Panama has long been recognized as one of the best—and easiest—options in the world for a backup residency. When former President Ricardo Martinelli created the Friendly Nations program in 2012, any citizen of one of the countries on that list could get residency in Panama by opening a local bank account with just a US$5,000 […]
It’s not often that you can invest overseas in a cash-flowing property in a Caribbean tourist hot spot with as little as US$100,000… Especially on a laid-back, peaceful island boasting a welcoming expat community… Plus, sunshine, swaying palms, white-sand beaches, and world-class snorkeling and
When you hear “private beach resort”… in a place Vogue has proclaimed a “tropical playground” and “home to some of the best surf breaks in the world”… You think expensive, right? Turns out, the place that Vogue has turned its readers’ attention to is a coastline I know well. I’ve been tromping these beaches for […]
Beware Black And Gray Market Passports A passport doesn't necessarily mean citizenship. You can obtain citizenship in another country through naturalization... and then, as a citizen, apply for a passport from that country. The other way around doesn't work. I’m talking about what are referred to as grey- and black-market passports. They'll land you in [...]
The Dominican Republic first came onto my radar in 2005. It was the country’s undervalued beachfront property that got my attention back then. I was among the first to shine the light on the DR for American property investors, but its miles and miles of soft-sand beaches had been attracting foreign tourists and European investors […]
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