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President Mujica who is selling Uruguay as a safe place to invest received a warm welcome from the President Obama

President Mujica whose is coming up for election this year said Uruguay offers “tremendous guarantees” for investors and is “a decent country”on his second day visit to Washington where he addressed 120 business people at the US Chamber of Commerce during a Tuesday morning work-breakfast. Mujica also announced that foreign investment in Uruguay in ten years has soared from a paltry 300 million dollars to almost 3 billion dollars and this will continue “because Uruguay is going to have another new…

Lima, capital of Peru outstands as the leading Latin American city to make business, followed by Santiago de Chile, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Lima, capital of Peru outstands as the leading Latin American city to make business, followed by Santiago de Chile, Buenos Aires, Argentina and Sao Paulo, Brazil, although these last two actually dropped from the previous ranking, according to an annual list made by the Bogotá Rosario University. The Intelligence report from the Competitive Strategies Center, belonging to the Rosario University lists 51 Latin American cities taking into account a series of factors such as purchasing power; economic dynamism;…

Brazilian senator Kátia Abreu a potential future President is Agro friendly

The senator and rancher from Goiás was an influential force in the weakening of Brazil’s forest code blamed by many for the recent rise in Amazon deforestation. Her support – in parliament and in an acerbic newspaper column – for more roads through the Amazon, congressional control over demarcation of indigenous reserves, more efficient monocultures and genetically modified “terminator seeds” has earned her the wrath of environmentalists. Brazilian senator Kátia Abreu. (Photo:…

Why Uruguay has displaced Argentina as the main supplier of milk to Brazil

          Uruguay’s dairy industry has overtaken Argentina as the main supplier of milk to Brazil, according to Globo Rural, a Brazilian site which specializes in farming news. “Brazil’s imports were globally 60% Argentine milk and the rest, 40% from Uruguay, but now Uruguay has moved to over 50%, meaning Argentina is losing ground in Latam largest economy and leading Mercosur partner”, Anibal Schaller manager of the Milk Industry Center, admitted to Globo Rural. “We…

INTERVIEW – PARAGUAY’S MINISTER OF INDUSTRY AND COMMERCE: Today, we have what we never had before, markets.

Gustavo Leite, Paraguay’s minister of industry and commerce, highlights the elements that are luring foreign investors to his country. His predictions for 2014. With an economic growth rate of 13 percent in 2013, Paraguay has become one of the most interesting places to invest. With a stable legal and macroeconomic environment and a large market due to the combination of lower costs and having Brazil as a next-door neighbor, it’s a country that attracts the attention of those who, like Paraguay’s Minister…

So you want to live in Argentina ? Here is what you need to know

            Dr Rubiar has provided a summary for those looking to live or work in Argentina They have developed a legal strategy to assist immigrants who fail to fulfill the strict requirements for residency that have been recently imposed. Many expats, perma-tourists, and irregulars who fail to fulfill the requirements are, nonetheless, entitled by law to the right to live legally in this country. Their innovative strategy consists of litigating directly at a Federal Court for…