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Expat Files – 04.20.18

Descriptions- EXPAT FILES SHOW #752-FRI, APR 20- (04-20-2018): #1- 101 reasons why I don’t use Flakebook, Titter Linkedin or any of the other antisocial media platforms, nor do I have a Smartphone: Listen to this rant if you dare. It’s guaranteed to ruin your day and give your stomach that sad, sinking feeling. #2- A few more words about the …

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Expat Files – 04.15.18

Descriptions- EXPAT FILES SHOW #751- SUN, APR 15- (04-15-2018): #1- The brutal truth about persistent bad smells in so many Latin restaurant restrooms and Latin bathrooms: Some smells will knock you over though most Latinos don’t seem to mind or even notice them. That’s just another something gringos and expats never seem to get used to- why should we? Problem …

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Expat Files – 04.13.18

Descriptions- EXPAT FILES SHOW #750- FRI, APR 13- (04-13-2018): #1- Getting residency and a 2nd Passport in Latin America; That second passport is your “get out of Dodge” free card when things get rough and Uncle Sam puts the hammer down and starts to limit freedom of movement. That’s what always happens when national calamities both natural and man-made strike …

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Expat Files – 04.06.18

Descriptions- EXPAT FILES SHOW #748- FRI, APR 06- (04-06-2018): “#1- Crypto currency and mining in Latin America, an April 2018 update: A bitcoin multi-millionaire writes in, answering and commenting on all the hot and heavy questions gringos and expats have been asking and wondering about. He clears the air on many points you certainly have not heard mentioned before, anywhere. …

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Expat Files – 04.01.18

Descriptions- EXPAT FILES SHOW #747- SUN, APR 01- (04-01-2018): #1- How gringos and expats who insist on staying off the radar buy their phones, SIM cards and internet service, while still somehow remaining (mostly) anonymous: In the last year or so most all Latin countries have passed laws forcing local cellphone and internet providers to require passport, home address and …

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Expat Files – 03.30.18

Descriptions- EXPAT FILES SHOW #746- FRI, MAR 30- (03-30-2018): #1- Muslims and Arabs in Latin America: Lately, lots of emails have been coming in expressing concern that radical Muslims may be setting up shop in Latin America intent on making their way through Mexico up to the states. Today we offer some more surprising “boots on the ground” insights on …

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Alternative Visions -US Economy’s ‘Triple Witching’ Hour: Budget bill, Fed Rate Hikes, China Trade War -03.23.18

Dr. Rasmus looks at three major economic events of the past week: the Trump $1.3 trillion budget bill, the Fed’s latest rate hike (with 6 more coming 2018-19), and the Trade War he launched last week which (as I predicted on this show last week) was really an opening salvo in trade negotiations with China (not Europe,  Mexico-Canada, Latin America, …

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Expat Files – 03.18.18

Descriptions- EXPAT FILES SHOW #743- SUN, MAR 18- (03-18-2018): #1- School shootings in Latin America: Do they happen south of the border too? If so how frequently. Yes they do happen but the way they happen and the circumstances will certainly surprise you…   #2- Owning guns and ammo in Latin America: Yes you can. Here are the general rules, …

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Expat Files – 03.04.18

Descriptions- EXPAT FILES SHOW #739- SUN, MAR 04- (03-04-2018): #1- Car Accidents in Latin America: What you definitely need to know if you’re in a car accident and the other guy ends up in the hospital. Heed this advice or you just might end up spending a few uncomfortable days in a seedy Latin jail.   #2- The Chinese are …