Wednesday, November 18, 2009

One Minute Guide To The Southern Cone

By Lila Rajiva

So for libertarians looking for a home away from home, what would I advise after three months wandering around the southern parts of Latin American?

1. Banking secrecy is on its way out everywhere, no matter what you’re told by expensive “relocation specialists,” escribanos, and lawyers.

2. Chile and Uruguay are the least corrupt countries. Argentina and Paraguay the most. Brazil is corrupt but not to the same degree.

3. If you’re looking for cheap, Bolivia or Paraguay fit the bill; none of the others really do. You can probably live as cheaply in some parts of America if you try.

4. Chile and Brazil are the best bets for investment and business. For the rest, it’s touch and go.

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