Uruguay Named Among World’s Best Retirement Destinations

International Living is out with the 2013 edition of the World’s Best Places to Retire for North Americans, and Uruguay finds itself in a familiar spot among the Top 10. According to El Observador, “Uruguay achieved the sixth best position in the annual ranking from International Living, the magazine that specializes in the best places in the world for Americans …

Montevideo Ranks #1 For Quality of Life in South America

Mercer has released the results of their annual Quality of Living survey, and both Montevideo and Buenos Aires find themselves in a familiar place…at the top. The Mercer 2012 Quality of Living Worldwide City Rankings survey 221 global cities using New York as the base city for comparisons. Factors such as internal stability, law enforcement effectiveness, crime levels, medical facilities, infrastructure, public …

5.76 Million Served: For Tourists, Argentina Is #1 in South America

Argentina is now the most visited country in South America, and the country’s widening global appeal is evident in triple-digit growth in international arrivals over the past decade, according to new data released this week by the National Institute for Tourism Promotion (Inprotur). 5.76 million tourists visited Argentina in 2011 and spent over US$5.2 billion nationwide. When we back out the …

The Most Livable Cities in Latin America: #3 Montevideo

The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) is out with their annual ranking of the world’s most livable cities and InvestBA favorite Montevideo is the number three metro in Latin America in terms of quality living conditions. Montevideo’s score of 79.1 places it right behind the other two most livable cities in Latin America, Buenos Aires (83.6) and Santiago (80.7). According to EIU, metros …

The Most Livable Cities in Latin America: #1 Buenos Aires

The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) is out with their annual ranking of the world’s most livable cities and Buenos Aires is the number one metro in Latin America in terms of quality living conditions. Buenos Aires’ score of 86.3 places it atop all other major Latin American metros. According to EIU, metros with scores between 80-100 are considered top tier cities …