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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Chile's Believe It or Not!!
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TOPIC: Chile + Carbon Tax <+ Edukashun...>
~ fyi~fwiw... want to know who else is playing "carbon~games" around the world... here's a pretty map to ponder upon... full size image here... .

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Food in Chile
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TOPIC: Fennel?
Between Concón and Quintero, near the coast, there is a place where wild fennel grows. For those who don't know, "It is a highly aromatic and flavorful herb with culinary and medicinal uses ..." Ref. But it's too long...

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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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Lobby
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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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Lobby
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TOPIC: Fee to renounce US citizenship goes up to $2,350
I know several families of Canadians that have several children born in the US while the parents were Profs at US Universities or were on Military assignment, they are dumping their extra US citizenship as they have no need for...

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Lobby
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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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Living in Chile
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TOPIC: Chile time change soon
Muchas gracias, Señor Andres.

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Chile Real Estate, Property, and Construction
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TOPIC: Galt's Gulch Chile Ends Badly, suprise, suprise
Let me tell you a little story. I have been an expat myself since I was 12 years old in Mexico. I seen expats pushing scams in Mexico in the 80's. Seen them doing the same in central America later....

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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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Lobby
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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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Lobby
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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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Lobby
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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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Lobby
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TOPIC: The State of the States
Check this out... Just when you think American Government can get much worse they in fact do... The federal government is spending nearly $1 million to create an online database that will track “misinformation” and hate speech...

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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...

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Lobby
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TOPIC: Importing a small jet drive watercraft
Puerto Chocobuco should be fine. Val Pariso is a nightmare.

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Lobby
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TOPIC: New U.S.A. airport screening
Just as criminals on the street observe and target (steal from) a person who looks MORE compliant based upon how they walk and carry themselves perhaps The criminals in blue observe and target (harass) a person who looks LESS compliant...

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Food in Chile
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TOPIC: I can reccomend this stuff
I read an article about the food that this man offers on line, so thought I'd give it a try. As you'll see from his website, it's a limited selection but from what I've tried yesterday and today, I can...

Chile Exchange Rates

September 2, 2014
UF $24.104,97
UTM (Septiembre) $42.304,00
Dólar Observado $590,91
Euro $776,29
TCM(02/01/1998=100) $112,51
Source: Central Bank of Chile