In the last few years my husband and I have driven from Panama to Mexico and back a number of times. For anyone who might be considering car travel in this part of the world, here are some observations to make for a better trip.
Of all the Latin American countries, guest correspondent and on-the-ground investor Darren Kaiser believes one country stands out as the clear winner when it comes to real estate investment potential: Chile. Today, he shares how he came to this conclusion as well as his thoughts on other local jurisdictions.
Last week, we met Bob Adams, a world traveler and businessman now calling Panama home. Today we discover common misconceptions about the country, the drug trade, real estate market, as well as Bob's advice for would-be retirees or visitors to the county...
If you have ever considered relocating to or investing in Panama, and you do not know, or at least know of, Bob Adams, you are behind the curve. It is impossible to sum up in one sentence who or what Bob is, but suffice it to say he is an American who has lived and worked all over the world for many years, with foreign aid programs, humanitarian agencies and international businesses, all dealing with economic development. As such, he has his finger on the pulse of global economic news, and his eye on the implications of world events.
There are many things to consider when one decides to internationalize. There will be some give-and-take, and we probably won't find everything that we want in any one location. However, with some forethought and imagination, we can find a place that will suit us fairly well. Jeff Thomas discusses a few of these considerations and how to avoid being disappointed.