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by GringaDchicureo
Wed Apr 02, 2014 10:02 am
Forum: Living in Chile
Topic: 7.9 to 8.3 earthquake, tsunami evacuation
Replies: 107
Views: 9683

Re: 7.9 to 8.3 earthquake, tsunami evacuation

All flights to the north of Chile are "suspendido" -CNN
by GringaDchicureo
Wed Apr 02, 2014 9:23 am
Forum: Living in Chile
Topic: 7.9 to 8.3 earthquake, tsunami evacuation
Replies: 107
Views: 9683

Re: 7.9 to 8.3 earthquake, tsunami evacuation

Right now CNN Chile is providing the most media coverage to USA (compared to Univision, WAPA etc). To share photos, videos etc of the quake I suggest posting it to them on Twitter @CNNEE
by GringaDchicureo
Wed Apr 02, 2014 8:41 am
Forum: Living in Chile
Topic: 7.9 to 8.3 earthquake, tsunami evacuation
Replies: 107
Views: 9683

Re: 7.9 to 8.3 earthquake, tsunami evacuation

Bat Signal = quickest + most reliable= twitter @GringaDchicureo
by GringaDchicureo
Wed Apr 02, 2014 8:37 am
Forum: Living in Chile
Topic: 7.9 to 8.3 earthquake, tsunami evacuation
Replies: 107
Views: 9683

Re: 7.9 to 8.3 earthquake, tsunami evacuation

Momof3/GringaDchicureo here . I may be back in gringolandia but my heart is with you guys. If Carlos (Dadof3) and I can do anything from here send the Bat Signal.
by GringaDchicureo
Sat Oct 19, 2013 3:38 pm
Forum: Living in Chile
Topic: How do I treat wood in Chile?
Replies: 5
Views: 852

How do I treat wood in Chile?

My nice wooden table is drying up and cracking. I have been rubbing it with orange oil to no avail. The person who made the table told me to use shoe polish. I have purchased cans of stuff to finish my wooden furniture with in the US ( all conveniently sold in the same store as the unfinished furnit...
by GringaDchicureo
Sat Oct 12, 2013 8:33 am
Forum: Chile Classifieds
Topic: Advice needed on selling 2012 Chevy Orlando with Paypal
Replies: 9
Views: 1599

Re: Advice needed on selling 2012 Chevy Orlando with Paypal

Thanks Admin. I remember from this forum some negative sentiments about Paypal but Sr. GringoDchicureo thinks by having the dealer ( ergo extra paperwork to show Paypal as proof of purchase) hold onto the vehicle till the private sale goes through that this will protect us from later withdrawal of f...
by GringaDchicureo
Sat Oct 12, 2013 8:26 am
Forum: Lobby
Topic: Leaving Chile
Replies: 78
Views: 9743

Re: Leaving Chile

and if you have kids in school here insist the transcripts state the grades as percentages NOT letters or numbers 1-7.
by GringaDchicureo
Thu Oct 10, 2013 3:08 pm
Forum: Chile Classifieds
Topic: Advice needed on selling 2012 Chevy Orlando with Paypal
Replies: 9
Views: 1599

Advice on selling 2012 Chevy Orlando with Paypal needed.

Our car has generated much interest. We are giving priority to people who have offered to pay in USD $. The payment method is Paypal. What experience do you have with selling items this way? How do I avoid the person "crying wolf" and convincing Paypal to withdraw the payment after the vehicle is ha...
by GringaDchicureo
Wed Oct 09, 2013 6:58 pm
Forum: Moving to Chile
Topic: Need School for Autistic Child
Replies: 5
Views: 1444

Re: Need School for Autistic Child

Still packing... mild autism in my case. The kind that in the US only requires a 504 plan (meaning he attends regular classes but the teachers make a few acommodations). I am familiar with the joys of ESE and IEPs as I taught an inclusion class where 25/28 of my students had 3 inch thick IEP files. ...
by GringaDchicureo
Wed Oct 09, 2013 6:48 pm
Forum: Moving to Chile
Topic: Need School for Autistic Child
Replies: 5
Views: 1444

Re: Need School for Autistic Child

Hi there!
by GringaDchicureo
Tue Oct 01, 2013 9:31 am
Forum: Chile Pets and Animals
Topic: Flying with Pets
Replies: 5
Views: 2184

Flying with Pets

I am going through the motions to fly my 2 adopted chilenos (cat and dog) with me to the USA. I flew their adopted mother down here from the states :) The paperwork and vet requirements are pretty much the same except only one airline will now accept pets flying to the USA: LAN. You can fly them to ...