Consultancies for business with Latin America

Indian restaurants in Latin America

Latin American study centres in India

Investment promotion agencies of Latin American countries

Indo- Latin American Business and Friendship Group in Facebook

There are over three thousand members from India and Latin America, exchanging and commenting on news on business and relations between the two sides.


Consultancies for business with Latin America

These companies/ individuals provide consultancy services for business between India and Latin America

in Latin America

Rakesh Vaidyanathan CEO of Jai group living in Sao Paulo since 1999 specialises in Indo- Brazil business. He is vice president of Indo-Brazil chamber of commerce. He has successfully promoted several joint ventures and market entries on both sides. These days he spends more time in San Francisco, since the business in Brazil is down. He has also promotd a number of Indian companies in Mexico. He has an office in Chennai

Dave Ramaswamy has lived in Buenos Aires for two years and has developed expertise in agribusiness in the region. Now he lives in Washington DC but keeps in touch updating himself. Speaks good spanish.

Vimal Menon- in La Paz is an IT expert. he is married to a Bolivian. He has an IT consultancy there and also helps in promotion of other business. mail: Vimal Menon, La Paz

Vinoth Chandrashekar in Bogota has recently started business consultancy. He is a travel writer, IT expert and consultant on languages to a number of Colombian companies. His mail:

Indo-Brazil chamber of Commerce in Belo Horizonte and Rio

Elson, the founder of this and his son Leonardo have been successfuly promoting business in the last several years. They love India and visit the country every year, bringing Brazilian delegations.

Elson's son Leonardo, who has become honorary consul of India in Rio, is now more active than the father in promoting Indo-Brasil business

Shreshth Bhatia in Sao Paulo promotes pharma business with India. He had earlier worked in Claris.

Kothari in Rio is settled there with his Brazilian wife for the last over 25 years. He specialises in pharma business.

Kapil Gulati in SanJose, Costa Rica was the Latin America head of Havells. He is now setlled there running a restaurant and promoting business mail: This Newzealand company specialises in farmland transactions.

www. - Allied Venture, Uruguay . Marcos Marine has been to India and made presentations on agribusiness opportunities in Uruguay.

Consultancies in India

Kamalesh Sekhar -based in Chennai is with 3 D Consultancy company, Chennai which promotes business and investment between Indian and latin American companies. He had earlier worked with Arcelor Mittal in mexico.

Gaurav Gupta in Delhi has done business with Colombia and other South American countries and has contacts there to promote Indian busines. His company- G Square mail- ph 9810060264

Anish Narang in Delhi is part of the consulatncy firm Karavan Enterprises. He had studied part of his MBA in FGV, Sao Paulo and has good contacts in Brazil. he has been visiting the region and actively promoting business. His ph 9810270284 email

Varun Tuli in Delhi is a veteran in pharma business with Latin America and has 25 years of experience. He stays six months in Brazil and six months in India. mail

Rajesh Kumar Varadan in Chennai promotes business in pharmaceuticals with the region.his mail


Indian restaurants in Latin America

Buenos Aires

Laprida 1293,
Tel.No. 48213676,
Owners: Mr. Belliappa and Mr Shahrukh Merchant. Both are engineers who studied in USA.
open lunch and dinner all days

This is an elegant and stylish place for business entertainment.

Honduras 5684
Tel.No. 4775 9791
owner: Mr. Manoj K. Menghani
open lunch and dinner monday to friday.. only dinner on saturday

Taj Mahal
Nicaragua 4345
Tel.No. 831-5716
owners: . Lalit and Bharat
dinner - monday to saturday

Bengal Restaurant
Arenales 837 - Tel: (005411) 4 3142926 / 4 394 8557

West Bengal Restaurant
Arenales 855 Tel 4324-9460

Bengal and West bengal are not full fledged Indian restaurants but serve Indian food

Delhi Darbar
Viamonte 359
Tel. 4894-0778
dinner all days. lunch monday to friday

Delhi Mahal
Cordoba 1147
Tel. 4813 6548

The Delhi Darbar and Mahal belong to the same owner who was earlier cook in Kathmandu resturant.

Govinda [Vegetarian]
Andonaegui 2054,
Villa Urquiza,
Tel.No. 45234504, 4232

Tulasi [Vegetarian]
Galeria del Este, Local 28
Maipu 971 / Marcelo T. de Alvear 628 [Two entrances]
Tel.No. 43134026


Hotel Majestic

It is part of the hotel owned by Suresh Goklani. The Best Indian food in Santiago.

Sao Paulo

Dr. Rafael de Barros, 408, Sao Paulo, State of Sao Paulo 04003-042 Tel (11) 3885-9470

owner Lakhi Daswani. He adds spice to life with his jokes and lively Brasilian approach to life.


Rua Princesa Isabel, 379 | Brooklin, Sao Paulo tel 11- 5092-4816


in Morumbi shopping. Owner Mukesh

Delhi Palace

Av. Presidente Juscelino Kubitschek, 1132 | Vila Olímpia, Sao Paulo. Tel 11- 3073-1209

Samosa and Company

Rua Padre Machando 137 , Saúde, Tele (11) 4301 7001 & 4031 800 email:


Amit Kataria, an Indian pharma executive has established two Tajmahal restaurants, one in Braranquilla and another at Bogota.

Calle 119 B No 6A - 34 - Usaquén, Bogotá
Cra 53 No 84-26 - Alto Prado, Barranquilla -

Links below

other restaurants

1) Flor de Loto (Chef Pankaj Kumar):
2) India Gourmet (Chef Arun Pal:
3) Dhaba (Chef Ajay Kumar:

Mexico City


Copernico 156, near Polanco, Mexico City 11590 phone (55) 5545-6863


Francisco Marquez 134 | Condesa, Mexico City

Dawat Mexico

Seneca 31, Mexico City 11560,


Curry Sultan Restaurant

Av. Benito Juarez, 150 Norte
8338-8163 (phone) for reservations!
044-811-080-7868 , 044-81-4593-1839 (Chef Ejecutivo, Miguel) (cell)
A la esquina de Porfirio Diaz. En Av. Juarez entres las calles Porfirio Diaz y Av. Vasconcelos

San Jose, Costa Rica

Naans and Curries

Centro Commercial Momentum, Lindora, 11111 San José, tel 506 2282 5470
more info


Lima, Peru

Mantra Indian Cuisine
Avenida Benavides 1761 | San Antonio, Miraflores, Lima, Tel 01445 0127

Guru Kebab & Curry.
Av. Benavides 3796 Surco, Lima-Perú.
Tel: 273-5658 Cel: 991-992603


Maikhana¨ run by a family from Uttar Pradesh


La Paz

Star of India

Calle Cochabamba 170


Avenida Montenegro #1293 | Zona Sur - Calacoto - San Miguel, La Paz,

Tajmahal has opened a branch in Santa Cruz too


San Salvador in El Salvador


3a Calle Poniente y 79 Avenida Norte #4060, Colonia Escalón, San Salvador, SV.
tel +503 2264 3826





Centre of Latin American Studies in India

- Centre for Latin American Studies

- School of International Studies

- Jawaharlal Nehru University

Prof Abdul Nafey, Chairman - New Delhi 110 067

Tel.: 0112610 7676/4396 - Fax: 0112616 5886

- Centre of Latin American Studies, Jamia Milia University, New Delhi

Prof Sonya Gupta, Director -

Tel: 26988044, 26985176, extn: 4400/4403


Centre for Latin American Studies

- Goa University

Dr Aparajita Gangopadhyaya


Taleigao Plateau - Goa 403 206

Tel. 0832 2451347 ext. 244 - Fax 0832 2451184

E mail


Jadavpur University

Dept of Spanish language and literature

Dr Kavita Panjabi, Coordinator Ph:2414-6666 Extn.: 2140 (O



Latin American instituitions with India Centres and Scholars on India


University of Los Andes, Merida, venezuela

contact Prof Lucena


Getulio Vargas Foundation, Sao Paulo , Brasil

contact Oliver Stuenkel

They have exchanges of professors with India


Universidad de la Plata, La Plata, Argentina

centre for Asian Studies

contact Prof Massi and scholar Augustina



Prof jorge Heine

former Ambassador to India


Indo- Latin American Business and Friendship Group


Investment promotion agencies of Latin American countries







Costa Rica



Dominican Republic