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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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Chile Classifieds
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TOPIC: 80 ha land for sale and lease back opportunity
If I understand this correct, it's 65 hectares that have to be clean up. Is this native forrest? If it's native forest with tree's protected by Chilean law, you can get in to deep trouble with Conaff. Some tree have...

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TOPIC: Ebola watch

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Living in Chile
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TOPIC: USD/CLP: Please Say a Prayer for Better Rates
We should place bets with prizes of cash via electronic transfers or bottles of booze via Tur-Bus Cargo!

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Chile Pets and Animals
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TOPIC: Pet food choice
(From my experience attempting to import something else) if you find a Chilean government document which says they should permit you to import it, don't expect them to follow their own laws, regulations or oficios, even if you have a...

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TOPIC: Ukraine pro Russia shot down Airliner
I saw a 10k plus manifestant demostration weeks ago in Moscow's street..Apparently, people wants Russia and Putin out of Ukraine...They are starting to feel that the staple foods are going off shelves very rapidly..Most of small market-shops showing a few...

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Legal Issues
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TOPIC: Residencia definitiva saga
So it's been a while since I got an update. Today I called extranjeria to see if there was anything new since my application expires on the 7th of October. The woman on the phone said they approved my...

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TOPIC: Stock up before Wed - alky to rise
Bought two bottles of aguardiente for Xmas-New Years and four bottles of 1 L Pisco Capel. While I was putting them in the cart, a chileno guy in his 30s asked me if I was Chilean. I said no and...

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TOPIC: Copa America 2015
Draw postponed to 24 Nov Source: Ticket sales now from 10 Nov according to Will still go off sale Nov 23, day before draw.

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Living in Chile
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TOPIC: AliExpress
Thanks for the tips!

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Legal Issues
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TOPIC: Legalizing docs from UK?
More specifically a royalty contract, what sort of stamps/notarizations/seals does it need to pass muster at the consulate for legalization? Thanks!

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TOPIC: Argentina Reciprocity Fee
If you have a valid sticker in your old passport, it is still valid until the date stamped for its expiration. Even if they kick and scream and fight you on it, if you stand your ground and demand that...

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TOPIC: The Obama Administration
~ we couldn't resist borrowing this snippet from s~d's favorite mentor...

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Chile Customer Service
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TOPIC: "Chilean customer service"; an oxymoron
I think service is probably better on average in Santiago than in provincias. There is more competition and more potential employees looking for work. That said, the Ferreteria O'Higgins is well known for good service. I have never had a...

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TOPIC: Wonder drug from beautiful flower
Brugmansia, floripondio, were often planted outside bedroom windows in Perú as it was said it aided sleep. One of the flowers would be put under the pillow of restless babies.

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Living in Chile
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TOPIC: Bike stolen from under conserje's nose
You might try getting this new bike security device that can geolocate it if stolen & alerts your phone if it moves....pretty cool!

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Travel in Chile
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TOPIC: Car rental recommendation in the Lake region?
I rented a car from Karin Bogel 9887060. She has a few cabanas and does car rentals on the side. The deducible was low like 400 luca. She was recommend to us by the people that own Estancia in Puerto...

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TOPIC: how will this affect Chileans?
That's not the problem. Conventional power transmission technology can already handle 2000 Km or more. Distance was not what stopped HydroAysen either.

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Chile Investment, business, and Money Issues
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TOPIC: Income Tax on Foreign Income
OK admin, now it's clear; thanks. What I didnt know when reading Britkid post was that he's working on line and doesnt provide services inside Chile.

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Chile Pets and Animals
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TOPIC: guanaco woes...
One of the tastiest meats in South America is what they call nutria. It may not be otter, as the name suggests, though, but coypú, which were proliferating out of control in England some years ago. Regardless, don’t overdo it...

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TOPIC: Argentina economy set to go BOOM!
It would figure that the US was ahead on this unfortunate curve. Saw an interesting tip from a building consultant the other day. He mentioned that using bright red or green metal roofs for rural/off grid buildings will attract attention...

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Living in Chile
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TOPIC: How sad, but lessons to be learn!
That is true everywhere you go I think. Happens a lot in the US as well, but in Chile you can add the factor that guys like the ones you describe are so unused to seeing foreigners. At least...

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Legal Issues
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TOPIC: My Visa Sujeta a Contrato Experience. April-September 2014
I think in the UK we charge Chileans the same so no complaints! Many thanks for the bank advice, I have a contact at ITAU so I will try there.

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Living in Chile
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TOPIC: Roofracks/parrilla de autos
Cheers!

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New Users Start Here: FORUM NEWS
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TOPIC: New Users MUST Post At Least Once, or Loose your account
Thanks, they must have something special to make us move to the end of the world!

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Chile Investment, business, and Money Issues
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TOPIC: Can you afford to live in Chile????
I just saw the number today at the forum. CLP$600 +..It is getting very attractive to those living there in US Dollars.. Now if the inflation stays dormant, win,win situation for all expats living or vacationing in Chile but more...

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TOPIC: Fee to renounce US citizenship goes up to $2,350
That works great until your number comes up on the IRS computers for failing to file and pay income tax, they charge you and convict you with ugly stuff in absentia, and then one day you get pulled aside...

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TOPIC: FACTA (The U.S. IRS wants to know everything)
this looks like the first case of an irs sting operation involving facta in latin america. seems they are using facta as excuse for fraud charges.

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Travel in Chile
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TOPIC: South American Travel with ID card
Donnybrook is correct, Citizens suegra and wife had no problem entering on cedula and we went up to the booth together scandanavian, Confirms it was not just me, my nationality or appearance

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TOPIC: Witnessing Birth New Country, the Scotland
Any "True Scotsman" in Allchile?

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Travel in Chile
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TOPIC: Iva tax question with foreign credit card
Thanks!

Chile Exchange Rates

October 2, 2014
UF $24.170,44
UTM (Octubre) $42.431,00
Dólar Observado $599,22
Euro $756,97
TCM(02/01/1998=100) $111,36
Source: Central Bank of Chile