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Peru Visa Requirements

Applying for a visa in a new country can be confusing. Therefore, expats arriving to a new country are strongly encouraged to ask for advice from a professional immigration lawyer, even if procedures seem relatively easy. Here, we provide a simple guide of visa types with key concepts any expat should know before relocating to Peru. Business Visa. This is a single entry visa that lasts up to 90 days and is issued by your country’s Peruvian Embassy. It takes up to four days for this type of visa to be issued,…

Opinion: The 10 biggest Latin America market entry blunders

Over the last 25 years, Americas Market Intelligence senior consultants have led more than 2,000 client engagements in Latin America. Along the way, we have witnessed many a blunder when it comes to entering markets in Latin America. To help companies learn from the mistakes we’ve observed while conducting market research, competitive intelligence and analysing Latin American risk, we created a top 10 list of market entry mistakes. As Latin America returns to growth in 2017, we hope these market entry tips…

Doing business in Latin America America – World Bank Report

This work is a product of the staff of The World Bank with external contributions. The findings, interpretations, and conclusions expressed in this work do not necessarily reflect the views of The World Bank, its Board of Executive Directors, or the governments they represent. The World Bank does not guarantee the accuracy of the data included in this work. The boundaries, colors, denominations, and other information shown on any map in this work do not imply any judgment on the part of The World Bank concerning…

Chile battles devastating wildfires and asks for International help

Devastating wildfires that have destroyed more than half a million hectares in Chile retreated somewhat Sunday, with the help of U.S. and Russian supertanker aircraft and the arrival of specialist teams from other countries. There were 118 fires of which 59 were active, an official from the National Forest Corporation said. Chilean authorities have detained 43 people on suspicion of having started some of the deadly fires that have been burning through large swaths of land in south and central regions of Chile…

Is Argentina Going Green ?

Energías Renovables en Argentina
After much hype, the government launched RenovAR earlier this year, to promote investment in the country’s renewables sector. Zach Marzouk sat down with three industry experts to see how much of this talk would lead to a concrete greener path for the country’s energy sector. September saw the first RenovAr auction, a programme launched by the Macri administration to encourage the development of more sources of renewable energy in Argentina. A second auction was held in November, and between them they attracted…

Cafayate Wine Trails

The main route to Cafayate, Route 68 (a very good road, easy driving 186km), has perhaps the most dramatic scenery in the entire North West of Argentina. It’s like seeing all of the dramatic scenery of the western USA crammed into one relatively short drive. Cafayate is beautiful and does show you an authentic small Argentine town, but the culture is very much”VINOcultura” — vineyards and wine, wine everywhere.  Located at the central zone of the Valles Calchaquies 1,683 metres (5,522…