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by snobrd4life
Fri Nov 13, 2020 12:19 pm
Forum: Chile Crisis, Emergencies, Disasters
Topic: Chilean border's to open to tourist, none-residents
Replies: 65
Views: 2456

Re: Chilean border's to open to tourist, none-residents

Interesting side note, seems the chilean government has suspended all entry for venezuelan nationals, including people appling for visas at the chilean consulate. This includes people that had their passport at the chilean consulate to be stamped. will keep an eye out to see if they suspend entry b...
by snobrd4life
Thu Nov 12, 2020 12:06 pm
Forum: Legal Issues
Topic: Squatters
Replies: 13
Views: 872

Re: Squatters

you have to go through the courts. There's probably the best advice you're going to get for free. We have also been advised that if we wait for both squatters to leave, we ARE allowed to enter the house, and remove all items and place them in the hallway. We were told that this action is NOT classi...
by snobrd4life
Mon Nov 02, 2020 10:56 am
Forum: Living in Chile
Topic: Constutional Congress Election
Replies: 15
Views: 618

Re: Constutional Congress Election

admin wrote:
Mon Nov 02, 2020 10:23 am
SO WHY THE HELL DID YOU VOTE FOR IT????
Maybe the commenters in on your local paper's website have a conservative leaning? After all it is a web poll :lol:

Regardless, the next few years are going to provide the journalists plenty of material to contort into clickbait.
by snobrd4life
Sun Oct 11, 2020 10:06 am
Forum: Chile Real Estate, Property, and Construction
Topic: Housing market situation
Replies: 527
Views: 72903

Re: Housing market situation

May 20, 2020 update... Add the regular summer vacations and pandemic to the mix... our buyer's new bank has dragged their feet at every step of the way. The quarantines have been excuses for the banks to not move any processes along. Bank executives, processors and lawyers (not Spencer Global, they...
by snobrd4life
Wed Oct 07, 2020 3:34 pm
Forum: Moving to Chile
Topic: Chilean Spanish? What do you think of it?
Replies: 14
Views: 1805

Re: Chilean Spanish? What do you think of it?

This gets particularly pronounced in the lower economic, less educated, classes in Chile. Intellectual laziness can get really absurd and at times comical. This is true regardless where in the world. Language is much more than the combination of words that exit one's mouth. Plenty of Americans woul...
by snobrd4life
Thu Sep 17, 2020 12:43 pm
Forum: Lobby
Topic: Argentina Economy, Election, and possible default?
Replies: 261
Views: 19748

Re: Argentina Economy, Election, and possible default?

The bonds they just renegotiated and reissued 2 days ago, are falling. https://www.batimes.com.ar/news/economy/argentina-bonds-fall-with-tighter-foreign-exchange-controls.phtml The tax on buying dollars is now 65%, a "solidarity tax". That is latin american socialist speak for "we are going to rip ...
by snobrd4life
Wed Sep 16, 2020 1:00 pm
Forum: Chile Investment, business, and Money Issues
Topic: Opening A Bank Account
Replies: 188
Views: 52693

Re: Opening A Bank Account

Although I'm not sure that I want to deal with Itaú, based on your report. :lol: I don't think it is necessarily an Itau thing. You can't do almost* anything official in Chile without a valid carnet. In my case, I consider myself fortunate that since there is no auditing process in place for online...
by snobrd4life
Wed Sep 16, 2020 12:19 pm
Forum: Chile Investment, business, and Money Issues
Topic: Opening A Bank Account
Replies: 188
Views: 52693

Re: Opening A Bank Account

Definitely feeling for your tiagoabner... I am in the opposite boat right now. I have a cuenta vista with Itau (have you tried them?) that I am trying to close . Not easily done outside of Chile, without a valid carnet or residency of any kind. Meanwhile I get to continue paying $5.000 a month for t...
by snobrd4life
Thu Aug 06, 2020 9:46 am
Forum: Travel in Chile
Topic: LATAM cancellations and refunds
Replies: 5
Views: 1052

Re: LATAM cancellations and refunds

I spoke with a friend over the weekend that had a long-planned family trip from Miami to Argentina scheduled for last month. LATAM tried to pull the same thing about offering credit for a future flight even though the airline cancelled the flight and he was within his right to get a refund. Eventual...
by snobrd4life
Tue Aug 04, 2020 2:06 pm
Forum: Lobby
Topic: Please Reconsider
Replies: 19
Views: 1335

Re: Please Reconsider

admin wrote:
Tue Aug 04, 2020 10:45 am
hlf2888 wrote:
Tue Aug 04, 2020 1:52 am
admin wrote:
Mon Aug 03, 2020 9:22 pm
They can try and reactivating their account.

Dear admin, Does that apply to Patagoniax also?
not a chance
Ahh Px... admin's Newmann :D
by snobrd4life
Mon Jun 29, 2020 3:55 pm
Forum: Chile Investment, business, and Money Issues
Topic: USA Taxes and Regulations
Replies: 9
Views: 806

Re: USA Taxes and Regulations

Thanks for your help: W8BEN form https://www.irs.gov/pub/irs-pdf/fw8ben.pdf I might fill it in if the company I'm working to or the US authorities request me to do so, otherwise may as well stay off their radar? I worked in procurement for foreign consultants and service providers for my company. W...
by snobrd4life
Fri Jun 26, 2020 1:45 pm
Forum: Chile Investment, business, and Money Issues
Topic: USA Taxes and Regulations
Replies: 9
Views: 806

Re: USA Taxes and Regulations

Look up W8-BEN form from IRS website as you will be acting as a 3rd party contractor on a full time basis.