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by nwdiver
Sat Aug 24, 2019 1:40 pm
Forum: Living in Chile
Topic: Travelling Chile and visa runs
Replies: 12
Views: 382

Re: Travelling Chile and visa runs

On your return bus trip to Chile from Argentina they may or may not grant you the next 90 days. You're probably ok for the first time, but later on they might only give you 15 days once they know you're a visa runner. They'll tell you to go and get a visa extension at extranjeria which costs like a...
by nwdiver
Sat Aug 24, 2019 1:35 pm
Forum: Lobby
Topic: Argentina Economy, Election, and possible default?
Replies: 178
Views: 5857

Re: Argentina Economy, Election, and possible default?

However you want to slice that pie, at the end of the day Argentina is spending, and has been spending, way more money than it has; for a very, very long time. How do you spend money that you don't have? Let a lone for a very long time. Something doesn't add up. I miss the Argies. Hope Christina wo...
by nwdiver
Sat Aug 24, 2019 12:06 am
Forum: Lobby
Topic: Argentina Economy, Election, and possible default?
Replies: 178
Views: 5857

Re: Argentina Economy, Election, and possible default?

However you want to slice that pie, at the end of the day Argentina is spending, and has been spending, way more money than it has; for a very, very long time. How do you spend money that you don't have? Let a lone for a very long time. Something doesn't add up. I miss the Argies. Hope Christina wo...
by nwdiver
Fri Aug 23, 2019 11:57 pm
Forum: Living in Chile
Topic: Travelling Chile and visa runs
Replies: 12
Views: 382

Re: Travelling Chile and visa runs

One bus into Argieland the next back works fine, no need for the month, but if you have real money, pounds, euros or dollars a month may be really cheap.....
by nwdiver
Thu Aug 15, 2019 3:54 pm
Forum: Lobby
Topic: U.S. IRS starting to revoke passports
Replies: 9
Views: 490

Re: U.S. IRS starting to revoke passports

As the article points out...expats may not get the letter from the IRS. There should be a way to proactively check if you are on their naughty list Mix-ups at the IRS are inevitable, but I can't imagine that being in that kind of debt with the IRS would come as a an overnight surprise. If you are m...
by nwdiver
Wed Aug 14, 2019 3:53 am
Forum: Lobby
Topic: Argentina Economy, Election, and possible default?
Replies: 178
Views: 5857

Re: Argentina Economy, Election, and possible default?

well, here comes the inevitable tsunami of articles and talking heads warning about the "contagion" from Argentina. never mind chile is doing almost no trade with Argentina, and most companies have gotten out or dialed back to almost nothing. Chile did a whole wopping $311 million in the first 6 mo...
by nwdiver
Mon Aug 05, 2019 6:31 pm
Forum: Chile Investment, business, and Money Issues
Topic: 723 chilean pesos to the dollar
Replies: 10
Views: 486

Re: 723 chilean pesos to the dollar

Canadian dollar hasn't moved against the USD but CP in free fall against the CD....
by nwdiver
Mon Jul 29, 2019 1:36 am
Forum: Chile Real Estate, Property, and Construction
Topic: Housing market situation
Replies: 433
Views: 26390

Re: Housing market situation

If it's your 20 year house it will be worth more in 20 years, if its a 3-5 year house maybe not....
by nwdiver
Mon Jul 29, 2019 1:32 am
Forum: Legal Issues
Topic: Importing shop equipment and tools
Replies: 4
Views: 278

Re: Importing shop equipment and tools

Spudzilla wrote:
Sun Jul 28, 2019 2:07 pm
Thanks admin. I am actually buying a new machine. Would it be in my best interest to put some hours on it?
Scamming the government is not nice, play nice......
by nwdiver
Sat Jul 13, 2019 1:33 am
Forum: Lobby
Topic: Jazz in Santiago
Replies: 6
Views: 402

Re: Jazz in Santiago

fraggle092 wrote:
Fri Jul 12, 2019 7:27 pm
Some people must like Jazz, Pat Metheny is paying a visit next year. Typically, the article quoted doesn't give exact dates.....
Ahh, I don't think Pat Metheny's elevator music is jazz......just my opinion....

And yes chile had much better jazz years ago......
by nwdiver
Wed Jul 10, 2019 1:52 pm
Forum: Living in Chile
Topic: Is there a spousal visa in Chile?
Replies: 4
Views: 262

Re: Is there a spousal visa in Chile?

My boyfriend is from Chile and I am from the UK. We met in Australia whilst on our working holiday visas and have now been together for over 1 year. We have plans to move to Chile together for a 6 month period or longer before we maybe move back to Australia. Is there such thing in Chile where I ca...
by nwdiver
Sun Jul 07, 2019 1:42 am
Forum: New Users Start Here: FORUM NEWS
Topic: Let me introduce myself and my travel plans in South America
Replies: 6
Views: 404

Re: Let me introduce myself and my travel plans in South America

The van you have in your picture runs up to 100k USD in good condition........lots of Brazilian vw vans from the last days of production around SA, I think 2013 or 14 was the last year of production......