The Expat Files Show # 787 – September 7, 2018

 

 

#1-Lost in translation: the English language versus Spanish language  

Cultural bias, nationalism and sensitive egos prevail in so-called in Latin American “educated” circles if one (especially a gringo) happens to bring up the fact that English is more flexible for writers than is Spanish.Bringing up the fact that there is only one Spanish language book (Don Quixote)listed in definitive lists of “the 100 most influential fiction works of all time” just seems to irritate and piss off most Latins (meaning the tiny percentage who actually read)                                                                                             

#2- The truth about upscale Latins who live in their exclusive cultural “bubbles”

#3-What you don’t know about chickens could fill a hen-house

#4- Will the influx of gringos and insurance kill cheap and good Healthcare in Latin America?

#5- Some surprising comments from Latin Healthcare professionals concerning the state of Healthcare in Latin America vs the USA.The subject of more than one “boots on the ground” story

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