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 …

The Economist Names Uruguay “Country Of The Year”

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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 …

BuzzFeed Makes The Case For Moving To Uruguay

Patrick Archer agribusiness, foreign investment, global rankings, lifestyle, real estate, tourism, uruguay, visionaries

BuzzFeed, the NYC-based media company and detector of what’s hip, hot and trending on the web, offers a compelling, hyperlinked list of 21 Reasons Why You Need To Move To Uruguay in 2014. The BuzzFeed list covers everything from banking laws to beautiful beaches to beef production before arriving at the best reason to move to Uruguay: the people, which …

Elle Italia: Uruguay Is The New VIP Paradise

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The new issue of Elle Italia features Nambian supermodel Behati Prinsloo on the cover, but the magazine’s most awe-inspiring beauty flows from the pen of travel writer Annalisa Testa. Uruguay: Il Nuovo Paradiso del VIP (Uruguay The New VIP Paradise) is the title of Testa’s homage which extends the usual VIP playground narrative beyond the city limits of Punta del Este …

More Families Moving To Small Farms Around Punta del Este

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Small farms in Uruguay’s countryside now account for half of all new construction permit requests in the southeast coastal department surrounding Punta del Este, according to Maldonado tourism data. Between 2007 and 2012, Maldonado authorities approved 3 million square meters of new residential construction of which 1.89 million square meters or 63% were single-family homes, and 50% of those homes …