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Buenos Aires City Neighborhoods Explained

Buenos Aires is divided into a number of “barrios”, which means neighborhoods or suburbs. Each one of them has something special to offer and has an important story that identifies the spirit and characteristics of its citizens. To find your way around the city, you can quickly navigate the cities Map of Buenos Aires neighborhoods. Where…

Mendoza – Argentina’s Wine Capital prepares for it’s Annual Fiesta

The annual Fiesta  of Vendimia ( Mendoza Wine Festival ) in Mendoza is to be held between the 2nd and 11th of March this year.  Within a specially constructed outside amphitheater with the magnificent Andes Mountains as the backdrop, it will be as popular as ever. With 800 dancers and actors, local and international entertaining,…

Singapore owned NZ Farming Systems in Uruguay slumps to large loss

  Singapore owned New Zealand Farming Systems Uruguay has recorded a $US17.7 million ($21.3 million) group loss for the year to June 2013 while its parent suffered investment write downs of subsidiary companies. The loss compares with a $7.6 million loss for the previous NZ Farming Systems…

Argentina has gone from the fastest growing economy in the world to one of the slowest. What went wrong ?

Argentina has gone from the fastest growing economy in the world to one of the slowest. What went wrong ? WHEN the residents of Buenos Aires want to change the pesos they do not trust into the dollars they do, they go to a cueva, or “cave”, an office that acts as a front for a thriving illegal…

Why Are So Many Americans renouncing their Citizenship and Heading South

  The number of Americans that renounced their citizenship was 221 percent higher in 2013 than it was in 2012 and in 2014 it could double again.  That is a staggering figure, and it is symptomatic of a larger trend.  In recent years, a lot of really good people with very deep roots in that country have made the difficult…

Foreign Investors should watch out for America’s new Draconial Regulations

Among a long list of things I never, ever thought I’d see as long as I lived, the US once the Super Power of the World has the developed the all the characteristics of its once Super Adversary the Soviet Union. They now practice domestic no-warrant spying, unreported prisons, and institutionalized torture. Local governments…