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Chile Opens Latin America’s Largest Medical Marijuana Farm

Chile welcomed Latin America’s largest medicinal marijuana farm Tuesday, marking another step in the region’s growing acceptance of therapeutic uses for the formerly illegal plant. The plantation in the small town of Colbun, about 170 miles south of Santiago, will help treat some 4,000 patients from across Chile, according…

The dirty secrets property syndicate managers don’t want you to know!

Property Syndicates have become popular all around the world but they are not all equal. Each one has a defined propose and time frame (or should have). Here is an Australian analysis done on them showing what to watch out for. I hope to enlighten potential investors about the tricks used by property syndicate managers to ‘window dress’…

Argentina rapidly returning as one of the worlds leading beef exporters

Argentina, which a century ago became a world power on the back of its beef exports, is poised to re-enter the top 10 shippers, helped by the end of trade curbs, and a herd rebuilding from near-50-year lows. ”In the 1930s, Argentina was the world’s top beef exporter. It lost that crown in the 1950s, but until 10 years ago it still…

Buenos Aires Tenants and Owners now get to control their apartment building online

Buenos Aires apartment renters and owners now will have a new web platform through which they can settle the bills, pay salaries and verify due bills, among others. It will start operating from January 2018. The head of the Government of Buenos Aires, Horacio Rodríguez Larreta, today presented the new free online platform “Consorcio…

Buenos Aires, is well on the way to being a smart city

The city will host an international exhibition with a theme that excites everyone: how to use technology to improve the quality of life in cities for its citizens? Buenos Aires is fully involved in the transformation to become on of the worlds smart cities: from 28 to 30 September it will be the venue for an international exhibition on one of the most recurrent…

Mapuche – a ‘terrorist threat’ in Southern Chile ?

The land once occupied by the Mapuche once stretched from the Pacific coast and islands of Chile across the Andes into Argentina. The Mapuche are still fighting for recognition both in Argentina and Chile. In Chile’s it is loggerheads with the two largest forestry companies, and a government crackdown on terrorism using anti-terrorist laws. The likely re-election…