Staples Argentina Launches QR App for Subte, City Shopping

If people can’t get to the store, let the store go to the people! That was the brilliant idea behind Tesco’s launch of virtual convenience stores in Seoul subway stations, which quickly became a viral sensation in June with over a million views on YouTube. Now the world’s largest office products company is taking that same convenience concept to the …

What Do You Need to Become a Winemaker in Argentina?

From Bono to De Niro, the list of ricos y famosos buying their own private vineyards in Argentina keeps getting longer, as global appreciation and demand for Argentine wines continue to soar. But you don’t have to be the frontman for rock’s top-grossing act or the world’s greatest living actor to own your own vineyard and bottle your own private …

Punta del Este Real Estate Permits Rise 25% in Maldonado

Developer enthusiasm for new construction projects in and around Punta del Este continued to grow in 2011, according to new numbers released from the Maldonado Office of Urban Planning. With three weeks remaining in 2011, it appears Maldonado will end the year with requests for 8 million square feet of new homes and condominiums in Punta del Este and surrounding …

The 118th Argentina Polo Open Final: Yet Another Superclasico in Palermo

The battle for the final jewel in the Triple Crown of polo takes place this afternoon in Palermo, and history repeats itself at the 118th Argentina Polo Open Championship. The two favorites going in, La Dolfina and Ellerstina, both advanced to the final with convincing first and second round wins over the likes of Alegria, Chapa Uno and Pilara. In …

Argentina Futbol Champions Boca Juniors Open New Franchise In Colombia

With college bowl season and the BCS debacle fast approaching in the US, the debate over who is #1 in college football will soon commence. In Argentina, however, there is a consensus numero uno in the world of futbol argentino: Boca Juniors. The popular Buenos Aires club scored a 3-0 victory over Banfield on Sunday and were crowned Argentina soccer …