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by jumpinjack
Sat Jan 21, 2017 12:33 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: carnet de extranjeria and travel abroad
Replies: 13
Views: 3729

Re: carnet de extranjeria and travel abroad

Sorry I do not see where he said you can travel freely. All I see is, "If your carnet is through marriage you can travel freely. If it is a work carnet, then you will have to file the appropriate paper work." I assume he means you have to file paperwork to travel freely. To were he does no...
by jumpinjack
Sat Jan 21, 2017 11:45 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: carnet de extranjeria and travel abroad
Replies: 13
Views: 3729

Re: carnet de extranjeria and travel abroad

Alpineprince wrote:If your carnet is through marriage you can travel freely. If it is a work carnet, then you will have to file the apropiarte paper work.

You are kidding, right? You can really be barred from traveling?
by jumpinjack
Wed Jan 18, 2017 12:01 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Questions about therapists / counseling / clinical social work
Replies: 2
Views: 970

Re: Questions about therapists / counseling / clinical social work

Have you been to Peru? How is your Spanish. I would suggest to come to Peru try and find a clinical social worker and ask them what your possibilities are. If you can not find one, there is your answer. At least you had a nice vacation. Social work is generally government created and driven, not sur...
by jumpinjack
Mon Jan 16, 2017 11:51 am
Forum: Jobs in Peru
Topic: Where can i find a job in Lima?
Replies: 14
Views: 3025

Re: Where can i find a job in Lima?

And with Trump Prez, jobs are and will be flocking back to America.
by jumpinjack
Sat Jan 14, 2017 12:16 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: New immigration law
Replies: 94
Views: 30951

Re: New immigration law

If you intend to make Peru your home and get married, you really should consider looking for ways to do things above board. Probably good advice even if you do not intend to make Peru home or get married. Working illegally for years, spinning the border crossing roulette wheel and looking for ways t...
by jumpinjack
Sat Jan 14, 2017 9:26 am
Forum: Buy & Sell
Topic: Four bedroom house for sale - San Borja
Replies: 7
Views: 1377

Re: Four bedroom house for sale - San Borja

Two words, Gringo Price
by jumpinjack
Wed Jan 11, 2017 9:31 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Best prices tickets FROM Peru
Replies: 3
Views: 7521

Re: Best prices tickets FROM Peru

Where is the study?
There are a number of these kinds of search engines. I have found they all vary.
Here are some others.
https://www.kayak.com/
http://www.momondo.com/
https://www.hipmunk.com/
https://www.orbitz.com/
https://www.expedia.com/
https://www.skyscanner.com/
by jumpinjack
Tue Jan 10, 2017 9:30 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Water Pressure in Lima Cut Back to Save for Non-Rainy Days
Replies: 8
Views: 3248

Re: Water Pressure in Lima Cut Back to Save for Non-Rainy Days

I guess a person can dream up any scenario they want to support their belief but where I come from, we have peak demand times also (Super Bowl) and even have several people packed into one apartment and the water would even be cut from time to time. Guess what you will not find on one house or burie...
by jumpinjack
Mon Jan 09, 2017 3:17 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Water Pressure in Lima Cut Back to Save for Non-Rainy Days
Replies: 8
Views: 3248

Re: Water Pressure in Lima Cut Back to Save for Non-Rainy Days

It is a good question jumpin, The tanks on top of houses is just a water reservoir, not for increasing water pressure. Some districts with some advantage because of its lower location as Magdalena, San Miguel, etc. in Lima, have better water pressure than others districts located at slight higher a...
by jumpinjack
Mon Jan 09, 2017 11:56 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Water Pressure in Lima Cut Back to Save for Non-Rainy Days
Replies: 8
Views: 3248

Re: Water Pressure in Lima Cut Back to Save for Non-Rainy Days

Reducing the water pressure while people are asleep may not be enough. Lima has always had a water pressure problem and I can see it getting worse. I have lived in Lima quite a few years and always experienced low water pressure. We moved in to our home ten years ago, had problems with the water su...
by jumpinjack
Mon Jan 09, 2017 9:21 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Trujillo/Huanchaco Expats?
Replies: 1
Views: 707

Re: Trujillo/Huanchaco Expats?

Any compensation?
Thanks
by jumpinjack
Wed Jan 04, 2017 10:29 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Which options do I have?
Replies: 6
Views: 991

Re: Which options do I have?

The lawyer is correct, it has always been the law but I guess too many bent it. Like I said read the law, heed it, respect it and you will have no surprises.
by jumpinjack
Wed Jan 04, 2017 9:54 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Which options do I have?
Replies: 6
Views: 991

Re: Which options do I have?

Out of curiosity, what does it matter where he lives in Peru aren't we all subject to the same, in this case seemingly arbitrary law enforcement, no matter where you live in Peru? As to border crossing it has, as you have discovered, changed. You will be taking your chances leaving and entering if y...
by jumpinjack
Tue Jan 03, 2017 12:38 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Forum area of Expatperu
Replies: 8
Views: 1731

Re: Forum area of Expatperu

A forum is not the best place to look for info now that we have Google Search, and you never know who you are talking to. Alan nailed it, transparency is the key. Reading some of the other past conversations, there are a few members that can be quite intimidating, possibly causing some to not to par...
by jumpinjack
Thu Dec 29, 2016 10:44 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Forum area of Expatperu
Replies: 8
Views: 1731

Re: Forum area of Expatperu

Maybe you are barking up the wrong tree and should be working more towards making Expat easier to use and more transparent since you feel that is a factor in why folks go to Facebook.
by jumpinjack
Sat Dec 24, 2016 9:56 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Sailing on Lake Titicaca
Replies: 2
Views: 2503

Re: Sailing on Lake Titicaca

Sounds like fun. You say the ship is ready. How do we get there? Are there any nice accomdations and nice places to eat?
Thanks
by jumpinjack
Mon Dec 19, 2016 1:11 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: DHL scam
Replies: 11
Views: 2317

Re: DHL scam

You will never get an email from DHL unless you give them your email and request updates. If you receive an unsolicited email and expecting something and did not give your email you should go to the site and enter your tracking number to confirm. I get phishing DHL emails a lot even though I have ne...
by jumpinjack
Thu Dec 01, 2016 10:41 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Anyone else get this PM?
Replies: 3
Views: 614

Re: Anyone else get this PM?

Not me. I am jealous. After you email Miss Gracie, post the pictures here so anyone that did not get the PM can see them.
thanks
by jumpinjack
Wed Nov 30, 2016 12:36 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Is discrimination towards Spanish speakers increasing in the USA
Replies: 39
Views: 10437

Re: Is discrimination towards Spanish speakers increasing in the USA

I'm no fan of Obama and neo-liberalism either, but I will say that Obamacare isn't the only reason premiums have gone up. Insurance companies have a lot to do with that. Check out how much top executives get huge compensation package raises just from last year to now. Premium hikes are do to many f...
by jumpinjack
Wed Nov 30, 2016 11:20 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Level with me about moving to Peru?
Replies: 18
Views: 2807

Re: Level with me about moving to Peru?

Restaurants have the highest failure rate, anywhere in the world. Peruvians like their pizza if not they go to anyone of the other American chains. If you are set on a restaurant, open up one of those menu places. People love the food. Less equipment and you use local food. Peru has a lack of good c...
by jumpinjack
Wed Nov 30, 2016 10:53 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Is discrimination towards Spanish speakers increasing in the USA
Replies: 39
Views: 10437

Re: Is discrimination towards Spanish speakers increasing in the USA

I'd hardly call coming across something from Reuters as having to spend time digging. It's major news reported on a variety of media sites; not having to dig on some obscure corner of the internet. Maybe you're just getting your "news" from Alex Jones and alt-right media? I agree these ha...
by jumpinjack
Wed Nov 30, 2016 9:58 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Is discrimination towards Spanish speakers increasing in the USA
Replies: 39
Views: 10437

Re: Is discrimination towards Spanish speakers increasing in the USA

At the Trump rallies and on the campaign trail I didn't see Trump try to convince his working class base that automation is the source of their problems and lack of work. The blame was squarely put on immigrants and his supporters clearly lapped it up instead of countering that it's Silicon Valley ...
by jumpinjack
Tue Nov 29, 2016 12:46 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Is discrimination towards Spanish speakers increasing in the USA
Replies: 39
Views: 10437

Re: Is discrimination towards Spanish speakers increasing in the USA

At the Trump rallies and on the campaign trail I didn't see Trump try to convince his working class base that automation is the source of their problems and lack of work. The blame was squarely put on immigrants and his supporters clearly lapped it up instead of countering that it's Silicon Valley ...
by jumpinjack
Tue Nov 29, 2016 12:26 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Is discrimination towards Spanish speakers increasing in the USA
Replies: 39
Views: 10437

Re: Is discrimination towards Spanish speakers increasing in the USA

Must be that ubiquitous red trucker's hat. But if you've got a point to make I'm not going to play 20 questions and attempt to make your point for you. You got it, the red hat. A liberal slanted cartoon aimed at what liberals like to smear Republicans with. As you pointed out with Reagan, it is not...
by jumpinjack
Tue Nov 29, 2016 12:01 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Is discrimination towards Spanish speakers increasing in the USA
Replies: 39
Views: 10437

Re: Is discrimination towards Spanish speakers increasing in the USA

Thanks for proving the point, jumpinjack, that many Americans need to blame others with little power and no voice instead of those actually responsible for the situation. As if poor immigrants have more power and control over the US economy and jobs than the employers who take advantage of them. Bl...
by jumpinjack
Tue Nov 29, 2016 10:36 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Is discrimination towards Spanish speakers increasing in the USA
Replies: 39
Views: 10437

Re: Is discrimination towards Spanish speakers increasing in the USA

You got that right, Ironchefcris I don't think anyone blames latinos their for problems that is ridiculous. As the cartoon indicates, we blame illegals that work illegally, dirt cheap and suck off the government tit that the dems have so generously provided. I think the blame belongs to our liberal ...
by jumpinjack
Mon Nov 28, 2016 5:03 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: The Perfect Xmas Gift
Replies: 4
Views: 1008

Re: The Perfect Xmas Gift

I saw that posted on another forum. Some funny things said in the questions and comments sections. Wouldn't be surprised if like the steel he used to build his buildings, his Trump line of clothes, his 'Make America Great Again' hats, and a whole bunch of other 'Trump' branded merch that's made in ...
by jumpinjack
Fri Nov 25, 2016 7:55 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Is discrimination towards Spanish speakers increasing in the USA
Replies: 39
Views: 10437

Re: Is discrimination towards Spanish speakers increasing in the USA

Sure, but what I just posted is major news, reported on not just nationally, but internationally from respected journalist organizations. It's not some little story reported on by some little known website in some far off corner of conspiracy land on the internet. The video and photo and Trump's ow...
by jumpinjack
Fri Nov 25, 2016 1:38 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Is discrimination towards Spanish speakers increasing in the USA
Replies: 39
Views: 10437

Re: Is discrimination towards Spanish speakers increasing in the USA

You wrote, Trump can condemn Rosie O'Donnell and others repeatedly and with such vigor and vitriol, you'd think he could do the same with the white supremacists. Why dignify or give recognition to such groups with a response from the leader of the free world? Besides I think he already took his stan...
by jumpinjack
Fri Nov 25, 2016 12:50 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Is discrimination towards Spanish speakers increasing in the USA
Replies: 39
Views: 10437

Re: Is discrimination towards Spanish speakers increasing in the USA

I was referring to the link in the OP from the writer who has noticed the change in the states since Trump started running for President. My link works fine for me, but I see you need a subscription so maybe that explains why it didn't work for you. If you bother to take a quick look you'll see tha...
by jumpinjack
Fri Nov 25, 2016 11:31 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Is discrimination towards Spanish speakers increasing in the USA
Replies: 39
Views: 10437

Re: Is discrimination towards Spanish speakers increasing in the USA

I didn't see in the linked article any blame being directed towards Trump, just the reporter noting the amount of incidents increasing since Trump's candidacy. It would be nice to see Trump condemn the white nationalists throwing "sieg heils" with as much vigor as he condemns Rosie O'Donn...
by jumpinjack
Fri Nov 25, 2016 10:32 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Is discrimination towards Spanish speakers increasing in the USA
Replies: 39
Views: 10437

Re: Is discrimination towards Spanish speakers increasing in the USA

Here is an interesting opinion piece written by a US citizen and author who once lived in Lima, and now resides with his Peruvian wife in Wisonsin, regarding his recent experiences raising two bilingual children there. http://bit.ly/2gLiztv Sounds like a mass hysteria is setting in and sweeping the...
by jumpinjack
Thu Nov 24, 2016 1:19 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: HAPPY THANKSGIVING!
Replies: 11
Views: 1651

Re: HAPPY THANKSGIVING!

Thanks Woodchuck, back at ya. By the way, the Indians did not feed the Pilgrims in fact the Indians wanted to run them off. However one native to the area, Squanto, did help. Didn't feed them, taught them how to grow corn a winter staple. For this the Pilgrims gave thanks to God and invited Squanto ...
by jumpinjack
Wed Nov 16, 2016 10:22 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Drywall cost in Peru por M2
Replies: 5
Views: 1015

Re: Drywall cost in Peru por M2

Finally returned to Peru after a 6 year hiatus. Ready to build my beach home in Pimentel. I spent money on home plans 6 year ago, brick and cement was the common material then. But upon return, I am seeing drywall as the preferred building material. How thing change. My question, how much is the go...
by jumpinjack
Sat Nov 12, 2016 2:37 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Border Hopping - Help!!
Replies: 14
Views: 2189

Re: Border Hopping - Help!!

If you like to follow my advice, focus more on the second part of my reply. Which second part? The part about Bolivian women? I'm looking for genuine advice and people with similar experiences, not idiots telling lies and making dry jokes. Cheers. Thats the third part. I cannot help you don't read ...
by jumpinjack
Fri Nov 11, 2016 12:08 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: USA Election viewing
Replies: 60
Views: 7816

Re: USA Election viewing

Or you could just view the inside of any random Trump rally. Trump and others urged his followers to take to the streets if he lost. Four years ago he suggested people march to Washington and that it was time for a revolution and several other things that would fit in the category of what you're no...
by jumpinjack
Fri Nov 11, 2016 10:59 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: USA Election viewing
Replies: 60
Views: 7816

Re: USA Election viewing

@real DonaldTrump? Who or what is that. A lot of one liners but what was the context. I think you can dig anything up on the internet, what is happening since the election is right in front of our eyes. How can anyone predict what someone or a group will do. There was no precedent for that comment. ...
by jumpinjack
Fri Nov 11, 2016 9:46 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: USA Election viewing
Replies: 60
Views: 7816

Re: USA Election viewing

Never in my life have I been so embarrassed or ashamed to be a U.S. person. What were people thinking? Man people in the United States are easy to fool. This seems to be the differance between Libs and Repulicans. At the change of power to liberal there are no riots, embarrassments. Americans leavi...
by jumpinjack
Wed Nov 09, 2016 2:12 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: USA Election viewing
Replies: 60
Views: 7816

Re: USA Election viewing

In the election post mortem, 3 things stand out to me. First, the mainstream media overestimated the black/Latino vote/influence. Blacks just couldn’t get behind a non-minority candidate such as HRC like they did with BHO and Latinos are too splintered as a group. She didn’t bring the “wow factor” ...
by jumpinjack
Mon Oct 31, 2016 9:29 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: USA Election viewing
Replies: 60
Views: 7816

Re: USA Election viewing

The irony of referring to the Jonestown massacre is probably lost on you. No, "drinking the Kool Aid refers to the masses who tow the party line such as your oft repeated mantra "their real motivations are racism, bigotry, or a general disregard for facts". Google it. Jonestown drank...
by jumpinjack
Sun Oct 30, 2016 11:39 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: USA Election viewing
Replies: 60
Views: 7816

Re: USA Election viewing

Good points, Ironchefchris. With regard to friendships being ruined by political disagreements, I agree it is unfortunate and needless in many cases, but for me it comes down to *why* someone takes a particularly political position than the actual position itself If someone says they'll vote for Tr...
by jumpinjack
Sun Oct 30, 2016 8:38 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: USA Election viewing
Replies: 60
Views: 7816

Re: USA Election viewing

I have often wondered why it is that Conservatives are called the right" and Liberals are called the "left" Ignoring the rest of the message since it was actually making me stupider just by reading it, the origin of "right" and "left" in politics occurred during t...
by jumpinjack
Sat Oct 29, 2016 11:36 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: USA Election viewing
Replies: 60
Views: 7816

Re: USA Election viewing

In this crazy election season, a little religion might be appropriate, so here is a short Bible study. Thus sayeth the Lord in the new testament: Jesus said: 'Goats on the left, sheep on the right' (Matthew 25:33). Jesus also told Peter fish from the right side of the boat. They did and filled the b...
by jumpinjack
Thu Oct 27, 2016 10:08 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: RESIDENTS w/ C.E. -- I need help understanding 183-day limit for travel outside Peru
Replies: 11
Views: 2013

Re: RESIDENTS w/ C.E. -- I need help understanding 183-day limit for travel outside Peru

"Ciento ochenta y tres (183) días calendarios consecutivos o acumulados durante un periodo cualquiera de (12) meses"
Don't see how it could be much more crystallized.
by jumpinjack
Mon Oct 24, 2016 1:46 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: USA Election viewing
Replies: 60
Views: 7816

Re: USA Election viewing

Here, here. Well said.
by jumpinjack
Sat Oct 22, 2016 2:03 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: USA Election viewing
Replies: 60
Views: 7816

Re: USA Election viewing

In the first place America is a continent or if you prefer two continents not a country. And with regards to the remaining twaddle, Winfield Scott summed it up quite nicely: " Wayward sisters, depart in peace." Of course when it comes to Trump, rockers may prefer a song by Joe Walsh, name...
by jumpinjack
Mon Oct 17, 2016 4:54 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Visa Renewal new Time Frame
Replies: 29
Views: 6418

Re: Visa Renewal new Time Frame

Okay, first things first. In my humble opinion, everyone on the planet knows that 200 vitamins and 3 rolls of floss is PROBABLY less than $200 US. (If not, then they shouldn't be working in a government post inspecting incoming packages.) Asking me for a receipt is pointless 'cause I could doctor A...
by jumpinjack
Sun Oct 16, 2016 8:30 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Introduce Yourself!
Replies: 937
Views: 228693

Re: Introduce Yourself!

Hi and welcome to the forum!
Not only is personality a must so is a work permit. Be sure to inquire if the employer will help you in getting one.
Good luck and enjoy Peru. Ring me up via PM when you get here.
by jumpinjack
Sat Oct 15, 2016 6:16 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Up In Smoke
Replies: 14
Views: 4357

Re: Up In Smoke

You mean we're smokin' dog crap, man?

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