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by at46
Sun Oct 13, 2019 10:10 pm
Forum: Lobby
Topic: There goes the neighborhood!!! Peru, Ecuador, etc.
Replies: 46
Views: 880

Re: There goes the neighborhood!!! Peru, Ecuador, etc.

My diesel car does run slightly differently when I fill up in Santiago.
by at46
Sun Oct 13, 2019 6:21 pm
Forum: Lobby
Topic: There goes the neighborhood!!! Peru, Ecuador, etc.
Replies: 46
Views: 880

Re: There goes the neighborhood!!! Peru, Ecuador, etc.

From that Bloomberg article: Fuel price rises have a long history of provoking unrest not just in Latin America but around the globe -- a gas tax increased sparked the Yellow Vest movement in France. Fuel subsidies always cause problems when they become unsustainable. In Chile, Truckers end up payi...
by at46
Sun Oct 13, 2019 6:02 pm
Forum: Lobby
Topic: There goes the neighborhood!!! Peru, Ecuador, etc.
Replies: 46
Views: 880

Re: There goes the neighborhood!!! Peru, Ecuador, etc.

From that Bloomberg article: Fuel price rises have a long history of provoking unrest not just in Latin America but around the globe -- a gas tax increased sparked the Yellow Vest movement in France. Fuel subsidies always cause problems when they become unsustainable. In Chile, Truckers end up payi...
by at46
Wed Oct 09, 2019 11:09 am
Forum: Chile Real Estate, Property, and Construction
Topic: Housing market situation
Replies: 433
Views: 26338

Re: Housing market situation

Unless you move most of the government buildings down to, say, Valdivia or Concepción, I find it hard to believe that headquarter buildings in Santiago (think Sanhattan, all financial and consulting firms, etc) will move south because of the effects of climate change in central Chile. Vineyards and...
by at46
Tue Oct 08, 2019 3:41 pm
Forum: Chile Real Estate, Property, and Construction
Topic: Housing market situation
Replies: 433
Views: 26338

Re: Housing market situation

In the meantime they're putting a whole new city right here in Concon. They recently approved construction of another 3800 apartments up in the Los Pinos area. Hong Con anyone?
by at46
Mon Oct 07, 2019 12:25 pm
Forum: Lobby
Topic: There goes the neighborhood!!! Peru, Ecuador, etc.
Replies: 46
Views: 880

Re: There goes the neighborhood!!! Peru, Ecuador, etc.

He somehow needs to force all that expensive LNG that's coming online in the US onto the EU. These tariffs are just a negotiating tool. Expensive LNG pushes up EU costs making manufacturing businesses look to the US.
by at46
Mon Oct 07, 2019 12:04 pm
Forum: New Users Start Here: FORUM NEWS
Topic: Where Should I Start?
Replies: 100
Views: 6897

Re: Where Should I Start?

The moment I finish reading your latest installment, I look forward to the next one. The characters and circumstances you're writing about get in, stay in and become part of one's own experience. Your style of writing in quick and bright impressionist strokes is uniquely fitting - sunny, heartening ...
by at46
Mon Oct 07, 2019 11:21 am
Forum: Legal Issues
Topic: No single person food service businesses?
Replies: 11
Views: 256

Re: No single person food service businesses?

You can also certify your kitchen in your rental apartment, for example, provided the landlord agrees, as an artisanal operation. I heard it takes about 3-4 months.
by at46
Sun Oct 06, 2019 4:17 pm
Forum: Lobby
Topic: There goes the neighborhood!!! Peru, Ecuador, etc.
Replies: 46
Views: 880

Re: There goes the neighborhood!!! Peru, Ecuador, etc.

I generally do not buy in to blaiming Washington for the ills of latin America, but this one is pretty much has a 'made in America' label. I park the blame for all this on the white house front lawn; between the trade war, and the war on immigrants, and generally being a moron, Trump has managed to...
by at46
Fri Oct 04, 2019 9:29 pm
Forum: Living in Chile
Topic: LATAM leaving OneWorld
Replies: 11
Views: 353

Re: LATAM leaving OneWorld

If the newly discovered cracking issues on Boeing 737NG lead to their grounding, air travel might suddenly become a whole lot more expensive. If someone wanted to create inflation, this could be one way of doing so. https://simpleflying.com/boeing-737-ng-engine-cracking/ Not a new problem: https://...
by at46
Fri Oct 04, 2019 5:37 pm
Forum: Legal Issues
Topic: TV/Music - free use in a business
Replies: 9
Views: 212

Re: TV/Music - free use in a business

The SCD does aggressively pursue any and all establishments that are capable of broadcasting Chilean music, including long-distance buses, trains, department stores and commercial airline flights as well as the more obvious ones already mentioned. They are affiliated to many foreign Performing Righ...
by at46
Fri Oct 04, 2019 3:20 pm
Forum: Lobby
Topic: There goes the neighborhood!!! Peru, Ecuador, etc.
Replies: 46
Views: 880

Re: There goes the neighborhood!!! Peru, Ecuador, etc.

I generally do not buy in to blaiming Washington for the ills of latin America, but this one is pretty much has a 'made in America' label. I park the blame for all this on the white house front lawn; between the trade war, and the war on immigrants, and generally being a moron, Trump has managed to...