Important news from Ecuador… This country’s residency program just got better. Under new regulations that took effect March 10, 2022, Ecuador’s residency program qualifies as one of the best in the world… And one of the easiest paths to citizenship. Here are the highlights… Ecuador offers a temporary resident visa to start, from which you […]
About 28% of all American expats living abroad live in Mexico. A big reason for this is that Mexico has one of the world’s easiest immigration programs. The process begins at the Mexican consulate in your home country. Amounts vary consulate to consulate, but qualifying for temporary residency through economic solvency requires an average minimum […]
A study by the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine calls out the danger to food security created by an overweight global population. Larger bodies require more energy even when sitting still. The global population is expected to grow by 1.9 billion people between now and the year 2050. The added strain on the […]
Where in the world will offer the best options for repositioning yourself overseas in 2021? Diversifying your lifestyle and your investment portfolio to embrace the many opportunities our world continues to offer is a more important agenda as we begin a New Year than it’s ever been. The way to make sure you’re prepared for […]
Latin Beauties And A Police Shoot-out I traveled to Ecuador for the first time in 1999. This was before the country dollarized. The sucre fell from about 7,000 to the U.S. dollar to 24,000 to the U.S. dollar that year. Meantime, El Niño had devastated Ecuador's coastal regions, contributing to the economic chaos. Chaos breeds [...]
5 Best Places To Establish Backup Residency Right Now This is primarily a lifestyle event; the focus is on where and how to live or retire overseas. However, the number of people at this year’s event asking questions about opportunities for backup residencies and second citizenships is significant… many more than at any other Retire [...]
After 20 Years, Ecuador’s Finally Got My Attention Ecuador has come a long way since my first visit in 1999. On my earliest visits and for some time thereafter, I used the term "Fourth World" to describe the country's infrastructure. The Quito airport was conveniently located in the middle of the city but a nightmarish [...]
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