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Brazil expects to export large amounts of banana

Brazil expects to export large amounts of banana Minas Gerais banana production in 2012 is around 657 thousand tons, according to the Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistic (IBGE). According to the Secretary of Agriculture, Livestock and Supplies (SEAPA), a raise of 1% on the previous season is the estimation, after a series of small yearly…

Want more startups? learn from Chile

The foreigners will take our jobs away! Only the Nicaraguans will come! You can’t build a Silicon Valley without venture capital. These were just a few of the arguments from opponents of a government program I helped create in 2010 to boost local entrepreneurship in Chile. The program, called Start-Up Chile, seemed crazy at the time. Give $40,000 to startups…

San Telmo – The new “It” Barrio?

San Telmo has long been regarded as the bohemian heart of the city, oozing with caricature and charm not to mention that the barrio is the home of Tango and the world famous antiques market.  However the area has always been regarded as a little scruffy and undesirable.  Until now. For many years developers and investors alike have been speculating that San Telmo will…

Argentina impulsa inversiones en energía eólica

Argentina impulsa inversiones en energía eólica El gobierno local de la cuidad argentina comenzó a medir las condiciones del viento en distintos puntos del territorio provincial, con el objetivo de producir electricidad en base a la energía eólica en un futuro próximo. El proceso tiene su origen en un convenio que se firmó el año pasado entre…

YOO NORDELTA

YOO arrives to Argentina!  YOO Nordelta, a six-hectare project located just thirty minutes from down town Buenos Aires located in the heart of the prestigious barrio cerado of Nordelta. #adp02 YOO is an international real estate development brand formed by John Hitchcox and Philippe Starck.  John Hitchcox, a successful property developer from London who transformed normal lofts into…

Asia eyes investment opportunities in Latin America

Asia and Latin America should have more commercial and investment links. The combined population of the two continents provide a huge enough market for joint business opportunities. These are among the suggestions of delegates at the Asia Latin American Legal Summit. By Thomas Cho | channelnewsasia.com Trade between Latin America and Asia have…