Nicaragua Residency Documents Checklist

Nicaragua Residency Documents Checklist   To obtain a residency visa for Nicaragua, there are several documents that will be necessary.  I will cover each of the documents below and let you know which need apostilled and those that are time sensitive. Birth Certificate Your Birth Certificate must be an original with the raised seal.  It is required to be apostilled by the State from which it was issued.  My wife was born in Arkansas and we contacted the Arkansas Secretary of [Read more...]
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Nicaragua has Won Title of “New Home”

Over the next few weeks, we will be preparing for our trip to our new home in Nicaragua.  Follow these pages and I will guide you through the challenging task of becoming an Expat. Liquidating your assets in the U.S. can be easy or extremely difficult.  We placed our home on the market and to our surprise......it sold in less than thirty days!!  Wow!  The realization that we are leaving just hit home! Panama Over the past several years, we had planned for this day.  We lived in Panama [Read more...]
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Survival Spanish

 Survival Spanish When you travel outside the U.S., being somewhat familiar with the local language will be the difference maker!!  Adjusting to the local environment will be much more enjoyable if you can communicate.  For the next several months, we will attempt to prepare you for this transition. Having a great teacher is the key to learning a new language.  I have tried them all, I think.  Since there are hundreds of Spanish Courses, I have experimented with the better known courses.  [Read more...]
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Our Country Is In Trouble

  OUR COUNTRY IS IN TROUBLE Do you think our government is operating at peak efficiency?  Is there a contribution that we the citizens can make that will help solve these problems? Is it a Democrat problem? Or a Republican problem?  Many think it is a White House problem.  Personally, I think it is a Congressional Problem. Congressman Mark-Wayne Mullen (R-OK) was found on one of his first days in Washington on the wrong bus enroute to the Capital.  Apparently, he mistakenly had [Read more...]
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