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Subject:  Retirement Buenos Aires Date:  5/11/2007  8:33 AM
Author:  Investor22201 Number:  11302 of 20014

The market is down and so I'm roving around the Fool world and discovered this board. Interesting discussions and so I thought I'd add my 2cents since I might have some insights that might interest you--at least by way of comparison. What it costs to retire in Buenos Aires Argentina. This might provoke a wider discussion about other places in Argentina or Latin America. I've seen some on Costa Rica in earlier discussions but surprisingly nothing on Mexico.

My intention is to start with some tidbits—that I'll add on to in this thread by doing some further research on to this thread.

Here goes.

Some basics. Buenos Aires is the capital of Argentina and has like Washington DC a special political status. Read about it at http://wikitravel.org/en/Buenos_Aires It's the most expensive place in Argentina (except the far south of the country where due to transport costs things can be a “bit