South American Real Estate News
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Mining investment in Argentina grows 72% despite increased Country risk

Mining-related investments in Argentina increased a whopping 72% in 2012 compared to the previous year, according to local consultancy firm IES Online. Despite mounting government interventionism in the industry, foreign and local investors spent a total of $3.8 billion and the firm expects this trend to continue this year,…

Argentina assesses its nuclear strengths

Argentina has a nuclear legacy more than half a century old and has supplied reactors to nations from Algeria to Australia in the past. It has embraced an ambitious multi billion-dollar expansion program spanning desalination and submarines and it hopes to cater to the Arabian Gulf region’s plans for atomic energy. But Argentina realizes it has…

Brazil seeks recipe to attract investors at lower cost

(Editor’s Note: This article was written by Luciana Magalhaes and was published by Dow Jones BusinessNews on February 6) Brazil’s government is kicking off a global road show to attract close to $200 billion in investments to overhaul ports, roads, railroads and airports and energy concessions, even as it seeks to drive down the degree…

Argentina Heads for Solar Surge With Incentives

Argentina, which along with Venezuela has the least renewable energy in Latin America, is set to expand solar capacity as much as 35-fold as the government plans its first incentives for individual projects. International developers are planning plants in Argentina’s western regions, which get about twice the solar radiation of the largest solar…

Mining Snapshot of Australian Mining Companies in Latin America

Mining Snapshot of Australian Mining Companies in Latin America  Inca Minerals Inca Minerals has announced an exciting porphyry discovery at its Chanape tenement in Peru, a find that has also attracted very strong market interest. While Inca is still awaiting assays from its first two promising drill holes at, managing director…

Brazil: Nanny nation with the largest number of domestic servants in the world

At 7.2 million, Brazil has the largest number of domestic workers in the world, according to a 2013 report from the International Labour Organisation. While the report is based on estimates, and the data for China and India are unreliable, Brazil’s numbers are still striking. They are not entirely surprising,…