Cartagna, a city in central Chile, is one of the few Spanish-speaking cities in South America.
It has become a magnet for tourists looking for the unique experiences of its stunning architecture, its vibrant culture and its historic, archaeological and natural sites.
However, the city has not been immune to the pressures of the recent economic crisis, and now many Spaniards have left the country.
This year alone, more than 3,000 Spaniards left the city, and this number is expected to increase this year.
The city has lost more than 7,000 jobs, with the number of people living in poverty rising to more than half the city’s population, according to the government’s statistics.
For a city that is so proud of its history and its rich cultural heritage, the news is not all good.
As many as 30% of its businesses were shut down, and some of the city streets are filled with graffiti and trash.
This is not the city you would expect to have a lively nightlife.
Cartagna is located in the southern part of the country, and is the largest city in the country at 5,600 inhabitants.
The city is located on a peninsula, and the land is owned by the municipality, which is part of Chile’s National Institute for Development (INDEP).
For the past two decades, the municipality has managed the economic problems of the region.
This includes making the region more sustainable and environmentally friendly, reducing its population, reducing the amount of pollution, and improving the quality of life for the residents.
According to the city government, the current economic situation is caused by a number of factors, including the financial crisis, but its the tourism industry that has taken the brunt of the economic crisis.
In 2010, the government decided to close the city to tourists, and in 2012, a special law was passed that requires the municipality to close its businesses in order to pay for the pensions of its employees.
While this is a good step, the tourism and other sectors that rely on the city are not exempt from the pressure.
With the tourism season drawing to a close, there are only so many hours in the day.
Due to the financial problems, the economy is also struggling.
Last year, the municipal government was forced to borrow more than 6.8 billion Chilean pesos (about $4.7 million), and it has had to make a difficult decision: close the tourist district, or close the town?
This week, the mayor of Cartagosa, Ana Linares, explained why she decided to shut down the town.
“We have a problem that has a serious impact on the economy, the quality and the happiness of our citizens.
And we must make a decision that is in the best interest of our people, because we have to make sure that we can continue to live in peace,” she said.
During her speech, Linaers said that she was forced into making a difficult choice.
“We must go in order not to hurt our community,” she added.
Despite the difficult decision, many Spaniard remain optimistic.
‘Cartagena is not for tourists, it is for tourists’ Many of the people who are leaving the city say that the tourism is not good, that the town has not changed, and that they cannot afford to live there.
“Cartagosa is not a destination.
I don’t have money for a holiday,” said one of them.
But for many Spaniarians, the answer to the problem is not to leave.
“There are still people who come here every day, and they are not looking for any kind of accommodation.
I am not sure they will stay long enough for the new year,” said Luis Martín, who is in his 40s and has been living in Cartagana for the past 30 years.
Martín is not alone.
“I am not the only one who is not happy.
We have been here for a long time, and we are still here, and nobody is looking for anything, and there are not enough jobs for us,” said Francisco Almeida, who works at a grocery store.
Many Spaniards say that they do not see the city as a destination and do not want to stay.
“The people in Cartel de Cartagens have been in this town for 50 years and it is just an empty place,” said José María Rueda, a 40-year-old man from Cartagans hometown.
Rueda says that he does not want Cartagen to disappear, but he is worried about what will happen if the economy does not recover.
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