www.UruguayNow.com is the first constantly updated internet travel guide in English dedicated solely to Uruguay. It launched at the country's Ministry of Tourism on 13 April.
Argentine Foreign Affairs Minister Jorge Taiana described bilateral relations with neighbouring Uruguay are good and will improve after the International Court of Justice's ruling regarding the placement of the Botnia paper mill on the shores of the Uruguay river is made public on April 20th.
A Uruguayan multi-party delegation will be present in The Hague next week when the International Court of Justice makes public its ruling on the Argentine/Uruguayan dispute over the construction of a pulp mill along shared waters.
The Uruguayan default model of 2003, under the auspices of the IMF, is a possible way out for the Greek situation according to Professor Reinhart (*), a world authority in sovereign defaults. The idea surfaced in an interview with the Telegraph.co.uk, Ambrose Evans-Pritchard who has covered world politics and economics for 25 years, based in Europe, the US, and Latin America.
The Joint Technical Commission for the Argentine-Uruguay Maritime Front (CTMFM) established an autumn ban for the common hake (Merluccius hubbsi) fishery in the Common Fishing Zone (ZCP), shared by Argentina and Uruguay. The measure became effective 7 April to 30 June 2010.
Cougar Metals NL announced it has entered into a memorandum of understanding with Indian owned UK based Zamin Ferrous Resources to provide 75,000 metres of surface drilling at the resource company’s magnetite project in Uruguay.
Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez offered Wednesday to help Uruguay expand a refinery and supply it with crude oil. Chavez and visiting Uruguayan President Jose Mujica signed several accords pledging to deepen trade and energy ties between the two nations.
Energy, trade and bilateral cooperation are the main issues of the agenda that Uruguayan president Jose Mujica will address with his Venezuelan peer Hugo Chavez on Wednesday in Caracas.
A total 2.9 million tourists arrived in Uruguay during 2009, spending an estimated 1.3 billion US dollars, according to the latest figures announced by Tourism Minister Hector Lescano.
Argentine president Cristina Fernández de Kirchner, CFK and her Uruguayan counterpart José Mujica met Monday afternoon during a surprise visit to the Olivos presidential residence in Buenos Aires.