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Re: The Pinera administration 2.0

Post by admin » Wed Apr 10, 2019 8:34 am

arresting them is not the problem. keeping them in jail is. the frigen judges cut everyone loose.

I guess on the upside, criminals don't even bother resisting arrest.
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Re: The Pinera administration 2.0

Post by mem » Wed Apr 10, 2019 10:41 am

41southchile wrote:
Tue Apr 09, 2019 6:46 pm
admin wrote:
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well that sounds like progress. it implies they are thinking about putting someone in prison in the first place.

there are hundreds, possibly thousands, of people running around this country with 30, 40, 70+ arrest for robbery and numerous other crimes, that have never seen much more than a few hours in jail.

I am not a fan of the "3 strikes your out", but i would settle for "30 strikes your out". chances are at arrest number 31, no one is making a mistake about what a complete piece shit you are and a leach on society.
Looks like they are doing something in a national round up the other day, 147 rounded up in Los Lagos region
https://www.soychile.cl/Puerto-Montt/So ... Lagos.aspx
Read that article, but I am still at a loss at what happened. From what I can tell the mayor of the los Lagos region worked with the police to arrest a bunch of people somewhere in the historic area of los lagos. It seemed to be a surprise raid and some of them were in irregular immigration status?

How did they do this? They just went to a town and started looking for people with outstanding arrest warrants? Or were they more focused on illegal immigrants? They just went door to door? Why are they focusing on Los lagos as a region versus the town or towns they actually arrested people?

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Re: The Pinera administration 2.0

Post by at46 » Wed Apr 10, 2019 12:00 pm

Here in Concon there were a lot of foot/bike patrols and many auto check points for a few days.

Something interesting I noticed about the auto check points. I always wondered what happens if someone doesn't stop when carabineros order them to stop. I've never seen them trying to pursue anyone. So the other day I saw a plain clothes guy with a professional camera on a tripod filming the work of the carabineros from a distance at an angle that allowed to see the plates and the drivers of the vehicles being stopped. It was my aha moment for the day.

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Re: The Pinera administration 2.0

Post by 41southchile » Wed Apr 10, 2019 2:19 pm

Seriously are these idiots for real ? https://www.soychile.cl/Copiapo/Socieda ... taria.aspx
Tax office workers protesting against tax reforms because they believe it will only benefit the rich, now I've seen it alll. Their job is to collect tax not dictate what tax policy should be. These washed up unionized socialist workers need to run as a politician if they want to have a say on tax policy, not strike because they disapprove of the proposals, who the hell do they think they are?
I can understand strikes about working conditions and the like , but this is a step to far , fire them all for not completing their jobs properly , if they strike solely because they oppose this governments tax reform they need to be fired.
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Re: The Pinera administration 2.0

Post by Space Cat » Wed Apr 10, 2019 2:24 pm

Has anybody checked the reform's draft? Does it really this bad in terms of not taxing corporations properly?

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Re: The Pinera administration 2.0

Post by 41southchile » Wed Apr 10, 2019 2:28 pm

mem wrote:
Wed Apr 10, 2019 10:41 am
41southchile wrote:
Tue Apr 09, 2019 6:46 pm
admin wrote:
Thu Mar 28, 2019 9:18 am
well that sounds like progress. it implies they are thinking about putting someone in prison in the first place.

there are hundreds, possibly thousands, of people running around this country with 30, 40, 70+ arrest for robbery and numerous other crimes, that have never seen much more than a few hours in jail.

I am not a fan of the "3 strikes your out", but i would settle for "30 strikes your out". chances are at arrest number 31, no one is making a mistake about what a complete piece shit you are and a leach on society.
Looks like they are doing something in a national round up the other day, 147 rounded up in Los Lagos region
https://www.soychile.cl/Puerto-Montt/So ... Lagos.aspx
Read that article, but I am still at a loss at what happened. From what I can tell the mayor of the los Lagos region worked with the police to arrest a bunch of people somewhere in the historic area of los lagos. It seemed to be a surprise raid and some of them were in irregular immigration status?

How did they do this? They just went to a town and started looking for people with outstanding arrest warrants? Or were they more focused on illegal immigrants? They just went door to door? Why are they focusing on Los lagos as a region versus the town or towns they actually arrested people?
Yeah I often find those local news stories very poorly written I've even seen comments below saying how badly articles are phrased and structured.
I imagine they had last known addresses or tips ?(criminals are not that smart generally) The illegals just happened to be caught up in the search?
I imagine they are just getting orders down from the top to round up all these people, as admin says it's easy enough to round up it's what the judges will do, probably just let them back out .
I think it was a nationwide sweep not just Los Lagos I just linked that because it was in the local news.
The mayor or who ever he was, superintendent might have been? Probably just wanted a photo op to show they are serious on crime would be my guess.
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Re: The Pinera administration 2.0

Post by Space Cat » Mon Apr 15, 2019 7:49 pm

41southchile wrote:
Thu Apr 04, 2019 8:07 am
bert.douglas wrote:
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The senate just approved "Ley Transformación Digital del Estado".

All "tramites" go digital, no more paper exchange between government institutions or paper certificate requests from citizens.
Hah! There will be paperless bathrooms before there is a paperless government. Never happen.
😂 I agree.
The office was supposed to be paperless more than a decade ago, more paper than ever is used nowadays.
I see a popular school in Australia are going away from digital devices for learning, back to? ............books. wonder how many more will follow?
At least the applications for permanent residency will be processed online, starting this May:
https://digital.gob.cl/noticias/tramite ... nte-online

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