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 …

After Two Decades, US Opens The Door For Uruguay Citrus

Patrick Archer agribusiness, competitiveness, real estate, uruguay

July 9, 2013 will be remembered as a day of important victories for two teams in Uruguay: the Under-20 Football squad that beat Iraq to advance to the World Cup Finals, and the 15,000 Uruguay families who depend on citrus farming for their livelihood. Twenty years of negotiations between Uruguay and the US ended Tuesday with word that the US …