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Paraguay will lead the way with 10% growth this year in Latin America

Latin America Economy to Grow 3.5% This Year,  the UN Panel Says The forecasts are based on better economic performance by Brazil and Argentina, countries that in 2012 grew 0.9 percent and 1.9 percent, respectively Latin America and the Caribbean will grow at a rate of 3.5 percent in 2013, the UN Economic Commission for Latin…

The Legal System for Foreign Investors buying property in Paraguay

The Paraguayan Law  N. 117/92 legislates the system of national and/or foreign investments ; it aims to stimulate and secure within a framework of full equality the National and/or Foreign  investments, aiming at the promotion of the economic development of the country. The aforementioned rule establishes that the foreign investor…

Capitá Miní- One man’s story of his love of the Argentine Ibera

Mario Battiston born in Rosario’s city on May 3, 1944 After two years of military service in Marina he joined the Argentine Merchant Navy as Assistant of Mechanic, from 1967 on. Also in a foreign Merchant Navy as 3rd Technical Officer from 1969 until 1971, sailing principally on the southern seas choosing the crossing of the Strait…

El Tigre of Argentina – A fisherman’s paradise

By Larry Larson – Professional Fishing Guide “Don’t cry for me Argentina. The truth is I never left you,” that’s how the song goes and I felt like I’d never left after looking through my passport, which contained 25 border crossing stamps for Argentina in the last eight years.    It was early December and I had time to reminisce as I waited…

” Open veins of Latin America” A must read or anyone thinking on doing business or living in Latin America

This translated book begins with a forewords by left wing writer Isabel Allende, and here is  just one quote from her  introduction of the book: “His work is a mixture of meticulous detail, political conviction, poetic flair, and good storytelling.” The translation by Cedric Belfrage…

Los Lagos de Chile – 10 Region centred on the city of Osorno

Osorno is a city and commune in southern Chile and capital of Osorno Province in the Los Lagos Region. It had a population of over 150,000. It is located 945 kilometres (587 mi) south of the national capital of Santiago, 105 kilometres (65 mi) north of the regional capital of Puerto Montt and 260 kilometres (160 mi) west of the Argentine…