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El Tigre of Argentina – A fisherman’s paradise

By Larry Larson – Professional Fishing Guide “Don’t cry for me Argentina. The truth is I never left you,” that’s how the song goes and I felt like I’d never left after looking through my passport, which contained 25 border crossing stamps for Argentina in the last eight years.    It was early December and I had time to reminisce as I waited for dinner aboard my flight from the Washington-Dulles airport to Buenos Aires. My thoughts of the hunting expeditions, good friends and the fantastic food…

” Open veins of Latin America” A must read or anyone thinking on doing business or living in Latin America

This translated book begins with a forewords by left wing writer Isabel Allende, and here is  just one quote from her  introduction of the book: “His work is a mixture of meticulous detail, political conviction, poetic flair, and good storytelling.” The translation by Cedric Belfrage merits special note. This book sings in English, and the translator has done justice to the original. A major recurring theme throughout the book is that of capital squandered by the few while the many actually…

Argentine Easter Championship Super TC2000 motor racing in Buenos Aires Streets

For the second time after sixty years the city of Buenos Aires will organize a car race on a street circuit. This will occur when Super TC2000 strolls the city streets of Recoleta on the first date of the Argentine Championship Super TC2000 on March 31st, 2013. The circuit will have an extension of 3200 meters and will run on Av. del Libertador and Av. Figueroa Alcorta, between Tagle and Ayacucho. The TC2000 (Turismo Competicion 2000) is a touring car racing competition recognized as one of the world’s…

A New Pope with Three Firsts – First South American Pope Ever – Jesuit – Habemus Papus

Three firsts for the new Pope: Argentine, Jesuit and his election by fellow cardinals was announced by twitter. Jorge Mario Bergoglio, is a theological conservative with a strong social conscience, and a modest man who declined the archbishop’s luxurious residence to live in a simple apartment and travel by public transport. His simplicity was demonstrated with a self-deprecating joke when he first appeared to the waiting crowd, “the duty of the cardinals is to elect a Bishop of Rome,” he said, “and…

With Chavez is gone will Brazil be the rightful leader of Latin America ?

Hugo Chavez’s exit from the world stage may take the sting out of an ideological battle that has enveloped in Latin America since a new batch of leftists and Marxist started taking power in South America about 15 years ago to challenge Western Influence. Followers of Chavez say his incredible energy is irreplaceable, but  even before his death the appeal of his boisterous, uncompromising approach to economic and foreign policy had started to fad. The  momentum has moved towards a  more pragmatic…

GTSA searching for more Country Partners and Commission Brokers

Looking for a change – Join GTSA Company Description – Southern Cone Real Estate Specialists We are an independent company specialising in real estate brokerage and marketing advice for clients who wish to invest or sell properties in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Paraguay, Peru and Uruguay.  We specialise in leading edge marketing systems designed to speed up the traditional selling times of real estate in these locations. GTSA is a company that relies on the talents of its people to provide quality…

In Argentina Patience is a Virtue plus USD dollars at the ready

    Virtue plus USD dollars In spite of the global recoil from Argentina’s unorthodox management of it’s economy ( some would irresponsible lunacy ) there are strong investment opportunities for the astute and patient. The past few years have seen Brazil , Peru and Colombia as favorite locations for new investment capital. Most of this money has been following the herd running a least two or three years behind the smart money that took on the country risks and invested early.…

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 of its nutrients to the trunk. Those nutrients become stored energy that will help new shoots and buds flourish in the spring. This cold weather will eventually result in a lot of growth.”…

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 […]

Two Spectacular Photos which personify Buenos Aires City

Two Spectacular Photos which personify Buenos Aires City EL PUENTE DE LA MUJER El lugar. Se trata de la primera obra del arquitecto e ingeniero valenciano Santiago Calatrava que se construyó en América latina. Se realizó íntegramente en España y fue trasladada a Buenos Aires dividida en partes durante varios viajes. Inaugurada en diciembre de 2001, forma parte del conjunto del listado de “imperdibles” que la Ciudad recomienda visitar a los turistas. Curiosidades. Su estructura, refinada y sensual,…

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 what’s going to happen, given the demographics we spoke of in Europe, is that thousands and thousands of Europeans are going to come to Argentina. Not poor ones, the kind who immigrated a hundred years ago, but wealthy ones. #adp02 They’ll see that the lifestyle is better in Argentina. It’s…

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 peaks in the background. * Vineyard altitude is 4,200 – 9,842’ * Highest vineyard in world at 9,842’ in Colomé * Average annual…

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 27 hoyos de Valle del Golf, con el “Desafío Campeones de Augusta”, donde se enfrentaron Ángel Cabrera y el estadounidense Craig Stadler (Ambos campeones del Masters de Augusta – Georgia –…

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 Membership in Tupungato Winelands’ Wine Club and have all of the benefits of ownership of a vineyard. The 2.8-hectare vineyard of Finca…

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 a special rate if you go during the holidays. How do today the big chains to expand? They have three alternatives: either they put all the money needed for investment in the establishment,…