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“Argentina has left the populist experiment, and no other country has its potential”

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Argentina has left behind its populist experiment, and there is no other country with greater potential, Argentine president Mauricio Macri told the World Economic Forum in Davos during a speech to the forum of world political and business leaders. Read full article

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  • Brit Bob

    President Macri, Argentine Congress 1 March 2017
    ''Next year Argentina will host the G20, one of the most important forums in the world.

    This is the way to advance our interests, including our legitimate claim for the Falkland Islands, Georgias and South Sandwich.

    Dialogue strengthens our position and allows us to come closer to finding a definitive solution to this prolonged dispute.''

    The Falkland Islands belong to Argentina - Who told you that?

    Falklands - Argentina's Imaginary Territory (1 pg):- https://www.academia.edu/35715281/Falklands_Argentinas_Imaginary_Territory

    Jan 26th, 2018 - 09:57 am - Link - Report abuse +5
  • Enrique Massot

    BB
    Islanders who love Macri because of his “pragmatic” approach will be sorely disappointed to learn that the Argentine president will keep the Malvinas-son-Argentinas card in his sleeve to use it when need arises--same as the military Junta did in the past.

    Jan 26th, 2018 - 04:57 pm - Link - Report abuse -2
  • Chicureo

    To paraphrase Patrick Edgar:

    Historically, the current suspicious nature of the Falklands has been attributed to the insensitive self destructive aggression from its Kleptomaniac Southern neighbor who in desperation has continuously slandered their good nature and willingness to live independently. The islanders feel Argentines themselves Have learned to take care of themselves, so why should they unite with a populace of land grabbing bipolar psychotics? Argentines as we all know still dwell close to the primitive survival instinctive egocentrically selfish mind...

    Jan 26th, 2018 - 05:25 pm - Link - Report abuse +5
  • DemonTree

    Damn Chicureo, that's good. Just needs a few more paragraphs of run-on sentences until you hit 2000 chars.

    Jan 26th, 2018 - 06:11 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Chicureo

    DT

    Difficult to copy his unique prose and length...

    Jan 26th, 2018 - 08:17 pm - Link - Report abuse +4
  • Think

    TWIMC...

    What a lot of Pferde Scheiße this Macri Turnip can fire...

    He just told the World at Davos that...:
    “In South America..., we are all descendants of Europeans...”
    https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=pSVAHog7Sso

    He should maybe open his eyes and look at the nice fullblooded Sandniggerette he shares bed with and to their halfblood offspring...

    Not to speak about our ~50,000,000 fullblood citizens of some 850 First Nations...

    I even suspect Ms. Chicureo of having some indigenous Mitochondrial DNA...
    Most lasses in Shile do..., due to their past as a military colony...

    Jan 26th, 2018 - 09:07 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Chicureo

    THINK

    My lass indeed has the mixed DNA of the early Basque and indigenous settlers of Chile. It's what makes her so dangerous when I cross her wishes.

    DemonTree

    I've taken your advise on a different thread. Last post was exactly 1999 characters.

    Jan 26th, 2018 - 10:52 pm - Link - Report abuse +6
  • Think

    Hermanito...
    Before your little Basque-Diaguita fury sewers my jugular with her little finger nail..., I better make very clear..., that I very much apreciate the end result of such mestizaje...;-)
    https://thechive.files.wordpress.com/2013/04/chile-police-girls-920-8.jpg?quality=85&strip=info&w=954&zoom=2

    Jan 26th, 2018 - 11:38 pm - Link - Report abuse -3
  • Chicureo

    The Carabineros can be as tough and strict as my own beautiful Basque-mestizo partner... Nice picture!

    Jan 27th, 2018 - 12:41 am - Link - Report abuse +4
  • Think

    Juppppp...

    Nice picture indeed...

    Just look at the quality of that uniform fabric..!
    Three layered GoreTex..., at least...

    And the shiny Perspex of that elegant helmet...

    Surely an Italian model...

    ;-)

    Jan 27th, 2018 - 01:27 am - Link - Report abuse -1
  • Enrique Massot

    @Think

    Indeed! Our ineffable Mauri has once again revealed the deep-seated prejudice of our well-off classes who want to be but of European descent and hate any hint of native or (horror) African ancestry.

    This may have played a bit for the most posh and pretentious part of our middle class, happy to--finally--have a blue-eyed, blond prince-president who will teach the dark boys and girls a lesson and put them at the place where they belong.

    Jan 27th, 2018 - 07:07 am - Link - Report abuse -1
  • DemonTree

    That's not right. To be properly stereotypical, Macri should say only Argentines are the descendants of Europeans, and look down on the other South Americans because they are not. 

    @Think
    “He should maybe open his eyes and look at the nice fullblooded Sandniggerette he shares bed with and to their halfblood offspring...”

    What are you talking about?

    And you know men have mitochondrial DNA too, right?

    Jan 27th, 2018 - 11:41 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Think

    Geeeee...., lad...
    You and your silly questions...

    You ask...:
    “What are you talking about?”
    I say...:
    I'm talking about that Sandniggas ain't no Europeans..., ain't they...?
    https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Juliana_Awada

    And further you sillily ask...:
    “And you know men have mitochondrial DNA too, right?”
    I say...:
    Most living organisms in planet Earth have mtDNA..., laddie..
    What I said was that them soft-spoken..., small footed shawty lasses of Shile have a much higher incidence of aboriginal mtDNA than their..., shorty male counterparts..., for well known genetical-hereditary and historical reasons...

    Jan 27th, 2018 - 02:29 pm - Link - Report abuse +1
  • DemonTree

    Lebanese and Syrian descent - yeah, those countries aren't in Europe. Does it bother those people Enrique mentioned, who are apparently so happy to have a blue-eyed president?

    “small footed shawty lasses of Shile have a much higher incidence of aboriginal mtDNA than their..., shorty male counterparts...,
    for well known genetical-hereditary and historical reasons”

    No they don't. Every man in Chile has identical mtDNA to his mother and sisters, so the same proportion of both sexes will have aboriginal mtDNA vs immigrant.

    Probably what you are thinking is that Chilean men are more likely to have Spanish or other European Y chromosomes, but native mtDNA, for well known genetical-hereditary and historical reasons.

    Jan 27th, 2018 - 03:56 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Chicureo

    DemonTree

    I just thin that THINK is pointing out that many of we Latin Americans try to distance ourselves from the mestizo mixed population, which is hypocritical in the least.
    There is a problem of society here adhering to class based on skin tone as well as your family name. That's why I like the Chilean military, as education and merit results in advancement.

    Jan 27th, 2018 - 04:37 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Think

    TWIMC...


    *** “Los científicos analizaron el ADN mitocondrial, que se hereda por vía materna. Ahí, la prevalencia de genes amerindios alcanza casi al 90%. En cambio al analizar el cromosoma Y, heredado por vía paterna a los varones solamente, la presencia del gen europeo alcanzó al 90%.” ***
    http://foro.refugioazul.cl/showthread.php?tid=26028&pid=519924

    ERGO...: XX (female) Shilean shawty individuals have a have a much higher incidence of aboriginal mtDNA than XY (male) Shilean shorty individuals...

    I rest me case...

    Jan 27th, 2018 - 05:11 pm - Link - Report abuse -1
  • Chicureo

    Not ALL of we Chilean XY indiviuals are of shorty stature...
    ...just saying...

    Jan 27th, 2018 - 06:00 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • DemonTree

    @Think
    That says exactly what I wrote above, you have just misunderstood it. MtDNA is inherited solely from the mother, but both male and female children inherit the same mtDNA. MtDNA is found in the mitochondria, separate organelles outside the nucleus of the cell and is completely independent from your chromosomes. It has nothing to do with X and Y.

    By having a Y chromosome the men would have a few extra genes from, in this case, Europeans, but there are precious few genes on that chromosome anyway.

    Imagine an example family where the father is from Scotland and the mother from Spain, and they have two kids, a boy and a girl. The kids inherit 50% of their genes from each parent on average. But *both* will have entirely Spanish mtDNA, and the boy has a Scottish Y chromosome. 

    @Chicureo
    Yeah, I didn't believe Patrick when he said there is no racism in Latin America. If you only looked at the politicians and businessmen, you could almost believe Macri was right.

    PS. Italians aren't exactly known for their height either.

    Jan 27th, 2018 - 06:16 pm - Link - Report abuse +2
  • Chicureo

    Patrick by denying the existence of racism demonstrates his racist ignorance...

    Jan 27th, 2018 - 08:21 pm - Link - Report abuse +2
  • Think

    TWIMC...

    Altura promedio hombres (cm)...:

    Shile................: 171,8
    Argentina........: 174,5
    Inglaterra.(UK): 177,5
    Italia................: 177,8
    Sverige............: 179.7
    Norge..............: 179.7
    Island..............: 180.5
    Danmark.........: 181,4

    https://elpais.com/elpais/2016/07/21/media/1469127433_712478.html

    Jan 27th, 2018 - 10:15 pm - Link - Report abuse -2
  • DemonTree

    @Think
    Sounds fishy, where do all the tall Italians live? Dutch and Germans and Scandinavians do seem a little taller, though these averages always look so low compared to people I see around.

    Are you going to admit I'm right about the mtDNA? ;)

    Jan 27th, 2018 - 11:20 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Chicureo

    You left out Holland, where there I think even taller. As far as Chile/Argentina, THINK is spot on. Argentines are definitely taller on average, I theorize due to their high consumption of beef. And yes, it's a proven fact that Argentine women on average have larger foot sizes than our women.
    As far as self considered egos, Argentina and France rank the highest.

    Jan 27th, 2018 - 11:38 pm - Link - Report abuse +1
  • Think

    Mr.DemonTree...

    1) Ever heard of Piemont..., Aosta..., Trentino Alto Adige..., Veneto..., Friuli Venezia Giulia... or Emilia Romagna..., lad? There is where all those tall Italians live...

    2) I can't admit you are right about the non existence of a significant higher amount of indigenous mtDNA on Shilean lasses than in Shilean lads 'cause you are wrong..., lad...
    Read the scientific papers about the matter or better yet..., do an In Situ empirical observation...
    It will take you no more than 5 minutes to realize that most of the Shilean gals are some pretty shawty Indias..., whilst the Shilean lads are some ugly shorty Galleguitos...

    3) And... just to remid you all you dwarfes and gnomes out there of the importance of a decent body size..., I link you to an Oslo University Anthropological documentary...:
    https://m.youtube.com/watch?t=7s&v=Ru-z560He2k

    Jan 27th, 2018 - 11:51 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • DemonTree

    @Chicureo
    I didn't leave out Holland, that's where the Dutch live.

    Pew research did a survey in Europe asking which country was most arrogant, and the French selected... the French. :)

    Google seems to think Argentines have big noses, perhaps it is related to the big feet?

    @Think
    You obviously don't understand what mitochondrial DNA is. What you are claiming could only be possible if most Chilean men - not in the past but the ones now living - had immigrant mothers and most Chilean women indigenous ones. Clearly this is not true.

    Look at my example. With parents from different countries, the next generation all has the mother's mtDNA, both boys and girls. This is what has happened in Chile.

    I don't know how to explain it any clearer. If you don't trust me, then find someone knowledgeable who you do trust and ask them, or learn a bit more about mitochondria and look at some diagrams of how they are inherited. You could try plotting out a few generations if it's not obvious, I'm told that helps.

    As for your 'empirical observation', it's probably just wishful thinking. I'm not seeing any great difference.

    Jan 28th, 2018 - 12:18 am - Link - Report abuse +2
  • Think

    Nope... it is you that don't want to understand about mitochondrial DNA percentuals...
    End of discusion...

    Jan 28th, 2018 - 12:35 am - Link - Report abuse -1
  • DemonTree

    Wow. I thought you were smart...

    Jan 28th, 2018 - 12:53 am - Link - Report abuse -1
  • Think

    That's the difference between you and me...
    I know you are...

    Jan 28th, 2018 - 01:02 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Chicureo

    This discussion is beyond my pay grade...
    ...I will add that there no real “Latins” when you're trying to generalize the distinct nationalities, because historically Europeans have established throughout the continent, however, I agree that Argentines on the whole are taller than Chileans.
    Probably because there were less intermarriage with the Mapuches.

    Jan 28th, 2018 - 02:35 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Tr0lListic_Approach

    Country height averages if taken at face value naturally will include older individuals who have shorter stature due to the effects of geriatrics. Which is why one could feel the averages are lowballed when hanging around groups of younger people who are overall a taller generation plus at the peak of skeletal health.

    I would add that Argentine males are taller than Brazilian males, but Brazilian females are taller than Argentine females. I attribute that to the fact that Brazilian women are normally much more active sports people. Now that Argentine women play more sports the gap has shrunk. But its still a bit odd dichotomy. As for foot size, the Mendoza paper Sol interviewes a Chilean shop owner in Renaca, said he always orders size 40 and 41 women flip flops for the summer, the rest of the year almost no Chilean girl would ever ask for such a big size, mainly 37 or 38. Same story for the men, some visitors can't fit properly in 45. In general the foot size of other Latin Americans is smaller from the foreign girls at the universities, a Colombian girl was 36 and an Argentine of same height in comparison was a huge size 40. I personally have serious problems with my size being too large to shop for.

    Jan 28th, 2018 - 02:52 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Think

    Right Shicureo...

    We on the east side of the Andes are bigger...

    But..., as most chicks say about the “little difference”...:
    “It's not the size of the boat..., it's the motion of the ocean...”
    Or...: “It's not the length of the wand..., but the magic in the stick...”
    Or...: “it's not the size of the dog in the fight, but the size of the fight in the dog...”

    (All of the above..., of course..., pious feminine lies ;-)

    Jan 28th, 2018 - 03:37 am - Link - Report abuse -2
  • DemonTree

    @Think
    Why are you acting all turnipy by refusing to listen to me and insisting you're right, then? I  thought you were joking at first.

    By the way, mitochondrial DNA has zero effect on appearance.

    @Trollboy
    Yeah, older people are generally shorter and there can be problems comparing studies done with different methodology, but the one Think linked to said it was adults aged 30. But something I just thought of is that Britain has a lot of immigrants from the Indian subcontinent and they tend to be veeeeery short, and their children too.

    Standard shoe sizes in the UK are 4 - 8 for women and 7 - 12 for men (some places go up to 13). I was going to convert them from British to European sizes for you but none of the charts agree with each other; you'll get a better idea if you look it up yourself.

    What size are your feet? And are the rumours true? ;)

    Jan 28th, 2018 - 09:22 am - Link - Report abuse +1
  • Tr0lListic_Approach

    Well Argentina's and USA average height is said to have slowed or stalled because of Bolivian and Mexican migration. Those two nationalities are known to be notoriously shorter. We had a Bolivian maid for some years and by age 9 both my female cousin and sister were taller than she was. So if you get a few million shorter immigrants sure it will alter the averages. A few years later when she was leaving us for good, we had a big goodbye for her she brought her three kids home for dinner. They were close to our ages, only slightly older. They were a head shorter than us. We are a tallish family but would be unremarkable in many parts of Europe I reckon. But our feet our quite large for our size. My sneakers are size 15 USA. I'm a 47 in Argentina but 49 French. Many girls in my family are 43 or 44 in shoes.

    Jan 28th, 2018 - 01:50 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • gordo1

    I have lived and worked in Colombia(1960/1963 and 1968/1970), El Salvador(1963/1966), Republic of Honduras(1966/1968), Ecuador(1972/1977) and Spain(1981/1987) all with varying sizes of expatriate Argentine citizens - mainly of middle class(European) origin. What did they have in common? To be utterly despised by the local populations because of their attitudes of superiority towards their host countries.
    As the saying goes - the only worthwhile argentinos are their soccer players!

    Jan 28th, 2018 - 02:41 pm - Link - Report abuse -3
  • Tr0lListic_Approach

    Also in common: your information is about half a century old! All you did was date yourself. Next time consider how you could be superceded. All-the millions of Bolivians, Paraguayans, Chileans, Chinese, Colombians, Peruvians, Ecuadorians, Dominicans, and now Venezuelans in ARG seem to disagree with you in youtube after youtube.

    Funny, that in all-those countries you mentioned, immigrants are treated far worse. In Panama, Peru, Chile, Honduras, Spain there are recent cases of immigrant abuse to Venezuelans. In Argentina? They feel the freedom of the culture and the openness to migrants.

    Jan 28th, 2018 - 02:53 pm - Link - Report abuse -1
  • Chicureo

    Chile has become a popular country for immigration due to our economy. The Wall Street Journal recently had an article that over 100 thousand Haitians had immigrated alone in 2017, with increased numbers for this year.
    The Venezuelan immigrants arriving here are from all classes, but a significant percentage are professionals with university educations.

    Jan 28th, 2018 - 03:38 pm - Link - Report abuse +1
  • Tr0lListic_Approach

    You are correct, but just like the fact you mentioned we have unattractvely large feet sizes compared to Chileans, so the fact is also Chileans more provincial and even some are more xenophobic and we are more open.

    Jan 28th, 2018 - 03:49 pm - Link - Report abuse -1
  • Chicureo

    Troll

    If we are a racist country, why is it that we allowed more than 100 thousand Hatian immigrants to immigrate here in 2017? There are plenty enough Peruvian, Bolivian and Colombians arriving every year to supply our needs for maids and gardeners...

    Jan 28th, 2018 - 04:45 pm - Link - Report abuse +1
  • Think

    Ché Shicurito...

    Chile “allowed” them Haitian niggas in because your bureaucracy was caught sleeping...
    (As the Argie bureaucracy was caught sleeping with the Senegalese niggas)

    They are very awake now and visa requirments against them will be in place very soon...

    By the way... Pueden las nanas caminar por la veredas de Shicureo ahora..., o todavía esta prohibido...?

    Jan 28th, 2018 - 05:05 pm - Link - Report abuse -3
  • Chicureo

    Estimado THINK

    Full time maids are earning somewhere 300 to 500 thousand Chilean Pesos a month and they are now protected by strict worker laws. Saying that, Chile remains highly conservative when it comes to private clubs. In the club where I belong, Hacienda Chicureo, only family and are allowed to use the facilities. The scandal you refer to took place at the Las Brisas club and was very criticized. I know the same takes place in Argentina.

    Jan 28th, 2018 - 05:53 pm - Link - Report abuse +1
  • Think

    Yeahhh...

    This Shilena is a complete turnip..., but at least her boobs are nice....
    https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=fvkb3zS5qYI

    Argie gals ain't much better..., as todays paper demonstrates...
    www.pagina12.com.ar/humor/rudy_paz/92120

    Jan 28th, 2018 - 06:03 pm - Link - Report abuse -2
  • DemonTree

    Only the really rich have maids in the UK, it's odd to see it regarded as something normal. Are they always poor immigrant women?

    @Think
    If you think Chilean men are ugly, which SA country has all the handsome men?

    Jan 28th, 2018 - 06:31 pm - Link - Report abuse +3
  • Tr0lListic_Approach

    I said nowhere that Chileans as a whole are racist. I stand by my statement though that elements in Chile are more xenophobic than their big footed counterparts.

    Jan 28th, 2018 - 07:07 pm - Link - Report abuse -1
  • Chicureo

    DemonTree

    Actually most maids are Chilean, but the trend is for families to have one to three servants, despite the cost. It used to be easy to hire an immigrant without a work permit, but the law changed.

    As far as your question regarding who is the most handsome? According to my bride, a newly commissioned officer naval cadet in is uniform.

    Jan 28th, 2018 - 07:30 pm - Link - Report abuse +1
  • DemonTree

    It's like a different world. How can anyone afford three servants, and what do they even do? Is this why the elites in SA want to keep the people poor, because they know if the ordinary people were better off, they'd have to clean their own houses and take their own children to the pool?

    Trollboy, I get the impression Argentina is more progressive and Chile more conservative, so that would make sense.

    Chicureo, was the uniform something like this:

    https://media.gettyimages.com/photos/chilean-navy-cadets-participate-in-a-military-parade-in-santiago-on-picture-id181185666?k=6&m=181185666&s=612x612&w=0&h=RFjLuOmJ61nxf5LS3s6XV_3Mjd_JYaKRIKgwjXbneWw=

    Jan 28th, 2018 - 07:43 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Chicureo

    DemonTree

    I should explain only about the top 15% of Chilean homes have full time domestic help. Some large families have a nanny as well for their children.

    In the past, Argentina WAS more progressive, but in the past 30 years Chile has surpassed its neighbors significantly, especially economically. If Argentina would only get their politics in order, they would again take place in the top 15 countries.

    The uniform is correct, although you'll notice we now have integrated with women.

    Jan 28th, 2018 - 08:11 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Tr0lListic_Approach

    You are insane if you think Chile is more progressive than Argentina in social issues. Economically is much more liberal, but that does not have ti tie with economic policy.

    Jan 28th, 2018 - 09:02 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • DemonTree

    15% is still a lot. Domestic help seems to be something that is only economical if there is a pool of much poorer people, either in the same country or by getting immigrants from abroad. If there are other jobs available, almost no one is willing to do that sort of domestic work.

    So as long as Argentina and Chile have poor neighbours, and are willing to allow visas for maids and nannies, (or let people hire them illegally), the rich segment of society has no need to worry.

    Britain has problems with class, but honestly, the Latin countries seem much worse in that respect.

    Jan 28th, 2018 - 09:36 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Tr0lListic_Approach

    Britain is Europe's Brazil. There are some trully shocking places for a so called world power. Rooney's old stomping grounds being one od them as well as that place featured in a movie done by the guy that was Borat.

    Jan 28th, 2018 - 09:43 pm - Link - Report abuse -4
  • Think

    Shicurito....

    Jupppppppp......

    You milicos are soooooo cuuuuute in your shiny uniforms when you are young... ;-)

    https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=N-eJdFtTrFM

    Jan 28th, 2018 - 10:06 pm - Link - Report abuse -2
  • DemonTree

    @Think
    Cute.

    @Trollboy
    You say that like it's a bad thing. Brazil is probably the most influential country in South America.

    Do you mean Liverpool and Staines? What's so shocking about them?

    Jan 28th, 2018 - 10:35 pm - Link - Report abuse +1
  • Chicureo

    DemonTree

    Approximately 15% have full time maids, a larger number have part-time workers. Pay for a full time is about US8,000 net with health and privately managed retirement paid as well paid by the employer. Many families have both spouses working so you have to consider the cost of child care vs. a nanny.

    Troll

    Argentina WAS...Chile NOW
    is, but Argentina could recover if they got their act together. Tell me, how many CAT scanners actually operational in Argentina? Check the list of the top universities in Latin America? https://www.topuniversities.com/university-rankings/latin-american-university-rankings/2018 you'll note that Chile ranks no.1
    Top hospitals in Latin America? Chile is no.3, Argentina is no.18, military forces? No comparison... Best pension fund in Latin America? Chile by far, Argentina's pensions change with each political administration. In Chile we still need to improve equality, but we are progressing.

    THINK

    I noted the shorter height Chilean solider marching with the color guard.

    Jan 28th, 2018 - 11:16 pm - Link - Report abuse +1
  • Think

    Shicurito...

    I suppose you recognized your “Argie Brothers in Arms” regimental uniform..., huhhhhh...?

    Those are the guys that crossed the hills and did what the Carrera's and the O'higgins's coldn't...

    You remember what that was...?

    Jan 28th, 2018 - 11:30 pm - Link - Report abuse -2
  • Chicureo

    THINK

    I don't have any doubt to San Martin with Argentine soldiers were instrumental in defeating Spain. North of Santiago there is an enormous statue to remember the battle.

    Jan 28th, 2018 - 11:51 pm - Link - Report abuse +2
  • Tr0lListic_Approach

    What does anything you said have to do with social outlook? You said Chile was socially more progressive and I called your misinformation. This is not even debatable really.

    Economic situation or infrastructure have nothing to do with that point. And I really have no idea as to your questions. Im sure if you have money the CAT scanner will magically work for you. As anywhere in the world, nothing is really really free. In Chile you pay for more things up front, so one would expect the infrastructure to be better since its more of a pay for access system that keeps out those that cannot afford it. We still win in the shoe size battle though, specially my family against yours :)

    Jan 28th, 2018 - 11:57 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Chicureo

    Troll

    In all fairness, your government is reprehensible in allowing your high level of medical care to deteriorate to the dismal state it is today. One of my close friends, who resides in San Juan, maintains an expensive private Chilean health care plan for his family.

    When I was a young lad, I admired Argentina! All those rich countrymen of yours driving enormous Ford falcons to our beaches for vacation and the women were spectacular! During the time of Allende, my family used to take occasional trips to Mendoza to buy luxury items not in Chile, like toilet paper and cured ham. The shops there had everything and there were not ration books! We'd always dine at a good steakhouse and dine like kings.

    I thought Argentina was heaven, and yes in many ways it still is, but Chile has grown considerably in the past 30 years, while your country honestly has remained stagnant.

    I'm not anti-Argentine... My wife and I have many memorable pleasant trips to Argentina and my family prefers to ski at Las Leñas.

    One thing I greatly admire about Argentina is: http://www.idlewords.com/2006/04/argentina_on_two_steaks_a_day.htm

    I agree that you surpass Chile in average height, shoe size and EGO...

    Jan 29th, 2018 - 12:37 am - Link - Report abuse +1
  • Think

    Good..., Shicureo...
    I see you are somewhat informed about auld Argie history...
    Let's teach you (and that sweet media naranja of yours) some current Argie history...:

    You guys seem convinced that the Kirchner administration was a kleptocracy where everybody in power stole millions of Dollars...
    Some three months ago..., Ex-Vicepresident, Amado Boudou was arrested under a biiiig mediatic circus...
    At that time I wrote the following..:
    *** ” Going back to the scope of this article...
    Its picture of Mr. Boudou hides quite a lot of symbology and a funny anecdote...
    A) The only book identifiable on the shelves is a Spanish translation of “Das Kapital”...
    B) The bronze reproduction of the Flying Steed of Gansu..., presented to Mr. Boudou by Mr. Hu Jintao..., seems to point at him..., metaphorically announcing that he will outrun injustice and persecution...
    C) The cop at the left of the picture... The one with the lumberjack shirt, that doesn't know were to put his hands and has a look like a seven years old saying... “it wasn't me Mom..., honest”... you see him...?
    - He said in a contrite tone to Mr.Boudou...:
    ”My Mom got the right of a pension (together with 4 more millions Argies [N.A.]) thanks to you...,and now I am here to put you in jail...”
    This travesti of justice won't last long...
    Also sprach El Think...” ***

    Well..., Mr. Boudou was liberated last week and today he gave a long interview to an officialist (Macrist) TV Channel and journalist...
    If you have the strenght..., the time and the desire to watch my link below..., I would humbly ask you to revert to me and tell me if that guy seems like a callous corrupt Kleptocracy Partichnik that has stolen millions of dollars...
    https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=NC4uSrJiP5c

    Jan 29th, 2018 - 01:08 am - Link - Report abuse -3
  • Tr0lListic_Approach

    I don't really have anything against Chile to be honest so I prefer to discontinue this discussion since I have already stated my point of view. And lucky for us, having size 49 and my cousin 44 for a girl w never have to rent skiing equipment!

    Jan 29th, 2018 - 01:24 am - Link - Report abuse -2
  • Chicureo

    THINK

    Well, Señor Boudou gave a long interview that's very convincincing of his innocence. Let's see what happens with Cristina.

    Jan 29th, 2018 - 11:30 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Think

    Hermano Shileno...

    Thanks for your sincere observation...
    One can tell that retirement from the milico world suits you well...

    Have a nice day...

    Jan 29th, 2018 - 12:20 pm - Link - Report abuse -1
  • Chicureo

    All

    Check “Falklands' Dictionary of Biographies”

    In a recent post, “BrianFI” has exposed Patrick Edgar as an North American that was living in Hawaii, pretending to be Argentine. “He recently tried to move to Argentina but was deported having failed to get a work permit. He has numerous convictions for drug use and related crimes and this has clearly addled his mind, that is why he rambles on like a madman. The only reason he is on here is because he was banned from Facebook for making homophobic comments. How do I know this? He used to be an active member on some Falkland pages until he was banned for being homophobic, this is all public knowledge...”

    Jan 31st, 2018 - 06:28 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Think

    Well.............

    Many in here have said that humble Mr. THINK is a fkucking Commie-Nazi-Fascist.. castrated Necro-Paedophile-Hermaphrodite... fanatical Jacobite-Jew-Muslim.... Meth-Horse-Single Malt addict... Argie-Scot-Yorkshireman... commuting every morning to work at Brook St, Mayfair, London W1K, UK... from his King Cobra den under a stone in Little Nicobar Island...

    Grossly exagerated rumors.., most of it....
    As with sweet Mr. Patrick Edgar...

    Jan 31st, 2018 - 10:15 pm - Link - Report abuse -1
  • Chicureo

    Estimado THINK

    Nice neighborhood and I would not expect you not of what you've been portrayed, although I personally suspicion you fall off the wagon occasionally and drink blended scotch instead of single malts...

    ...the sweet boy however is severely deranged ...

    Jan 31st, 2018 - 10:43 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • DemonTree

    Think, it's an unsympathetic description, but most of that is written on his very own Facebook page.

    And if you think he's sweet you have some pretty strange tastes...

    Jan 31st, 2018 - 10:46 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Think

    C'mon ladies...

    Don't be soooo hyisterical...

    A little ton (or two) of good ganja won't harm nobody...

    El Think... (Christianit to the marrow... ;-)

    Jan 31st, 2018 - 11:04 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Chicureo

    THINK

    “...good ganja won't harm nobody...”
    You probably think the same when you resort to OLD SMUGGLER in the evenings...

    Jan 31st, 2018 - 11:29 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • DemonTree

    Think, Patrick's 'enhanced' posts are exhibit A that that isn't true. ;)

    Jan 31st, 2018 - 11:45 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Think

    Dear hermanito Shileno...

    I have serious and very confidential info..., only for your ears...
    I stopped enjoying C21H30O2 nearly a semicentenial ago...
    I stopped enjoying C10H14N2 some 3 deceniums ago...
    I stopped enyoing C2H6O about a lustrum ago...
    Booooooooooooooring..., but true...

    Jan 31st, 2018 - 11:56 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • DemonTree

    Boring. How about C8H10N4O2?

    Feb 01st, 2018 - 12:02 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Think

    Lots...
    As with C7H8N4O2...
    I'm auld but not yet dead...

    Feb 01st, 2018 - 12:08 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Chicureo

    THINK

    PLEASE tell me you're jesting. The doctors and wife imposed a 6 month absence of C2H6O last year. It was a living hell...
    Booooooooooooooring

    Feb 01st, 2018 - 12:09 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • DemonTree

    Truly the food of the gods. I could never get into the first two anyway.

    Feb 01st, 2018 - 12:13 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Think

    Hermanito...
    I know it will sound very..., very strange for you..., but...
    Those above mentioned chemical cravings eventually lost their appetency to me...
    Ethanol wasn't giving me anything anymore..., soooooooooooooooooooooo why continue...?

    Feb 01st, 2018 - 12:24 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Chicureo

    THINK

    I respect your honesty and resolve. Drinking a glass of wine or two is one of my life's pleasures. Coffee, tea, chocolate and scotch I can easily abstain...
    A sincere good evening to you!

    Feb 01st, 2018 - 12:36 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Think

    I lift my Edo period Hagi chawan and drink some artesian spring water on that..., hermanito...;-)

    Feb 01st, 2018 - 12:44 am - Link - Report abuse 0

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