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✔ Argentines are the most fluent English-speakers in Latin America

Argentines are the most fluent English-speakers in Latin America according to the EF English Proficiency Index 2015 report — a study that analyzes the State of Worldwide English Proficiency. Globally the country came in 15th place out of the 70 countries that participated in the study, which uses test data from 910,000 adults. Although…

Chile’s Vineyards Are Booming

These are boom times for the vineyards of Chile. The latest figures from the International Organisation of Vine and Wine reveal a record year for the South American nation, with wine production up 23%. Chilean wine has long been considered good value for money, a reliable, inexpensive and safe everyday option. But there’s far more to it than budget Sauvignon Blancs;…

Paraguay, Latin America’s growth champion

image of Paraguay attracts investments from Uruguay
Paraguay’s central bank is not ready to give any more juice to an economy that is turning into Latin America’s growth champion. The South American country, landlocked between Brazil, Argentina and Bolivia, is focused on keeping inflation at bay and won’t risk missing its 4.5 percent target to speed up growth as its neighbours weaken, central…

San Telmo Buenos Aires, Popular and Investor friendly

This popular suburb of Buenos Aries called San Telmo has prices sustained by tourism and its traditional appeal of Colonial buildings and laid back lifestyle. It is a traditional neighborhood and has a leading role in the real estate market favored by foreigners. Tourism as well as a rediscovery of and improved appreciation for the area’s…

Why the Farm Land Restrictions in Argentina have frozen the market

In 2011 the National Register of Rural Lands or RNTR  took on the massive task of surveying the cadastral registers of the 23 Argentine provinces in order to determine the amount of land owned by foreign citizens and companies in every district in the country. Ley N° 26.737 de Protección al Dominio Nacional sobre la Propiedad,…

Cattle ranching in Paraguay: an investor’s perspective

Our aim here is to give potential investors an inside perspective into cattle ranching in Paraguay. In the next 50 years, a growing world population, rising affluence and urbanization will be driving a significant demand and resulting growth for livestock products. South America has long been a specialized beef sector, with 31% of global production,…