Uruguay To Build New Megaport in Paysandu

Patrick Archer agribusiness, uruguay

The Uruguayan City of Paysandu is on the verge of becoming a Megaport and an engine for regional trade and development, according to Gonzalo Riet of La Republica. The state-owned oil company, Ancap, will spend US$20 million between now and 2013 to modernize the existing cement plant, build a new port in front of the plant, and install a new ethanol …

San Rafael Mendoza Is Having Its Moment

Patrick Archer foreign investment, real estate, tourism, wine & vineyards

We already know Montevideo is Having Its Moment, so what is it about San Rafael? Ever since a CNN Money study came out naming the Mendoza city one of the four best places to retire in the world, media coverage and investor buzz has been building about this picturesque slice of Argentine wine heaven also known as Bonarda Country. While the …

The Fort Knox of Punta del Este

Patrick Archer foreign investment, real estate, uruguay

Long-time InvestBA readers know Uruguay Is A Good Place to Visit Your Money, especially during the High Season shoulder months of November/December and March/April. The weather is still perfect, the beaches are practically empty and the restaurants are not crowded with tourists on summer vacation. More importantly, attractive rents can be negotiated with local brokers for oceanfront chacras and luxurious …

Buenos Aires Soccer Stadium Now A Grow House for Copa America

Patrick Archer arts & entertainment, buenos aires events, technology

When Bono and U2 played three sold-out shows at the Estadio Unico de La Plata in Buenos Aires earlier this year, they dazzled the crowd with The Claw, the largest stadium set ever constructed. With only four days remaining until Copa America 2011, the Government of BA Province is rolling out their own high-tech light show. While 360 was the …