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Tue Apr 23, 2019 5:51 pm
Forum: Chile Investment, business, and Money Issues
Topic: Chile Wealth, Inequality, and International rankings
Replies: 232
Views: 16142

Re: Chile Wealth, Inequality, and International rankings

this article is about Argentina, but is about the "brain drain" out of Argentina to europe.

https://www.voanews.com/a/argentines-re ... 88283.html

FYI, there is a fairly steady stream of Argentina's moving to chile too.
by admin
Tue Apr 23, 2019 2:11 pm
Forum: Lobby
Topic: Venezuela crisis
Replies: 322
Views: 7807

Re: Venezuela crisis

Ohh, it is obvious where that money went. Her plastic surgery bill.
by admin
Tue Apr 23, 2019 11:35 am
Forum: Lobby
Topic: Argentina Economy, Election, and possible default?
Replies: 10
Views: 314

Re: Argentina Economy, Election, and possible default?

well big grocery chains seem rather happy with the price fixing, not. https://www.df.cl/noticias/internacional/politica/macri-asegura-que-le-gana-a-cristina-y-le-pide-apoyo-a-cencosud-y-otras/2019-04-23/083309.html as for the other countries in SA, only Venezuela is more screwed up. the rest are a r...
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Tue Apr 23, 2019 8:12 am
Forum: Living in Chile
Topic: Isapre Prices
Replies: 19
Views: 444

Re: Isapre Prices

The government starts a healthcare reform and the ISAPREs are getting punished for their greed: https://www.gob.cl/reformasalud/isapres/ The reform will: create one single plan for all ISAPREs, regulated by the government eliminate checking for preexisting conditions eliminate the discrimination by...
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Mon Apr 22, 2019 9:14 am
Forum: Living in Chile
Topic: electric vehicles in chile
Replies: 148
Views: 3310

Re: electric vehicles in chile

natural gas and similar is not some wonder drug. trading co2 emissions for methane https://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/emissions-of-methane-a-potent-greenhouse-gas-may-be-underestimated-180947838/ produces methane, that traps 70 times more heat than co2; but breaks down in around 10 years....
by admin
Mon Apr 22, 2019 8:56 am
Forum: Lobby
Topic: Argentina Economy, Election, and possible default?
Replies: 10
Views: 314

Re: Argentina Economy, Election, and possible default?

woops almost missed a step.

rich argentinean's and foriegn investors come back with blowtorches to cut up the titanic for scrap metal.
by admin
Sun Apr 21, 2019 11:13 pm
Forum: Lobby
Topic: Argentina Economy, Election, and possible default?
Replies: 10
Views: 314

Re: Argentina Economy, Election, and possible default?

the ponzi scheme or argentinean shuffle works like this. s.s. argentina hits another iceberg realizing the ship is sinking, they get a loan from the imf, and convince them it is best spent to stabilize the peso. foriegn investors and rich argentinans exit the titanic on the IMF lifeboats by buying d...
by admin
Sun Apr 21, 2019 11:10 pm
Forum: Lobby
Topic: Argentina Economy, Election, and possible default?
Replies: 10
Views: 314

Re: Argentina Economy, Election, and possible default?

some very subtle, but important points about what is the IMF money is being used for, and how buying pesos really amounts to an exit strategy for international investors from Argentina. Essentialy the IMF is making the same mistake as it did in 2001. https://www.project-syndicate.org/commentary/arge...
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Sun Apr 21, 2019 6:23 am
Forum: Lobby
Topic: Argentina Economy, Election, and possible default?
Replies: 10
Views: 314

Re: Argentina Economy, Election, and possible default?

yea, would not want an entire country going through mate withdrawals as they vote.

nationalized industry in Argentina?

yea, i am sure that will workout, for whatever politician and their family that get's to run / "own" it.
by admin
Sat Apr 20, 2019 12:44 pm
Forum: Lobby
Topic: Argentina Economy, Election, and possible default?
Replies: 10
Views: 314

Re: Argentina Economy, Election, and possible default?

this article has a more detailed list of the price freezes, and most of them are not good: http://www.batimes.com.ar/news/argentina/government-unveils-raft-of-measures-to-tackle-rising-inflation.phtml seems they are all pretty much designed to get macri reelected, using public funds, and little else...
by admin
Sat Apr 20, 2019 7:33 am
Forum: Chile Investment, business, and Money Issues
Topic: Chile Wealth, Inequality, and International rankings
Replies: 232
Views: 16142

Re: Chile Wealth, Inequality, and International rankings

setting aside the argument in that article, i do believe latin america is being under apreciated. in spite of the tendency of latin American countries to commit political and economic suicide on a regular basis, the populations might be smaller than asia but overall are a richer; or, more exactly, l...
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Fri Apr 19, 2019 8:24 pm
Forum: Living in Chile
Topic: electric vehicles in chile
Replies: 148
Views: 3310

Re: electric vehicles in chile

a car like this, if they can get the production right, 350 miles range, at 8,900 to 11,600 dollars. great wall has the resources to do it.

https://www.cnbc.com/2019/04/19/great-w ... nghai.html