US Chamber of Commerce CEO: “The World Needs More Uruguay”

Patrick Archer agribusiness, competitiveness, foreign investment, real estate, uruguay, us companies, visionaries

Those were the powerful words of U.S. Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Thomas J. Donohue in his formal introduction of Uruguay President Jose Mujica earlier today in Washington.  Before U.S. Businessmen, Mujica Sold Uruguay As A Country To Live and Invest is how the local papers are summarizing the president’s 36-minute presentation this morning at the U.S. Chamber. But …

Why Invest In Uruguay? Foreigners Offer 2.775 Billion Reasons

Patrick Archer agribusiness, competitiveness, foreign investment, global rankings, real estate, uruguay

Foreign direct investment (FDI) in Uruguay has surged fourteen times over the past decade, and Uruguay FDI as a percentage of GDP is one of the three highest rates in Latin America. The new numbers released by Uruguay XXI show FDI in Uruguay has risen from a mere US$194 million in 2002 to three consecutive years of inflows exceeding US$2 …

More Foreigners Discover Benefits Of Retiring In Uruguay

Patrick Archer lifestyle, real estate, uruguay

A new article from one of the most reliable sources of information for those contemplating retirement abroad sings the praises of Uruguay. “The Nuts and Bolts: What You Need to Know About Retiring in Uruguay“ is the title of the piece co-written by International Living editors Suzan Haskins and Dan Prescher. They travel extensively throughout the country interviewing several North …

Uruguay Named The Most Peaceful Country in Latin America

Patrick Archer competitiveness, global rankings, lifestyle, tourism, uruguay

For the second straight year, Uruguay is garnering safety superlatives in Latin America. Last year, Uruguay was named the “least violent” country in Latin America by a Santiago-based non-profit analyzing citizen safety across the region. This year it’s the Institute of Economics and Peace bestowing the “most peaceful” medal on Uruguay in their 2013 Global Peace Index (GPI). The GPI …

Uruguay Real Estate Expo To Showcase Over 200 New Projects

Patrick Archer agribusiness, foreign investment, lifestyle, real estate, uruguay

Montevideo, the capital city of Uruguay and Culture Capital of Latin America, becomes the regional real estate magnet this week when it plays host to the First Annual Uruguay Real Estate Expo. Uruguay Real Estate 2013 begins this morning and runs through Saturday at the Laboratorio Tecnologico del Uruguay (LATU). The event is expected to draw thousands of real estate brokers, …