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Latin America

Montblanc 4810 Orbis Terrarum
Beginner's Guide
Venezuela: one step forward…

On May 1st, Venezuela put its clocks permanently forward by half an hour, after putting them back 30 minutes in 2007. Fortunately, worldtime watches are on-hand to keep track of the time in Caracas.

Tuesday, 17 May 2016
4 min read
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Economy
Mexico closer to God

With new president Enrique Peña Nieto, Mexico has renewed faith thanks to an ambitious programme of reforms intended to establish the country as a foremost economic power. For the time being though, results – like watch sales – are playing hard to get.

Tuesday, 25 November 2014
Manuel Palos
4 min read
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News
Customs training in Miami: the battle to prevent infringements of Swiss made in America

The American customs administration and the FH are collaborating closely to curb unlawful use of the Swiss made label.

Monday, 15 September 2014
Michel Arnoux
5 min read
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Economy
Hublot lands in Brazil

Like the World Cup itself, Hublot is everywhere. On its ambassadors' wrists, soccer stars or not, on the Copacabana sands, in glossy magazines, and most of all inside the stadiums, held aloft by the fourth official. Fever pitch!

Monday, 30 June 2014
3 min read
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Economy
Totally Brazil

Now is the time to be Brazil-bound! This year, all roads lead to the capital of samba, hot on the trail of the football World Cup and the Olympic Games soon after.

Friday, 07 March 2014
Quentin Simonet
4 min read
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Economy
Watchmaking's Latin American Oscars

All work and no play will make anyone a dull boy, so why not offer the art of time measurement a festive evening, and elect the year's oustanding watches at the same time? Such is the thinking behind the Tiempo de Relojes awards ceremony, part of the Salón Internacional Alta Relojería (SIAR) in Mexico City. Swatch's Sistem51, Cartier and Girard-Perregaux were the evening's big winners.

Friday, 25 October 2013
Manuel Palos
6 min read
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Point of View
"Watchmakers will be speaking a lot more Spanish in the future"

An interview with Carlos Alonso, director of the Salón Internacional Alta Relojería (SIAR) fine watch fair in Mexico City.

Friday, 26 October 2012
Manuel Palos
7 min read
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Economy
Don’t cry for me Argentina!

Maradona, tango and a passion for beautiful watches. Argentina is a land of contrasts and connoisseurs of exceptional timepieces. However, increased import duties aimed at boosting national industry mean that Cristina Fernández de Kirchner's government is trying the patience of international brands.

Tuesday, 10 July 2012
Manuel Palos
5 min read
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Economy
Brazil's virgin territory

Brazil is on a fast-track to growth, and watchmakers are impatiently looking out for the least sign of an opening in this still to be conquered market. Some even claim that with lower import duties, sales of timepieces there could outstrip those in the United States.

Thursday, 16 February 2012
Manuel Palos
6 min read
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