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Argentina looks to renovate the Railroads to Prolong Soybean Boom

Argentina’s nationalization of two railroads in the past month paves the way for the renovation of a network from the foothills of the Andes to the coast, cutting transport costs in the world’s third-largest soybean producer. President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner’s administration on May 22 took over the Belgrano Cargas railroad,…

Thinking of buying a vineyard in South America. Read this first

  The one consolation of investing in a vineyard and losing your money is at least you can drink the wine – or so the old adage goes. But with meager returns from savings, and stock market investors chastened by the crash of 2007-2009, more people are looking for creative investments. According to property the firm Knight…

Univeg Uruguay exports 75% of its Citrus production to Europe

Univeg Uruguay is a firm devoted to the production and export of citrus and blueberries which started as a family business in 1986 and became part of the Univeg Group in 2002. Its exports are mainly shipped to Canada, Europe, Russia and some to the area of Kuala Lumpur. It has the GlobalGAP certification, both for citrus and blueberries,…

Genetically Modified Crops Health Risks ?: What The Scientific Evidence Says

Many Americans and others are concerned about the spread of genetically modified organisms throughout agriculture — and the perception that some members of the U.S. Congress are in the pocket of the Monsanto Co. (NYSE:MON) certainly isn’t helping. But just what are GM crops, and what evidence do we have to suggest…

Want to invest in Uruguay?

Beyond the emotional elements, the investor must analyze the advantages each country offers. Investors are becoming more aware that foreign investment competition is fierce among countries, especially those located in the same geographic area; therefore comparing the advantages offered by each and every country is very good to finally decide the best option. The American…

Lima’s Real-Estate Boom being lead by the luxury market

Despite an onslaught of new apartment projects in Lima the demand for housing in the Peruvian capital isn’t necessarily being met, according to a former high-ranking government official. David Ramos, the former deputy minister of Housing and Urbanization, said that the housing deficit in Lima is mainly in the lower-income sectors C and…