Archive for October, 2011

How to Find work in Chile

Some people have asked me how to find a job here.  So I will explain for you how I found my job.  I work as a computer programmer in IT (update January 2013:  now working full-time [...]

Could the Mexican War on Drugs Spread to Chile?

Here in Chile HBO is showing a new made-in-Chile production called “Profúgos” ( meaning “fugitives”).  The opening episode showed a gun battle between this group of narcotraficantes and the PDI police in the port of Valparaiso. [...]

Why I Got Rid of FaceBook

Here is my view on FaceBook.  Last night I watched again the film “The Social Contract” about the founding of the company.  I was thrilled to have downloaded and read a copy of the Aaron Sorkin [...]

Chile Free Trade Agreement

The US Congress is once again considering the stalled Colombia free trade agreement and a new one with South Korea.  President Obama is backing these treaties as do most politicians and economists.  In fact if you [...]