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Argentine ‘soybean king’ Gustavo Grobocopatel forecasts a new but “green industrial revolution”

Mercpress The man known in Argentina as “soybean king” said the country was facing a “new industrial revolution”, but factories now won’t have chimneys because they will really be “green factories”. We are facing a major challenge, the green industrial revolution and in that scenario Argentina…

Why are Apartment Hotels so Popular in Buenos Aires?

Firstly let’s describe the meaning of an “apartment hotel”: “the apartment hotels combines the flexibility of apartment living with the service of a hotel”. These hotel-like amenities consist of: Complimentary WIFI & satellite TV, Integrated kitchen and bathroom, Concierge Services, Business Centre, Fitness Centre, Solarium, Spa,…

GTSA – Urugugay Press Release: Savills and GTSA offer one of the most advanced Irrigated Dairy Farms in Uruguay for Sale

 Dairy Farms in Uruguay for Sale Savills and Gateway to South America – Uruguay are pleased to offer for sale a Large Scale Irrigated Dairy Farm (San Pedro), a 1042 hectare operational dairy unit in Western Uruguay, an area widely regarded as having some of the highest quality land…

More firms forming special practice groups to capitalize the South American booming business market

Hot spots in the Latin American economy include tourism, agriculture and energy, according to Francisco Cerezo, chairman of Foley & Lardner’s new Latin America practice group. The firm recently announced that it was forming a special practice group to capitalize on its Latin American business,…

New Tool to Help Farmers Mitigate and Adapt to Climate Change

The Rainforest Alliance and the Sustainable Agriculture Network (SAN) unveiled the new Climate Module: Criteria for the Mitigation of and Adaptation to Climate Change, developed in collaboration with allies at Guatemala’s Inter-American Foundation for Tropical Research (FIIT, for its name in Spanish); SalvaNATURA, a Salvadoran…

Tiny Uruguay outshines it’s neighbour Argentina with increased Investment

BY VINOD SREEHARSHA McClatchy Newspapers SAO PAULO, BRAZIL — For decades, Argentina treated its neighbor to the east, tiny Uruguay, as little more than a colonial outpost. In the eyes of much of the world, it endured a fate perhaps even worse: near-total obscurity. But the long-overlooked South American nation, which…

A Night of Buenos Aires Tango – Stunning Photography

Buenos Aires Tango Buenos Aires Tango, a set on Flickr. A Tango night photographed by world renown Frenchman Christian Senat when he was in Buenos Aires recently visiting Gateway to South America – Buenos Aires. Buenos Aires Tango & Milonga Guide Five Great Tango Shows in Buenos Aires There are many, many tango shows in Buenos Aires. The format is usually…

Brazil retains its investor appeal due to stable Government Policies

A stable economy, a burgeoning domestic market and huge untapped reserves of natural resources have led foreign investors to become increasingly interested in Brazil as an investment destination although there are challenges to sustaining this attractiveness according to Ernst & Young’s first annual Brazilian Attractiveness…

There is not enough farmland to feed the world

ABC By Lucy Barbour If you thought finding enough food to feed the world was a big problem, think again. An American agribusiness adviser the real issue is finding enough farmland to produce it. Philippe de Laperouse is the managing director of HighQuest Partners in St. Louis in the United States. He says the rising demand for high protein food from…

The Greening of of Uruguay – First of 500 Electric Buses Arrriving

MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay, Jul 18, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Jose Mujica, President of Uruguay, BYD, CTS and Buquebus officials signed a contract yesterday to begin bringing electric buses into Uruguay. “I am very pleased that Uruguay will have this environmental-friendly bus and new technology. I am looking forward to seeing electric…

Snow is coming to Uco Valley in Mendoza – Heart of Argentina’s wine region

The Vines’ Chief Agronomist Francisco Evangelista sees the white powder on our vines he is ecstatic. Evangelista explained the importance of Snow . “It’s best for vines to go through very defined seasonal changes. A very cold winter and very hot summer. The cold winter forces a hormonal change in the vine to move all…

Chile and Brazil lead the Global Innovation index in the region

An international study released this week ranked Chile first among Latin American countries on the Global Innovation Index (GII), though Chile received mediocre scores in the area of education. The study, released by the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), an international business school, and INSEAD, a research institution,…

$10m Argentine farming deal being mulled over in a Argentina by Chinese Investors

Chongqing Grain Group Co Ltd, one of China’s largest State-owned grain companies, is in talks with Molino Canuelas SA, a major agribusiness group in Argentina, about joint investments totalling $10 million in a soybean farm and dairy farms in the South American country. This marks the beginning of a series of plans the…

The Benefits of using Social Media Marketing in Real Estate

One of the most powerful tools to use but also the most expensive to operate is a company blog which is why so few small real estate companies can afford to use them. They take considerable time researching material for posts and the cost of quality journalists is not cheap.  However they do produce better results than Facebook and Linkedin, Twitter etc.…

Now is the time to be scouring the Market for good investments to protect your future

Now is the time to be scouring the Market for good investments to protect your future As we get older, it seems the hands of time are ticking faster. Every day that passes translates to one less day we have to fulfil our dreams. This is a realistic statement that begs the question: “What do we want to do with the rest of the time we have left on the planet?” For me, it’s easier to state what I don’t want to do and there is a list of behaviours and people I want to avoid: People who can’t make […]