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Education in Mexico: Your guide to the school system in Mexico 2021

If you’re moving to Mexico with your family, you’re going to want to know where you can send your children to school. However, the education system can make the decision difficult. Rural schools in the country do not have enough funding, and consequently not enough teachers, textbooks, or buildings. Urban public schools are slightly better, …

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Education in Mexico: Your guide to the school system in Mexico 2021

If you’re moving to Mexico with your family, you’re going to want to know where you can send your children to school. However, the education system can make the decision difficult. Rural schools in the country do not have enough funding, and consequently not enough teachers, textbooks, or buildings. Urban public schools are slightly better, …

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Expat parents in Mexico: What you should know about health matters and childcare

Mexico is considered to be a fantastic destination for expat families looking to start a new chapter in their lives. The country certainly combines a good work-life balance and the cost of living is relatively cheap compared to its US neighbor. If you have concerns about your family’s health matters, then you will be relieved …

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Cost of living in Mexico 2021: What you can expect to spend as an expat

People move to Mexico for many reasons. Some want to experience a new culture, while others want to live the life of luxury that wouldn’t be possible on their budget back home. Similarly, some are looking for a place to call home that offers small-town comforts and the peace of mind that comes with low …

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Cost of living in Mexico 2021: What you can expect to spend as an expat

People move to Mexico for many reasons. Some want to experience a new culture, while others want to live the life of luxury that wouldn’t be possible on their budget back home. Similarly, some are looking for a place to call home that offers small-town comforts and the peace of mind that comes with low …

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What is the average monthly cost of living in Costa Rica in 2021?

Whether it’s lush tropical rainforests, volcanoes, or beaches, Costa Rica is firmly on the tourist trail and attracts scores of visitors each year. In fact, this Central American country is also a gem for expatriates and foreign retirees, largely due to its low cost of living.  If you’re planning to make Costa Rica home, you …

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COVID-19 drives demand for improved IPMI offerings

The way people, especially expats living in Latin America, view their health and wellbeing has certainly changed forever. We are now living amidst an ongoing COVID-19 pandemic that will likely stay with us for years to come. Even as vaccination programs in several Latin American countries are rolled out, many expats and their families will …

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Top healthcare trends that employers should know about in 2021

It can be agreed by everyone that 2020 was marked by unpredictability and challenges for employees and employers across Latin America. The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic as we have now come to call it has had a significant impact on society and the way we now look at our health. More so, several healthcare trends have …

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What will the future of work in Latin America look like post-pandemic?

Towards the end of 2020, less than 5% of companies with operations in Latin America said they plan on returning to the office within the next year. What makes the statistics shocking, however, is that they are collected from many different sectors. While you might expect tech companies in the region to continue working remotely …

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Cyber attacks in Latin America: A risk for businesses

Cyber attacks in Latin America: A risk for businesses

With the coronavirus spreading around the world, online scams, ransomware attacks, and phishing email schemes are also getting more serious These highlight the threats hackers can pose to people, banks, and even government departments. In this Pacific Prime Latin America article, we will take a closer look at the cyber attacks in the region, as …

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Education in Mexico: Your guide to the school system in Mexico 2021

If you’re moving to Mexico with your family, you’re going to want to know where you can send your children to school. However, the education system can make the decision difficult. Rural schools in the country do not have enough funding, and consequently not enough teachers, textbooks, or buildings. Urban public schools are slightly better, …

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Expat parents in Mexico: What you should know about health matters and childcare

Mexico is considered to be a fantastic destination for expat families looking to start a new chapter in their lives. The country certainly combines a good work-life balance and the cost of living is relatively cheap compared to its US neighbor. If you have concerns about your family’s health matters, then you will be relieved …

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7 reasons why health insurance for your family is important

Many of us put in long hours at work to provide for ourselves and our families. Our priority is to provide our loved ones with comfort and security. Being financially secure also makes it possible for us to handle unexpected events and emergencies, which is why we work to save money for the future. A …

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When and how will Mexico launch COVID-19 vaccinations?

When and how will Mexico launch COVID-19 vaccinations?

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to spread globally, the Mexican government plans to start vaccinating its population against COVID-19 at the end of the third week of December. This long-awaited scheme becomes particularly crucial as the country has reported at least 1.3 million confirmed infections and 122,691 deaths. In this Pacific Prime Latin America article, …

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What you need to know about health and fitness in Latin America

Self-improvement has been gaining in popularity in recent years. Gone are the days when health and fitness were only given thought in preparation for so-called summer bodies. As a result, more people are purchasing gym memberships and looking for ways to stay physically and mentally fit. Latin America is no exception, with revenue in the …

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A complete guide to dental treatment in Mexico

As a popular destination for low-cost dental care, Mexico attracts millions of US tourists and medical tourists every year. In fact, many travel to Mexico solely for dental tourism – a subsection of medical tourism that involves seeking dental care outside of one’s local healthcare system. The country boasts hundreds of clinics that offer a …

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4 strategies for a safe return back to the office

As employers across the globe start bringing their employees back to offices after lockdown, they must do what it takes to ensure that a safe and productive workplace is what they return to. Even if you are not looking to bring your workforce back to the office just yet, you will have to do so …

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Mental health issues in Latin America: What employers can do to help

Mental health is an integral component of health – it is a state of wellbeing in which an individual realizes their own abilities, can cope with the normal stresses of life, can work productively, and can make contributions to their community. With that said, a study reveals that only a minority of those suffering from …

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Announcing Pacific Prime’s latest 2019-2020 State of Health Insurance report

We, at Pacific Prime Latin America, are excited to announce the release of our latest 2019-2020 edition of the State of Health Insurance report. As all would agree by now, 2020 has definitely been an overwhelming year, due to the unprecedented impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, which itself is coupled by uncertainties in the global …

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Pacific Prime Latin America launches its brand new website

Pacific Prime Latin America launches its brand new website!

Drum roll, please… At long last, the moment we have all been waiting for has arrived. We are incredibly excited to announce that our official, client-centric, and functional website is now up and running! You’ll now be able to explore the full breadth and depth of numerous pages related to health insurance in Latin America. …

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