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by nwdiver
Wed Jan 13, 2021 2:58 pm
Forum: Chile Investment, business, and Money Issues
Topic: Copper up, USD down.
Replies: 20
Views: 689

Re: Copper up, USD down.

CD to Peso, was as low as 550 now back at 583, it’s the Peso not the dollar....now if the USD would drop, some have said 10-12% drop this year is not out of line.....
by nwdiver
Tue Jan 12, 2021 9:45 pm
Forum: Travel in Chile
Topic: Best Travel Health Insurance?
Replies: 6
Views: 261

Re: Best Travel Health Insurance?

To be honest I have traveled a fair amount and I have never bought travel insurance. I assume you are from the US and if so most US health insurances should cover you down here if you have a catastrophic accident. You will have to pay then reimburse the expense when you get back to the states. That...
by nwdiver
Tue Jan 12, 2021 9:40 pm
Forum: Chile Crisis, Emergencies, Disasters
Topic: coronavirus (COVID-19) in Chile
Replies: 2572
Views: 170876

Re: coronavirus (COVID-19) in Chile

"...Several gorillas at the San Diego Zoo, in southern California, tested positive for the new coronavirus and were quarantined, as confirmed by the administration of the enclosure and the governor of that state..." https://www.biobiochile.cl/noticias/internacional/eeuu/2021/01/12/gorilas-de-zoolog...
by nwdiver
Sun Jan 10, 2021 9:28 pm
Forum: Chile Crisis, Emergencies, Disasters
Topic: Quarantine requirements for all travelers to Chile (UPDATE 2, Jan 7th)
Replies: 98
Views: 3330

Re: Mandatory quarantine requirements for all travelers to Chile (UPDATE 2, Jan 7th)

I am not a guide, but I do hire them a lot. The lodge owner guides me. And I already get my fill of summer fishing here in the US. If I was a guide, I'd be there all season. It's just my Southern Hemisphere place. Maybe this is the year to finally try New Zealand. But I like Chile. Chile will be di...
by nwdiver
Sun Jan 10, 2021 1:50 pm
Forum: Chile Crisis, Emergencies, Disasters
Topic: Quarantine requirements for all travelers to Chile (UPDATE 2, Jan 7th)
Replies: 98
Views: 3330

Re: Mandatory quarantine requirements for all travelers to Chile (UPDATE 2, Jan 7th)

I'm a U.S. citizen. I've flown to Santiago about 20 times and am usually asked about the purpose and length of stay at the Border Control kiosk. I don't want to lie and say I am staying a month so it will seem more likely I intend to quarantine...if the Border Control folks can access my return fli...
by nwdiver
Thu Jan 07, 2021 2:44 pm
Forum: Chile Investment, business, and Money Issues
Topic: Copper up, USD down.
Replies: 20
Views: 689

Re: Copper up, USD down.

well, mabie it is the coup in washington. Considering our experience with Latin American history, we should know that doesn't deserve to be called a coup......if it were, it failed spectacularly. I trying and being good/succeeding at it are different things, though. Yeh, complete amateurs......
by nwdiver
Wed Jan 06, 2021 3:10 pm
Forum: Chile Investment, business, and Money Issues
Topic: Copper up, USD down.
Replies: 20
Views: 689

Re: Copper up, USD down.

Yeh the USD has not moved against the CD but CD is down 55 pesos over the last 10 days or so, the peso is on a tear......
by nwdiver
Fri Jan 01, 2021 4:53 am
Forum: Chile Crisis, Emergencies, Disasters
Topic: coronavirus (COVID-19) in Chile
Replies: 2572
Views: 170876

Re: coronavirus (COVID-19) in Chile

today's report from the doctor, https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=h-sQuJanJSs I thought this quote was worth passing along, from uk authority investigating the new covid varient Available data indicate a shift in the age composition of reported cases, with a larger share of under 20 year olds among rep...
by nwdiver
Mon Dec 28, 2020 5:12 am
Forum: Chile Crisis, Emergencies, Disasters
Topic: coronavirus (COVID-19) in Chile
Replies: 2572
Views: 170876

Re: coronavirus (COVID-19) in Chile

so Argentina got 300,000 dosis of their "Sputan" vaccines, and will start vaccinations next week. seems it was magically aproved for people over 60 too. although almost no data exist, even russian data, it was aproved by Argentina's regulators for use. I did see one small stat, that in the Russian ...
by nwdiver
Thu Dec 24, 2020 1:45 am
Forum: Chile Crisis, Emergencies, Disasters
Topic: coronavirus (COVID-19) in Chile
Replies: 2572
Views: 170876

Re: coronavirus (COVID-19) in Chile

so seems that latin currencies might move directly related to the success, or failure, of the vaccine programs around the region. chile is currently one of top of the EM movers against the dollar. https://www.emol.com/noticias/Economia/2020/12/23/1007483/peso-chileno-frente-dolar-vacunas.html I had...
by nwdiver
Wed Dec 09, 2020 7:41 pm
Forum: Chile Crisis, Emergencies, Disasters
Topic: coronavirus (COVID-19) in Chile
Replies: 2572
Views: 170876

Re: coronavirus (COVID-19) in Chile

At some point in the next 18 months to 2 years you will need a valid vaccination certificate to get on a plane and that may include domestic travel for larger/longer countries.....