Expat health insurance policyholders may wish to invest in Caribbean property at the moment.
Caribbean World Magazine features editor Sarah Woods explained issues in the global economy have made this class of real estate "good value right now".
Belize, areas surrounding Cartagena in Columbia and Panama's Bocas del Toro were promoted by the editor, who noted: "Cartagena itself is very expensive."
"Dirt-cheap deals" can be discovered in central and southern districts of the Caribbean, she declared.
Investment opportunities exist in places where middle class individuals have purchased dwellings, as "the secondary market is keenly priced", Ms Woods stated.
This is because homeowners and others with these properties are over-stretched and would be willing to sell their assets and leave the market, she explained.
HIV and Aids is particularly prominent in the Caribbean, the British government's Foreign and Commonwealth Office noted.
Rates of this disease are second to sub-Saharan Africa, it added, with the most common mode of transmission in the country through heterosexual sex without protection.