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by nwdiver
Tue Mar 26, 2019 1:31 pm
Forum: Living in Chile
Topic: Generator reccomndations
Replies: 11
Views: 161

Re: Generator reccomndations

Are you looking for a constant use generator? If so it has to be a low rpm diesel, and cost allot, the smallest I know of is 20kw northern lights constant use they will run (with proper maintainance) for 200 hours before needing an oil change, in Chile 30k will get you into one, better to setup sola...
by nwdiver
Sun Mar 24, 2019 6:02 pm
Forum: Lobby
Topic: Venezuela crisis
Replies: 271
Views: 6183

Re: Venezuela crisis

Pilger on Venezuala. Nothing´s ever black or white and Pilger has far more credibility than some compliant journo or editor who wants to keep his career in msm. https://consortiumnews.com/2019/02/22/john-pilger-the-war-on-venezuela-is-built-on-lies/ Modern "journalism" -- heavy on emotion, light on...
by nwdiver
Sun Mar 24, 2019 4:52 pm
Forum: Living in Chile
Topic: is growing marijuana legal in Chile
Replies: 20
Views: 369

Re: is growing marijuana legal in Chile

i walked by a park in santiago a few months ago, and there must have been 50 people smoking pot openly in groups of 4 or 5 people each. mostly university students. there were carbinarios riding bikes around the park, a few hanging around a squad car. no one seemed the least concerned about it. I ge...
by nwdiver
Sat Mar 23, 2019 3:37 am
Forum: Living in Chile
Topic: is growing marijuana legal in Chile
Replies: 20
Views: 369

Re: is growing marijuana legal in Chile

Has to do with medical need, there is an organization that helps with this. If you ask at the grow shop they will give contact info. I might have made a mistake as it may be three not five plants. But this org supposedly helps with getting this permiso. Either way, still a grey area for a foreigner...
by nwdiver
Tue Mar 12, 2019 3:59 am
Forum: Lobby
Topic: Venezuela crisis
Replies: 271
Views: 6183

Re: Venezuela crisis

this is a worthy read about life without power in Venezuela: https://www.caracaschronicles.com/2019/03/10/they-turned-off-the-lights-and-walked-out/ 4th day with no power, that's what happens when you loose all your technicians, electricians, etc and don't do any maintenance for so many years I gue...
by nwdiver
Fri Mar 08, 2019 4:32 pm
Forum: Chile Customer Service
Topic: Correos Chile is horrible!
Replies: 23
Views: 362

Re: Correos Chile is horrible!

I have sent over 50 small packages over the years from Canada to Chile small package airmail.....none have not arrived....sometimes several months later but they arrive.

I would never buy from Amazon or such.....those seem to go sideways
by nwdiver
Fri Mar 08, 2019 4:29 pm
Forum: Chile Customer Service
Topic: Correos Chile is horrible!
Replies: 23
Views: 362

Re: Correos Chile is horrible!

How did you get a gift sent to you in the future? Pre-order?

2.5 months about normal for Chile......
by nwdiver
Sat Feb 23, 2019 3:31 pm
Forum: Moving to Chile
Topic: Looking for the best City for my Family
Replies: 35
Views: 1238

Re: Looking for the best City for my Family

What you don't like O'Higgins being the Main Street in many Chilean towns!!!
by nwdiver
Wed Feb 20, 2019 11:20 pm
Forum: Living in Chile
Topic: high season in Chile during April to October approx?
Replies: 4
Views: 169

Re: high season in Chile during April to October approx?

Winter? Yes the ski areas.......
by nwdiver
Tue Feb 19, 2019 5:34 pm
Forum: Lobby
Topic: Leaving Venezuela
Replies: 24
Views: 776

Re: Leaving Venezuela

Gloria the UN travel document is real and is issued in these circumstances, in this case it is used one way.......not a passport replacement, that document has to be supported and is issued through the country you are a resident of, when you show the need for travel and cannot get a travel document ...
by nwdiver
Sun Feb 17, 2019 3:44 pm
Forum: Lobby
Topic: Leaving Venezuela
Replies: 24
Views: 776

Re: Leaving Venezuela

Many Chilean understand the system.......it was used by many in the past......
by nwdiver
Sun Feb 17, 2019 4:43 am
Forum: Lobby
Topic: Leaving Venezuela
Replies: 24
Views: 776

Re: Leaving Venezuela

UN travel document, get outside the country and show you can't get a national document and presto the UN issues you one.....