The many non intelligent economic decisions from Argentina's current Kirchner couple administrations, or better known as the K effect have benefited neighbouring Uruguay's agriculture, finances and tourism.
The leader of the senior group in Uruguay's ruling coalition and presidential hopeful Senator Jose Mujica rejected suggestions to lower his ticket target, and insisted he will only abide by the decision from the grass roots and the Broad Front's congress next month.
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Uruguay's ruling coalition in the midst of a bitter and at times confusing struggle to reach an agreement on its future presidential candidate for October 2009 elections is showing growing cracks of dissent and internal disorder.
Uruguay meat exports totalled 1.3 billion US dollars until November 8, a 55% value increase over the same period a year ago, according to the latest statistics from the country's Meat Institute.
For the fourth week running the US dollar appreciated in Uruguay's money markets having ended last Friday 0.50% higher against the Uruguayan Peso, mainly forced by strong domestic demand and a similar evolution of the greenback in Brazil.
Uruguay Defence's minister and top military leaders leave Monday for Congo to asses in situ the situation of the 1.600 Uruguayan troops from the United Nations peace contingent, most of them in the battle front of Goma, said the government in Montevideo.
A corruption network which operated in the port of Montevideo has seen three more Customs officials and a businessman sent to jail. The four and possibly others, because it's an ongoing investigation, are linked to the fish export industry.
Pulp Mill Dispute Threatens to Do Grave Damage to MERCOSUR, Which Could Then Spread to Newly-Formed UNASUR
Uruguay's President Tabare Vazquez vetoed on Thursday a bill decriminalizing abortion passed earlier this week by Congress, said Tourist Minister Hector Lescano. The two Houses lack the three-fifths required vote to override the veto, he added.