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by ctroxell
Wed Mar 25, 2020 1:31 pm
Forum: Chile Crisis, Emergencies, Disasters
Topic: coronavirus (COVID-19) in Chile
Replies: 2196
Views: 114252

Re: coronavirus (COVID-19) in Chile

Moved to Concepcion from Santiago 5 years ago and I have never been to a hospital or a clinic in that time. In the event that my wife or myself get sick enough to need hospitalization where would be the best place to go? I have no idea where they have emergency and inpatients, proper infrastructure...
by ctroxell
Thu Jan 02, 2020 11:09 pm
Forum: Chile Real Estate, Property, and Construction
Topic: Building house in Chile the "gringo" way
Replies: 172
Views: 28994

Re: Building house in Chile the "gringo" way

That ground looks hard! Appreciate your posts.
by ctroxell
Wed Dec 11, 2019 8:18 pm
Forum: Chile Real Estate, Property, and Construction
Topic: Building house in Chile the "gringo" way
Replies: 172
Views: 28994

Re: Building house in Chile "gringo" way

Enjoying your posts very much. Please continue.
by ctroxell
Sun Dec 01, 2019 8:24 pm
Forum: Chile Crisis, Emergencies, Disasters
Topic: Chile Political and Social Crisis 2019
Replies: 612
Views: 28906

Re: Chile Political and Social Crisis 2019

Re: Chile Political and Social Crisis 2019 Post by Donnybrook » Sun Dec 01, 2019 5:47 am Although the situation is disturbing I feel that has more to do with the damage being done to jobs and infrastructure. I have a close friend who is still a big fan of the military years and sees 1970 around the...
by ctroxell
Mon Nov 04, 2019 8:52 pm
Forum: Chile Crisis, Emergencies, Disasters
Topic: State of emergency and curfews, October 2019
Replies: 2569
Views: 59613

Re: State of emergency and curfews, October 2019

An interesting international perspective for those who are interested. For those forum members who desire only Chile based perspectives, please ignore. https://www.economist.com/international/2019/11/04/why-are-so-many-countries-witnessing-mass-protests?cid1=cust/dailypicks1/n/bl/n/2019114n/owned/n/...
by ctroxell
Sat Oct 26, 2019 5:15 pm
Forum: Chile Crisis, Emergencies, Disasters
Topic: State of emergency and curfews, October 2019
Replies: 2569
Views: 59613

Re: State of emergency and curfews, October 2019

Social unrest appears widespread throughout the world. The insights expressed by those in the streets are interesting and well spoken. Perhaps the generation that has experienced the velocity of change with the internet and portable computing are struggling to understand why the governments of the w...
by ctroxell
Tue Aug 27, 2019 6:28 pm
Forum: New Users Start Here: FORUM NEWS
Topic: Chile Forum is 13 YEARS OLD!!!
Replies: 21
Views: 4067

Re: Chile Forum is 13 YEARS OLD!!!

Congratulations and thank you for your hard work.
by ctroxell
Tue Nov 22, 2016 4:41 pm
Forum: Travel in Chile
Topic: Paying customs duties at airport
Replies: 13
Views: 5662

Re: Paying customs duties at airport

Well --- I'm not going to boast about what I may have slipped through Chilean Customs on a public forum, but missing a connecting flight will complicate your day. It is interesting what the customs officials look for. I do like the arrive while on strike strategy.
by ctroxell
Tue Nov 22, 2016 4:05 am
Forum: Travel in Chile
Topic: Paying customs duties at airport
Replies: 13
Views: 5662

Re: Paying customs duties at airport

My information is a bit stale --- I paid Chilean customs in 2013. At that time only cash was accepted but there was an ATM available to those who were paying the aduana. The staff were professional and helpful. That trip in 2013 is the only time I have ever had to pay any customs duties. I was assem...
by ctroxell
Thu Jan 28, 2016 3:39 am
Forum: Lobby
Topic: FACTA (The U.S. IRS wants to know everything)
Replies: 438
Views: 51589

Re: FACTA (The U.S. IRS wants to know everything)

The World’s Favorite New Tax Haven Is the United States --- according to Bloomberg article. Link:

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/ ... ted-states
by ctroxell
Mon Jul 08, 2013 11:25 pm
Forum: Chile Investment, business, and Money Issues
Topic: Why isn't UF changing?
Replies: 7
Views: 1726

Re: Why isn't UF changing?

The UF does indeed go backwards from time to time ---- as recently as Dec 10, 2012 - Jan 9, 2013.