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  1. perry

    Villa del Parque shopping centre closing...

    They call it denial and false optimism as to create a image that is not true or verificable . The closing of Villa del Parque is a indication of a failing economy where most small businesses are struggling to survive . This is just the beginning of a long recession .
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    Argentina in Top 10 Among Less Expensive Cities Worldwide

    Venezuela has great potential of course but how long does one wait for an upside ? Certainly for those who have extra money a small gamble on properties there could yield great rewards in the future .
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    Argentina in Top 10 Among Less Expensive Cities Worldwide

    I seriously doubt that Buenos Aires is one of the cheapest cities of the world . For people who live here it is the dearest city of South America for most products including cars , clothing , electronics , beauty products ,furniture , hotels , etc etc and in us dollars . It is a cheaper in us...
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    Are you supposed to tip in hotels?

    Not tipping for good service is a sign of disrespect for the other . I have never heard that tipping is not common in Argentina . Is the original poster looking for controversy only ?
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    Mass shooting in Peaceful New Zealand

    This will come as a complete shock and surprise to australian and new zealand expats as both these countries are known to be relatively peaceful and New Zealand has at most 50 murders a year . The brutal attack today in Christchurch New Zealand on two mosques will go down in history as the day...
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    Macri's hilarious speech

    Maybe some middle class neighbourhoods have devalued less due to their close proximity to the centre of Athens . This is related to AIRBNB and investment properties . Other more wealthier neighbourhoods with larger houses like Paleo Psychico and Filothei have seen huge declines in prices more...
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    Macri's hilarious speech

    Inflation is tipped to be over 40% this year a shocking figure considering how expensive things are as well as wages being frozen for most people . This article states that the inflation rate was close to 4% for the month of February 2019 ...
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    Macri's hilarious speech

    Greek people if they have money love to enjoy life and are known to be extravagant . Unfortunately today those who have money are just a small percentage of the population that live in a few up market neighbourhoods of Athens similar to Buenos Aires. Most people though live on the minimum but...
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    Macri's hilarious speech

    Long crisis are worse than a harsh short crisis . In 2001 Argentina experienced its ground zero but by 2003 it was recovering and by 2005 it was booming . Greece which is very similar to Argentina in the sense of its foreign debt and imf has been in a slow descent to hell for now 10 years ...
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    New Expat needs help!

    There is a expat from Corrientes on this forum Pensador . Im sure he can give you some friendly advice .
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    Argentina minimum wage now lower than Bolivias

    https://actualidad.rt.com/actualidad/308240-argentina-paso-tener-mejor-salario Argentina minimum wage has gone from the envy of South America at number one to now number six in South America . This is a huge drop in peoples earning power and with prices in Argentina being very high for most...
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    Macri's hilarious speech

    There is no hope in the people on the street and this is fundamental for society to progress. What choices have they got savage capitalism or crazy communism . Peoples wages have been decimated in the last year and even in Bolivia the minimal wage is higher than Argentina .
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    How easy is it to be sued by a nanny here?

    Having a maid is not a luxury and if one can afford it it is a great investment . A maid does not just clean , she can cook , buy groceries, pay bills, repair clothes, and much more . They are a godsend for many people .
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    Peso what level do you see it this year ?

    The peso since January 2018 has devalued more than 60% percent from 17 pesos to now 40 pesos per dollar . One does not need to be a rocket scientist to be able to predict that the peso will devalue a lot more ( with inflation at over 30% it goes hand in hand)
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    Peso what level do you see it this year ?

    Of course I am speculating this is the right of all of us . I hope that I am wrong in my prediction but my intutition says not .
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    Peso what level do you see it this year ?

    Can you please explain clearly and succinctly the policies in place by the current government that are beneficial to the economy ? You mentioned the Central Bank governer Sandleris who has been in power for now more than 5 months but this year the Argentinian peso has performed the worst of...
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    Peso what level do you see it this year ?

    Please explain Ceviche ?
  18. perry

    Peso what level do you see it this year ?

    I believe this to be a temporary blip and maybe reach 50 pesos per dollar before accomodating to 43 pesos for a determined time . But after the elections all bets are off and from my information it will reach over 70 pesos by December 2019
  19. perry

    Realtor quoted me $650k for 700sq ft condo in Rosario

    Rosario real estate prices clearly reflect a piso of US$ 5,000 a metre for premium buildings . More than this would be for one in a million type property with stunning views that maybe could reach up to US$ 7,000 a metre . In Buenos Aires there are properties that are advertised for more than...
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    Peso what level do you see it this year ?

    And you believe the Imf ?
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