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by 41southchile
Tue May 28, 2019 8:42 am
Forum: Chile Investment, business, and Money Issues
Topic: Chile Wealth, Inequality, and International rankings
Replies: 267
Views: 18115

Re: Chile Wealth, Inequality, and International rankings

Piñera announced big increase on roading infrastructure spending, Ruta 5 gets extended down Chiloe (two lanes each way) as does road from Osorno to Entre Lagos and to Villarica, plus other innitatives, rural roads etc . https://www.emol.com/noticias/Nacional/2019/05/27/949235/Terceras-pistas-freeflo...
by 41southchile
Tue May 28, 2019 8:32 am
Forum: Legal Issues
Topic: chile's migration crisis
Replies: 920
Views: 58967

Re: chile's migration crisis

Heres a Bloomberg story claiming Venezuelans immigration numbers have gone back to their peak in last few quarters. Chiles total Immigrant population has gone from just over 2 to just over 6 percent in recent years (so still actually quite low as an overall percentage). And they are considering lowe...
by 41southchile
Mon May 27, 2019 9:25 pm
Forum: Lobby
Topic: Chile NO ES PERU! American Article confuses Chile and Peru
Replies: 8
Views: 205

Re: Chile NO ES PERU! American Article confuses Chile and Peru

Maybe Chile is not Peru but Peru and Peruvians are more productive than Chile /Chileans according to head of Codelco
by 41southchile
Mon May 27, 2019 12:22 pm
Forum: Chile Real Estate, Property, and Construction
Topic: Housing market situation
Replies: 299
Views: 17419

Re: Housing market situation

I read there is a shortage of over 30000 houses just in Los Lagos region (I imagine that includes all houses, state subsidisded houses being the vast majority I would say). I think the comment above is also true as demographics are also changing quickly, different size properties and demand for them...
by 41southchile
Mon May 27, 2019 8:25 am
Forum: Living in Chile
Topic: ATM fee
Replies: 650
Views: 75864

Re: ATM fee

In addition, Payoneer charges 3.5% for withdrawing or paying in currency other than the card's currency. It's much cheaper to withdraw from Payoneer to a Chilean bank account: it arrives as a local transfer in CLP and they have no fees other than a lower exchange rate (≈2%). I recently transferred ...
by 41southchile
Fri May 24, 2019 10:39 am
Forum: Living in Chile
Topic: What comes next? Chile peso, and economy 2019
Replies: 48
Views: 1703

Re: What comes next? Chile peso, and economy 2019

I think the whole thing is overblown. in like 2015 to 2016 the economy was tanking, copper was falling through like 2.50 a pound as china tried to devalue the RMB, yet the peso was only briefly touching the 690 to 700 range. copper it currently around 2.70 or so, and the peso hits 700? For most of ...
by 41southchile
Fri May 24, 2019 7:19 am
Forum: Living in Chile
Topic: What comes next? Chile peso, and economy 2019
Replies: 48
Views: 1703

Re: What comes next? Chile peso, and economy 2019

Copper off nearly 10 percent in the last month or so. When well over half your economy relies on pulling minerals out of the ground expect some issues with the current global dynamics. Expect volatility to be the new norm for Chile, diversifying has been talked about for 30 odd years but never event...
by 41southchile
Wed May 22, 2019 12:26 pm
Forum: Living in Chile
Topic: Small to medium shake near Osorno overnight
Replies: 5
Views: 205

Re: Small to medium shake near Osorno overnight

yea a friend in frutillar reported feeling it, but i slept through it. really i have hard time telling the difference between something that small and just wind. the house structure just moves a diffrent direction. Yeah I noticed it because there wasn't any wind last night and the sound must have b...
by 41southchile
Wed May 22, 2019 9:12 am
Forum: Living in Chile
Topic: Small to medium shake near Osorno overnight
Replies: 5
Views: 205

Re: Small to medium shake near Osorno overnight

And today happens to be the Aniversario of the Valdivia quake
by 41southchile
Wed May 22, 2019 9:07 am
Forum: Living in Chile
Topic: Small to medium shake near Osorno overnight
Replies: 5
Views: 205

Small to medium shake near Osorno overnight

Anyone else in the south feel the shake last night ? The sound woke me and all the birds squawking, half asleep so was hard to judge length (maybe 10 seconds to me it felt like) felt a decent side to side motion, remembered the time and went back to sleep, remembering to check this morning to.make s...
by 41southchile
Wed May 22, 2019 8:59 am
Forum: Travel in Chile
Topic: best places for travel in Chile?
Replies: 2
Views: 232

Re: best places for travel in Chile?

A bot?