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💋 Wild Chilean Patagonia adventurer’s guide

Wild Chilean Patagonia adventurer’s guide Granite peaks spiked on the horizon. Clouds whipped overhead. It was February in the Patagonia region of southern Chile, and I was on a mountain bike riding through the grandeur of Torres del Paine National Park. The road curved and dropped ahead, my riding partners braking as wheels sliced the gravel. “Look at that view!” someone shouted as the Patagonian wind picked up, canceling any opportunity to respond with its fierce roar. I was speechless anyway.…

Chilean Government encourages the Service Industry though new productivity measures

Over the last ten years, the export of Chilean services has expanded significantly and now account for about 13% of total exports and more than 4% of gross domestic product. Among them, exports of business services (professional services, consulting, technical services) and computer and information services (IP services), increased from around US $ 1 Billion in 2004 to nearly US $ 3 Billion in 2014 Recently, the Bachelet Administration sent to Congress and other Public Institutions a package of several measures…

Algodon Vineyard Estates is an Award-Winning Lifestyle Location in San Rafael Argentina

Nestled in the heart of Argentina’s gorgeous wine country, in San Rafael, Mendoza, Algodon Wine Estates is a unique opportunity to appreciate the good life and reside in one of the World’s leading Wine Capitals! Did you know that a large number of US, Canadian and Europeans are acquiring their own vineyards in Mendoza at a record pace? Many residents are attracted by the opposite seasons, natural surroundings, and rich Argentine culture. In fact, around 50% of Mendoza’s vineyard owners maintain primary…

Peru outshines its neighbours in South America

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Peru outshines its neighbours in South America in 2016, with a 58% rise in the Lima General Index, followed by the Bovespa in Brazil with 37% and Argentina’s Merval with 33%. Peru has a steep rise in GDP projected of 3.8%. By contrast, in Brazil and Argentina, the earnings will be only on stock this year. Argentina expects to end the year with a negative growth of -0.8%, and it is even worse for Brazil, with a negative growth of -3.5%. In the case of Argentina, there is agreement by different analysts…

Paraguay attracts investments from Uruguay

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Luis Chase, Ambassador of Paraguay in Uruguay, has commented on the fact that in recent years Paraguay has attracted investments from Uruguay, that this is due to the “Policy of the three 10s”: 10% VAT, 10% tax on corporate income and 10% personal income tax. Ambassador Chase added: “In Paraguay there is a fair balance between capital and labour, and few labour disputes.” He also stated that this “facilitates investment, protects it, it cannot be impounded,” and that “Paraguay…

How to find Affordable Real Estate in Chile

The Do’s and Don’ts of Buying Real Estate in Chile Acquiring or even selling property can be a complicated exercise for the inexperienced;  the following is an outline of the basic principles of the issues faced when buying or selling a property and in particular, to help those looking for affordable real estate in Chile. Keep in mind that most foreigners who have bought in the past, without experienced professional assistance, ended up overpaying for the property. It is called locally…