAT FILES SHOW #1153 FRI, JUNE 10 (06-10-22) #1- In the USA, doctors admit to an epidemic of teenage girls who make cuts and self-mutilate. But what about the teenage girls in 3rd world Latin America? #2- The problems with Chile going down the socialist path: Why it’s a nice place to visit but I wouldn’t want to have my Plan B there.. #3- Middle- aged single expat gringas also move to Latin America: A ‘boots on the ground’ success story #4- Ten reasons 95% of Americans...

Duration:00:28:00

The Expat Files - 06.03.22

6/3/2022
#1- An Argentine tells us what it’s really like to live there: He says due to the rotten, corrupt govt it’s difficult for everyone and mostly sucks ...unless you have outside funds #2- How gringos and expats predictably ruin third world paradises: PART 3 #3- How to store your cash nest egg when living in Latin America (if you do ave a nest egg). #4- What you need to know about owning gold coins in Latin America #5- How the flood of West Coast (mostly Californian) expats are becoming...

Duration:00:28:00

The Expat File - 05.27.22

5/31/2022
#1- Toxic Latino jealousy syndrome revisited: #2- Your Latino boyfriend / girlfriend will most definitely have kid baggage (you probably will too!): It’s nearly always the case. Here’s how his or her kids will affect you… #3- The truth about “farmed” fish and seafood coming out of Latin America #4- common things gringos and expats like to talk about that give me a pain in the ass: #5- The state of milk and milk products in Latin America: #6- Do you want to get into the exploding...

Duration:00:27:59

The Expat Files - 05.22.22

5/24/2022
#1- Airport trials tribulations and shakedowns: #2- The common Latin American class differences and distinctions- for better and for worse… usually for worse: #3- The Spanish guilt over historical new world crimes: #4- The 10 entitled wealthy Latino families we just love to hate: #5- Latino oligarchs and their entitled parasite kids: #6- The problems gringos have with the tropical sun: #7- Out of control kids on the plane that you'd like to toss out the window….. #8- Do you want to get...

Duration:00:28:00

The Expat Files - 05.15.22

5/16/2022
#1- Have you heard of the “ass-crack pants” patrol? This is not a joke, its a serious story will either make you laugh or cry.. #2- The case for and against “gringo pricing”: Is it a rip off, deserved karma or a good learning experience? #3- E-Bikes have arrived and will soon conquer Latin America: Sounds good right? But are they a blessing or curse? #4- A Stem Cell clinic update: #5- Do you want to get into the exploding Crypto-currency world but don’t feel quite confident enough to dive...

Duration:00:28:00

The Expat Files - 05.13.22

5/13/2022
#1- Latin American Cops on the tourist trail have learned some new tricks: What this means for Gringos, expats and tourists… #2- The “Google Translate” crutch: At first you thought it was a godsend right? Well sorry folks, it ain’t. #3- The truth about those scruffy little “hole in the wall” mechanic shops: They are very cheap but can you trust them to do a good job? #4- How has inflation affected labor costs in Latin America? #5- Some Macho hombre (man) rules for gringo men to consider...

Duration:00:28:00