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Waiting for Kristina to go in Argentina

Waiting for Kristina to go in Argentina Foreign Firms are targeted by the president so are are leaving or scaling back ARGENTINA has never been a simple place for foreign companies to operate in. Inefficiency and inflation have plagued the country for decades. That crises occur every dozen years is accepted as fate. Recently, however, government hostility…

Why Potential Investors in Chile should not use the Investor Visa

The “Investor Visa” in Chile although easy to obtain in the first year is much more difficult to keep in the second year. With the investor visa you are essentially making the Chilean department of immigration your business partner in Chile. First, to apply for an investor visa in Chile you must submit a business plan along with documentation…

Country Fish Consumption per capita per year 2014

Look how Chile’s Fish consumption has dropped in comparison to Japan as the country has become more affluent in the graph above which was made only four years ago. Argentina  9 kgs Fish 120 kg Meat Coastline 4,989 km Peru 22 kgs Fish 25.9 kgs Meat Coastline 2,997 km Chile 7 kgs Fish 70.6 Meat Coastline 6,434 km Spain 30 kgs Fish 107.9 kgs Meat…

Lapostolle Residence, Colchagua Valley, Chile

When Alexandra Marnier Lapostolle came to Chile’s Colchagua Valley two decades ago, the area was a viticultural backwater. But the Grand Marnier heiress, who cofounded the valley’s Lapostolle winery in 1994, was convinced she could coax first growth–quality vintages from the granitic soil. Her premier blend, Clos Apalta, attests her prescience,…

Bahía Vik, José Ignacio, Uruguay

Jet-setters flocking to José Ignacio for the short, swank social season have a third Vik Retreat to try. Bahía Vik is now open. Why Go: During January and February, the tiny Uruguayan beach town of José Ignacio welcomes the rich and famous. An alternative to staying among the high-rises of the nearby resort city of Punta de Este, the outpost welcomes visitors down…

A new study shows Argentina is a relatively safe country in which to live

WHO figures show Argentina is relatively safe country in world’s most violent region Homicide rates in Latin America are the highest in the world — clocking in at 28.5 per 100,000 inhabitants — but estimates by the World Health Organization (WHO) place Argentina in line with the best in the region with about six homicides…