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Our blog posts are designed to bridge the gap between your business and Latin America to help you make informed and timely business decisions. We are based on the ground right here in the region so we use our daily experience of working directly with local companies to give you up-to-date and relevant news and valuable business and cultural insights.

Cannabis in Uruguay: facts and potential

Uruguay XXI, the country’s export and investment promotion agency (Uruguay’s DiT-equivalent, for those of you in the UK), has just published a report on investment opportunities in cannabis. As usual, it is an excellent piece of work. We’d like to share with you only...

Infrastructure: why are Latin Americans so upset?

In a recent post, we showed that Latin Americans are some of the least happy with their infrastructure in the world. The question is, are we right to be so upset? The short answer is, yes. In Americas Quarterly, Eric Parrado has summed up the situation: “For starters,...

Uruguay today: forestry, cellulose, livestock and wine

Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, the world still goes round and South America keeps demanding products and services from all over the world. We recently discussed some of the things that consumers and businesses are buying right now and we then focused on hygiene...

It’s ok.

Over the last few weeks, I’ve been speaking to people working in international trade from countries as diverse as the UK, Uruguay, Canada, Argentina, Chile, Brazil, Ireland, the US and Peru, to name a few. From those conversations I take away the smiles, the...