The Expat Files Show # 649 – April 9, 2017

 

#1- Today we discuss how expats get drug prescriptions from Latin doctors and what happens when visiting a Latin pharmacy

#2-Most all prescription medicines are available in Latin America. But due to low demand for some of the rarer medicines that first world people are on (and addicted to), there might be only the proprietary brands available from the original manufacturer at your local Latin pharmacy. In that case the medicine you seek will not be 3rd world cheap but first world expensive. So we discuss some of the proven ways expats get very low cost medicines, vitamins and supplements shipped to their Latin American locations using well-known first-world online pharmacies   

#3-A report on how the Ecuador govt continues to pass ever more draconian monetary restrictions, obviously directed toward gringos and expats living there. As of 2016 you must pay a 5% tax on all monies, assets and expenditures made out of the country exceeding $1000 usd, and it gets worse…

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#6- Johnny’s new “Expat Essentials Course” is a blueprint for your “Plan B” and the best way kick-start your own plan before getting boots on the ground in Latin America. See the three video intros to the “Expat Essentials” course at www.ExpatPlanB.com  

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