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Expatriation as a wealth building strategy

Expatriation as a wealth building strategy

--Sponsored post -- By Darrell Forte Build Wealth, Retire Early, Enjoy Life... Yes, this is possible with an Expatriation Wealth Building Strategy. In this almost post-COVID-19 world, many things have changed. One such change is the sheer number of professionals that...

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Stories of pain, sheer grit and determination

Stories of pain, sheer grit and determination

I recently joined folks at a relief center waiting their turn to receive a box of groceries. I asked them about the pandemic and if they were relieved that the tide was slowly changing. Most said they didn’t notice; they would remain afraid of the future for as long...

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Remember when … reflections on Memorial Day

Remember when … reflections on Memorial Day

By Jan Dynes I felt like returning to the days when I was still a teenager for Memorial Day to reflect on the last 50 years. No electrónics then, our family had an avacado wall phone in the kitchen, no answering machine, so if you weren't home you simply missed the...

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This expat life…

This expat life…

--Sponsored post-- By Darrell Forte There is a life-cycle to being an expat. Learn what each part is and see how it affects you. Pretty much everything in life has a beginning, middle, and end. Expatriation is no different. At TCI, we call this expat life-cycle THIS...

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Solo crossing the Cajas

Solo crossing the Cajas

Author's Note: In July and August of 2018, the City of Cuenca, Ecuador presented my solo exposition “Momento Decisivo - Joyas Ocultas de los Andes.” Nine selections of my art hung in the Museo Central de la Escuela Viejo in El Centro. The exposition was originally...

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The joy of small gifts

The joy of small gifts

Dear Diary, I was running errands downtown the other morning and decided that a brief break from the drizzly weather was in order, so I took a seat at one of my regular haunts, Le Bistro, in the Seminary courtyard; it is always a fun place for people-watching while...

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The Covid-19 pandemic is finally in retreat

The Covid-19 pandemic is finally in retreat

By David Leonhardt I want to end this week by showing you two Covid-19 charts. They contain the same message: The pandemic is in retreat. In the United States, there is now an excellent chance that the retreat is permanent. Victory over Covid has not yet arrived, but...

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The doctor’s story

The doctor’s story

Dr. Gabriel Tenorio Velez will begin this day just as he did the day before — a routine that has remained unchanged for years and will, most likely, continue for many years to come. He is a young man with children that still require a father’s attention and guidance....

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A master musician struggles in the time of pandemia

A master musician struggles in the time of pandemia

He is among the constellation of revered musicians who unabashedly entangled themselves in new roots of music and political activism for humanitarian causes. For years, he doggedly surveyed the tropical savanna of poverty, political upheaval and social inequality that...

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