The Expat Files: Living in Latin America
The Expat Files: Living in Latin America
Progressive Radio Network
A guide to moving to Latin America, finding work, and settling in.
The Expat Files 5.3.24
#1-Bank and credit card fraud in Latin America:  #2- Tips on what Latin American Bank(s) gringos and expats should use and ones to avoid:    #3- Prenuptial agreements in Latin America: Do you need one and do they even exist? #4- Revenge of the nerds Latin style:  #5- Latino Lawyers- Part 6: #6- Our own Expat 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, email him at:   Bewarecaptainmango@gmail.com    #7- Be sure to pick up my newly updated, "LATIN AMERICAN HEALTHCARE REPORT": The new edition for 2024 (and beyond) is available now, including the latest "Stem Cell Clinic" info and data and my top picks for the best treatment centers for expats and gringos. Just go to www.ExpatPlanB.com
May 3
28 min
The Expat Files 4.28.24
#1-Crooked Latino lawyers:    #2- Latino’s are not naturally curious: They understand tourism but don’t understand at all why gringos abandon the ‘American dream”.        #3- More lies about Mexico: #4- A word about droughts and water supply problems:   #5- Latino professionals and their annoying macho habits: You’d think the educated ones would shed those adolescents habits… but they don’t. #6- Are you giving up on your “Plan B”?  #7- Our own Expat 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, email him at:  bewarecaptainmango@gmail.com   #8- Be sure to pick up my newly updated, "LATIN AMERICAN HEALTHCARE REPORT":  The new edition for 2024 (and beyond) is available now, including the latest "Stem Cell Clinic" info and data and my top picks for the best treatment centers for expats and gringos. Just go to www.ExpatPlanB.com
Apr 29
28 min
The Expat Files 4.26.24
#1- Why Latina ladies claim most Latino MALES never mature beyond adolescence:  #2- The 3 most common trials and tribulations of Backpackers and low rent tourists: #3- Avoiding bad hotels and Air B&B’s:   #4- How ultra-wealthy gringos in Latin America comport themselves: Hint: they almost never act like Rich Latinos… #5- How “putting on the dog” is NOT a smart gringo travel plan:   #6- When a Latino cop is NOT a cop at all: Beware of fakers out there… #7- Our own Expat 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, email him at:   bewarecaptainmango@gmail.com    #8- Be sure to pick up my newly updated, "LATIN AMERICAN HEALTHCARE REPORT": The new edition for 2024 (and beyond) is available now, including the latest "Stem Cell Clinic" info and data and my top picks for the best treatment centers for expats and gringos. Just go to www.ExpatPlanB.com
Apr 26
28 min
The Expat Files 4.21.24
#1- Why do so may illegal aliens relocate in Chicago?    #2- How Gringos stereotype Latinos: Before moving to Latin America I used to think Latinos from all 20 Latin countries were basically like the Mexicans I knew in Chicago… boy was I wrong.       #3- The state of Dentistry in Latin America: What expats definitely need to know… #4- Why Brazil will never be on my permanent “Plan B” list: #5- Gringo/Latino mating and dating games in Latin America- Part 7:   #6- When Latinas cheat on their husbands and boyfriends: Note, tough much less common, Latinas will sometimes cheat on their inattentive or boring Gringo boyfriends too:   #7- Our own Expat 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, email him at:   bewarecaptainmango@gmail.com    #8- Be sure to pick up my newly updated, "LATIN AMERICAN HEALTHCARE REPORT": The new edition for 2024 (and beyond) is available now, including the latest "Stem Cell Clinic" info and data and my top picks for the best treatment centers for expats and gringos. Just go to www.ExpatPlanB.com
Apr 22
28 min
The Expat Files 4.19.24
#1- Business startups in Latin America versus business startups in the USA: What are the actual success and failure rates?   #2- Gringos doing Business in Latin America: What Gringos and Expats with a new business in mind need to know before they pull the trigger   #3- Things no one told me about Restaurants in Latin America:   #4- How a certain Gringo in Latin America has made a fortune with a simple simple food cart idea: And you can too! #5- Our own Expat 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, email him at:   bewarecaptainmango@gmail.com    #6- Be sure to pick up my newly updated, "LATIN AMERICAN HEALTHCARE REPORT":   The new edition for 2024 (and beyond) is available now, including the latest "Stem Cell Clinic" info and data and my top picks for the best treatment centers for expats and gringos. Just go to www.ExpatPlanB.com
Apr 19
28 min
The Expat Files 4.14.24
#1- Bad guys and thugs in Latin America: Should we be afraid?   #2- Gringos /Expats and dengue fever, zika and malaria; How susceptible are gringos and expats to that stuff?   #3- Montezuma’s revenge revisited:  #4- Cryptocurrency rules and regs in Latin America:  #5- Property taxes in Latin America:  #6- Credit reports in Latin America:  #7- Deadbeat debtors in Latin America:  #8- Stem Cell clinics update:  #9- Salvador’s president Bukele does it again with his new free passport plan for skilled and educated foreigners:  #10- Our own Expat 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, email him at:  bewarecaptainmango@gmail.com  #11- Be sure to pick up my newly updated, "LATIN AMERICAN HEALTHCARE REPORT":   The new edition for 2024 (and beyond) is available now, including the latest "Stem Cell Clinic" info and data and my top picks for the best treatment centers for expats and gringos. Just go to www.ExpatPlanB.com
Apr 15
28 min
The Expat Files 4.12.24
#1- You should avoid owning the following dog breeds in Latin America:    #2- Too bad the residential tower sign says “no dogs allowed." Don’t fret, this is Latin America where the rules are rarely enforced. #3- “Manana time” and its unintended consequenses: #4- Latino etiquette you should be aware of - Part 2 #5- Here’s why being 100% bilingual ain’t what it used to be: #6-Is Venezuela safe for gringos? #7- A few things about Podcasting I bet you never know:    #8- Our own Expat 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, email him at:   bewarecaptainmango@gmail.com    #9- Be sure to pick up my newly updated, "LATIN AMERICAN HEALTHCARE REPORT":   The new edition for 2024 (and beyond) is available now, including the latest "Stem Cell Clinic" info and data and my top picks for the best treatment centers for expats and gringos. Just go to www.ExpatPlanB.com
Apr 12
28 min
The Expat Files 4.7.24
#1- Latin grocery store etiquette for gringos:  #2- Some facts about backpackers you need to know:  #3- Why I never ever eat shrimp:  #4- The original Dave #1 chimes in on bad dogs and Holistic Doctors in Latin America:   #5- Espresso enema anyone? Everything you didn’t want to know about Colonics and coffee enemas in Latin America: #6- Our own Expat 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, email him at:   bewarecaptainmango@gmail.com    #7- Be sure to pick up my newly updated, "LATIN AMERICAN HEALTHCARE REPORT":   The new edition for 2024 (and beyond) is available now, including the latest "Stem Cell Clinic" info and data and my top picks for the best treatment centers for expats and gringos. Just go to www.ExpatPlanB.com
Apr 8
28 min
The Expat Files 4.5.24
#1- Latinos chime in on why we are so lucky to be gringos:    #2- Meanwhile, more and more gringo wannnabe Latinos resent the  gringo advantage and the increased presence of gringos: #3- A word about Latino showoffs and posers:  #4- An educated Latino in America gives us a scathing review of the newly invented woke term “Latinx” and a word about the misguided fools who proselytize it: #5- Do we need to worry how solar panels in Latin America might hold up in hurricanes, hail storms, extreme weather events and bird poop?  #6- Our own Expat 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, email him at: bewarecaptainmango@gmail.com    #7- Be sure to pick up my newly updated, "LATIN AMERICAN HEALTHCARE REPORT":   The new edition for 2024 (and beyond) is available now, including the latest "Stem Cell Clinic" info and data and my top picks for the best treatment centers for expats and gringos. Just go to www.ExpatPlanB.com
Apr 5
28 min
The Expat Files 3.31.24
#1-Romantic culture clashes gringos need to be aware of: #2- What you didn’t know about water wells, cisterns and pumps:   #3- There are newly discovered health reasons why its not a good idea to get yourself tattooed:   #4- Can you drive a stick shift car? Today we discuss the many reasons for the high prevalence of stick shift vehicles in Latin America. Yes there are millions of them and they're everywhere  #5- Our own Expat 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, email him at:   bewarecaptainmango@gmail.com    #6- Be sure to pick up my newly updated, "LATIN AMERICAN HEALTHCARE REPORT":   The new edition for 2024 (and beyond) is available now, including the latest "Stem Cell Clinic" info and data and my top picks for the best treatment centers for expats and gringos. Just go to www.ExpatPlanB.com
Apr 1
28 min
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