Investing in natural resources can be rewarding but it does have its challenges. There are lots of technical terms to understand, resources are sometimes located in risky & distant jurisdictions and from 100 exploration projects, less than 1 will become a mine. Yes, tough odds, but if you happen to buy into a company when … Continue reading 5 things you absolutely need to know before investing in gold companies
I went to an event a couple of weeks ago - yeah, another one, I go to many!- and had a strange experience. I was talking to an acquaintance who was asking lots of questions about Argentina. I am always happy to respond, and I share as much as I can. But the way this … Continue reading Yes, I am bullish on Argentina… and not afraid to say it!
I attended the Latin America Down Under (LADU) conference last month, held in Perth (did you know it was my first time there? Find out!). Although still a small conference, it was a good opportunity to catch up with those interested in strengthening the relationship between Australia and Latin America. I consider myself a passionate fan … Continue reading Lithium, advice from an Australian ambassador and the Venezuelan situation at LADU 2017
Can you believe I never had a chance to see this? I found it by googling myself (yeah I do that sometimes) just a few days ago. In September 2012 I was a guest at a live broadcast of a local TV Show in Salta, northern Argentina. I had been interviewed before but never on a political … Continue reading Being interviewed at “Interpelados*”, a regional TV show – and looking super serious
A little over a year ago, I wrote about why I thought it was time for investors to return to Argentina; I shared what was happening after Mauricio Macri took office and what was to be expected, in my opinion. Shortly after, I was also one of the experts interviewed by The Northern Miner, a … Continue reading Argentinean conundrum. Part 2: Yes, it is time to go back!
It’s been only 70 days since Mauricio Macri took office, Argentina’s 53rd president, and already the mining industry can celebrate pro-business policies being put forward boldly and without hesitation, as promised during his campaign. The currency controls were lifted swiftly –as I always said they would, but frankly I never thought it would take so … Continue reading The Argentinean conundrum: Is it time to go back?