The High Risks & Rewards Of Argentine Bonds

[soliloquy id=”19879″] Argentine bonds offer yields up to thirty times greater than bonds in other South American countries. They have to in order to compensate investors for additional risk. Far from the cozy credit confines of AAA ratings, Argentine bonds were the second-best performing investment in the country last year offering double-digit returns with long-term bonds like the Bonar X …

Uruguay Olive Oils Take Home Gold, Silver Medals In NYC

Uruguay took another important step this month in solidifying its status as an agribusiness boutique country with a strong showing at the 2014 New York International Olive Oil Competition (NYIOOC). In fact, tiny Uruguay took home more gold and silver awards than any country in Latin America, according to Olive Oil Times. Olivares de Rocha’s Picual and Blend both earned …

Uruguay Infrastructure Projects Among Latin America’s Top 100

A 2014 survey of Latin America’s most significant new infrastructure projects includes five Uruguay projects ranging from deep water ports to renewable energy to new rail corridors. The Strategic Latin American Infrastructure 2014 Report from CG/LA is a ranking of 100 projects planned over the next three years across 10 sectors in 20 countries with a total combined project value …

Uruguay’s Rule Of Law Ranks 1st In Latin America, 20th Globally

Uruguay is the Latin American country where the rule of law has the most solid foundation and reputation for equal treatment and citizen opportunity, according to a new global report. The World Justice Report, a Washington-based organization working to advance the rule of law around the world, released their 2014 Rule of Law Index, and Uruguay received the #1 ranking in …

Montevideo Bumps Buenos Aires For South America’s Best Quality Of Life

Buenos Aires and Montevideo usually take top honors as the best cities in South America in Mercer’s annual Quality of Living Worldwide City Rankings, and 2014 was no different although Montevideo nudged BA for the top spot. The Mercer Index which is designed to help multinational companies compensate employees fairly when placing them on international assignments takes into account a wide …