Buenos Aires Tops Conde Nast Readers’ Choice Awards

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Conde Nast Traveler’s 2013 Readers’ Choice Awards were released this week, and Buenos Aires was named the #1 City in Central and South America as chosen by 80,000 world travelers. The Conde Nast website summarizes the Top 5 Cities in Central and South America in reverse order: 5. Antigua de Guatemala, 4. Paraty, Brazil, 3. Cartagena, Colombia, 2. Cusco, Peru …

Nuevocentro Shopping Montevideo Now Open

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Nuevocentro Shopping Montevideo, a new shopping center opened its doors this morning in a busy section of Montevideo, and shopaholics filled the three-story complex by midday. The Nuevocentro Shopping Montevideo is a 742,000-square foot (69,000 square meter) project in a busy section of the Uruguay capital at the intersection of Luis Alberto de Herrera and Artigas Boulevard. The mall’s developer, Carlos …

Best Restaurants In Buenos Aires Dominate Regional Ranking

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Restaurant Magazine just released the annual ranking of Latin America’s 50 Best Restaurants 2013, and Argentina has more restaurants in the Top 50 than any other country in the region. A distinguished panel of 250 food writers and critics, chefs and restauranteurs voted for their favorite restaurants across four regions: Mexico and Central America, South America (North), South America (South) …

Border Shopping: Argentina, Chile Lure Bargain-Seekers Next Door

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Favorable exchange rates and the prospect of snatching up cheaper everything from laptops and lingerie to tablets and toys are prompting hundreds of thousands of Argentines and Uruguayans to make a run for the border with cash and credit cards in hand. Cronista has back-to-back features this week highlighting this Southern Cone shopping trend beginning with the droves of deal-seekers …

Rosario Approves Construction Of New Indoor Arena

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The City of Rosario is one step closer to having a state-of-the-art indoor arena to host major concerts, sporting events and the growing number of major conferences and expos that Argentine cities are playing host to annually. Impulso Negocios says the absence of such a facility was long viewed as a competitive disadvantage for Rosario compared to cities like Buenos …