Argentina Bitcoins Surge In Acceptance As Inflation Hedge

Patrick Archer creative class, real estate, technology

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 …

Buenos Aires, Mendoza & Montevideo Compete For Seven Wonders Title

Patrick Archer buenos aires events, creative class, culture, global rankings, lifestyle, uruguay

Three of our favorite cities are in the running to be named one of the seven new municipal wonders of the world in a competition organized by the Zurich-based New7Wonders Foundation. Buenos Aires, Mendoza and Montevideo are three of the 77 cities that made the last two rounds of voting which saw the elimination of 1,200 cities from 220 countries …

Uruguay Has Fastest, Cheapest Internet Access In Latin America

Patrick Archer competitiveness, creative class, global rankings, technology, uruguay

Uruguay is the Latin American country where residents have access to the fastest and cheapest Internet service, according to a new Google-funded study on Internet connection speeds, rates and recent price reductions. “The Price of Connectivity in Latin America and the Caribbean” from the University of San Andres reveals several aspects of Uruguay’s fiber optic service which places it in …

Uruguay Has The Fastest & Cheapest Internet In Latin America

Patrick Archer competitiveness, creative class, entrepreneurs, global rankings, lifestyle, real estate, technology, uruguay

Uruguay is the Latin American country where residents have access to the fastest and cheapest Internet service in Latin America, according to a new global study on Internet connection speeds, rates and recent price reductions. The Google-funded “Price of Connectivity in Latin America and the Caribbean” from the University of San Andres reveals several aspects of Uruguay’s fiber optic service which places …

Google Street View Cars Finally Begin Mapping Argentina

Patrick Archer buenos aires events, creative class, lifestyle, real estate, tourism, us companies

Brazil has it. Chile has it. Colombia has it. So when will the country that loves to look at itself have it? Very soon according to Google. Six years after its initial launch in the U.S., Google Street View has been rolled out to a few accessible corners of Latin America. A lack of highway infrastructure, paramilitary zones and small …