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by Formidable 1
Sat Apr 25, 2020 2:31 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Corona Crazy
Replies: 64
Views: 1298

Re: Corona Crazy

Trump Did NOT Say We Should Inject Ourselves With Disinfectant, He Said The Opposite

https://lidblog.com/inject-ourselves-with-disinfectant/
by Formidable 1
Thu Apr 23, 2020 9:52 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Coronavirus: We Should Follow Sweden’s Example
Replies: 10
Views: 391

Coronavirus: We Should Follow Sweden’s Example

Interesting.
The Swedes refuse to overreact to the COVID-19 pandemic.
https://spectator.org/coronavirus-we-sh ... s-example/
by Formidable 1
Tue Apr 21, 2020 11:10 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Peru: riot police block highway as people attempt to flee amid lockdown
Replies: 11
Views: 348

Peru: riot police block highway as people attempt to flee amid lockdown

"Despite imposing some of the most stringent quarantine measures in Latin America since mid-March, Peru reported 16,325 coronavirus cases and 400 deaths on Monday, a figure which placed it second only to Brazil in the number of infections in the region. Brazil has a population seven times large...
by Formidable 1
Mon Apr 20, 2020 8:41 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Where's The Beef?
Replies: 54
Views: 1164

Re: Where's The Beef?

noclevername wrote:Image


Being that's a liberal, hootenanny enclave, that behavior isn't surprising.
by Formidable 1
Tue Apr 14, 2020 12:32 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Coronavirus, Peru and the Positive Reaction of Peruvians vs Europe
Replies: 94
Views: 2735

Re: Coronavirus, Peru and the Positive Reaction of Peruvians vs Europe

windsportinperu wrote:
As we know, Peru had a good economic performance the last 20 years. It has led this country to create a thick amount of savings


Maybe so but it hasn't trickled down to help the poor people that need it the most.
by Formidable 1
Tue Apr 14, 2020 12:28 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Coronavirus and the nothing-happens attitude of AMLO, President of Mexico
Replies: 64
Views: 1783

Re: Coronavirus and the nothing-happens attitude of AMLO, President of Mexico

noclevername wrote:

You still can't even acknowledge the question if you are planning on fleeing Peru
.


How could he flee Peru even if he was planning to?
No one is fleeing Peru at the moment.
by Formidable 1
Tue Apr 07, 2020 5:16 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Nitric Oxide (NO)
Replies: 16
Views: 553

Re: Nitric Oxide (NO)

We are way off-topic here. Does anyone have any info on supplements that are available in Peru that boost NITRIC OXIDE (NO)? Nitric oxide (NO) claims to clean out some of the "gunk" from the arteries of older people. It is a supplement that claims to resolve age-related issues & impro...
by Formidable 1
Sun Mar 22, 2020 3:36 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Problems flying from Peru to US?
Replies: 18
Views: 706

Re: Problems flying from Peru to US?

Alpineprince wrote:State dept. put out a level 4 travel advisory. You should have gotten an email?


So they're emailing everyone?
Did you get an email?
I didn't get an email.
by Formidable 1
Fri Mar 20, 2020 9:46 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: SERPOST
Replies: 3
Views: 243

Re: SERPOST

Wiracocha wrote:Thanks Windy. Whoops, I think that I know why I put it in Spanish here...I had posted it on Facebook in Spanish and just copied & pasted here without thinking. So, it wasn't the bat-soup virus !! :-)
Cheers,
W


Good to know we're not going crazy, Peter.

Cheers!
by Formidable 1
Mon Mar 16, 2020 4:54 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Coronavirus and the nothing-happens attitude of AMLO, President of Mexico
Replies: 64
Views: 1783

Re: Coronavirus and the nothing-happens attitude of AMLO, President of Mexico

While the Rest of the Countries in South America have closed all borders, most of them are in Quarantine and Cancelled International Air, Maritime and Terrestrial Transport acroos countries; AMLO thinks everything is "all-right" and is kissing little children on the Streets No closing bor...
by Formidable 1
Mon Mar 16, 2020 11:24 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Coronavirus, Peru and the Positive Reaction of Peruvians vs Europe
Replies: 94
Views: 2735

Re: Coronavirus, Peru and the Positive Reaction of Peruvians vs Europe

MarcoPE wrote:
Here in Peru, not a single word from any of the banks I deal with, not a single word from my health insurance provider; just a single text this morning (Sunday, March 16th) from the minister of health telling me to wash my hands for 20 seconds....THAT IS IT.


That minister must be an expert.
by Formidable 1
Tue Mar 10, 2020 7:54 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Peru and Coronavirus. How to fight the Sickness using Peruvian Climate in our favour ?
Replies: 3
Views: 281

Re: Peru and Coronavirus. How to fight the Sickness using Peruvian Climate in our favour ?

That's all well and good but most people can't afford to migrate to a sunny dry climate.
They'll have to gut it out in the cold.
by Formidable 1
Sun Mar 08, 2020 12:03 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: How to move to Peru?
Replies: 25
Views: 1025

Re: How to move to Peru?

Lime wrote:I mean if there is some way to stay longer if i dont want to work here.


How will you support yourself without work?
by Formidable 1
Thu Feb 20, 2020 9:35 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Peru became the Leader in World Exporter of BlueBerries during 2019 !
Replies: 2
Views: 216

Re: Peru became the Leader in World Exporter of BlueBerries during 2019 !

During 2019 , Peru had an increment of 48% in the amount of blueberries exported abroad Virtually the exported volume double from one year to another ! https://www.freshplaza.com/article/9191510/peru-became-the-world-leading-blueberry-exporter-in-2019/ I love blueberry pancakes. Now if I could find...
by Formidable 1
Thu Feb 20, 2020 9:34 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Is this legal???
Replies: 12
Views: 613

Re: Is this legal???

woodchuck wrote:In a CONDOMINIUM project, the owners own the improved land & the purchasers own the homes.


Why don't the purchasers have their own individual electricity bill?
Sounds more like a commune project.
by Formidable 1
Mon Feb 17, 2020 11:05 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Is this legal???
Replies: 12
Views: 613

Re: Is this legal???

I would think that some of those 4.2 million people living without access to electricity are without electricity because the owners didn't pay the electricity bill on time so once again, you are not the only one.
by Formidable 1
Sat Feb 15, 2020 6:38 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Is this legal???
Replies: 12
Views: 613

Re: Is this legal???

I just survived fifteen (15) days without electricity here in a condominium project in Huaral. As the property has its water from wells, I also had to endure no running water. As there are many condominium projects in Peru, I am wondering if any other expats (or others) have experienced this seriou...
by Formidable 1
Thu Feb 13, 2020 2:42 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Hello
Replies: 6
Views: 358

Re: Hello

Hi there!

The Dutchman beat me so allow me to be the 2nd. Welcome!

Cheers and best wishes!
by Formidable 1
Wed Feb 12, 2020 7:37 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: finding a notary for notarizing signatures on documents needed in the US
Replies: 2
Views: 248

Re: finding a notary for notarizing signatures on documents needed in the US

I need to have a Peruvian resident provide me with a document, in English, signed and notarized (in the American fashion) and sent to me in Wisconsin so that the mother of his daughter - who is now a US citizen - can get a US passport for the child, who now is also a US citizen. The US Passport Off...
by Formidable 1
Wed Feb 05, 2020 8:55 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: 90 days only for tourists now?
Replies: 18
Views: 1169

Re: 90 days only for tourists now?

DonaldDale wrote:ahh.. even cross the border even 3 days then back? Just like that?


Unofficially, it was known as doing the border hop hoppity hop hop. :P
by Formidable 1
Sat Feb 01, 2020 1:50 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Stuck in the Visa Process (to the US) for my Peruvian Husband
Replies: 18
Views: 1005

Re: Stuck in the Visa Process (to the US) for my Peruvian Husband

Yup. As of Feb. 1, 2020, USCIS will no longer accept and adjudicate routine Form I-130 petitions at its remaining international field offices. Petitioners residing overseas who are unable to file with DOS must file Form I-130 by mail with the USCIS lockbox facility in Dallas or online using the USCI...
by Formidable 1
Wed Jan 15, 2020 8:30 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: The price of beer?
Replies: 15
Views: 1003

Re: The price of beer?

Well Alan, As we used to say back in Oz, "all beer is good, it's just that some taste better than others". But it's gotta be at 3 or 4 C....not like the Poms and Kiwis who have many types of beer at room temperature !! :-0 Cheers, Aussie W. G'day! Depends on the type of beer. Dark beers, ...
by Formidable 1
Fri Dec 20, 2019 12:22 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: How can I get my package?
Replies: 45
Views: 2529

Re: How can I get my package?

Maybe you can find this stuff and give it a try. https://www.walmart.com/ip/General-Snake-Oil-1-Gallon/37892350?wmlspartner=wlpa&selectedSellerId=1194&adid=22222222227026291157&wl0=&wl1=g&wl2=c&wl3=51770045231&wl4=aud-430887228898:pla-83188338071&wl5=9031296&wl6=...
by Formidable 1
Sun Dec 15, 2019 9:07 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: How can I get my package?
Replies: 45
Views: 2529

Re: How can I get my package?

woodchuck wrote: "there are no vendors here today that sell CBD oil".


Did they find out which days the vendors will be selling the CBD oil?
I'd like to stock up.

Cheers and good health!
by Formidable 1
Mon Dec 09, 2019 4:17 pm
Forum: Our Articles : Your Suggestions / Updates (WIKI)
Topic: Organizing a wedding in Peru
Replies: 5
Views: 712

Re: Organizing a wedding in Peru

Seems like some fuzzy math to me.
24/7 doesn't equal 6 days a week.
by Formidable 1
Tue Nov 26, 2019 1:40 pm
Forum: Buy & Sell
Topic: CBD oil
Replies: 10
Views: 818

Re: CBD oil

More info on CBD oil: "While many people see benefits after just a day or two of taking CBD, everyone is unique, so the benefits you experience during the time you take Organica Naturals CBD will vary based on your individual response to the type of CBD (Full Spectrum, Broad Spectrum, Zero Hig...
by Formidable 1
Mon Nov 25, 2019 12:32 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Last Minute International Soccer Game in Lima and the Fast Response of Peru !
Replies: 11
Views: 753

Re: Last Minute International Soccer Game in Lima and the Fast Response of Peru !

Formidable, I have good news for you. Peru is not part of that Powder Keg and it not going to explode and probably Brazil, Argentina, Uruguay, Paraguay are not going ... too Bolivia has expelled a dictator as Evo Morales Colombia has made a good work controlling vandals Venezuela, no comments Ecuad...
by Formidable 1
Sun Nov 24, 2019 10:29 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Last Minute International Soccer Game in Lima and the Fast Response of Peru !
Replies: 11
Views: 753

Re: Last Minute International Soccer Game in Lima and the Fast Response of Peru !

You never know, Peru could be next. It is my desire that Chile will find a way out to that tragic situation. Formidable, I invite you to stay in the positive side of the spectrum, as well See how Colombia is managing their national strike. They love their country and are wise enough to not fall int...
by Formidable 1
Fri Nov 22, 2019 12:52 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Last Minute International Soccer Game in Lima and the Fast Response of Peru !
Replies: 11
Views: 753

Re: Last Minute International Soccer Game in Lima and the Fast Response of Peru !

windsportinperu wrote:
Unfortunately due to unforeseeable circumstances


Oh, you mean this?
You never know, Peru could be next.

https://www.vox.com/world/2019/10/29/20 ... are-pinera
by Formidable 1
Thu Nov 14, 2019 9:17 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: The price of beer?
Replies: 15
Views: 1003

Re: The price of beer?

Here's a good read on the Peru beer market...

https://www.flandersinvestmentandtrade. ... u-2018.pdf
by Formidable 1
Wed Nov 06, 2019 6:43 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: We are moving to Peru! Should we bring our items or buy new one in peru ?
Replies: 3
Views: 412

Re: We are moving to Peru! Should we bring our items or buy new one in peru ?

Keep only things that are near and dear.
Too much of a hassle trying to import it all.
by Formidable 1
Wed Oct 30, 2019 9:27 am
Forum: Jobs in Peru
Topic: I'm looking to hire a driver
Replies: 2
Views: 518

Re: I'm looking to hire a driver

Hi, I currently live in Lima and I'm looking to hire a driver. Working hrs will be 7am to 6pm on weekdays. Most Saturdays will be off but if required need to be available. Please send me a message if you know someone who would be interested. Thank you, Best regards, Dhanushki What kind of vehicle? ...
by Formidable 1
Mon Oct 28, 2019 10:27 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Tacna
Replies: 7
Views: 588

Re: Tacna

Thanks for opening this thread. Interesting! What I remember about my visit there was the heat! I can't remember the month, but the experience is burned (haha) into my memory. It's a very arid zone with lot's of commerce and clinics and such, though. They have recently made some legal changes that ...
by Formidable 1
Thu Oct 24, 2019 2:22 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Overproduction of Electricity in Peru could be exported to Chile and Ecuador !
Replies: 2
Views: 373

Re: Overproduction of Electricity in Peru could be exported to Chile and Ecuador !

As we know, Peru has a huge range of Mountains and this has a Great Potential in the Production of Electricity obtained from HydroPower Plants The Country has had in increased of 186% in the last 20 years and now We have a surplus in Electricity Neighbor Countries as Chile and Ecuador have a Shorta...
by Formidable 1
Wed Oct 16, 2019 3:02 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: How can I get my package?
Replies: 45
Views: 2529

Re: How can I get my package?

carloso wrote:That's a damned shame. I did some digging around and found out that some people in Centro are selling what they claim to be CBD oil :roll: :D


Could have been a valid claim.
If you didn't buy and try any, then you don't know.
by Formidable 1
Mon Oct 14, 2019 1:50 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Peruvian Technicians and New Level of Competitiveness in Peru
Replies: 14
Views: 978

Re: Peruvian Technicians and New Level of Competitiveness in Peru

Oh....ok.....maybe you can enlighten us. Your comments are somehow funny , It is just my point of view Inflation, Economic Growth, Prudent Expending of the Public Money (Fiscal Surplus), etc. are better indicators of a Healthy Economy Argentina has a long tern tradition in Expending more than they ...
by Formidable 1
Mon Oct 14, 2019 11:56 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Peruvian Technicians and New Level of Competitiveness in Peru
Replies: 14
Views: 978

Re: Peruvian Technicians and New Level of Competitiveness in Peru

If we see the South-American context, 20 or more years ago, Brazil and Argentina were the best place for technical careers, Still is... "Buenos Aires, Argentina: Home to one of Latin America’s most vibrant venture capital ecosystems, Buenos Aires has a wealth of IT talent and tech companies in...
by Formidable 1
Thu Oct 10, 2019 11:48 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: South American Pensions
Replies: 1
Views: 420

Re: South American Pensions

69roadrunner wrote:Uruguay and Chile at the top Peru and Bolivia at the bottom.

https://www.brookings.edu/opinions/the- ... n-america/


No wonder why there's so many beggars out on the streets of Peru.
by Formidable 1
Thu Oct 03, 2019 10:41 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Japanese Guy, Peru where beautiful people live in a beautiful place
Replies: 1
Views: 334

Re: Japanese Guy, Peru where beautiful people live in a beautiful place

windsportinperu wrote:Beautiful Video makes by a Japanese Guy...

I took the tittle of this thread from the description of his next video:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5GRSWaF4xNI


And surrounded by beautiful Venezuelans.
by Formidable 1
Thu Oct 03, 2019 10:39 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Expat relocation
Replies: 10
Views: 1030

Re: Expat relocation

My friend can not afford the real estate prices in Cieneguilla plus I have been told there are issues with water (having to be delivered by tanker truck) vs. natural groundwater/wells. As I have friends in VMT, it would be worth exploring the neighboring towns & then coming back thru the mounta...
by Formidable 1
Fri Sep 20, 2019 9:25 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Venezuelans wanting to get to Centro de Lima?!?
Replies: 9
Views: 856

Re: Venezuelans wanting to get to Centro de Lima?!?

Another very popular method among young lazy venezuelans is using children for begging. They use their own children to cause pitty in native peruvians. We peruvians are so naive and so supportive and they take advantage of these qualities. Some of them are renting children of another Venezuelans fo...
by Formidable 1
Wed Sep 18, 2019 1:14 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Expat relocation
Replies: 10
Views: 1030

Re: Expat relocation

woodchuck wrote:I have a newly-retired friend in the US that will be relocating to Peru.
He is seeking a location that offers:
1. Sunny/warm weather year-round.
2. Within 2 hours of Lima.
3. Reasonable house/land prices.
Any help will be greatly appreciated (realtors welcome to reply).



Huaral.
by Formidable 1
Mon Sep 16, 2019 1:17 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: A mess in San Miguel...
Replies: 4
Views: 592

Re: A mess in San Miguel...

Had the usual look at house prices in Lima again on adondevivir the other day. I check the prices out every now and again and I still don't understand how the housing prices are so high or how they can justify the prices. The market really is insane. That crash has to come soon like it did in Spain...
by Formidable 1
Thu Sep 12, 2019 6:10 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Where to Advertise to Find/Hire Local Housekeeper? Chaclacayo/Chosica
Replies: 6
Views: 753

Re: Where to Advertise to Find/Hire Local Housekeeper? Chaclacayo/Chosica

The job sites I check regularly (with little luck :lol: ) are CompuTrabajo, Bumeran and Indeed. Add a .com.pe after each. If this is for your residence, as opposed to a business, then Alan said it better than I can. Ask your neighbors, put the word out, let it spread through the grapevine. You're l...
by Formidable 1
Mon Sep 09, 2019 5:13 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Cost for Party in Lima
Replies: 3
Views: 448

Re: Cost for Party in Lima

I'd figure 5-10 bucks a head.
So around $500-1500.
Or maybe you could find a menu buffet and go cheaper.

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