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From Brazil to Argentina, Colombia to Peru and beyond, Latin America is emerging as this century’s land of opportunity. There are a number of excellent resources across the web telling parts of this incredible story. This site aims to capture, comment on, and share the best of this information to a community that cares about traveling, living, investing, working, and learning about this diverse region’s cultures, businesses, technology, politics, and more. SouthofAmerica.com is a social news site dedicated to reporting, curating, aggregating, and analyzing the top English-language content about Latin America from the web.
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The Rise Of The TecnoLatinas: A Full Fledged Startup Movement Emerges In ... - TechCrunch

The Rise Of The TecnoLatinas: A Full Fledged Startup Movement Emerges In ... - TechCrunch | South of America - Latin America News, Business, Travel, Investing, and more | Scoop.it
The Rise Of The TecnoLatinas: A Full Fledged Startup Movement Emerges In ...TechCrunchThe South American entrepreneurial community is no longer a small band of companies vying for attention.
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Industrial-Port Complex Fuels Growth in Desolate Northeast

Industrial-Port Complex Fuels Growth in Desolate Northeast | South of America - Latin America News, Business, Travel, Investing, and more | Scoop.it
FORTALEZA, Brazil, Aug 24, 2011 (IPS) - The port of Pecém in Brazil's impoverished Northeast region received a large order to unload and store cement factory equipment imported from China.
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Peru's Humala announces plans for underground Lima Metro line

Peru's Humala announces plans for underground Lima Metro line | South of America - Latin America News, Business, Travel, Investing, and more | Scoop.it

This is great news. If you've ever been to Lima's airport and had to fight your way through the throngs of taxi drivers quoting outlandish prices and hustling you along towards their cars, another option is on the way... Via Peru this Week...

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Pablo Escobar: Tourist Attraction

Pablo Escobar: Tourist Attraction | South of America - Latin America News, Business, Travel, Investing, and more | Scoop.it

When visiting Medellin, be sure to check out the Botero museum, including paintings depicting Escobar among other portrayals of Colombian life. Now, it seems Escobar's home has also become a tourist attraction.

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wanderingsalsero's comment, April 24, 2012 9:53 AM
I think there's always been something very strong and vibrant about Latin American art. I remember sensing that even when I was in high school and college..even though I didn't really have an art consciousness.

Artists are usually very interesting people too because they're often very observant about people and life and things.
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Rousseff Revolutions

Rousseff Revolutions | South of America - Latin America News, Business, Travel, Investing, and more | Scoop.it

Ms. Rousseff is no stranger to revolutionary activities, nor is she a stranger to the way women are treated in Brazil. She used her formidable strengths and skills to navigate up through the patriarchal political system. And now that she has been the president of the world’s sixth largest economy for over a year, she has not only successfully removed herself from the long shadow of her predecessor, Lula da Silva, but has achieved an approval rating that is higher than any previous president had ever managed one year into their terms...

 

 

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Expat Daily News Latin America: Cristina Fernández’ Break with Organized Labor, Venezuelan Land Grabs, WTO

Expat Daily News Latin America: Cristina Fernández’ Break with Organized Labor, Venezuelan Land Grabs, WTO | South of America - Latin America News, Business, Travel, Investing, and more | Scoop.it
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Brazil to Become World’s Largest Smoke-Free Country - Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids

Brazil to Become World’s Largest Smoke-Free Country - Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids | South of America - Latin America News, Business, Travel, Investing, and more | Scoop.it
Brazil to Become World’s Largest Smoke-Free Country - Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids: http://t.co/JpzWueHf via @AddThis...
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Brazilian Economy vs. Mexican Economy

Brazilian Economy vs. Mexican Economy | South of America - Latin America News, Business, Travel, Investing, and more | Scoop.it
While other nations around the world, particularly the developed/rich nations from Europe and North America and emerging nation closely linked to it like Mexico, are suffering from the effects of a global economic downturn, Brazil is experiencing a...
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Peru this Week: Check out the Chicharon Sánguche

Peru this Week: Check out the Chicharon Sánguche | South of America - Latin America News, Business, Travel, Investing, and more | Scoop.it

If you are searching for a neighborhood cafe in Miraflores that serves great sandwiches, coffee, tasty desserts and various other dishes, Aurelia may be a destination for you. Aurelia's menu is simple and ideal for relaxing with friends or for grabbing a quick bite for breakfast, lunch, dinner or a snack. Many readers may recall Aurelia's previous location for many years on Av. Petit Thours. Aurelia has new owners, new management and a new address and recently opened their doors in November 2011.

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Peru this Week: Peruvians optimistic about job stability

Peru this Week: Peruvians optimistic about job stability | South of America - Latin America News, Business, Travel, Investing, and more | Scoop.it

The good news about the Peruvian economy continues...

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Expat Daily News Latin America: Ecuador Residency/Visa Requirements as of 08/14/11

Expat Daily News Latin America: Ecuador Residency/Visa Requirements as of 08/14/11 | South of America - Latin America News, Business, Travel, Investing, and more | Scoop.it

Great information from an expat living in Quito about Ecuador's residency and visa requirements. Ecuador's investment level for residency, for example, is just $25,000- much lower than many countries...

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TechCrunch | Building A Company In Brazil; An American Entrepreneur’s Perspective

TechCrunch | Building A Company In Brazil; An American Entrepreneur’s Perspective | South of America - Latin America News, Business, Travel, Investing, and more | Scoop.it

Bedy emphasizes the huge market opportunity, saying “Everything is converging at once for the Brazilian entrepreneur. There are 76 million domestic Internet users, 210 million mobile phones, and broken business models that are ripe for disruption.” Adding that “We Brazilians, love social media and as early adopters are totally willing to try new things.”

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Venezuela's Chavez To Attend Mercosur Summit In Uruguay - Wall Street Journal (India)

Venezuela's Chavez To Attend Mercosur Summit In Uruguay - Wall Street Journal (India) | South of America - Latin America News, Business, Travel, Investing, and more | Scoop.it
Malaysia StarVenezuela's Chavez To Attend Mercosur Summit In UruguayWall Street Journal (India)CARACAS (Dow Jones)--Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez announced late Monday that he will attend a summit in Uruguay of a regional trade bloc, marking the...
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Mass grave discovered in Argentina

Mass grave discovered in Argentina | South of America - Latin America News, Business, Travel, Investing, and more | Scoop.it

A grim reminder of Argentina's relatively recent past... "Argentine authorities released photographs of a recently uncovered mass grave containing at least 15 bodies said to have been burned and buried during Argentina's military regime."

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