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by 41southchile
Wed Sep 18, 2019 11:23 am
Forum: New Users Start Here: FORUM NEWS
Topic: Where Should I Start?
Replies: 73
Views: 2039

Re: Where Should I Start?

The next three months or so, half in Santiago and the other half in La Serena. Santiago, a modern city and La Serena p provincial town———certainly not backwards but a much different vive and speed. In Santiago, things escalated with issues every day including power outages as the FMLR attacked powe...
by 41southchile
Wed Sep 18, 2019 9:29 am
Forum: New Users Start Here: FORUM NEWS
Topic: Where Should I Start?
Replies: 73
Views: 2039

Re: Where Should I Start?

Might be deleted now but I once recounted a story of a member of my extended Chilean family, this individual was a drafted soldier and was at the stadium. During the many executions, they would have the lights shining in the recruits eyes as they fired at the targets so they could not "see" who the...
by 41southchile
Tue Sep 17, 2019 3:51 pm
Forum: New Users Start Here: FORUM NEWS
Topic: September 18th warning
Replies: 27
Views: 996

Re: September 18th warning

Also probably too late to mention, but dont leave stuff till the 17th, friggin Puerto Varas traffic was worst I've seen it, it didn't help they decided to close off a whole lot of streets and funnelled everyone down the same street.
by 41southchile
Tue Sep 17, 2019 12:22 pm
Forum: Lobby
Topic: Argentina Economy, Election, and possible default?
Replies: 170
Views: 4418

Re: Argentina Economy, Election, and possible default?

Lithium is more problematic, look where the lithium is in Argentina, 1500km from the nearest Argentinian port? And no functioning train lines... that's going to be a bit difficult. Bolivia is in a worse state, they don't even have a port. Chile's ahead in the game because of an accident of nature. ...
by 41southchile
Tue Sep 17, 2019 10:43 am
Forum: Lobby
Topic: Argentina Economy, Election, and possible default?
Replies: 170
Views: 4418

Re: Argentina Economy, Election, and possible default?

well, perhaps it is not a so much a "functional" as a "disfunctional" dollar economy. get this. so, YPF sent a letter to its foriegn suppliers that it was fixing the peso dollar at 45 to 46 pesos to the dollar for the oil well projects in baca morta. https://mobile.reuters.com/article/amp/idUSKBN1W...
by 41southchile
Tue Sep 17, 2019 7:39 am
Forum: New Users Start Here: FORUM NEWS
Topic: September 18th warning
Replies: 27
Views: 996

Re: September 18th warning

Space Cat wrote:
Mon Sep 16, 2019 7:54 pm
Oh, weird, it's sunny and comfy in Valdivia, I even was walking without a jacket.
Yeah that south west sea breeze really cools it down sometimes, you guys are more protected in Valdivia I think and it hits you as a South wind. So not coming straight off the southern Ocean.
by 41southchile
Mon Sep 16, 2019 6:35 pm
Forum: New Users Start Here: FORUM NEWS
Topic: September 18th warning
Replies: 27
Views: 996

Re: September 18th warning

U.S locked and loaded to go to war with Iran after the biggest attack on a single oil facility ever, meanwhile in Chile the news this week will lead with where's the best place to get an anicucho or what fonda has the best terremotos. 🤣🇨🇱. Its what makes Chile what it is which is kind of cool, I gu...
by 41southchile
Sun Sep 15, 2019 11:04 pm
Forum: New Users Start Here: FORUM NEWS
Topic: September 18th warning
Replies: 27
Views: 996

Re: September 18th warning

U.S locked and loaded to go to war with Iran after the biggest attack on a single oil facility ever, meanwhile in Chile the news this week will lead with where's the best place to get an anicucho or what fonda has the best terremotos. 🤣🇨🇱. Its what makes Chile what it is which is kind of cool, I gue...
by 41southchile
Sun Sep 15, 2019 3:20 pm
Forum: New Users Start Here: FORUM NEWS
Topic: September 18th warning
Replies: 27
Views: 996

Re: September 18th warning

So for another few dozen families this year 18 September will mark a time of pain and loss, adding to the thousands that have lost people over the decades at this time of year. Yesterday morning at 4.30am about 10kms from here a father of three young kids, and husband, aged 41 years old was killed w...
by 41southchile
Fri Sep 13, 2019 6:57 am
Forum: Chile Investment, business, and Money Issues
Topic: Chile Wealth, Inequality, and International rankings
Replies: 337
Views: 23186

Re: Chile Wealth, Inequality, and International rankings

Well looks like China may not be taking poultry if the join the list of countries here, then again maybe doesn't worry them https://www.emol.com/noticias/Economia/2019/09/13/961159/Gripe-aviar-suspenden-importaciones-Chile.html With suspected bird flu case , more countries suspending imports from Ch...
by 41southchile
Thu Sep 12, 2019 2:12 pm
Forum: Chile Investment, business, and Money Issues
Topic: Chile Wealth, Inequality, and International rankings
Replies: 337
Views: 23186

Re: Chile Wealth, Inequality, and International rankings

Spoke with a fertilizer rep yesterday, who also sources goods for clients in Santiago. Apparantly the Chinese are buying everything they can get their hands on at the moment, especially proteins, she had a call yesterday from a client to see if she could provide 100 shipping containers of beef, per...
by 41southchile
Thu Sep 12, 2019 10:04 am
Forum: Lobby
Topic: Argentina Economy, Election, and possible default?
Replies: 170
Views: 4418

Re: Argentina Economy, Election, and possible default?

here it comes. more currency controls. https://mobile.reuters.com/article/amp/idUSKCN1VX04R I just keep seeing more and more foriegn investors on stock forums and web sites getting all excited about the "great deal" Argentina is right now. This is just a dead gato bounce, that Argentina always does...