Paz E Sossego: Montevideo An Emerging Refuge For Brazilians

Patrick Archer aruba, foreign investment, hotels & casinos, real estate, tourism, uruguay

This today, according to Parana Online’s Marcio Barros who pens a detailed analysis of Montevideo’s allure for a growing number of tourism and business-minded Brazilians. “Montevideo is a charming city with an ideal tranquility for those who are searching for some peace and quiet. Located in the southern part of the country, the Uruguay capital is the Latin American city …

Buenos Aires Construction Permit Requests Post First Gain Of 2012

Patrick Archer real estate

In a year when most local indicators have been moving in the general direction of Ushuaia, finally some signs of life in the Buenos Aires residential real estate market. According to iEco’s Natalia Muscatelli, the number of new construction permit requests in the City of Buenos Aires rose 14.8% in August compared to the same month in 2011, and the …

New Salto Hotel & Casino Adds To Uruguay Gaming Sector

Patrick Archer foreign investment, hotels & casinos, lifestyle, real estate, uruguay

From Montevideo to Rivera to Atlantida, 2012 has been the Year of the Casino in Uruguay considering the number of new projects announced, under construction or opening their doors. Now add Salto to the list of Uruguay cities cutting the ribbon on a new casino. Opening next Friday, the Salto Hotel & Casino is a 6-story, 57-room hotel in the …

Siglo del Libro: El Ateneo Celebrates 100 Years Of Reading

Patrick Archer arts & entertainment, buenos aires events, culture, lifestyle

Buenos Aires loves her books and her prize-winning writers like Borges, Cortazar and Sabato. Out of reverence for the gods of Argentine literature, bookstore temples have risen throughout Capital Federal, and none is more famous or photographed than El Ateneo Grand Splendid in Recoleta. The cavernous, five-level bookstore was originally a theatre which opened in 1903 as the Teatro Nacional Norte …

Fever Pitch: Boca Juniors VIP Box Auction Raises Millions

Patrick Archer arts & entertainment, buenos aires events, lifestyle, real estate

Their cross-town rivals may be nicknamed “the millionaires,” but it was fans of Boca Juniors scratching the seven-figure checks this week for premium seats at La Bombonera. The Buenos Aires club recently added 8 pitch-level VIP suites in the coveted space between the team benches, and yesterday’s on-field auction had them going to the highest bidder. Each 170 square foot …