Although not perfect, Singapore is a stable, great place to reside. Nearly everyone has a high-wage job, and they discourage welfare. They only offer a barebones safety net and provide no incentives for freeloaders to stick around - unlike here in the USA.
Give it a look. It ain’t as cheap as central America but it is a first class, intellectual place to live.
It was the media. The media creates a false reality. If the media reported what was actually going on then Romney would have won.