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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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TOPIC: The State of the States
And they are offer hassle-free, low-cost, parcels to Chile that get there 90% of the time. If they get "cut", us epats will feel it. Really, one of the few quasi-gov/gov agencies that I feel I got some money's worth...

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Living in Chile
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TOPIC: Our Cost of Living - 2014
I did realise after writing this the other day I drove past the house near us, by far the wealthiest here, I think it exsisted before the others, probably 300 millionses pesos, has 24hr security guard, and well the stfeet...

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Living in Chile
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TOPIC: dashcams
Haha it wasn't me driving and it was a racing course! Been 120mph in friends car on UK motorways before, but he had a car that was well capable of it on a clear straight stretch, not that I...

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Food in Chile
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TOPIC: Happy Baked Beans
Who's the importer? I'd like some British beans

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TOPIC: Holy s$#& - firebomb attack on PDI office
PDI wildly firing shotgun down the street, the footage looked nuts, not a normal Chilean day. Mega noticias claimed it was student protesters and had eye witness interviews. I hope they do crack down on sstudents otherwise it will turn...

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Living in Chile
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TOPIC: Chile to square up to widespread tax evasion
No different to any other country, people like Amazon and Starbucks pay zero tax in UK

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TOPIC: Ukraine pro Russia shot down Airliner
~ succinctly put and worth repeating...

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Living in Chile
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TOPIC: Deputies approve 2015 Budget
Deputies approve 2015 Budget Burgeoning government spending heavy on education and public works, seeks to 'fulfill promises' and end economic 'stagnation.'

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Living in Chile
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TOPIC: ATM fee
Just did $500.000. Also discovered the maximum daily deposit at a ServiEstado is $700.000. Of course, you can deposit more at a BE sucursal.

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Chile Investment, business, and Money Issues
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TOPIC: Opening A Bank Account
Banco Estado Thanks for your advice, I went back today and got the code matrix card. BCI They did not respond to me as suggested, or to my follow up email. I stopped by the bank today and she explained...

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Travel in Chile
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TOPIC: Mobile wifi hot spot or tethering?
Never had an issue with any smartphone purchased in Chile using it to tether via Wifi. Connection quality and battery life were variable. I suggest you maintain the phone plugged in via USB while traveling or it will be drained...

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Chile Pets and Animals
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TOPIC: Pet food choice
Ok, so the main choices of cat food here are: * Whiskas (poison) * Nestle Purina (can go to hell and feed hellcats) * IAMS (no opinion) * Royal Canin (Argentian one) * Hill's: regular and Vet Diet (not suitable...

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TOPIC: Spencer Global Summer 2014 - 2015, no meetings
yea, fortunately or unfortunately, depending on your perspective, I am the "admin". It is my job to make sure such people do not get through to talk to my wife. Only on very rare occasion does someone get to talk...

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Legal Issues
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TOPIC: car crash
Hi just a quick update. We turned up for the first meeting with truck driver who did not show, neither did he show for the second. Finally we went to the local police court who were very helpful and cited...

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Living in Chile
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TOPIC: Inequality in Chilean society breeds resentment
Nice article on this topic:

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Living in Chile
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TOPIC: Decent Furniture
Homy has some decent looking stuff. Not sure if there is one in the Valpo area though.

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New Users Start Here: FORUM NEWS
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TOPIC: Carretera Austral
Yes you should book EVERYTHING at that time of year. Puerto Varas already extremely busy a lot of them heading south, we went to have empanadas at caleta la arena saw a few tourists getting on transpordador the ferry signs...

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Food in Chile
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TOPIC: The Lack of "Fresh" Milk in Chile
Thanks for your replies. Yeah I am starting to realise the market maybe too small to make it economicly viable. After looking at some costs.For investment required prob not worth it. Thanks for confirming. Ill carry on with my strategy...

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TOPIC: Expoweed
It is different because it one of the few things, given the neighborhood we are in, that the department of immigration has a clear mandate to toss you out if caught with anything that could be even remotely construed as...

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TOPIC: Canada announces tourist visa changes for Chileans
It might take longer to change the sign than to change the process!

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TOPIC: Welcome to the Failure Age!
I didn't think that the purpose of Startup Chile was to build successful startups. I thought the idea behind it was to help bring an entrepreneurial culture to Chile. $40,000 for 6 months is peanuts and because of the...

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Moving to Chile
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TOPIC: Our unique situation: how do we ensure a long, legal stay?
I'm also a native speaker and I agree that Google is not the best for translations but neither is this forum expecting to solve immigrations matters so the only solution is...you either get someone fluent in spanish-english to translate...

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New Users Start Here: FORUM NEWS
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TOPIC: Staying for longer than 3 months Visa Question - New User
I recently extended a tourist visa, it was about 58 000, but it only took about 10 minutes all in all. Would rather go to Argentina for the weekend but wasn't possible due to other commitments. I would recommend either...

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Living in Chile
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TOPIC: Food industry giants accused of being 21st-century pedophile
There is a distinction between figuratively and literally.

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Legal Issues
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TOPIC: Adult entertainment?
Sleezy hotels are still just hotel I think, there is a really weird one on autopista heading north side Santiago and I couldn't work out why it didn't look like a hotel I would use yet looked expensive construction until...

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TOPIC: Video of parents putting three kids in the trunk
How retarded. At least someone reported him, hence the under cover job.

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Chile Classifieds
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TOPIC: House to Rent This Summer
Send me private message if interested and I can send more photos by email.

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Legal Issues
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TOPIC: Canada eliminates need for tourist visa for Chileans
Does that mean no more reciprocity fee for Canadians?

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Travel in Chile
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TOPIC: Verizon Iphone 5s
Whilst in Santiasco past February, walked in the neighbourhood of the Hotel and found a Claro store. Went in and showed my iphone, the young kid just took one of the sim card and inserted change the setting to Spanish...

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Chile Classifieds
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TOPIC: For sale:Romantic Retreat With Brand New House - Pucon
That's very nice.

Chile Exchange Rates

November 26, 2014
UF $24.513,01
UTM (Noviembre) $42.770,00
Dólar Observado $594,36
Euro $738,52
TCM(02/01/1998=100) $108,73
Source: Central Bank of Chile