All Chile Forum and Wiki

The All Chile Forum and Chile Wiki is the online Expat English language resource for foreigners, inside and outside Chile since 2006. When it comes to moving to or living in Chile, the Chile Forum has for over eight years been the most comprehensive source for those that like to research, need self-help, DIY, how to's, and everything else about life in Chile.

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TOPIC: Greetings and intro: Moving to Santiago in Oct
Hello everyone, After viewing the forums on and off for the last couple of years, I want to finally introduce myself as I’ll be moving to Santiago at the end of October after a visit to the country last year....

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TOPIC: Fee to renounce US citizenship goes up to $2,350
Part of it is they will also own Tim Hortons (which it pretty much only in Canadian) , which not as large is a money spinner, and all this by the owners of Burger King which are Brazilian, with...

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TOPIC: The State of the States
Judges Express Fears Over NSA Phone Surveillance At Appeals Hearing "The government is essentially making 'an argument that says nobody's got any constitutional privacy rights in anything anymore' if they hand over information to third parties, said Judge Gerard...

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Chile's Believe It or Not!!
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TOPIC: Chile + Carbon Tax <+ Edukashun...>
Don't disagree with your comments.

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Legal Issues
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TOPIC: Current wait time for permanent residency
about 6 months, including a 1 month delay for more documents.

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Food in Chile
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TOPIC: Fennel?
He only sells on Thursdays, and he's got people coming to his place, so...

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Chile Real Estate, Property, and Construction
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TOPIC: Galt's Gulch Chile Ends Badly, suprise, suprise
So far what they have described, says there is nothing to recover and there never was. Let's assume for a second they even made a semi-respectiable show or even originally started with good intentions with this project. I suspect it...

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Living in Chile
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TOPIC: Chile time change soon
yes! many thanks!!

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TOPIC: wiki progress
oh yea, let me know if you find any that is broken. I sometimes don't dig down in to functions and corners of the web site, that other forum users use all the time. Every once in a while someone...

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Living in Chile
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TOPIC: USD/CLP: Please Say a Prayer for Better Rates

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TOPIC: Argentina economy set to go BOOM!
but then, he may still be here using a different moniker. I don't see the style or quality that would lead me to believe that. But it could be, I'm not always very perceptive with such things. I do think...

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TOPIC: mapping ideologies... ;-p
~ but the legend below the chart clearly shows a yellow color-code as "no religion"... anyway, how can we view ideologies restricted to "accepted religions" and blatantly omit "non-religious"... atheists and agnostics rightfully need to be considered - and...

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Jobs in Chile and Work Related Issues in Chile
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TOPIC: Account Specialist Needed
Account Specialist Full-Time Position Available Santiago, Chile The Fastenal Company would like to invite ambitious, hard-working individuals to apply for the position of Full-Time Account Specialist. Applicants should be able to bring new ideas and improvements to business practices; remain...

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TOPIC: Is haggling a commonplace in Chile? Homes, cars, clothes?

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Living in Chile
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TOPIC: Does this count as "progress"?
Piñera believes that education is a consumer good, not a right. Well, yeah, people on the right generally support the whole concept of privatization...of everything...the education system, the health care system, utilities (gas, water, electricity, etc). The judgement of...

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Living in Chile
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TOPIC: How to pay Fonasa 7% from US Pensions
this was in 2013. will pm you

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Living in Chile
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TOPIC: Santiago apartment rentals?
Yeah, the prices that zer0nz suggests are about right. Las Condes is nice but then you have a long metro ride. Downtown Santiago is full of students, and all kinds of other creatures, it is really crowded and noisy. I...

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TOPIC: Ceramics/pottery studio in Valdivia
there is a guy in the south of chile who has a pottery studio homestay thing..... he got some funding via startup chile to get it going, i believe its still about, you could try finding him and he would...

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Chile Real Estate, Property, and Construction
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TOPIC: Real Estate Scams in Chile
So, now I can say I told you so at least in 2012, and I have posted similar warnings before that. Another one bites the dust:

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Living in Chile
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TOPIC: Why Chile is not that bad!?!
BINGO! And the fact that one is a foreigner allows one to stretch that concept more than a born and raised in Chile native.

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Moving to Chile
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TOPIC: Using a US iPhone in Chile - my experience
In an effort to give back to the forum, here's how I got my U.S. iPhone (formerly locked with AT&T) up and running in Chile. I spent many hours feeling my way through this, so hopefully someone can benefit from...

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Legal Issues
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TOPIC: Event center permit requirements??

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Legal Issues
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TOPIC: Crowd Funding in Chile
yea, guys no links or names of to any such sites from the forum. There is a very fine line between crowd funding and scams, and I simply don't have the time to police what sites are being linked to...

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TOPIC: Video, Int'l Bankers Scam
SCAM by the International Bankers.

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Chile's Believe It or Not!!
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TOPIC: Chile launches its biggest wind farm
It goes well with a nice Carménère.

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Living in Chile
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TOPIC: Paying online with foreign credit card
It is a private, closed group, so I was not able to find anything in previous searches, without the specific group name. Found it now. Thanks!

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Living in Chile
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TOPIC: Sept 18th week holiday 2014
Time for the yearly Sept 18th, independence day warning for all the clueless new gringos arriving in Chile that think it is just another holiday. Don't drop in to Chile and expect to do anything the week of the 18th,...

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Living in Chile
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TOPIC: Rock and Roll (terremoto) in Santiago tonight

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Moving to Chile
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TOPIC: Buying a second hand car
Police dont have a problem.... Problem is with the insurance company, each insurance company is different Mine said straight out a chilean or person with a visa driving on a international/foreign licence would not be covered I have also seen...

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Moving to Chile
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TOPIC: Returning Permanent Residents: Importing Personal Effects
I'm kind of in the same boat. I'm bringing in two boxes of household bits and pieces of little commercial value. I declared their value as around $1000 in total. The logistics company have contacted me to say that I...

Chile Exchange Rates

September 3, 2014
UF $24.106,52
UTM (Septiembre) $42.304,00
Dólar Observado $589,03
Euro $773,41
TCM(02/01/1998=100) $112,10
Source: Central Bank of Chile