Red Hot Chile - Liberty and Life in Chile with Dr. John Cobin
About This Show
Dr. John Cobin is host of the Red Hot Chile radio program and an expert on Chile. Bilingual in Spanish and English, Dr. Cobin has lived in Chile for more than ten of the last eighteen years and is married to a chilena (Pamela). He is a committed Baptist and has seven children. He has visited nearly every place in Chile with more than 500 inhabitants along with much scenery. His blog on Chile has several hundred entries: see escapeamericanow.blogspot.com. He has written many books, two of which have to do with Chile: Life in Chile: A Former American’s Guide for Newcomers andExpatriates to Chile: Topics for Living, which have been very popular sellers among expats and newcomers.
Most Recent Episode
Taking a Break - Lower Regions
Oct 24 14
Introduction: Last show for the time beingSegment 1: Addressing comments from EscapeAmericaNow.InfoYou can get residency with a criminal background, if done from within the countryWhy do you live in the USA? What are the positive reasons?Slang - "Does it do you any good?" = For a discount on the bus; Buy without VATRed Hot Chile - good run, but there isn't economic support. EAN membership growth or a sponsor could support the show.Segment 2: Books and residency services will continueStarting a new libertarian think-tankWe'll still be very active in ChileReal estate services are maturing and we've been able to help find propertiesViña del Mar apartment still available, and coming alongMap E: Quillota area is very desirable. Farmland is great, but not cheap. Climate, views and proximity to cities makes it ideal.New apartments available in the Viña are for as low as $65,000.Olmué is a delightful area near Quillota, but tends to be expensive. Climate is better than surrounding area. It has many upper class people living there. If you desire living among wealthy people, it's a good location to considerLimache has a lot to offer as wellSan Filipe and Los Andes are nice, but have more extreme weatherSantiago metro area - Northeaster quadrant is more desirable