Uruguay’s Rule Of Law Ranks 1st In Latin America, 20th Globally

Patrick Archer competitiveness, global rankings, lifestyle, uruguay

Uruguay is the Latin American country where the rule of law has the most solid foundation and reputation for equal treatment and citizen opportunity, according to a new global report. The World Justice Report, a Washington-based organization working to advance the rule of law around the world, released their 2014 Rule of Law Index, and Uruguay received the #1 ranking in …

Argentina Wheat Producers Move En Masse To Uruguay

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First it was cattle growers, then it was soybean farmers, and now Argentina wheat producers are moving their operations across the river to farmer-friendly Uruguay. “Wheat producers, advisors, managers and investors who have left Argentina to manage their own farms or join forces with a local firm now account for 40% of the wheat sown in Uruguay,” writes La Nacion’s …

Uruguay Ranks As The Least Corrupt Country in Latin America

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Uruguay is the least corrupt country in Latin America, according to a new ranking which, in contrast, sheds light on the lack of progress in tackling corruption in BRIC nations like neighboring Brazil. The 2014 Corruption Risk Index from UK-based Maplecroft classifies Uruguay as a “Low Risk” country in terms of the risk that foreign investors or companies may encounter …

More Foreigners Discover Benefits Of Retiring In Uruguay

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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 …