Buenos Aires Wins 2014 Sustainable Transportation Award

The City of Buenos Aires has taken some giant steps forward in becoming a more sustainable city over the past five years. From the introduction of the first Metrobus line to the launch of the EcoBici program, BA is definitely a a more commuter and pedestrian-friendly metro these days….not any easy task for one of the World’s Top 5 MegaCities. Now …

Pininfarina Makes High-Tech Marina Splash With Tifon Water Planet

[soliloquy id=”19008″] Almost two years ago, InvestBA featured an excellent Cronista article exploring the tremendous untapped potential for marina developments in the northern suburbs of Buenos Aires. At roughly the same time, a Rosario-based developer, MOR, and Italy’s legendary design house, Pininfarina, were putting the finishing touches on Tifon Baigorria, a state-of-the-art marina in Rosario with 2,700 slips, 50% of …

One-Year Moratorium Imposed On River Plate Rock Concerts

September 27, 2013 will be remembered as the day the music died at the Estadio Monumental, the largest venue for sporting events and concerts in Buenos Aires. The City of Buenos Aires’ Government Control Agency (AGC) just slapped a one-year moratorium on all “events and shows” at the 67,000-seat venue, because of the unauthorized sale of alcoholic beverages during an …

Argentina Bitcoins Surge In Acceptance As Inflation Hedge

Bitcoins, the virtual currency created by programmers in 2008, are quickly emerging as an inflationary hedge for a growing number of Argentines. In fact, Argentina now boasts the largest community of bitcoiners in Latin America. Bitcoins, An Alternative That Is Catching On As A Means Of Protecting Against Inflation is the headline of today’s article in iProfesional which features interviews …

Winning Design Chosen For New Montevideo Antel Arena

The City of Montevideo will soon have a state-of-the-art arena for concerts and sporting events when the Antel Arena opens its doors to the public in 2015. An important step in the design process was taken yesterday when the winning architectural proposal for the US$40 million facility was selected by a panel of judges including Rafael Vinoly and Giancarlo Mazzanti, the …