Search found 99 matches

Go to advanced search

by billybob72
Thu Jul 02, 2020 11:55 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: University Education in Peru for Peruvian Citizens...
Replies: 2
Views: 79

Re: University Education in Peru for Peruvian Citizens...

If you're a Peruvian, how much does it cost to do a masters degree or a 'polishing up your Spanish' course? I know that such a course at PUCP is rather cost effective but would it be cheaper if you are a citizen? I don't suppose there are many Peruvians that would sign up for a Spanish course at un...
by billybob72
Thu Jul 02, 2020 11:54 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Peru and the Law that Protects Waves in the Pacific Ocean
Replies: 5
Views: 89

Re: Peru and the Law that Protects Waves in the Pacific Ocean

I think they need to build a specifically designated tourist city - make it into something like Acapulco - it isn't like we haven't got enough coast to build such a place!
by billybob72
Sat Jun 13, 2020 8:01 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Nice beach towns...
Replies: 3
Views: 92

Re: Nice beach towns...

We prefer the beaches to the North. Organos up through Zorritos. Punta Sal may be our favorite, but they all have their pluses. Also like Huanchaco, even if the water is colder. Mollendo is alright. Like you mentioned, packed in the summer, not so much in the winter, but during high season it's a m...
by billybob72
Sat Jun 13, 2020 7:59 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Nice beach towns...
Replies: 3
Views: 92

Nice beach towns...

I am plopping for Mollendo! Really nice indeed, a nice little centre by the beach with miles and miles of playa! I was there in winter so it wasn't so packed but apparently - the good and the great from Arequipa pack it out during the summer months so I will have to make that happen when all this ma...
by billybob72
Sat Jun 13, 2020 7:57 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: University Education in Peru for Peruvian Citizens...
Replies: 2
Views: 79

University Education in Peru for Peruvian Citizens...

If you're a Peruvian, how much does it cost to do a masters degree or a 'polishing up your Spanish' course? I know that such a course at PUCP is rather cost effective but would it be cheaper if you are a citizen? I don't suppose there are many Peruvians that would sign up for a Spanish course at uni...
by billybob72
Fri May 08, 2020 11:06 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: dual citizenship? american mother, peruvian father.
Replies: 16
Views: 9542

Re: dual citizenship? american mother, peruvian father.

Hi, all! Apologies if this is simply repeating a question that has already been answered. I was born in the US to a Peruvian mother and an American father and am wondering what the process is like to obtain Peruvian citizenship now at age 31 (I might be wrong in assuming this, but I think all the e...
by billybob72
Mon May 04, 2020 3:12 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: China Must Pay an Economic Compensation to Peru and the Rest of Poor South American Countries
Replies: 29
Views: 754

Re: China Must Pay an Economic Compensation to Peru and the Rest of Poor South American Countries

I repeat again, that I haven't been aggresive with you in anyway , Passive aggressive Passive aggressive behavior is a way to express feelings of anger or annoyance, but in a non-forthcoming way. Instead of communicating openly, people who engage in this type of behavior share their negative feelin...
by billybob72
Sun May 03, 2020 10:49 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: China Must Pay an Economic Compensation to Peru and the Rest of Poor South American Countries
Replies: 29
Views: 754

Re: China Must Pay an Economic Compensation to Peru and the Rest of Poor South American Countries

There is no aggressiveness in my words, you are perceiving it wrongly The fact that you are asking for 'honest' answers shows your passive aggressiveness - where have I been dishonest? You have just left your vagueness for more detaled responses. Even though I do not agree with them, I appreciate t...
by billybob72
Sun May 03, 2020 10:19 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: China Must Pay an Economic Compensation to Peru and the Rest of Poor South American Countries
Replies: 29
Views: 754

Re: China Must Pay an Economic Compensation to Peru and the Rest of Poor South American Countries

Vague answers are not really useful , at all Well, you can pick apart my 'vague answers' there all up there. 8) Do you still think that the US-Iraq war is a similar scenario as the Global Pandemic covid19 ? Somewhat similar, yes, a crime against humanity was caused - with the invasion of Iraq - it ...
by billybob72
Sun May 03, 2020 10:00 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: China Must Pay an Economic Compensation to Peru and the Rest of Poor South American Countries
Replies: 29
Views: 754

Re: China Must Pay an Economic Compensation to Peru and the Rest of Poor South American Countries

Your answer are more and more vague and subjetives . Try to take this threat more seriously and read this : https://www.jurist.org/commentary/2020/04/devashsish-giri-china-covid19-reparations/ I am replying to everyone of your points. Punishing China is bad news for Peru. I am sure you want to live...
by billybob72
Sun May 03, 2020 9:16 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: China Must Pay an Economic Compensation to Peru and the Rest of Poor South American Countries
Replies: 29
Views: 754

Re: China Must Pay an Economic Compensation to Peru and the Rest of Poor South American Countries

Now I understand your fears. The Economy in China will not be broken after helping some poor countries in the World , for the mistake they made How do you know? In this fantasy situation you have dreamed up, nobody knows how much compensation EVERY country would want but if it is substansial, China...
by billybob72
Sun May 03, 2020 5:17 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: China Must Pay an Economic Compensation to Peru and the Rest of Poor South American Countries
Replies: 29
Views: 754

Re: China Must Pay an Economic Compensation to Peru and the Rest of Poor South American Countries

Once you understand the magnitude of the problem will see that the Global Scale is against China in such a big size that will force that big economy to consider sooner or later that they made a huge mistake. Probably one of the worst they have made in their existance as a society and culture Yeah, ...
by billybob72
Sun May 03, 2020 5:14 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: China Must Pay an Economic Compensation to Peru and the Rest of Poor South American Countries
Replies: 29
Views: 754

Re: China Must Pay an Economic Compensation to Peru and the Rest of Poor South American Countries

I do not know how you have arrived to the conclusion that I want economy in China to tank, it is so far from truth. If you want your little plan to come off, the Chinese economy is going to tank - bad bad bad news for Peru - you shouldn't want that if you want Peru to prosper. What would be wise is...
by billybob72
Sun May 03, 2020 11:08 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: China Must Pay an Economic Compensation to Peru and the Rest of Poor South American Countries
Replies: 29
Views: 754

Re: China Must Pay an Economic Compensation to Peru and the Rest of Poor South American Countries

At least you have admitted that China has a responsibility and is guilty of Covid19 , that is a good starting point It's the first thing I said on my first post. :roll: Your links are basic information , I read them all and I already knew about it , so you are making wrong supposition about me not ...
by billybob72
Sun May 03, 2020 9:09 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: China Must Pay an Economic Compensation to Peru and the Rest of Poor South American Countries
Replies: 29
Views: 754

Re: China Must Pay an Economic Compensation to Peru and the Rest of Poor South American Countries

I am trying to help you to understand that this Thread is not about Peru vs China. Please check the title again. Peru, Chile and Costa Rica have FTA's with China, Peru would lose out more than Uruguay. It isn't hard to understand. If it would be, then you were right. Peru probably would feel intimi...
by billybob72
Sun May 03, 2020 12:06 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: China Must Pay an Economic Compensation to Peru and the Rest of Poor South American Countries
Replies: 29
Views: 754

Re: China Must Pay an Economic Compensation to Peru and the Rest of Poor South American Countries

China will be a big driver of Peru's recovery. https://bit.ly/2zQN9Mj Indeed, 90% of global trade is carried out via sea - Peru - I wouldn't say lucky but it has what China wants and has those Pacific maritime links that make that trade accessible so they're quite fortunate. I predict Peru changing...
by billybob72
Sun May 03, 2020 12:02 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Peru to Colombia - Andean Community!
Replies: 7
Views: 266

Re: Peru to Colombia - Andean Community!

According to this web page, you can easily get a 2 year visa. While there, you can see if you can apply for something longer. My bet is that they have something similar to Peru's "rentista" visa. http://www.consulado.pe/es/Bogota/Paginas/Preguntas-Frecuentes.aspx I keep hearing great thin...
by billybob72
Sat May 02, 2020 9:00 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: China Must Pay an Economic Compensation to Peru and the Rest of Poor South American Countries
Replies: 29
Views: 754

Re: China Must Pay an Economic Compensation to Peru and the Rest of Poor South American Countries

And though I know you are a big fan of crowing about Peruvian achievments and how the country is improving - which it is - a lot of it is down to Chinese investment and money! https://www.railfreight.com/business/2018/06/18/chinese-companies-invest-in-peru-awaiting-rail-freight-line-to-bolivia-brazi...
by billybob72
Sat May 02, 2020 8:54 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: China Must Pay an Economic Compensation to Peru and the Rest of Poor South American Countries
Replies: 29
Views: 754

Re: China Must Pay an Economic Compensation to Peru and the Rest of Poor South American Countries

The Problem in the Middle East was between US and Iraq + some few Arab Countries, that is all. it is not comparable to what China did to the World with Covid19. It was a very bad Example on your side. It only probes that you haven't considered the big magnitude of the damages caused, yet. But you w...
by billybob72
Sat May 02, 2020 6:47 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: China Must Pay an Economic Compensation to Peru and the Rest of Poor South American Countries
Replies: 29
Views: 754

Re: China Must Pay an Economic Compensation to Peru and the Rest of Poor South American Countries

They can retaliate against Peru, but not against the whole Continent from Mexico to Argentina China hid vital information about this Sickness They are Guilty because they didn't inform Peru and the Rest of Countries in the World properly Peru alone cannot do anything, but a group of countries can d...
by billybob72
Sat May 02, 2020 6:40 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Peru to Colombia - Andean Community!
Replies: 7
Views: 266

Re: Peru to Colombia - Andean Community!

That's ColOmbia, Alan. OP, have you ever been to Colombia? Different cities different feel. I wouldn't want to be an illegal there. Just sayin'. I was in Colombia last year - around the Paisa region - I really really liked it a lot. I think it would be too hot on the coast and Bogota would be too c...
by billybob72
Sat May 02, 2020 6:38 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Peru to Colombia - Andean Community!
Replies: 7
Views: 266

Re: Peru to Colombia - Andean Community!

I suppose this is an expat question of sorts, so, members of the Andean Community (CAN) are allowed to work and settle in each others countries which is great for me because I would like to make the move to Colombia or am thinking about it at least. So, is the only visa available is the MERCOSUR tw...
by billybob72
Sat May 02, 2020 6:13 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: China Must Pay an Economic Compensation to Peru and the Rest of Poor South American Countries
Replies: 29
Views: 754

Re: China Must Pay an Economic Compensation to Peru and the Rest of Poor South American Countries

It would be nice if they did - I think that is the right thing to do, but must ? They don't have to do anything, in fact, how on earth can Peru force the Chinese into paying repatriations? They are one of Peru's biggest customers regards copper and fruits and vegetables and I think fish. They would ...
by billybob72
Sat May 02, 2020 3:42 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Peru to Colombia - Andean Community!
Replies: 7
Views: 266

Peru to Colombia - Andean Community!

I suppose this is an expat question of sorts, so, members of the Andean Community (CAN) are allowed to work and settle in each others countries which is great for me because I would like to make the move to Colombia or am thinking about it at least. So, is the only visa available is the MERCOSUR two...
by billybob72
Tue Apr 21, 2020 10:19 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Where's The Beef?
Replies: 54
Views: 1205

Re: Where's The Beef?

What do these pics tell us?? Oh! The ones, blocking the free flow of Americans, all have jobs and will have jobs when this is all over. Forget the rest of you we got ours. Now go back home and cower. http://www.expatperu.com/expatforums/viewtopic.php?f=33&t=31907&p=159551&sid=ed33bb45f4...
by billybob72
Mon Apr 20, 2020 7:33 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Where's The Beef?
Replies: 54
Views: 1205

Re: Where's The Beef?

News flash, people die from the virus everyday but not because they do not follow the mandates. Most of my whole family and friends back in the US flaunt the mandates, are they dead? Any one of them? Nope. Even sick? Nope. Should I post Farcebook pages of them living life, freely? Why do you take j...
by billybob72
Mon Apr 20, 2020 5:41 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Where's The Beef?
Replies: 54
Views: 1205

Re: Where's The Beef?

Ok that explains a lot where you are coming from. Big business bad. Government good. Government always knows what is best. No, no-one is bad or good - it is just that the profit margains of big business are not paramount in this moment in time. They seem to be for you but I think the health of the ...
by billybob72
Sun Apr 19, 2020 8:53 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Where's The Beef?
Replies: 54
Views: 1205

Re: Where's The Beef?

Roadrunner must be absolutely delighted with his latest effort of sensitive shit-stirring. Maybe it's time for him to take a long walk on a short pier!! W. What's the beef? A little truth and sanity hurts? You bring neither. :roll: And you do? With your seemingly love of lock downs and other tyrann...
by billybob72
Sun Apr 19, 2020 8:50 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Where's The Beef?
Replies: 54
Views: 1205

Re: Where's The Beef?

Picky, picky, picky. You really don't like the messengers message, do you? Because you aren't the messenger you aren't qualified in this subject to be a messenger you are an unqualified hack - so am I - which is why I take my advice from people who know something about it. What do you know about ho...
by billybob72
Sat Apr 18, 2020 7:25 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Where's The Beef?
Replies: 54
Views: 1205

Re: Where's The Beef?

69roadrunner wrote:
Wiracocha wrote:Roadrunner must be absolutely delighted with his latest effort of sensitive shit-stirring. Maybe it's time for him to take a long walk on a short pier!!
W.

What's the beef? A little truth and sanity hurts?


You bring neither. :roll:
by billybob72
Sat Apr 18, 2020 7:24 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Where's The Beef?
Replies: 54
Views: 1205

Re: Where's The Beef?

Well I guess you misunderstand the cold hard facts but don't let them get in the way. Deaths have been counted for months, the lock down has been 6 weeks. Well when this is over I hope your loved ones will have a job, a place to live, able to shop all the normal things to return to, after the tyran...
by billybob72
Sat Apr 18, 2020 10:12 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Where's The Beef?
Replies: 54
Views: 1205

Re: Where's The Beef?

36000 Americans and 15000 Brits have died of this within a matter of weeks - what point does it have to get to, to be considered 'serious' :roll: More like a matter of months, no matter, never let cold hard facts get in the way. Anyway, you are asking the wrong person. I have a fat pension so, mone...
by billybob72
Sat Apr 18, 2020 9:45 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Where's The Beef?
Replies: 54
Views: 1205

Re: Where's The Beef?

Well, roarunner used the comparison of crossing the road or dying in a road accident to coronavirus - not I - most people don't die in a road accident or when crossing the road Well, most people don't die from your deadly disease. In fact world wide only 156,114 people have died in a world populati...
by billybob72
Sat Apr 18, 2020 9:44 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Where's The Beef?
Replies: 54
Views: 1205

Re: Where's The Beef?

You said "Of course, you can do what you want and no-one can stop you but this virus kills people - I know this because I live in China and did Chinese lock down." And so does walking across a street, driving a car. But you can minimise your risks of dying by getting run over by looking b...
by billybob72
Sat Apr 18, 2020 2:25 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Where's The Beef?
Replies: 54
Views: 1205

Re: Where's The Beef?

You said "Of course, you can do what you want and no-one can stop you but this virus kills people - I know this because I live in China and did Chinese lock down." And so does walking across a street, driving a car. But you can minimise your risks of dying by getting run over by looking b...
by billybob72
Fri Apr 17, 2020 10:39 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Where's The Beef?
Replies: 54
Views: 1205

Re: Where's The Beef?

[ You said, "I see economies and businesses are really important in this capitalist world but you notice the places where most people are dying are the ones who want to flout and ignore the lock down." And where are the "ones who want to flout and ignore the lock down," pray tel...
by billybob72
Fri Apr 17, 2020 12:23 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Where's The Beef?
Replies: 54
Views: 1205

Re: Where's The Beef?

In countries where draconian measures have been mandated, people have been forced to stay at home with threats of jail, domestic violence has escalated, businesses closed down never to reopen, economies destroyed. All for what? 1,300,000 infections worldwide? But isn't this the point? How many more...
by billybob72
Fri Apr 17, 2020 12:22 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Where's The Beef?
Replies: 54
Views: 1205

Re: Where's The Beef?

No that is not the point "many more people would have become ill". The point is economies destroyed, lives destroyed, businesses destroyed, families destroyed. Could've, would've, should've or aliens have landed we have no way of knowing how much worse it could have been, do we. All we ha...
by billybob72
Fri Apr 03, 2020 7:25 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Lockdown and walking my dog.
Replies: 5
Views: 260

Re: Lockdown and walking my dog.

It has just been on the news (TVPeru) just now that you can take your dogs/pets for a walk as long as you're near your house.
by billybob72
Thu Mar 12, 2020 10:45 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: How to move to Peru?
Replies: 25
Views: 1045

Re: How to move to Peru?

Good to know for the OP or anyone else who wants to learn Spanish in Peru. :D I wonder if that is the 'trick' the OP was looking for to 'trick' immigration? Who knows? It is an option if they have a few quid and want to stay longer, if not - it might help someone else who wants to stay on and learn...
by billybob72
Thu Mar 12, 2020 2:46 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: How to move to Peru?
Replies: 25
Views: 1045

Re: How to move to Peru?

Good to know for the OP or anyone else who wants to learn Spanish in Peru. :D I wonder if that is the 'trick' the OP was looking for to 'trick' immigration? Who knows? It is an option if they have a few quid and want to stay longer, if not - it might help someone else who wants to stay on and learn...
by billybob72
Thu Mar 12, 2020 12:49 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: How to move to Peru?
Replies: 25
Views: 1045

Re: How to move to Peru?

Hi. There is a student visa available in Peru for students who would like to study for more than 6 months. Any less, you can study with a tourist visa. Whether or not the credits taken here are transferable to institutions abroad depends on the criteria of the institution at hand, and the willingne...
by billybob72
Thu Mar 12, 2020 12:48 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: How to move to Peru?
Replies: 25
Views: 1045

Re: How to move to Peru?

Key word 'probably'. Of course a Catholic college of such prestige will have transferable credits. Nice cherry picking. The OP seems to be looking for a way to scam immigration. Unlike many colleges in Peru, the college, you reference, requires, Advanced Spanish Language Skills (ideally through the...
by billybob72
Wed Mar 11, 2020 7:14 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: How to move to Peru?
Replies: 25
Views: 1045

Re: How to move to Peru?

Key word 'probably'. Of course a Catholic college of such prestige will have transferable credits. Nice cherry picking. The OP seems to be looking for a way to scam immigration. Unlike many colleges in Peru, the college, you reference, requires, Advanced Spanish Language Skills (ideally through the...
by billybob72
Wed Mar 11, 2020 9:30 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: How to move to Peru?
Replies: 25
Views: 1045

Re: How to move to Peru?

it would be probably the best value for money for anything anywhere. :D Except if you are looking for any of those class credits transferable to a first word country, probably ain't going to happen. It looks like you're wrong. https://www.washcoll.edu/offices/global-education/study-abroad/studyabro...
by billybob72
Tue Mar 10, 2020 9:26 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: How to move to Peru?
Replies: 25
Views: 1045

Re: How to move to Peru?

Are those fees the same for folks with tourist visas as they are for citizens? Can a tourist even enroll? According to my understanding of it, there is no such thing as a 'student visa' as such - for the purposes of studying in Peru - you enter on a tourist visa, enrol and then take your enrolment ...
by billybob72
Tue Mar 10, 2020 3:54 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: How to move to Peru?
Replies: 25
Views: 1045

Re: How to move to Peru?

Just checked the email they sent me regarding fees, not even a thousand dollars a semester - the prices ( 2018, make sure you are sat comfortably...) Two hours a day - Monday to Friday - a whopping 380 soles a month. Two hours a day for two months - 660 soles. That's an absolute steal, I am sure pri...
by billybob72
Mon Mar 09, 2020 7:26 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: How to move to Peru?
Replies: 25
Views: 1045

Re: How to move to Peru?

What you could do is enrol at PUCP's Spanish for foreigners course, not all that expensive and take your enrolment papers to immigration and you should get an extension. Apparently, you are meant to enter on a tourist visa to study in Peru and set it all up in country. So try that (or one of the ot...

Go to advanced search

cron

Login  •  Register