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Looking for a change – Join GTSA Company Description – Southern Cone Real Estate Specialists We are an independent company specialising in real estate brokerage and marketing advice for clients who wish to invest or sell properties in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Paraguay, Peru and Uruguay.  We specialise in leading edge marketing systems designed to speed up the traditional selling times of real estate in these locations. GTSA is a company that relies on the talents of its people to provide quality…

Chilean, U.S. Firms to Build Latin America’s Largest Solar Plant

Chilean mining company CAP and U.S.-based SunEdison have signed a deal to build a 100 MW solar plant in the Atacama Desert, a project touted as the biggest of its kind in Latin America and also one of the world’s largest. Once completed, the plant in that arid region of northern Chile will supply 15 percent of the CAP steel and iron-ore group’s energy needs. The first stage of the solar park will be inaugurated late this year, while some 270 gigawatt hours of clean electricity are to be generated in the…

In Argentina Patience is a Virtue plus USD dollars at the ready

    Virtue plus USD dollars In spite of the global recoil from Argentina’s unorthodox management of it’s economy ( some would irresponsible lunacy ) there are strong investment opportunities for the astute and patient. The past few years have seen Brazil , Peru and Colombia as favorite locations for new investment capital. Most of this money has been following the herd running a least two or three years behind the smart money that took on the country risks and invested early.…

Uruguay’s top court throws out new tax on big land holdings

Uruguay’s Supreme Court has thrown out a controversial tax on large land holdings in the South American beef and soy producer, saying on Saturday the levy introduced in 2011 was unconstitutional. Justices thought the new tax overlapped with existing ones collected by local governments, said Raul Oxandabarat, a spokesman for the court. Leftist President Jose Mujica, a former guerrilla fighter who has broadly maintained the moderate economic policies of his predecessor, said before the ruling that he would…

Sheep rearing is an opportunity that Argentina no longer takes advantage of

La Nacion ( translated ) Buenos Aires has areas with excellent conditions that allow high levels of production, but this does not happen, Why ? In the late nineteenth century the country was in what later became known as the “golden age” of Argentina sheep production. At that time, the province of Buenos Aires had a stock of 52 million sheep heads, a figure that exceeded seven times the stock of cattle at the time. Until 1930 the activity had its heyday, with excellent European demand for wool and…

All you need to know about sugar cane in Brasil

1. How much sugar cane is produced in Brazil and around the world? Brazil produced 620 million tons of sugar cane in 2010. World production is close to 1.6 billion tons annually and is concentrated in tropical regions, particularly developing nations in Latin America, Africa, and Asia. According to the U.N. Food and Agricultural Organization, there are over 100 countries producing sugar cane today. In Brazil, sugar cane currently covers 9.5 million hectares, or 2.9% of the country’s total arable land.…