#1-Spanish is not the only language the local Latins speak. Chances are that your cleaning lady/maid and the small shopkeepers will speak one of the 25 or so indigenous languages as well- nope, not to you but to each other. Yes, the sounds they make will confuse and baffle, but they’ll also speak Spanish to you (and maybe 20 words of English too).
#1-Extortion, crime, drunken bus drivers and 101 more reasons expats should not ride the chickenbus: today a report from an organization loosely translated as “The Latin Widows of Chickenbus Drivers” (I kid you not)
#1-How to get great real estate deals when “off the tourist trail”
#1- Can you still get 2nd Passport elsewhere if your home country (like the US or Canada) blocks your original one because of a glitch like govt debt, a felony, IRS involvement, etc., etc? Yes you can still get another country passport and nationality but it’s not easy. There are legal ways to get a 2nd passport but they are quite expensive. …
#1- The USA is not the only country who wants to build a wall.
Talk of Trump’s proposed border wall has suddenly made it somewhat acceptable for other Latin countries-also plagued by inflows of illegals- to initiate their own such immigration barriers.
#1- Making a vehicle purchase at a car lot. You will probably need a car sooner or later. Generally a new car is not recommended in Latin America. Unless you don’t mind repeated dings and scratches, provided you are not finicky, and as long as your new vehicle is a common, non-luxury model and doesn’t stand out from the others on the road….
#1- Ever wonder about those big black bow-ties one occasionally sees being tacked to a Latino’s door, business, taxi or chicken bus? That means someone near and dear has just passed away.
#1- Ten things you definitely need to know before hiring your Latin maid, cleaning lady or domestic.
#1- Pornography in Latin America: How much porn can there be in a 98% conservative Christian Culture and its pernicious environment? You’ll be surprised. #2 When Preppers finally get a brain: In time, the more intelligent of the prepper contingency do finally figure out hunkering down in the basement just ain’t gonna cut it. That’s when they get serious and …
#1- A little peak behind the scenes at Johnny’s latest January 2017 “Expat Insider” Seminar: the good, bad, ugly and the great.
It was all of that… even some ugly too.