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by katml412
Wed Oct 30, 2019 4:41 pm
Forum: Chile Crisis, Emergencies, Disasters
Topic: State of emergency and curfews, October 2019
Replies: 2569
Views: 48721

Re: State of emergency and curfews, October 2019

We’ve been shown what we cannot have in the USA for 60 years. It made a lot of people work harder, not give up at 16. Those opportunities don’t exist the same way in the US these days. 50 years ago, a man could work 2 jobs and pay off a mortgage in a few years. These days, many people are drowning ...
by katml412
Wed Oct 30, 2019 4:28 pm
Forum: Chile Crisis, Emergencies, Disasters
Topic: State of emergency and curfews, October 2019
Replies: 2569
Views: 48721

Re: State of emergency and curfews, October 2019

Perhaps some of this is the result of TV and advertising constantly showing people a better life they'll never have. Most of the TV soaps are about rich people in huge houses. All the adverts are for the latest smart phone, TV, car so much consumerism being pushed on people. Then you've got "lugare...
by katml412
Sat Oct 26, 2019 11:30 pm
Forum: Chile Crisis, Emergencies, Disasters
Topic: State of emergency and curfews, October 2019
Replies: 2569
Views: 48721

Re: State of emergency and curfews, October 2019

41southchile wrote:
Sat Oct 26, 2019 11:28 pm
eeuunikkeiexpat wrote:
Sat Oct 26, 2019 10:49 pm
The biggest thread in Chile forum history.
🤣whacked on about another 8 pages just today
It sure moved fast a week ago!
by katml412
Mon Oct 21, 2019 10:48 am
Forum: Chile Crisis, Emergencies, Disasters
Topic: State of emergency and curfews, October 2019
Replies: 2569
Views: 48721

Re: State of emergency and curfews, October 2019

Saw this photo on Facebook.. Jumbo Bilbao. Locations are temporarily opening for some people and this is what the lines are like.
by katml412
Mon Oct 21, 2019 10:32 am
Forum: Chile Crisis, Emergencies, Disasters
Topic: State of emergency and curfews, October 2019
Replies: 2569
Views: 48721

Re: State of emergency and curfews, October 2019

There’s protests in Valdivia this morning.
by katml412
Sat Oct 19, 2019 11:38 pm
Forum: Chile Crisis, Emergencies, Disasters
Topic: State of emergency and curfews, October 2019
Replies: 2569
Views: 48721

Re: State of emergency and curfews, October 2019

passport wrote:
Sat Oct 19, 2019 11:37 pm
Gonna be interesting to watch CLP/USD
Exchange rate won’t help much if stores are closed...
by katml412
Sat Oct 19, 2019 11:33 pm
Forum: Chile Crisis, Emergencies, Disasters
Topic: State of emergency and curfews, October 2019
Replies: 2569
Views: 48721

Re: State of emergency and curfews, October 2019

the problem I am afraid will happen, even for the parts of the country not effected so much, is this will disrupt distribution routes. so we could see local shortages across the country. think for instance about trucks that stock super markets down south. they leave Santiago in the evening, and arr...
by katml412
Sat Oct 19, 2019 11:06 pm
Forum: Chile Crisis, Emergencies, Disasters
Topic: State of emergency and curfews, October 2019
Replies: 2569
Views: 48721

Re: State of emergency and curfews, October 2019

https://www.facebook.com/13390633000044 ... 88?sfns=mo

Just an example of the insanity in Valdivia right now. We are in the states at the moment, wondering what Chile will be like when we return...
by katml412
Sat Oct 19, 2019 10:21 pm
Forum: Chile Crisis, Emergencies, Disasters
Topic: State of emergency and curfews, October 2019
Replies: 2569
Views: 48721

Re: Desmanes

Valdivia has looting and barricades now. Banco Santander, Banco Itau, Farmacia Cruz Verde (all in the centro).
by katml412
Wed Aug 07, 2019 7:49 pm
Forum: Legal Issues
Topic: Just curious
Replies: 4
Views: 703

Re: Just curious

It took about 15 months from when we applied till we got permanent residency. Just keep checking with extranjeria, they didn’t call us when ours was ready, we had to go in and find out.
by katml412
Mon Oct 16, 2017 10:31 am
Forum: Living in Chile
Topic: finding a safe quite parcela with my Chilean girlfriend
Replies: 65
Views: 6947

Re: finding a safe quite parcela with my Chilean girlfriend

Space Cat wrote:
Mon Oct 16, 2017 1:41 am
AnciaVagar wrote:
Sun Oct 15, 2017 10:30 pm
Which towns would you say are problematic? I just want to know in order to help plan long-term visits. Thanks.
La Unión and Mariquina are often the sources of bad news in the region.
Rio Bueno as well. The mayor there was recently beat up by a couple Mapuche.
by katml412
Sun Aug 13, 2017 1:11 am
Forum: Living in Chile
Topic: Clocks Change Reminder
Replies: 10
Views: 1500

Re: Clocks Change Reminder

Britkid wrote:My computer and phone totally on the ball. Just looked at it was 11.59. Looked 2 minutes later and both at 1.01. Hm. probably should go to bed now.
Apple devices? We have iPhones and a MacBook Pro, and they all changed at that time as well.