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How to help your child settle into a new school

Starting at a new school is often the hardest part of moving abroad for children. Going to a new school in a foreign country comes with many changes. They have to make new friends, get to know new teachers, and become familiar with a new system. It can be especially difficult for teenagers, though there …

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pplatchildnewschool

How to help your child settle into a new school

Starting at a new school is often the hardest part of moving abroad for children. Going to a new school in a foreign country comes with many changes. They have to make new friends, get to know new teachers, and become familiar with a new system. It can be especially difficult for teenagers, though there …

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What expats need to consider when returning home after living abroad

Living in a foreign country as an expat can be a life-changing experience. Some expats change so much that they feel out of place when returning home after living abroad. Rather than having a sense of familiarity, expats going back to their home country might find it feels more foreign instead. This Pacific Prime Latin …

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8 habits of happy and healthy expats living in Latin America

An expat’s life is certainly an adventurous one. It requires leaving one’s home country and moving somewhere new. Stepping onto the plane marks the start of a whole new reality – one that can change everything. However, where you’re headed also makes a huge difference. Every country is unique in its charms, challenges, and culture. …

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What expats need to consider when returning home after living abroad

Living in a foreign country as an expat can be a life-changing experience. Some expats change so much that they feel out of place when returning home after living abroad. Rather than having a sense of familiarity, expats going back to their home country might find it feels more foreign instead. This Pacific Prime Latin …

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pplathappyexpat

8 habits of happy and healthy expats living in Latin America

An expat’s life is certainly an adventurous one. It requires leaving one’s home country and moving somewhere new. Stepping onto the plane marks the start of a whole new reality – one that can change everything. However, where you’re headed also makes a huge difference. Every country is unique in its charms, challenges, and culture. …

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5 challenges every expat faces when taking a new job overseas

Congratulations on your new job overseas! It’s a beautiful feeling knowing that you’re about to embark on a thrilling adventure as an expat. But don’t get too carried away, as you’re bound to come across some challenges along the way. As an expat, you’ll need to learn about the local population’s customs, mannerisms, expectations, language, …

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COVID-19 Vaccine

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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pplatchildnewschool

How to help your child settle into a new school

Starting at a new school is often the hardest part of moving abroad for children. Going to a new school in a foreign country comes with many changes. They have to make new friends, get to know new teachers, and become familiar with a new system. It can be especially difficult for teenagers, though there …

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Suitcase with map

5 challenges every expat faces when taking a new job overseas

Congratulations on your new job overseas! It’s a beautiful feeling knowing that you’re about to embark on a thrilling adventure as an expat. But don’t get too carried away, as you’re bound to come across some challenges along the way. As an expat, you’ll need to learn about the local population’s customs, mannerisms, expectations, language, …

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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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Top 3 Mexico healthcare trends in 2021

It’s okay if you’re having difficulties staying up to date with the ongoing healthcare trends in Mexico. However, you’re probably not the only one either, as the situation in Mexico continues to change at a rapid pace. To get to grips with Mexico’s top healthcare trends, our experts at Pacific Prime Latin America have compiled …

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5 reasons why you might need a second medical opinion

Everyone makes mistakes and doctors are no exception. Human error aside, doctors also have different styles – with some taking a more conservative approach and others a more aggressive one. These are just a couple of reasons why doctors’ diagnoses and recommendations can vary significantly, and why more patients are seeking second medical opinions. This …

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How much does cancer treatment cost in Mexico?

Cancer affects virtually all of us in some way. It doesn’t matter if you are young or old, rich or poor, man or woman, this leading cause of death takes no prisoners. A cancer diagnosis can impact your emotional health, as well as the emotional health of your loved ones. Along with feeling scared or …

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Work-from-home

5 tips for an effective remote work talent acquisition strategy

In what was the largest shift to working from home in history, the COVID-19 pandemic showed us that remote working is not only possible but indeed desirable. From helping employees achieve a better work-life balance to facilitating deep work and beyond, it’s no wonder that many leading companies are shifting to remote working and/or hybrid …

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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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COVID-19: How being unvaccinated may cost you money

In countries around the world, vaccine hesitancy is an obstacle to the COVID-19 immunization drive. From incentives in the USA to Hong Kong and beyond, people are being encouraged to get vaccinated. Still on the fence about doing so? This development might change your mind: the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine (for people aged 16+) has received approval …

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Where can I travel in Latin America? A guide to travel restrictions by countries

Travelers wait with bated breath as countries are gradually opening up again. Many of us can’t wait to scratch that travel itch in a world where it’s safe again for vacations and business trips. Hopping on a short flight to a neighboring country is no longer as easy as it once was. While necessary, the …

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SOHI 2019-2020 report

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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