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San Telmo, Buenos Aires – a mecca for tourists

San Telmo, Buenos Aires – a mecca for tourists Sometimes a new place just reaches out and takes you into its arms. One minute, Carla Jacome was part of the crowd of tourists taking in a Sunday morning tango demonstration at San Telmo’s Plaza Dorrego. The next, she was part of the show, gliding through the unfamiliar steps in the firm embrace…

Using Social Media in Marketing and Using Key Words in Media Advertising Keep GTSA at the top of Google Search Results

WHY DOES GTSA SPEND THOUSANDS OF DOLLARS IN SEARCH ENGINE OPTIMIZATION & SOCIAL MEDIA IN MARKETING FOR ITS CLIENTS? SIMPLE REALLY :  IT IS THE KEY TO THE  ONLINE VISIBILITY FOR OUR CLIENTS’ PROPERTIES AND SPECIAL PROJECTS In the past 5 years real estate marketing has…

Buenos Aires is stunningly decorated by its trees

Every ‘Porteño’ (local from Buenos Aires) has their own Buenos Aires. With the wide avenues, the tango, the gastronomy, the nightlife and the colourful city. That which we don’t all notice or look at, Buenos Aires displays its stunning nuances around the city in each season. It paints the streets with a full palette in its cycle which month…

The Tea movement in Buenos Aires

History Argentine tea  movement culture is influenced by both local and imported varieties and customs with its multicultural history and the amalgamation o Europe and South America. Yerba Maté is the most noted South American tea with its origins dating back to the indigenous people of Argentina. When Jesuit missionaries first came to Argentina they were concerned…

Chile’s housing market is booming

Chile’s housing market conditions just keep pushing the real estate market’s large gains higher. As the market has been one of the best performing sectors in Chile over the last few years this is a continuing improvement for the region. In many parts of Chile’s 7th region the average price of agricultural land was increasing at an average rate of 9% a…

How to set up a company in Brazil

How to set up a company in Brazil Setting up a business in any country is a challenge especially having to consider each country’s laws and rules in the process of setting up. Opening and maintaining a business in Brazil also present just as much difficulty but with the right information and tools it becomes a lot easier. Having a corporation in Brazil can only…

Peru is one of South Koreas main food suppliers

South Koreas import a large quantity of their food from Latin American countries. Among the four largest food suppliers in South America is Peru and Ryo Bo Won (Strategy Director at Korean Trade-Investment Promotion Agency; Kotra) has said that it’s down to the reasonable prices and high quality products. The ‘pota’ (giant squid) is in great…

Oil found in Uruguay by Petrel

The former Molopo Energy boss Stephen Mitchell and former Eastern Star Gas chief David Caseys’ latest venture is to test the Uruguayan nation’s onshore shale potential. So far it is off to a promising start as it’s at the forefront of efforts to test at this point. Yesterday Petrel Energy confirmed the existence of oil generation from drilling on its ground…

Why is Peru’s economy not expanding at originally predicted rate?

On Tuesday, official data was released showing that as stronger mining activity offset a weak month for manufacturing, Peru’s economy expanded less than expected at 4.3% in August compared to the same month last year. The month with the second slowest rate so far in 2013 has been August. 4.6% had been the forecasted growth according…

Argentines are learning to treat chemical sprays with more respect than in the past

Argentina’s agricultural industry has been dramatically transformed by the introduction of genetically modified plants in 1996. A country once known for its grass-fed beef is now dominated by soy, corn and cotton. Soy harvests alone have tripled, ranking Argentina as the world’s third largest soybean…

The Estancia System: a Distinctive Feature of Southern Patagonia

    Robert Runyard Estancia System On the pampa (steppe lands) of Southern Patagonia, the individual unit of livestock production is the estancia (ranch) (this system is also used in areas where rainfall is higher). To be cost-effective, given the generally low levels of fertility, each estancia covers a large area. Nowadays,…

The Peru-China relationship goes from strength to strength

China and Peru have had a long relationship, dating back to the 19th century when many Chinese immigrants ended up in Peru. Currently in Peru, 5% of the population are estimated to be Asian Peruvians however one source states that 5 million citizens have some Chinese ancestry, making that 20% of the country’s population. Minhui Huang,…

Peru’s Amazonas region is now more accessible than ever

It has been reported that direct air services will be resumed at Chachapoyas airport in Peru. This will have a significant impact on the tourist arrivals, a supposed 12 percent more tourists will visit Peru’s northern Amazonas region. The resumption of these air operations will greatly boost the tourism industry announced Manual Cabañas,…

Petrobras’ Argentine unit makes exciting discovery of natural gas reservoir

Petrobras, the Brazilian oil giant, has announced that its Argentine unit has discovered a new natural gas reservoir in the southwestern province of Nuequén,130 km from the provincial capital, in the El Mangrullo area near the cities of Plaza Huincul and Cutral Co. The company attributes the achievement of the discovery…

Crowd funding could be an option for Artists and Small Business in South America

A new type of crowd funding platform which allows investors to receive equity is an option that might work well in South America where bank finance for start ups is not available. Established crowd funders overseas such as New Zealand’s PledgeMe and US-based Kickstarter have helped many projects get under way…