South American Real Estate News
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Latin America’s billionaires beat all world records

Here it  is, in cold numbers. The 87-page report, titled “Wealth-X and UBS Billionaire Census 2014,” says the billionaire population in Latin America and the Caribbean grew by a whopping 38 percent this year, compared with only 18 percent in Asia, 10 percent in the United States and 1 percent in Europe. The report says there are currently 153 billionaires in Latin America and the Caribbean, up from 111 last year. Interestingly, economically bankrupt Venezuela was the country with the biggest billionaire…

Should Latin America set aside outdated ideological prejudices, and insert itself in the global knowledge economy ?

Economists have been predicting for several months that Latin America will have a so-so year in 2015, but new projections from the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund suggest that it may be worse than originally expected. That’s bad news, because economic forecasts from…

2015 Global food & agriculture investment outlook including South America

2015 Global food & agriculture investment outlook including South America We are glad to share with you the 2015 Global food & agriculture investment outlook, published by Valoral Advisors. As the asset class goes institutional, they look at the new investors that are joining the space and the implications for asset…

Argentina’s Once Vibrant Wine Industry Is On The Verge Of Collapse

Argentina’s Once Vibrant Wine Industry Is On The Verge Of Collapse In the city of Mendoza, the continent’s wine capital, a group consisting of over 5,000 growers, winemakers, and vineyard employees packed the city streets with tractors, poured wine on the steps of city hall, and chanted and waved signs with the aim of stopping…

Did you miss seeing the Consumers Electronics Show in Las Vegas ?

In January, the big story in tech is always the Consumers Electronics Show  (CES), which is held in Las Vegas and just wrapped up on January 9. CES is where manufacturers roll out the gadgets and gizmos they’ll be releasing in the near (or sometimes far) future. It’s the biggest commercial gathering in the world, spread across a dozen different halls, with 3,600 exhibiting companies commandeering 2.2 million square feet of floor space in the Las Vegas Convention and World Trade Center and other venues.…

Airline Ratings.com announces the worlds safest airlines for 2015

AirlineRatings.com, the world’s only safety and product rating website, which was launched in June 2013, has announced its top ten worlds safest airlines and top ten safest low cost airlines for 2015 from the 449 it monitors. Top of the list again is Qantas which has a fatality free record in the jet era. Making up the remainder of the top ten in alphabetical order are: Air New Zealand, British Airways, Cathay Pacific Airways, , Emirates, Etihad Airways, EVA Air, Finnair, Lufthansa and Singapore Airlines.…