Archive for March, 2012
Posted on 30. Mar, 2012 by Mike Cobb.
Life in Nicaragua is a blast. This past weekend was “Día del Socio” (Day of the member) at Club Terraza, the city club at wich we are members. Talk about a great party. It was literally the who’s who of Nicaraguan society. Everyone brought their kids and they had all kinds of fun toys [...]
Posted on 29. Mar, 2012 by Mike Cobb.
New rules for US Citizens are going to have serious impact for people starting this year. Now in addition to the FBAR – TDF-90.2 form that US citizens must file annually reporting overseas bank accounts, the Treasury Dept has a new form, the 8938 which is mandatory for 2012. This new form requires US citizens [...]
Posted on 28. Mar, 2012 by Mike Cobb.
A good friend of mine wrote a great piece about the population inversion, or as I say to many of my friends in North America, reverse immigration. Carter Clews really does a great job of detailing this concept in his article and it is chock full of statistics as well. For instance, in 1999 the [...]
Posted on 21. Mar, 2012 by Mike Cobb.
Yesterday, the Developers Association ANID met in the 475 year old city of Granada to hear from experts in the development and tourism sectors. A representative of INTUR was on hand to discuss the upcoming year and the promotions for the country. Tourism in Nicaragua Growing Nicaragua has more than doubled the budget to promote [...]
Posted on 20. Mar, 2012 by Valeria Espinoza.
Today on Mike’s Gringo Life Radio Show our guest, Javier Callejas, will tell us great stories about his life as an expat in the US and also will tell us a little bit about his new company Wellmed Nicaragua, which is promoting Medical Tourism in the Nicaragua. To listen to the show this evening please [...]