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Argentine political scientist and writer Carlos Escudé says Argentina may not exist in 100 yrs

“Falklands/Malvinas current policy is a losing option and leads nowhere” Argentina’s current policy on the Falklands/Malvinas Islands sovereignty is a losing option because it is a ‘maximalist’ attitude with the purpose of ‘full recovery’ of the disputed islands, said Argentine…

Buenos Aires Metro System is called the Subte

Buenos Aires Metro System is called the Subte The Buenos Aires Subway, also known as the Subte (for sub-terraneo) was the first underground metro system in South America opened in 1913 by an English company called Anglo Argentine Tramway Company ( line A ). The Subte is the fastest way to travel through Buenos Aires. It is not as expansive as the bus…

Douglas Tomkins Enviromental Investor in South America

Douglas Tomkins Enviromental Investor in South America The American multi-millionaire who founded the North Face and Esprit clothing lines has said he is trying to save the planet by buying bits of it. First Douglas Tompkins purchased a huge swath of southern Chile, and now he’s hoping to save the northeast wetlands here in Argentina. He has…

Technology and its distruptive impact on the real estate industry

Technology and its distruptive impact on the real estate industry What is the transformative impact of technology for Real Estate Brokers . “Real Estate Agents will not be replaced by technology …. they will be replaced by agents with technology.” – Peter Williams – CEO of Deloitte Digital (2007) The principle…

Uruguay is no longer the Switzerland of the South

Uruguay gradually starting  automatic data exchange with other countries and banking  secrecy will a thing of the past Uruguay is no longer the Switzerland of the South Uruguay has long been the strong box of black money from Argentina and Brazil. Banking secrecy laws similar to Switzerland protected investors from investigation from their home…

Retire in Buenos Aires the city of passion

Retire in Buenos Aires the city of passion Buenos Aires is one of the world’s most beguiling places, best known worldwide for the tango, its most famous cultural export. It is a dance of passion, sensuality, longing and nostalgia that is an apt metaphor for this city where everything is approached, considered and conducted with passion. Buenos Aires…