Hotel Casino Oceania Catches Second Wave As Luxury Condo

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A new chapter of life and luxury awaits the Hotel Casino Oceania, another Montevideo landmark with panoramic views of the capital city, the World Trade Center and the winding Rambla below. The nautical-themed building with porthole windows overlooking the beaches of Punta Gorda and Malvin used to be the Hotel Casino Oceania, a popular waterfront destination for Montevideo visitors in …

Subtrash: Buenos Aires Takes Garbage Problem Underground

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The City of Buenos Aires is taking another important step toward alleviating the mess associated with the 5,000 tons of garbage thrown out daily in Capital Federal. While the trash generated is one problem, it’s the opening of and rummaging through curbside trash bags which creates even greater contamination and health hazards. In order to address the problem, the City …

Paz E Sossego: Montevideo An Emerging Refuge For Brazilians

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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 …

NYTimes: Bargains In Buenos Aires, Where Luxury Costs Less

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Travel writer Michelle Higgins gives New York Times readers a sweeping vista of the myriad bargains awaiting adventure seekers throughout Latin America. (Full Story) Buenos Aires gets extra ink and eye candy considering the sharp price reductions on lodging and dining in the wake of the flu scare earlier this year. Cold and flu season is over in BA, but …