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    Is Paris burning? Horrific news from France.

    This video includes incredible footage of early stages of the fire as it burned through the roof.
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    Happy Valentine´s Day...well, sort of...

    Since today is Valentine´s Day in the USA, I thought I´d share the only song I've ever heard about this bogus holiday. I first heard it a few weeks ago when I woke up about 2 AM and the power was out (a rare event where I live in Buenos Aires). As I always do, I turned on my portable radio to...
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    Question about a bank transfer to a closed account...

    I recently made purchase on mercado libre and paid the seller in advance for the cost of shipping ($200 pesos). When he took the package to the sucursal of the micro they told him the shipping could only be paid at the destination. I paid the $200 pesos when I picked up the package on Monday...
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    Making a Credit Card Payment After La Fecha de Vencimiento

    I usually pay my entire Argentine credit card balance in full each month. I paid the minimum amount due last Friday as I was waiting for a transfer to be completed before I could pay the entire balance. The transfer was completed on Tuesday but I couldn't connect to the bank's (Santander Rio)...
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    The new and improved baexpats.org website!

    It's a great improvement! PS: More topics on the home page is what I like the most. And it's as easy to use as ever! Thanks, admin!!!
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    So I've Decided To Sell My House But Where Will I Go?

    Well, the buyer will actually be the one who determines the answer to that question. That;s because Iiam offering to sell either my house or the outbuilding "as is" to someone who wants the same thing I did when I bought the property in 2010. I am not listing with any real estate agency and I...
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    Seeking A Reliable And Reasonable Taxi To Eze?

    If anyone is seeking a trustworthy taxi to EZE I can personally recommend Miguel Otin. He lives in Bodeo and has a very nice, nearly new FIAT. The current rate to EZE from CF is $600 pesos, His number is 5667 4457 (WhatsApp number: +54 911 5657 4457) He doesn't speak much English but he is...
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    Surviving The Next Little Ice Age In Argentina

    This winter may be colder in Capital Federal and in the north of Provincia Buenos Aries, but down around Bahia Blanca this winter has been much warmer than any of the previous seven winters I've lived through. July has always been the coldest month of the year here, but there hasn't been a...
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    How To Find Autosaved Posts?

    Does anyone know how to find posts that have been autosaved?
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    The Venezuela Diet: Lose Weight Even If You Don't Need To!

    I wanted to post this in the "articles" category but the drop down menu didn't show that option. "82 per cent of the nation’s households are now living in poverty and 93 per cent said their income was not enough to cover their food needs. Venezuela was plunged into economic crisis in 2014 when...
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    Crock Pot (220 Volt) For Sale On Mercado Libre: $3500

    It's a real crock pot and uses 220V. Unfortunately, it's priced very high. http://articulo.mercadolibre.com.ar/MLA-655311328-olla-coccion-lenta-crock-pot-35l-220v-nueva-_JM
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    Translation Required For Contracts Foreigners?

    The title should have been "Are translations required for contracts between Argentines and foreigners?" I would like to know if a private contract or convenio privado between an Argentine and a foreigner in Argentina requires a translation to the foreigner's language to be legal A number of...
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    New Fees For Visas Extensions And Overstays Announced

    Here are the new fees which will go into effect in less than ten days: Application for permanent or temporary residency: from $1,200 to $2,000. Extension or renewal of tourist visa: from $600 to $900. Exit fee after overstaying visa limits: from $600 to $1,500 (or $3,000 if irregular...
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    Has The Long Awaited Crackdown On 90 Day Overstays Begun?

    This was posted yesterday in a thread asking about getting an FBI report (in a hurry): I wonder if this is just the beginning of a new "enforcement" policy at migraciones that might affect all foreigners who have overstayed their residencia transitoria (aka 90 day tourist visa), or if this is...
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    Good News For Anyone Receiving International Packages!

    http://www.diariodecuyo.com.ar/home/new_noticia.php?noticia_id=706428 In English by Google translations: BUENOS AIRES Under the current tax cycle of the Professional Council of Economic Sciences of CABA, the AFIP, Alberto Abad, gave a story that will make them more practical life to those...
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    Acceptable Cookware At Great Prices On Mercado Libre

    I have been looking at cookware on Mercado Libre as well as in grocery stores for some time. Just before Christmas I bought a wok by T-Fal (linea practica) for $299. There were sets (batarias) of the linea Practica for $1049-$1499. After the devaluation the sets offered at the lowest prices...
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    Question About Mercorsur Overstay With Expired Passport

    Earlier this afternoon I spoke with a woman who is from Venezuela. She told me she entered Argentina about four months ago and received a 90 day visa which has expired. So has the Venezuelan passport with which she entered. I am not sure why she cannot renew her Venezuelan passport. She has a...
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    An Interesting Quiz: Test Yourself For Narcissism

    Just for fun, take this test for yourself and then take it as if you are answering for your significant other or anyone else you think you know well. Be as honest with yourself as possible and as fair as possible with the other person. I took it twice for myself and the result increased by...
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    Ria Requires Service Factura For Trasfers To Argentine Banks

    Edit: Of course the word "Trasfers" in the title of the thread should be "Transfers" but it is not possible to edit the title. Argenper, the Argentine partner of RIA Money Transfer Service is now requiring the recipient of an incoming transfer that is to be deposited in an Argentine bank to...
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    Country Life In Argentina - Who Would Like To Try It?

    If anyone would like to experience "country life" in Argentina please feel free to contact me in a PM and/or ask questions here. I have a two guest rooms and an escritorio in the front part of the house that are now available for 1-3 months. Everything is furnished (sheets, towels, etc) and I...
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