Category Archives: Chile

Canadians Discuss Migration to Chile

The Toronto Globe and Mail describes migration to Chile and Brazil: In the middle-class kitchens of Chile, it is women from Peru who wash the dishes. The men who pick fruit in the vast agro-estates in Chilean valleys are Bolivians. … Continue reading

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Chile Competing Against Europe and USA for Migrants

The moribund economies of the USA and Europe is driving some migrants to Chile, according to the Wall Street Journal: It sounds like the typical American dream for an immigrant: Each month, Marco Antonio Serna sends $500 to his parents, … Continue reading

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Climate Change and Global Warming in Chile

It’s a good thing the “global warming” movement changed it’s name to the broader “climate change” because Chile suffered the coldest winter in 80 years. Arctic and Antarctic ice is spreading and Chilean fruit growers have lost millions of pounds … Continue reading

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President Obama Invests in Chile Solar

President Obama has invested $200m in a solar plant in the Atacama Desert in Chile using one of his venture capital funds, the Overseas Private Investment Corporation (“OPIC”). The “Private” moniker is a fraud as it is wholly owned government … Continue reading

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A Chilean Works in Canada

From Jamie Moreno at Quora, commenting on What facts about the United States do foreigners not believe until they come to America? When my husband moved here (to Canada) he was a Chilean living in Spain. When he first arrived, … Continue reading

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Emigrating From the USA to Chile

Libertarian Ellie Dee emigrated from the USA to Chile in 2006 because: I was fed up / concerned / worried / scared / outraged / freaked out / saddened about: – the increasing police state – the increasingly absurd news … Continue reading

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Chile the Best OECD Economy During the Last Two Years

Mercopress reports: For the second year running Chile becomes the OECD member with the highest GDP expansion which this year will reach 5.2% compared to the 1.4% average. November’s estimate in 0.8 percentage points higher than last May’s forecast. Likewise … Continue reading

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A Critic of Pinochet Speaks Out

Henry sent the post below as a comment to my post on Why You Should Move to Santiago, Chile. It’s too long for a comment so I reproduce it here. – Mark In my view it is rarely “government” per … Continue reading

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A “Temporary” Tax Becomes Permanent in Chile

According to 4-traders: Chilean fuel and forestry conglomerate Empresas Copec SA (COPEC.SN) and pulp and paper producer Empresas CMPC SA (CMPC.SN) each will post a one-time tax charge in their third-quarter earnings, the companies said in separate filings with the … Continue reading

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Former President of Chile Publishes Memoirs

Former President of Chile Ricardo Lagos recently published, The Southern Tiger: Chile’s Fight for a Democratic and Prosperous Future and asserted: A society that is built on neoliberal economic ideas will indeed foster GDP growth and innovation. But unless it … Continue reading

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