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Sun Oct 13, 2019 9:34 am
Forum: Living in Chile
Topic: electric vehicles in chile
Replies: 255
Views: 10317

Re: electric vehicles in chile

hydrogen powered mine truck project, using onsite solar and wind to generate the hydrogen.

https://www.pv-magazine.com/2019/10/11/ ... re-coming/
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Sun Oct 13, 2019 8:14 am
Forum: Legal Issues
Topic: Immigration system collapse, October 2019 update
Replies: 17
Views: 358

Re: Immigration system collapse, October 2019 update

the 90 days only applies to permanent residency. it was short-term fix, implemented many years ago, exactly because the department of immigration was taking too long to process aplications for permanent residency. so, you need 180 days, in a one year period to qualify to file. however, it use to be ...
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Sat Oct 12, 2019 11:07 pm
Forum: Lobby
Topic: There goes the neighborhood!!! Peru, Ecuador, etc.
Replies: 46
Views: 882

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

seems first Ecuador curfew since 1970's dictatorship:

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles ... nd=premium
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Sat Oct 12, 2019 10:49 pm
Forum: Lobby
Topic: There goes the neighborhood!!! Peru, Ecuador, etc.
Replies: 46
Views: 882

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

well Ecuador is doing good. martial law, by a president that has abandoned the capital and is basically in hiding?

https://amp.theguardian.com/world/2019/ ... o-violence
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Sat Oct 12, 2019 10:27 pm
Forum: Lobby
Topic: There goes the neighborhood!!! Peru, Ecuador, etc.
Replies: 46
Views: 882

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

here is one of the joys, having lived so long in chile, i often forget about the rest of Latin America deals with all day every day: bribes. friend just came back from a trip to peru today. they rented a car to drive an hour outside lima. were stopped twice in an hour to pay bribes to the police on ...
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Sat Oct 12, 2019 11:06 am
Forum: Lobby
Topic: There goes the neighborhood!!! Peru, Ecuador, etc.
Replies: 46
Views: 882

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

yea, the "catcha 22" of countries is to have sustained cheap living for expat type retirement, means you need sustained economic mismanagement and corruption in that country. The irony is, if you are going to play the catch 22 game, try the original. Italy is probably cheaper than a lot of Latin Ame...
by admin
Sat Oct 12, 2019 8:26 am
Forum: Living in Chile
Topic: Trump coming to apec
Replies: 4
Views: 112

Re: Trump coming to apec

here is a list of countries coming, and agreements set to be signed https://www.latercera.com/politica/noticia/apec-17-lideres-confirmados-49-acuerdos-alcanzados/858124/ what is a bit disturbing is the lack of latin american leaders, unless this list is incomplete. looks like just peru is confirmed....
by admin
Fri Oct 11, 2019 7:33 pm
Forum: Living in Chile
Topic: Trump coming to apec
Replies: 4
Views: 112

Re: Trump coming to apec

guess the press in chile found out the same time i did. https://www.biobiochile.cl/noticias/internacional/eeuu/2019/10/11/embajador-estadounidense-ante-la-ue-testificara-ante-el-congreso-por-impeachment-contra-trump.shtml i suspected announcement was close. there were some mentions that an advance t...
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Fri Oct 11, 2019 7:19 pm
Forum: Living in Chile
Topic: Best Computer Repair Shop in Valdivia that is NOT PC Factory
Replies: 11
Views: 179

Re: Best Computer Repair Shop in Valdivia that is NOT PC Factory

oh, and the morons fixing computer in chile would have sold you a new MB, regardless if they figured out the problem or not.
by admin
Fri Oct 11, 2019 7:15 pm
Forum: Living in Chile
Topic: Best Computer Repair Shop in Valdivia that is NOT PC Factory
Replies: 11
Views: 179

Re: Best Computer Repair Shop in Valdivia that is NOT PC Factory

it sort of amazes me that MB still dont all come with an audible alarm when the ram is not detected.
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Fri Oct 11, 2019 7:14 pm
Forum: Living in Chile
Topic: Best Computer Repair Shop in Valdivia that is NOT PC Factory
Replies: 11
Views: 179

Re: Best Computer Repair Shop in Valdivia that is NOT PC Factory

Thanks, Gloria! I appreciate the advice mucho. But we got it. My friend pulled and reset the RAM, and now it works! (A RAM reset?? I never heard of it...) Jajaja!! Life in Chile... I am just amazed that the thing still works after the CPU cooler bent!! (I thought for sure I was looking at a new mot...
by admin
Fri Oct 11, 2019 5:39 pm
Forum: Living in Chile
Topic: Trump coming to apec
Replies: 4
Views: 112

Re: Trump coming to apec

I highly doubted he was going to let xi and putin get together without him. :lol:

his ego just was not going to let that happen.