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.

Chile Forum Active Topics About Chile

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Chile Investment, business, and Money Issues
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TOPIC: Can you afford to live in Chile????
Yea, I´m back again, and hola to admin Spencer and all other forum dinosaurs

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Chile Real Estate, Property, and Construction
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TOPIC: Buying real estate on auction
Thanks Charles. My wife has been bugging me about these auctions.

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Lobby
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TOPIC: Holy s$#& - firebomb attack on PDI office
Did you read bachelets government got sacked the top metro officials because they weren't politically right for them. And soon after worst metro melt down... Fantastic. In ref the original post, they claimed today PDI using paint ammunition to mark...

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Lobby
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TOPIC: Obamacare bomb

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Chile Real Estate, Property, and Construction
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TOPIC: Chiloe Bridge construction suggestion
I wonder if the Chilotes get a real vote? I have heard from friends who grew up there that many oppose the project.

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Living in Chile
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TOPIC: Our Cost of Living - 2014
"Swedish people" not clean is a bit harsh. The littering on weekends you refer to is mainly the result of the lethal combination ... warm summer nights, the young crowd, party and alcohol, and yes the cleaning crews can have...

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Living in Chile
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TOPIC: ATM fee
I can only imagine a single $500 thousand USD withdraw!! But this may actually be a glimpse of the USD future after massive devaluation (already only worth 3¢ since the original creation of the FED). Looking forward to first notice...

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Lobby
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TOPIC: A death defying ride along Scotland's Cuillin Range
Forget the streets of Valpo... You must watch this incredible video. A death defying ride along Scotland's Cuillin Range

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Chile Classifieds
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TOPIC: Bed and other household items wanted
there is another one which may help, it's lilaslist.com

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Living in Chile
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TOPIC: Climate Change by Prayer ~ Possible?

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Lobby
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TOPIC: The State of the States
Well, It is the constitutional scholars who are showing how lawless Obama is?? Those that aren't relativists, and apologists anyway. Like Obama himself.

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Food in Chile
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TOPIC: Happy Baked Beans
Put Ronald Mitchell Ferrada into the search box on the Food Finds in Chile Facebook page. Send him a message. He brings in HP sauce too.

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Lobby
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TOPIC: Ebola watch
You don't have to travel that far for plague. There have been two cases of plague so far in New Mexico in 2014, and six in Colorado.

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Lobby
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TOPIC: Canada announces tourist visa changes for Chileans
There was a thing in El Mercurio today which said the reciprocity fee for Canadians will be lifted once a "decreto supremo" is signed within the next 15 days.

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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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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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Lobby
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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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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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New Users Start Here: FORUM NEWS
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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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Lobby
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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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Lobby
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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...

Chile Exchange Rates

November 27, 2014
UF $24.529,28
UTM (Noviembre) $42.770,00
Dólar Observado $600,25
Euro $750,88
TCM(02/01/1998=100) $110,22
Source: Central Bank of Chile