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Doug Casey, the noted economist, best-selling financial author, international investor, entrepreneur and the founder of Casey Research, gives his views on investing in Argentine Real Estate

Doug Casey, the noted economist, best-selling financial author, international investor, entrepreneur and the founder of Casey Research, had the following to say about investing in Argentine real estate: “I think…

Uruguay and Argentina agree to exchange tax data. Uruguay changes its Banking Secrecy Rules

Uruguay and Argentina agreed to exchange tax data in a deal that gives Argentine inspectors the power to dig up information on savers with bank accounts in the neighbouring country, officials said yesterday. The agreement followed months of negotiations. The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) had urged Uruguay to strike…

UK passion for Argentine wines: First quarter 2012 imports rocket 15% in volume

UK passion for Argentine wines MercoPress Argentine wine exports to the UK have rocketed by 25% in value and 12% in volume in the first three months of the year. This put the UK back ahead of Brazil as Argentina’s third largest market worldwide, and the US and Canada, and represents the largest gains for over four years.…

Argentine Wines – Key Growing Regions Updated

Argentine Wines – Key Growing Regions Updated Argentina’s grape growing areas are divided into three main regions that mostly follow the country’s long western border along the Andes Mountains. Northwest/Norte — High altitude Salta Meaning “very beautiful”, Salta’s vineyards are located in the desert-like Calchaquí Valley and have the Andes’ highest…

Why Urban Farming Is the Future

Why Urban Farming Is the Future Dr Robert Biel is an author and academic, who works for University College London and has written about sustainable agriculture. More than that, he practices what he calls ”experimental agriculture” in his own allotment and with his students. Biel believes that we are coming to a crisis of agricultural production, and we…

Argentine Beef providing healthy food for the World

Argentina is a very large world class producer, consumer and exporter of bovine meat. Each year, Argentina produces 2.5 million tonnes of meat. The calculated consumption of meat in Argentina is 65.4 kg per person which is high compared to other countries. For example United States is 42 kgs and the EEC is only 18kgs. Even at 65.4 kgs this is a sharp decline from the 1950’s…

Ángel Cabrera y Craig Stadler: En la inauguración de los 2dos. 9 hoyos de Valle del Golf en Cordoba Argentina

Con un torneo que tuvo como protagonistas a Ángel “Pato” Cabrera y a Craig Stadler se inauguraron los segundos 9 hoyos de Valle del Golf, campo que promete potenciar la presencia golfística de la provincia de Córdoba. El 17 de mayo se inauguraron los  segundos nueve hoyos de la cancha Nicklaus Design…

New Accommodation Project is Launched in Mendoza Auberge du Vin – Finca 84

Description Finca 84 is the newest apartment hotel concept bought to you by Grupo EMR. The groups previous projects Palermo Place in Palermo Hollywood have already gained international recognition as one of the best hotels in Buenos Aires, this is giving owners of the units an out standing return on their investment of 10% and climbing. Owners of the Finca 84 will receive…

China and Europe continue to invest in South America

Many of the countries sprinkled across South America are enjoying periods of growth, as natural resources and higher standards of education than before present the region as a fantastic place to invest Source: worldfinance.com Chinese investment in South America has increased dramatically over the last decade. An article in Latin Finance…

Proposed Latin America’s billionaires income transparency

An article written by economist Nora Lustig, wonders how can we judge the impact of any proposed tax reform without information on the income share of Latin America’s super-rich. The article, included in the latest issue of “Americas Quarterly”, published by the American Council of the Americas holds the previously exposed.…

El 85% de todo el ganado de América del Sur está libre de aftosa

El 85% de todo el ganado de América del Sur está libre de aftosa En el Centro de Convenciones de la Conmebol, Asunción, finalizaron ayer las deliberaciones de la 39ª Reunión Ordinaria de la Cosalfa (Comisión Sudamericana para la Lucha contra la Fiebre Aftosa). En esta reunión se analizó la situación sanitaria del continente,…

Oportunidades en real estate: hoteles de lujo con rentas del 10% en dólares

Oportunidades en real estate To achieve this utility, propose a centralized management model, where completely eliminate the intermediate positions. It is a way of gaining profitability without compromising on service. One advantage for the investor is that you can use your room for 20 days a year out of high season and have…

Global hotelliers eye Latin America for unprecedent growth

The sky’s the limit for the hotel industry in Latin America, but that doesn’t mean hoteliers in the region can coast, according to panelists speaking during the Hotel Opportunities Latin America conference. Using the “View from the Top” panel as their pulpit, hotel leaders told attendees they have a lot of optimism for Latin America’s…

Chile will become first, First World developed country in Latam, says world’s richest man Carlos Sim

Chile will become the first developed country in Latin America, predicted Mexican communications mogul Carlos Slim, the richest man in the world, in an economic presentation given in Honduras last Thursday. The criteria that constitute which nations are and are not considered developed are a subject of some debate. Among criteria…

Soybean becomes Uruguay’s leading export item, displacing beef for the first time

          Lately historically high prices and a strong international financial speculation have moved actively into the soybeans market. Only back in 2008 were prices so strong and the market so bullish. In Uruguay 30% of the crop has been harvested with yields higher than expected (above 2.000…