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 …

Best Restaurants In Buenos Aires Dominate Regional Ranking

Patrick Archer agribusiness, arts & entertainment, buenos aires events, creative class, culture, entrepreneurs, global rankings, hotels & casinos, lifestyle, vanityba

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) …

FranchiseBA: Palermo Cafe Brings 3D Printing To The Masses

Patrick Archer buenos aires events, creative class, entrepreneurs, franchises, real estate

A new Buenos Aires business is bringing 3D printing to the masses and a new franchise model which puts a more collaborative twist on the old cybercafe concept. The 3D Lab Fab & Cafe opened this week in Palermo Soho (Costa Rica 5198) with the goal of offering a space where, according to the website, patrons can “have a coffee, spend …

Buenos Aires Tech District Now Home To 155 Companies

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New construction activity may have ground to a halt in more developed areas of Buenos Aires, but that’s not the case in the southern barrio of Parque Patricios. The Buenos Aires Tech District and the generous tax incentives associated with launching or relocating a company in the district are spurring new commercial and residential construction, as well as the renovation …

Buquebank: Argentines Withdraw Millions From Colonia ATMs

Patrick Archer buenos aires events, entrepreneurs, tourism, uruguay

Six weeks ago we learned that sleepy Colonia del Sacramento posted the largest percentage increase in Argentine bank deposits of any city in Uruguay. Now those same Argentine account holders are racking up the Buquebus frequent ferry miles and giving the shiny new ATMs in Colonia’s 27 banks the workout of a lifetime. According to El Pais’ Pedro Ramon Clavijo, …