here in Costa Rica the US dollar is as strong as ever!!! Two years ago the euro was $1.10 per euro and the CR Colonies was 521 per US dollar. today the euro is $1.57 and the CR Colonies is 517!! so as you see the dollar still buys a dollar worth!! the europeans comming here to take advantage of both the strong euro and the STRONG US dollar are going to be the biggest winner! they win on USD to EURO the on the dollar buying more here!!! if any one is looking for great investments i know a few here that may not only suit your needs but make you some strong returns! just PM me i would be glad to help in any way! I would be happy to try to answer any questions that you may have! just to let let you know that i am a buyers agent here. so i work for you!! i do this for fun!