Uruguay Has The Fastest & Cheapest Internet In Latin America

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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

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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) …

Why Invest In Uruguay? Foreigners Offer 2.775 Billion Reasons

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Foreign direct investment (FDI) in Uruguay has surged fourteen times over the past decade, and Uruguay FDI as a percentage of GDP is one of the three highest rates in Latin America. The new numbers released by Uruguay XXI show FDI in Uruguay has risen from a mere US$194 million in 2002 to three consecutive years of inflows exceeding US$2 …

Retail Elite: Uruguay Shoppers Spend The Most In Latin America

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Consumers in Uruguay spend more per capita than shoppers in any other Latin American country, according to a new study from Euromonitor International. The report, which focused primarily on grocery store expenditures, found Uruguayans spent US$730 per capita in 2012 which is 61% more than the number two Latin American market, Chile, where consumers spent US$453. Uruguay shoppers left the …

BA, Montevideo Among Top 10 Latin American Hotspots

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MasterCard released their annual Global Destination Cities Index today, and both Buenos Aires and Montevideo rank among the Top 10 Destination Cities in Latin America. The third annual ranking and forecast of international visitor arrivals and expenditures in 132 cities worldwide predicts the Top 10 Latin American destination cities will receive 15.4 million international visitors in 2013. By city, the Top …