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by Ruff
Thu Feb 01, 2018 3:41 pm
Forum: Moving to Chile
Topic: Bilingual private schools in Santiago?
Replies: 21
Views: 5463

Re: Bilingual private schools in Santiago?

This article gives you a good idea about what schools are for the elite and their costs. http://www.emol.com/noticias/Nacional/2018/01/25/892494/Cuatro-del-Tabancura-y-tres-del-Saint-George-Los-colegios-de-donde-salieron-los-nuevos-ministros.html The Chilean make-believe elite perhaps... but this e...
by Ruff
Sun Nov 19, 2017 7:38 pm
Forum: Living in Chile
Topic: Chile 2017 Presidential Election
Replies: 350
Views: 41478

Re: Chile 2017 Presidential Election

The right only got 8 percent so far. Piñera may be right leaning compared to Allende or Artes but he is closer to Saul Alinsky than Thatcher
by Ruff
Sun Jun 11, 2017 9:15 am
Forum: Living in Chile
Topic: Reverse culture shock question/discussion
Replies: 62
Views: 5272

Re: Reverse culture shock question/discussion

The absence of slaves, aka nanas.
by Ruff
Thu May 25, 2017 9:13 pm
Forum: Living in Chile
Topic: What will surprise me?
Replies: 25
Views: 4031

Re: What will surprise me?

Compared to where you have lived, pretty boring food, getting much better but has a long way to go....... I notice every time I get back to Vancouver everything I take for granted that I've missed...... Hmmm... I would have thought that at least the access to international cuisine will be greater i...
by Ruff
Tue Mar 28, 2017 11:23 pm
Forum: Living in Chile
Topic: Chile 2017 Presidential Election
Replies: 350
Views: 41478

Re: Chile 2017 Presidential Election

I had to deal with both the Registro Civil and SII multiple times over the last couple of years. The second year it became clear to me that something I had never seen before had entered the equation: a noticeable anti-foreigner bias. I saw it also during that massively long strike RC had when they ...
by Ruff
Tue Mar 14, 2017 5:31 pm
Forum: Living in Chile
Topic: All telephones imported into Chile must be registered or will not work
Replies: 13
Views: 2605

Re: All telephones imported into Chile must be registered or will not work

So does that mean my android phone will not work if i buy a movistar sim for it at Santiago airport when i arrive Exact, unless they come up with new touristic offers. No worries though, Entel can rent you a 5+ year old phone at at an absurd rate http://personas.entel.cl/PortalPersonas/appmanager/e...
by Ruff
Tue Mar 14, 2017 9:52 am
Forum: Living in Chile
Topic: All telephones imported into Chile must be registered or will not work
Replies: 13
Views: 2605

All telephones imported into Chile must be registered or will not work

Unbelievable... Politicos aka Chile's robber barons making sure that the price gouging goes on.

http://www.emol.com/noticias/Tecnologia ... naran.html#_=_