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Death and Life in Mexico

 
This is not a story about how Mexico celebrates its Día de los Muertos ritual, or how Americans come here to retire... then forget to die.  The other day I came across the black-and-white details of how and where US citizens meet their maker in foreign lands. You see, the US State Department is required by law to report non-natural deaths by US citizens in foreign countries.

Anyone who’s explored beyond the comforts of Western Europe knows...

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The Beach Town of Lo de Marcos, Armando Contreras’ Special Place in Narayit

Armando Contreras with dog in Lo de Marcos – Best Places In The World To Retire – International LivingFrom an interview with Armando Contreras, July 7, 2016
 
Jet: Your real estate office and home are in the little, beach side town of Lo de Marcos, in Nayarit, about an hour north of Puerto Vallarta.  Please tell us about Lo de Marcos
 
Armando: The first time I saw Lo de Marcos, it was empty, but it had so much charm and was such a welcomed change from crowded and overbuilt places I had been living, that I liked it so much, I...

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A Quick Trip Across The Panama - Costa Rica Border

Bus to Golfito, Costa Rica – Best Places In The World To Retire – International LivingSince my arrival in Panama I have made many business connections, some of whom are in Costa Rica.  It was finally time to make a trip across the border to meet some folks and tackle the dreaded border crossing that many expats experience frequently for different reasons.  Having researched the immigration requirements and talked to many who have made the crossing, I expected things to be somewhat different, and not in a good way.  To my surprise, the trip was uneventful and...

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