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Uruguay Fintech: First Unicorn Points to Bright Tech Future

The recent floating of Uruguay fintech dLocal on the Nasdaq made waves internationally when a near 48% jump in the share price on first day trading saw the company valued at almost $9 billion, becoming the South American country’s first unicorn in the process. Yet dLocal looks to be just one of many Uruguay fintech …

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Brazilian Agriculture Exports Rise 33.7%, Soy Hits Record

Brazilian agriculture exports reached $13.94 billion in May (all figures in USD), representing a 33.7% increase on the ...
El Zonte in El Salvador, a country where you may need reliable legal counsel

Hire Reliable Corporate Legal Counsel in El Salvador

You are going to need to hire reliable corporate legal counsel in El Salvador if you are planning ...
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How to Form a Branch in the Dominican Republic

If you are looking to enter the market in the Dominican Republic, you may find that the best ...

Santiago, the capital of Chile, whose economy is set to recover fastest in Latin America

Chile Economy Set for Fastest Recovery in LatAm: OECD

The Chile economy is set to be the first major economy in Latin America to return to pre-pandemic strength, with gross domestic product (GDP) per capita predicted to recover by the end of 2021. That is according to the latest forecasts from the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) — an intergovernmental economic organization …

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The flag of Colombia flying in capital city Bogota. You may find payroll outsourcing in Colombia is the best option for your business

Payroll Outsourcing in Colombia Could Be a Good Option

For anyone interested in starting a business in Colombia or already established in Latin America’s fourth-largest economy, payroll outsourcing can be an attractive option. Because when you choose payroll outsourcing in Colombia, you hand over management of the salaries and benefits of all or a portion of your workforce, thereby significantly reducing your in-house administrative …

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A beach in El Salvador, where starting a business may be your best option

Starting a Business in El Salvador: 4 Considerations

Starting a business in El Salvador may not be the first option you think of when considering doing business in Latin America, however investors are increasingly waking up to the opportunities on offer in this tiny Central American nation that is affectionately known as “The Tom Thumb of the Americas.” For anyone seeking a local …

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A photo of shipping containers. Costa Rica is the newest member of the OECD.

‘Good Practice Club’ Expands: Costa Rica Joins the OECD

Costa Rica has been accepted as the 38th member of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) — an intergovernmental economic organization known informally as “the good practice club” due to its stringent demands for democratic and free market trade practices among its members.  The news will be welcomed by foreign investors operating in …

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InvestBA’s Alejo Rodríguez Discusses Doing Business in Buenos Aires

At Biz Latin Hub, we had the opportunity to interview Alejo Rodríguez Cacio, General Director of investBA, who spoke about what makes Buenos Aires stand out as an investment destination, as well as about the business opportunities in the Argentinian capital. For anyone considering company incorporation in Argentina, his insights could be of great interest. …

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Company Incorporation in Argentina: a How-to Guide

Company incorporation in Argentina is a popular choice among foreign investors seeking to enter the region, with the country boasting a large and diversified economy, and a highly educated population, including a well-established middle class and professional services sector.  For those who are seeking to develop a shorter-term or limited-scale operation in the country, hiring …

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Quilotoa in Ecuador, where recent announcements by the president suggest a positive future for business and the economy

Pres. Lasso Announces New Era for Ecuador Economy

New business-friendly Ecuadorian President Guillermo Lasso has announced ambitious plans to shakeup the Ecuador economy and promote greater investment in key sectors including oil, mining, and tourism, as well as pushing a far-reaching privatization program that will include selling-off the state bank. Speaking at the Iberoamerican Forum, held in Ecuador’s largest city Guayaquil and attended …

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Roatan in Honduras, where you may wish to hire via a professional employer organization (PEO)

A Professional Employer Organization (PEO) in Honduras

If you are considering entering the Honduran market for a short-term or limited-scale commercial activity, or would simply like to get to know the business environment better before making a deeper investment, hiring staff via a professional employer organization (PEO) in Honduras can be a good option. Because when you hire via a PEO firm …

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Ruins in Copan, Honduras, where you may wish to form a company

Company Formation in Honduras: a 6-Step Guide

Doing business in Honduras is an increasingly attractive prospect, thanks to consistent growth over recent decades, an improving security situation, and good business opportunities. With company formation in Honduras also being of the fastest entity setup processes in Latin America, foreign businesses are increasingly looking at the Central American nation as a good option for …

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Doing Business in Honduras: 3 Reasons

For anyone looking to make a commercial entry into Latin America, doing business in Honduras may not be the first possibility that springs to mind. However, decades of consistent growth, an improving security situation, good conditions for enterprise, and a host of commercial opportunities combine to make company formation in Honduras an increasingly attractive option. …

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