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by windsportinperu
Tue Oct 22, 2019 11:46 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Peru, the Country with the Best Reputation in Latin America !
Replies: 24
Views: 1551

Re: Peru, the Country with the Best Reputation in Latin America !

hahaha... funny but useless

A couple of questions. You may or may not answer :

1º Do you trust on that Company - Reputation Institute ?

2º Do you think that the study done about LATAM Reputation is correct ?
by windsportinperu
Tue Oct 22, 2019 10:57 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Peru, the Country with the Best Reputation in Latin America !
Replies: 24
Views: 1551

Re: Peru, the Country with the Best Reputation in Latin America !

69roadrunner wrote: ... Looks like a company ya gotta pay them a few soles to build that reputation.


You didn't say the word "bribe", but you mean that
by windsportinperu
Tue Oct 22, 2019 10:25 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Peru, the Country with the Best Reputation in Latin America !
Replies: 24
Views: 1551

Re: Peru, the Country with the Best Reputation in Latin America !

You are the one who said that Company is receiving bribery for their Studies , so you are the one who has to prove it . We have to options :

1º your are wrong or
2º the Rest of the countries of the World are bribing to this Organization

https://insights.reputationinstitute.com/europe
by windsportinperu
Tue Oct 22, 2019 10:09 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Peru, the Country with the Best Reputation in Latin America !
Replies: 24
Views: 1551

Re: Peru, the Country with the Best Reputation in Latin America !

Your Accusation to that Company is baseless
by windsportinperu
Tue Oct 22, 2019 7:41 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Peru, the Country with the Best Reputation in Latin America !
Replies: 24
Views: 1551

Re: Peru, the Country with the Best Reputation in Latin America !

My goodness. With all the recent events, it's hard to believe. Then again, very little news about Peru seems to filter abroad. Just as well! :) The problem with the Dissolved Congress was the less possible traumatic event because was Fast and Precise. In less than 24 hours the extirpation of the Ca...
by windsportinperu
Mon Oct 21, 2019 3:29 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Peru, the Country with the Best Reputation in Latin America !
Replies: 24
Views: 1551

Peru, the Country with the Best Reputation in Latin America !

Peru has been chosen as the Country with the Best Reputation in Latin AMerica The investigation was done by Reputation Institute and was surveyed 55,000 people from Around the World in Countries as Canada, USA, France, Germany, Japan, Russia and UK The data for this Reputation is based on Natural Be...
by windsportinperu
Fri Oct 18, 2019 7:56 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Numismatic Museum in Peru a wonderful collection of Coins !
Replies: 5
Views: 539

Re: Numismatic Museum in Peru a wonderful collection of Coins !

69road, of course the Museum has a lot of coins and bills from Around the World

If you visit the Museum , it would be interesting to read your thoughts about
by windsportinperu
Thu Oct 17, 2019 12:16 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Numismatic Museum in Peru a wonderful collection of Coins !
Replies: 5
Views: 539

Numismatic Museum in Peru a wonderful collection of Coins !

Located at the BCRP (Banco Central de Reserva del Peru) El Museo Numismatico del Peru has the best public collection of Antique Coins in all Latin America Coins and Bills from 1568 to the present day (Perú) ! + Coins from the Roman Empire The Building of this Museum by itself has a wonderful Archite...
by windsportinperu
Tue Oct 15, 2019 3:22 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Peru, and the New Era of Building Long Steel Bridges !
Replies: 1
Views: 295

Peru, and the New Era of Building Long Steel Bridges !

As we know, The Country has a lot of tough places as Canyons, River, etc ... The Technology and Logistic for building such long bridges in extremely complicated because of the Geography, but ... ... finally Bridges 100% made in Peru, not so bad ! Motilones 160 meters https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=...
by windsportinperu
Mon Oct 14, 2019 1:04 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Peruvian Technicians and New Level of Competitiveness in Peru
Replies: 14
Views: 1020

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 windsportinperu
Mon Oct 14, 2019 12:48 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Peruvian Technicians and New Level of Competitiveness in Peru
Replies: 14
Views: 1020

Re: Peruvian Technicians and New Level of Competitiveness in Peru

Those Macro Economic Figures alone, tend to give a wrong perception of Reality
by windsportinperu
Mon Oct 14, 2019 12:13 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Peruvian Technicians and New Level of Competitiveness in Peru
Replies: 14
Views: 1020

Re: Peruvian Technicians and New Level of Competitiveness in Peru

Personally it always makes me happy to read good news from Argentina... Same thing in Peru with the new SACS style Companies, we can now create a Legal Business in 24 hours, it all using Internet and without the Presence of a Public Notary https://www.mercadonegro.pe/negocios-y-empresas/ahora-podras...
by windsportinperu
Mon Oct 14, 2019 11:48 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Peruvian Technicians and New Level of Competitiveness in Peru
Replies: 14
Views: 1020

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, but with the destructive presence of Left Wing Parties those skills have migrate to Countries as Peru and Chile. It is very clear that Venezuela is out of the Equation, same th...
by windsportinperu
Mon Oct 14, 2019 11:16 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Peruvian Technicians and New Level of Competitiveness in Peru
Replies: 14
Views: 1020

Re: Peruvian Technicians and New Level of Competitiveness in Peru

In the recent years, There is been an improvement in some online translator. Specially in popular Languages as English, Spanish, etc
by windsportinperu
Mon Oct 14, 2019 10:51 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Peruvian Technicians and New Level of Competitiveness in Peru
Replies: 14
Views: 1020

Re: Peruvian Technicians and New Level of Competitiveness in Peru

Got any real references backing up "Peru has one of the best Place in South America for studying a Technician Career?" 1º Source : the Growing Economy of Peru is an indirect indicator of the work done by these Technicians is very competitive 2º Source: They work together with big Industry...
by windsportinperu
Mon Oct 14, 2019 8:31 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Peruvian Technicians and New Level of Competitiveness in Peru
Replies: 14
Views: 1020

Peruvian Technicians and New Level of Competitiveness in Peru

Peru has one of the best Place in South America for studying a Technician Career Agro-Industry, Industrial Electricity, Technicians for the Food Industry, Textiles, Machine Shop, Printing, Jewelry , etc. They work together with SNI (Sociedad Nacional de Industrias) and prepares Technicians that will...
by windsportinperu
Fri Oct 11, 2019 10:12 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Tren Macho, Beautiful Scenery seen from this Train !
Replies: 4
Views: 483

Tren Macho, Beautiful Scenery seen from this Train !

Tren Macho, is the train that goes from Huancayo to Huancavelica. Both Andean cities in the Middle Part of The Andes

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5B14arGl9zY
by windsportinperu
Thu Oct 10, 2019 8:12 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Nervous to Bring Kids to Back to Lima
Replies: 1
Views: 326

Re: Nervous to Bring Kids to Back to Lima

Hello, Peru has had an improvement in Safety the last decade. There are some few bad news for the new arrival of Criminal Gangs from Venezuelans committing violent crimes, but it is nothing to be really worried about. Nowadays, The Peruvian Police is one of the Most Efficient in South America, and t...
by windsportinperu
Sun Oct 06, 2019 6:12 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Peru Economic Stabilty praised by Argentina, even though the political turmoil
Replies: 1
Views: 317

Peru Economic Stabilty praised by Argentina, even though the political turmoil

La Nacion is one of the main newspaper in Argentina. An excellent report about Peruvian Economic Stability even though the Country has received several political turmoil A must read for anyone who want to understand why Peru Economy is so stable in 20 years Report in Spanish, you might use an online...
by windsportinperu
Fri Oct 04, 2019 10:28 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: President Vizcarra dissolves Peruvian Congress, Great News !
Replies: 16
Views: 1239

Re: President Vizcarra dissolves Peruvian Congress, Great News !

Free from the Tyranny of the Corrupted Congress + Free to express their discontent and change the course for a better life
by windsportinperu
Thu Oct 03, 2019 6:53 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: President Vizcarra dissolves Peruvian Congress, Great News !
Replies: 16
Views: 1239

Re: President Vizcarra dissolves Peruvian Congress, Great News !

Right moment when the police line is broken and all people runs along Avda Abancay in their unstoppable way to the Congress

Real Freedom and Democracy in Action, Epic !

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rfeG2vBsyjo
by windsportinperu
Wed Oct 02, 2019 1:31 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Japanese Guy, Peru where beautiful people live in a beautiful place
Replies: 1
Views: 339

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

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
by windsportinperu
Tue Oct 01, 2019 3:39 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: President Vizcarra dissolves Peruvian Congress, Great News !
Replies: 16
Views: 1239

Re: President Vizcarra dissolves Peruvian Congress, Great News !

there doesn't appear to be a clear path out of this mess. Alan, It has already been over, this morning .. Some Congressmen are trying to escape and Mercedes Araoz is hidden into her house OAS has given an indirect support to Vizcarra, and said that Peru should find a way out by ourself, and it is e...
by windsportinperu
Tue Oct 01, 2019 2:01 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: President Vizcarra dissolves Peruvian Congress, Great News !
Replies: 16
Views: 1239

Re: President Vizcarra dissolves Peruvian Congress, Great News !

The right to choose and debunk corruption is at the ballot box or impeachment You are right again. Even though, we all believe in Democracy, every Country has its own way of making Politics. For us going to the streets and making massive public manifestations is the way to go. This way, our authori...
by windsportinperu
Tue Oct 01, 2019 11:01 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: President Vizcarra dissolves Peruvian Congress, Great News !
Replies: 16
Views: 1239

Re: President Vizcarra dissolves Peruvian Congress, Great News !

Isn't that the first step to dictatorship, dissolving the duly elected representatives of the people? I understand your point of view and is 100% valid If we see it on the surface, It could be understood as dictatorship , but on the contrary it is 100% legal, it is democratic and it was what People...
by windsportinperu
Tue Oct 01, 2019 10:17 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: President Vizcarra dissolves Peruvian Congress, Great News !
Replies: 16
Views: 1239

Re: President Vizcarra dissolves Peruvian Congress, Great News !

Sorry to see that the measure appears to be illegal, so long term, nothing good will come of this. I understand your worries but it is 100% legal. Our Constitution gives the President the ability to dissolve the Congress when "cuestión de confianza" is denied time after time Several lawye...
by windsportinperu
Tue Oct 01, 2019 9:16 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: President Vizcarra dissolves Peruvian Congress, Great News !
Replies: 16
Views: 1239

Re: President Vizcarra dissolves Peruvian Congress, Great News !

Peru has got rip of Corruption out of our Congress, nothing can be as real as this
by windsportinperu
Tue Oct 01, 2019 12:17 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: President Vizcarra dissolves Peruvian Congress, Great News !
Replies: 16
Views: 1239

President Vizcarra dissolves Peruvian Congress, Great News !

People in Peru is so happy, now Finally Vizcarra decided to close the Congress and Call for New Elections All over the country and in all cities, Peruvians are supporting to their President The End of a Corrupted Congress is on its last days The Army, Navy, Aviation and Police has also demonstrated ...
by windsportinperu
Fri Sep 27, 2019 8:09 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Expat relocation
Replies: 10
Views: 1048

Re: Expat relocation

You are Welcome, Wood..

You might want to put on your list Cieneguilla and all the towns on the way up to the highlands. The last town in the row is Antioquia and is 3+ hours away from Lima (There is another city in Colombia with the same name)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J7MRfZK-A9Q
by windsportinperu
Sat Sep 21, 2019 2:15 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Venezuelans wanting to get to Centro de Lima?!?
Replies: 9
Views: 877

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

and was momentarily concerned that I did not have my pistol with me. It's probably time to head back to the range for some practice. Be very careful my friend, those violent young venezuelans are heartless A proxeneta (pimp) shot to a sex-worker, because she refused to pay money. This has happened ...
by windsportinperu
Sat Sep 21, 2019 1:26 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Expat relocation
Replies: 10
Views: 1048

Re: Expat relocation

Hello WoodChuck, There are some small towns in the nearby area of Lima, within 2 hours or less. The first one is Azpitia an small town, not as sunny as Chosica, but could be interesting as well. On the same road to Azpitia, but going in the direction to the highlands, there is another town as Calang...
by windsportinperu
Fri Sep 20, 2019 1:01 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Venezuelans wanting to get to Centro de Lima?!?
Replies: 9
Views: 877

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

There are hundreds and hundreds of places to work. Agriculture sector is one of the most needed market.

Alan, Is it needed specialized or qualified personnel for picking asparagus or avocados ?
by windsportinperu
Fri Sep 20, 2019 9:37 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Venezuelans wanting to get to Centro de Lima?!?
Replies: 9
Views: 877

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

Formidable. but not young healthy people who can work

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G8dC91DhNCA
by windsportinperu
Fri Sep 20, 2019 8:51 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Venezuelans wanting to get to Centro de Lima?!?
Replies: 9
Views: 877

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

Hello Gringolandia, It is another dishonest method to cause a solidarity reaction. They ask us how to go to an address or place (usually away from the place they are), because they are in a hurry. Then they ask you for money to take a taxi to that place. Lazy Venezuelans. They ask for "Centro d...
by windsportinperu
Fri Sep 06, 2019 11:14 am
Forum: Roommates / Rooms for Rent
Topic: Elegant old Home to share in Magdalena del Mar
Replies: 2
Views: 397

Re: Elegant old Home to share in Magdalena del Mar

Nice Location and beautiful well-maintained House..
by windsportinperu
Fri Sep 06, 2019 11:08 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: According to European Union, Peruvians are considered Excellent Workers !
Replies: 0
Views: 383

According to European Union, Peruvians are considered Excellent Workers !

Peruvians are considered to be hard-worker and disciplined in several European Countries as Spain, Italy, Netherlands, etc. Another good characteristic is that they have the ability to adapt to the new place very easily. It was said by Irene Horejs, a high member of the EU It was also confirmed by t...
by windsportinperu
Thu Aug 22, 2019 12:27 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Coffee in Peru (Split from "Dairy in Arequipa")
Replies: 28
Views: 1499

Re: Coffee in Peru (Split from "Dairy in Arequipa")

Formidable 1 wrote:Where can Cafe Mistico be purchased?


Not exactly that name, but there are several sellers of "cafe organico" in olx..

https://www.olx.com.pe/nf/search/cafe%20organico
by windsportinperu
Thu Aug 22, 2019 12:24 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Coffee in Peru (Split from "Dairy in Arequipa")
Replies: 28
Views: 1499

Re: Coffee in Peru (Split from "Dairy in Arequipa")

woodchuck wrote:I remember 4-5 years ago TUNKI coffee was winning global awards.
Where can Tunki coffee be purchased?


Hello Wood, it is sold at mercadolibre.

https://listado.mercadolibre.com.pe/otr ... idas/tunki

Let's us know what was your experience with the great variety..
by windsportinperu
Thu Aug 22, 2019 10:30 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Building with Timber in Peru
Replies: 12
Views: 1095

Re: Building with Timber in Peru

JimboJohn wrote:Thanks for the feedback! It's been helpful! I've managed to find a number of aserraderos online.


You are Welcome !,

If you have any data or experience about your project to share with us, will be welcome
by windsportinperu
Wed Aug 21, 2019 7:15 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Coffee in Peru (Split from "Dairy in Arequipa")
Replies: 28
Views: 1499

Re: Coffee in Peru (Split from "Dairy in Arequipa")

There are some few high quality coffee producer in Peru and they sold in the local market.

To anyone who is interested in learning more, could visit Ferias de Productos Agropecuarios that are organized regularly along the year..

ExpoCafe is also a good place to know more
by windsportinperu
Wed Aug 21, 2019 1:30 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Building with Timber in Peru
Replies: 12
Views: 1095

Re: Building with Timber in Peru

Lima, is in a subtropical region. Those "polillas" as are named everywhere in Peru, are in fact Termites They are very aggressive. During the summer time they fly everywhere and find the minor spot where to live and eat low quality woods. Only tropical hardwoods are free from the plague. U...
by windsportinperu
Wed Aug 21, 2019 11:31 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Building with Timber in Peru
Replies: 12
Views: 1095

Re: Building with Timber in Peru

No serious worker in the building area, recommend Pino Radiata. They work with Tornillo or Cedro.

The situation gets works, when buying Furniture made of Pino Radiata,
by windsportinperu
Wed Aug 21, 2019 9:46 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Building with Timber in Peru
Replies: 12
Views: 1095

Re: Building with Timber in Peru

We have already used Pino Radiata during the construction of a wooden ceiling , pre-treated with costly "preservante de madera" , didn't work. The frist 2 or 3 years, everything looks fine. But after more years the beams began to be "picado" by "polilla". Actually after...
by windsportinperu
Tue Aug 20, 2019 5:01 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Coffee in Peru (Split from "Dairy in Arequipa")
Replies: 28
Views: 1499

Re: Dairy in Arequipa

After all , my appreciation that you have a good sense of humor was correct :)

What is a lil Miller Time ?
by windsportinperu
Tue Aug 20, 2019 3:49 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Building with Timber in Peru
Replies: 12
Views: 1095

Re: Building with Timber in Peru

part 2... As far as I remember, Madera in Perú is sold as pie-cubico (cubic-foot) It would be recommendable you to ask the seller from Pucallpa, what types of woods are good for building there, where rain + insects are abundants ! Remember that with some tropical woods is only possible to drill and ...
by windsportinperu
Tue Aug 20, 2019 3:32 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Building with Timber in Peru
Replies: 12
Views: 1095

Re: Building with Timber in Peru

I hope someone who lives in Pucallpa could give you a better approach... in the meanwhile, just an introduction: Here in Lima for timber is used "pino radiata", a low quality wood imported from Chile. it is "eaten" by "polillas" , an small insect who lives inside the wo...
by windsportinperu
Tue Aug 20, 2019 3:21 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Coffee in Peru (Split from "Dairy in Arequipa")
Replies: 28
Views: 1499

Re: Dairy in Arequipa

Yes 3.33 a pound next to the Altomayo example you provided at 3.40 per pound. Anything else? but in Peru the price is 3.4 usd per 500 grams (not per pound) And considering that 1 pound = 453 grms (not 500 grms) Applying simply mathematics 3.4 usd/500grams x 453 grams/pound = 3 usd per pound (cost i...

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