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Silicon Valley’s top investors have started investing in Latin America?

Latin America just might be the most overlooked emerging market on the planet. The venture dollars in Latin America can’t hold a candle to India or China (compare China’s US$11.8 billion in new VC funds for the first half of 2016, down 14 percent according the Wall Street Journal, to Latin America’s US$218 million), and the region’s…

The Argentine North West Bi-Oceanic Corridor Ruta 150 is now complete

The Argentine Bi-Oceanic Corridor Ruta 150 is complete From the outstanding  viewpoint  called ‘Colorado’, in the  Quebrada Agua de la Peña, the tunnel Exit 5 is the view of one of the most important road openings in San Juan Province in recent years: Route 150. This new highway of mountains and precipices, whose construction…

Valuable information for new investors coming to Argentina

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When President Mauricio Macri was elected last year, he outlined a clear plan to integrate Argentina to the world. In his first six months, the President took several measures not only to normalize the economy, but also to rebuild trust and confidence. Some of these measures include: lifting currency restrictions, reaching an agreement…

French Architecture in Buenos Aires

City of Buenos Aires Real Estate Market Opportunities
French architecture in Buenos Aires was developed under the auspices of the government of the nation. In the first years after independence from Spain, the new country needed professionals and naturally would not bring them from the country from which it had recently gained independence. This is how, during the first half of the nineteenth century – a…

World wine output nears 20-year low as rain, frost, and trends hit vineyards

World wine output may fall 5.3 percent this year because of excess rain that spoiled grape harvests in South America and adverse weather in French vineyards, resulting in one of the smallest vintages of the past 20 years, according to an intergovernmental group. Wine volume may fall to 259.5 million hectoliters from 273.9 million…

New Zealand Opportunities to invest in Argentina

New Zealand has opportunities to invest in Argentina ?  Really. During the Kirchner Administration (2003 – 2015) Argentina was a risky and difficult place in which to do business due to expropriations, regulatory uncertainty, foreign exchange restrictions, virulent inflation and opaque, often misrepresented economic data. The election of tycoon…

Arelauquen Lodge Luxury Condo-Hotel Units For Sale in the Ski Capital of Latin America

Arelauquen Lodge is a luxury condominium-hotel development, located in Bariloche, Argentina, one of Patagonia’s most scenic areas. Arelauquen Lodge sits inside the Arelauquen Golf & Country Club, amid national parks, along the shore of Lake Gutierrez and nestled up on the wooded hillside of Mount Otto. The condo/hotel…

Buenos Aires Real Estate Transactions up 43.9% in one year

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Yes, Buenos Aires City real estate transactions up 43.9%. They have experienced its strongest monthly growth in sales since pro business President Mauricio Macri was sworn-in, showing signs of a tepid rebound after years of stagnation that had been caused by stringent capital controls. However, although the latest numbers were positive,…

A young foreign womans story of finding a new home in Argentina

Over the past few decades more and more people have been travelling the world  finding  a new homes in far-flung corners of the planet. Personally, I never imagined 20 years ago, that Argentina would one day be my home. Living in Australia at the time, I thought maybe I would make my permanent home there, or perhaps return some…

International Schools in Argentina

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One difference, which may sometimes be confusing, is that the international schools in Argentina are called colleges; they are generally private and a monthly fee is paid. Education in Argentina has a very good standard, with a wide range of international schools. Public universities are free for all undergraduate programs, something that surprises many foreigners.…

South American Farm Funds make changes

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What is it with celebrated US investors buying into South American farm operators? A month after Florida-based Kopernik Global Investors, run by renowned stockpicker David Iben, took a 5% holding in SLC Agricola, which controls 470,000 hectares of Brazil, BrasilAgro has lured a US heavyweight investor too. Ruane, Cunniff and Goldfarb has bought a 5.1% stake…

Buenos Aires: Storytelling in the city of wonders

As in any other city, Buenos Aires knows how to tell stories Anyone who has had the chance to visit Buenos Aires, has’ probably been surprised by the heterogenic style of its architecture. Walking through its streets, Buenos Aires becomes a sort of architectural tango where you are compelled to dance between the far belle époque up to the present following…

A New Zealand Manufacturer in Argentina succeeds

The Personal Experience of a New Zealand Manufacturer entering the Argentine Market A New Zealand Manufacturer with more than a decade of experience making industrial generators and air compressors in his home country and over two decades manufacturing in Argentina, David Irvine director & CEO of Condor Group SRL (pictured left), is in a unique position…