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by TheBoostLord
November 8th, 2021, 2:19 pm
Forum: Ole talk and more Ole talk
Topic: Leaving Trinidad for good...
Replies: 734
Views: 74912

Re: Leaving Trinidad for good...

Firstly, thanks for the replies guys. It is sobering I will admit but I wouldn’t be here if the thought did not cross my mind. T&T has a very special place in my heart, similar to how we would have similar emotional sentiments towards our alma mater. The reality is, we are sinking and we don’t ...
by TheBoostLord
November 8th, 2021, 1:43 pm
Forum: Ole talk and more Ole talk
Topic: Diversification! Oil prices falling!
Replies: 1368
Views: 115959

Re: Diversification! Oil prices falling!

timelapse wrote:The teak business is to give the country hard wood


:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
by TheBoostLord
November 8th, 2021, 1:40 pm
Forum: Ole talk and more Ole talk
Topic: Leaving Trinidad for good...
Replies: 734
Views: 74912

Re: Leaving Trinidad for good...

I expect things to get a lot worse with the cop25 conference last week where many major countries and financial institutions in oil & gas are agreeing to stop foreign exploration and development. The day that goes into effect would be the beginning of the end for a good while in T&T. It's to...
by TheBoostLord
October 31st, 2021, 8:43 pm
Forum: Ole talk and more Ole talk
Topic: Lets talk CNG
Replies: 209
Views: 38508

Re: Lets talk CNG

wow and they refuse that?? if that even halfway outside my gate I not gonna see it in the morning
by TheBoostLord
October 31st, 2021, 6:22 pm
Forum: Ole talk and more Ole talk
Topic: Lets talk CNG
Replies: 209
Views: 38508

Re: Lets talk CNG

fibreglass tanks?
by TheBoostLord
October 30th, 2021, 5:15 pm
Forum: Ole talk and more Ole talk
Topic: Leaving Trinidad for good...
Replies: 734
Views: 74912

Re: Leaving Trinidad for good...

My family gone and everyday I find it a lil bit harder to wait out my time, especially if I compare their new standard to mine.
by TheBoostLord
October 25th, 2021, 12:22 am
Forum: Ole talk and more Ole talk
Topic: The | Apple Inc.  | Thread
Replies: 17980
Views: 1330230

Re: The | Apple Inc.  | Thread

have maxed out 2015 15" pro that running sweet. replaced the battery a few months ago...and I still pre ordered a new 16" :lol: I'll see if anyone is interested in buying the old one for cheap.
by TheBoostLord
October 21st, 2021, 10:31 pm
Forum: Ole talk and more Ole talk
Topic: Bakr: Warning Issued to Govt
Replies: 86
Views: 5857

Re: Bakr: Warning Issued to Govt

Kenjo wrote:Any recent word on him ?


viewtopic.php?f=4&t=764604
by TheBoostLord
October 20th, 2021, 10:20 pm
Forum: Ole talk and more Ole talk
Topic: Leaving Trinidad for good...
Replies: 734
Views: 74912

Re: Leaving Trinidad for good...

Australia is not a bad choice. They accept IELTS as well but black widow spiders, venomous snakes, crocs, rays and great whites aren't my thing lol They do have my favorite mazda vehicle on sale there but it ain't enough for me to migrate there and I may never get to physically see most of my famil...
by TheBoostLord
October 15th, 2021, 4:47 pm
Forum: Ole talk and more Ole talk
Topic: Leaving Trinidad for good...
Replies: 734
Views: 74912

Re: Leaving Trinidad for good...

the first goal shouldn't be citizenship but permanent residency. then after you settle and decide its a good fit you can work towards citizenship should you desire that. Not sure who you referring to....but some middle eastern countries don't give citizenship no matter what. just in general. I saw ...
by TheBoostLord
October 15th, 2021, 4:42 pm
Forum: Ole talk and more Ole talk
Topic: Leaving Trinidad for good...
Replies: 734
Views: 74912

Re: Leaving Trinidad for good...

the first goal shouldn't be citizenship but permanent residency. then after you settle and decide its a good fit you can work towards citizenship should you desire that.
by TheBoostLord
October 14th, 2021, 10:53 pm
Forum: Ole talk and more Ole talk
Topic: Leaving Trinidad for good...
Replies: 734
Views: 74912

Re: Leaving Trinidad for good...

Do you guys know that there are 116 countries you visit with a trini passport? Why does everyone want to go Canada and the US or UK? Surely there are better alternatives. I think one tuner is going Brazil.. visiting a country and moving are 2 completely different things. Ppl going where they can ge...
by TheBoostLord
October 14th, 2021, 3:56 pm
Forum: Ole talk and more Ole talk
Topic: Leaving Trinidad for good...
Replies: 734
Views: 74912

Re: Leaving Trinidad for good...

Do you guys know that there are 116 countries you visit with a trini passport? Why does everyone want to go Canada and the US or UK? Surely there are better alternatives. I think one tuner is going Brazil.. visiting a country and moving are 2 completely different things. Ppl going where they can ge...
by TheBoostLord
October 13th, 2021, 4:40 pm
Forum: Ole talk and more Ole talk
Topic: Opening Local $US ACCOUNT
Replies: 24
Views: 1677

Re: Opening Local $US ACCOUNT

Mmoney607 wrote:Rbc, once the money is yours, you could do whatever you want with it.

lol..
by TheBoostLord
October 13th, 2021, 1:04 pm
Forum: Ole talk and more Ole talk
Topic: Leaving Trinidad for good...
Replies: 734
Views: 74912

Re: Leaving Trinidad for good...

Leaving Trinidad permanently next year. Migrating to Florianopolis in Brazil. Don't think I want to deal with any crazy totalitarian stuff in any Anglophone country. Took an initial trip to finalize my living situation and to make sure that things are in proper order. Got an apartment in a very saf...
by TheBoostLord
October 12th, 2021, 9:26 pm
Forum: Ole talk and more Ole talk
Topic: Leaving Trinidad for good...
Replies: 734
Views: 74912

Re: Leaving Trinidad for good...

Leaving Trinidad permanently next year. Migrating to Florianopolis in Brazil. Don't think I want to deal with any crazy totalitarian stuff in any Anglophone country. Took an initial trip to finalize my living situation and to make sure that things are in proper order. Got an apartment in a very saf...
by TheBoostLord
October 11th, 2021, 9:47 pm
Forum: Ole talk and more Ole talk
Topic: Opening Local $US ACCOUNT
Replies: 24
Views: 1677

Re: Opening Local $US ACCOUNT

Mmoney607 wrote:
nightcrawler wrote:Which local bank is the best to open a $US ACCOUNT?


Rbc, you get your money when you want.


just not in the currency you want.
by TheBoostLord
October 8th, 2021, 2:43 pm
Forum: Ole talk and more Ole talk
Topic: Lets talk CNG
Replies: 209
Views: 38508

Re: Lets talk CNG

Energy Minister: CNG vehicle numbers not what they should be RYAN HAMILTON-DAVIS Minister of Energy and Energy Industries Stuart Young, during a morning show on local television, admitted that CNG is not in the place it is supposed to be and the country would soon have to move away from it and follo...
by TheBoostLord
September 30th, 2021, 8:26 am
Forum: Ole talk and more Ole talk
Topic: Buying a house in USA
Replies: 87
Views: 4739

Buying a house in USA

Ok this is an interesting topic and I’m watching on as I would like to make the same move to purchase in the US We know Usd is hard to get and banks not transferring so crypto may be your next answer. Set up a binance account and start buying usdt or other stable coins which is almost 1:1 usd. I do...
by TheBoostLord
September 29th, 2021, 7:32 am
Forum: Ole talk and more Ole talk
Topic: Buying a house in USA
Replies: 87
Views: 4739

Re: Buying a house in USA

It actually have some good info here more related to migration compared to the recent posts in the leaving Trinidad thread. All them doing is fighting down each other.
by TheBoostLord
September 28th, 2021, 11:09 pm
Forum: Ole talk and more Ole talk
Topic: Buying a house in USA
Replies: 87
Views: 4739

Re: Buying a house in USA

Did they give an official reason as to why? In the past I've had a few transactions flagged for review but haven't had a problem since You can't use PayPal anymore At PayPal, we value a safe community for our customers to do business. We noticed activity in your account that’s inconsistent with our...
by TheBoostLord
September 28th, 2021, 5:03 pm
Forum: Ole talk and more Ole talk
Topic: Buying a house in USA
Replies: 87
Views: 4739

Re: Buying a house in USA

If one has legal US funds in the bank, can it be transferred to a third party in Trinidad to pay for real estate? or is there a limit? What are the rules wrt that? . If you have US in account overseas, yes you can transfer to any local account in to a US or TT account. Not sure about the limits , I...
by TheBoostLord
September 28th, 2021, 3:25 pm
Forum: Ole talk and more Ole talk
Topic: Businesses that closed down in Trinidad & Tobago due to Covid-19 lockdown
Replies: 732
Views: 96628

Re: Businesses that closed down in Trinidad & Tobago due to Covid-19 lockdown

So fcb has dropped the us per month limit on their company cards to $5000 usd per cycle From 20,000 usd a year ago to $11,000 usd Now it's $5000 usd Not sure how the firetruck businesses suppose to survive survive you can't get usd and now can't get access to much us on your credit cards That's sti...
by TheBoostLord
September 28th, 2021, 10:08 am
Forum: Ole talk and more Ole talk
Topic: Buying a house in USA
Replies: 87
Views: 4739

Re: Buying a house in USA

Cant get usd anywhere unless emergency. even big businesses getting trouble. I send money every recharge cycle from one of my PayPal accounts(funding source tt credit card) to the other(us PayPal acct) and then I just withdraw to us bank account. Not cheap, I have to pay the 2-3% credit card fees b...
by TheBoostLord
September 27th, 2021, 10:35 pm
Forum: Ole talk and more Ole talk
Topic: RIP Republic VTM Card
Replies: 82
Views: 15284

Re: RIP Republic VTM Card

wtf $250
by TheBoostLord
September 27th, 2021, 10:33 pm
Forum: Ole talk and more Ole talk
Topic: Drivers Permit Walk In Renewal
Replies: 10
Views: 720

Re: Drivers Permit Walk In Renewal

aidan wrote:If you heading FL you can just get a dp there for $50 through any county tax collectors office, very simple to get.


While I won't say its very simple, it is really doable but it depends if its worth it to him and what he in tends to do over there
by TheBoostLord
September 24th, 2021, 11:20 pm
Forum: Ole talk and more Ole talk
Topic: Buying a house in USA
Replies: 87
Views: 4739

Re: Buying a house in USA

dogg wrote:Is it legal to transfer or wire US funds from your own bank account to a third party local USD account?

No reason why it won’t be legal unless the transaction is to fund illegal activities..
by TheBoostLord
September 24th, 2021, 3:17 pm
Forum: Ole talk and more Ole talk
Topic: Buying a house in USA
Replies: 87
Views: 4739

Re: Buying a house in USA

Dohplaydat wrote:
Redman wrote:88 you're saying that he can wire TTD from a local bank to the bank in the US?


Some banks will allow small amounts under $500usd if you lucky


lol at least he would be able to pay the realtor to see some homes
by TheBoostLord
September 24th, 2021, 10:59 am
Forum: Ole talk and more Ole talk
Topic: Buying a house in USA
Replies: 87
Views: 4739

Re: Buying a house in USA

Redman wrote:88 you're saying that he can wire TTD from a local bank to the bank in the US?


Once upon a time you could. Now even businesses struggling to get that service
by TheBoostLord
September 24th, 2021, 12:25 am
Forum: Ole talk and more Ole talk
Topic: Buying a house in USA
Replies: 87
Views: 4739

Re: Buying a house in USA

my us account is in the usa, not with a local bank. that's prob the single most important thing you might need

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