Category Archives: Chile

Chile Increases Taxes to Fund More Government Education

Chile passed a huge tax increase to further socialize education but the National Bureau of Economic Research isn’t convinced that it will work well. We investigate whether the inclusion of social rights in political constitutions affects social performance. More specifically, … Continue reading

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A Chilean Explains How Foreigners Can Prosper in Chile

The Chilean author of a blog about business opportunities in Chile has responded to my post, Why You Should NOT Move to Santiago, Chile. Some of the points he makes are in my post, Why You Should Move to Santiago, … Continue reading

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An Odyssey into the Abyss of Santiago, Chile

Developer Ace Team of Santiago, Chile has released a new game, Abyss Odyssey. The game was reviewed by Metro magazine of Britain, who gave it a 6/10 rating.

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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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