Record New Resident Influx After Uruguay Immigration Law

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The number of foreign nationals requesting and receiving Uruguay residency rose 142% in 2013 reaching the highest level since passage of the country’s generous Migration Law in 2008. The Number of Argentine Residents Tripled is the headline of Gabriela Cortizas’ article in El Pais which shows, in addition to the recent Argentine influx, a doubling of the number of new …

The Economist Names Uruguay “Country Of The Year”

Patrick Archer competitiveness, culture, global rankings, lifestyle, uruguay, visionaries

It’s been a wonderful year of triumphs and international accolades for tiny Uruguay. From the most transparent to the least corrupt to the cultural capital and best quality of life in Latin America, it would be hard to top the superlatives bestowed upon the ROU in 2013. Now the editorial board of The Economist is naming Uruguay its “Country of the …

Montevideo Ranks #1 For Quality of Life in South America

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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 …

The Most Livable Cities in Latin America: #3 Montevideo

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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 …

Buenos Aires Real Estate Costs A Fraction of NYC, Paris And Now…Even Brazil

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But don’t take our word for it. This report comes from the Jornal Florianopolis in the Southern Brazilian state of Santa Catarina. The article written by Beatriz Thielmann of Jornal Floripa was intended to emphasize just how expensive real estate in Brazil is today, especially in Rio and Sao Paulo. The headline, Real Estate in Sao Paulo and Rio de …