Uruguay

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Wednesday, July 7th 2010 - 06:58 UTC

Uruguay concerned with Argentine ‘naval harassment’ in South Atlantic international waters

Defence minister Luis Rosadilla informed Parliament of the “very serious situation”

Uruguayan merchant and naval shipping is under continuous harassment from the Argentine Navy in South Atlantic international waters, a new chapter of the difficult relations between the neighbouring countries, reports Montevideo’s main daily El Pais, quoting undisclosed Parliament sources.

Thursday, July 1st 2010 - 07:12 UTC

“This is no soccer match, only both sides must benefit”, says Timerman

Timerman (R) with  his counterpart Almagro during his recent visit at Uruguay

Argentina’s Foreign Affairs minister Héctor Timerman cautioned that the dispute with Uruguay over the Botnia/UPM pulp mill and its environmental impact can’t be seen as “a football match where one side wins and the other looses”, but rather as a situation where “the peoples of both countries benefit”.

Wednesday, June 30th 2010 - 06:24 UTC

Uruguay to reply Argentina’s joint monitoring proposal next week

Luis Almagro  and Hector Timerman at the Uruguayan Foreign Affairs ministry

Uruguay will reply next week Argentina’s proposal for the joint monitoring of the River Uruguay, said Uruguayan Foreign Affairs minister Luis Almagro after holding a three hours meeting with his visiting counterpart Hector Timerman.

Wednesday, June 30th 2010 - 05:31 UTC

Lula da Silva anticipates World Cup semi-finals with four Mercosur members

Brazilian President Lula da Silva said on Tuesday he expects the four Mercosur countries Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay and Uruguay to meet in the semi-finals of the World Cup in South Africa.

Monday, June 28th 2010 - 05:57 UTC

Missing jet engines returned to Malaysia from Uruguay, where they were found

Malaysian Defence minister Ahmad Zahid Hamidi

The Royal Malaysian Air Force's (RMAF) F-5E jet engines reported stolen two years ago have been brought back to the country from Uruguay.

Monday, June 28th 2010 - 05:45 UTC

Netherlands and Uruguay to sign treaty for exchange of fiscal data

Fiscal elusion and evasion has become a crucial issue since stringent anti terrorist financial controls were imposed

The Netherlands is planning to exchange fiscal data in future with Uruguay, Mauritius and Brunei, reports the Dutch press.

Monday, June 28th 2010 - 05:35 UTC

NZ Farming needs 60 million USD to complete dairy investment in Uruguay

The NZ company recently sold one of its assets in Uruguay

New Zealand Farming Systems Uruguay needs to raise about 60 million US dollars to complete the development of the company, says Chairman John Parker. The company was set up to develop dairy-farm operations in Uruguay and floated on the NZX in 2007.

Saturday, June 26th 2010 - 04:55 UTC

Leading wind farm company begins operations in Uruguay

Uruguay already has several experimental turbines operating at different points of the country

An Argentine multinational company dedicated to providing solutions in the field of alternative energy sources will open a Wind Farm Service Centre in Uruguay. IMPSA is considered a leader in wind power investment and generation in Latinamerica.

Friday, June 25th 2010 - 05:34 UTC

Timerman begins round of regional visits next Tuesday in Montevideo

Uruguay’s Luis Almagro is waiting for his Argentine counterpart

Argentina’s newly appointed Foreign Affairs minister Hector Timerman begins next Tuesday a round of regional contacts which will take him to Uruguay, Brazil and Chile.

Thursday, June 24th 2010 - 05:56 UTC

Uruguay concerned with Argentina’s construction of atomic power plant

Atucha I, Argentina’s first nuclear plant opened in 1974

Uruguay is considering an alleged Argentine violation of the UN Nuclear Security Convention since it was never notified of the construction of the Atucha II atomic power plant, 100 kilometres to the north of the capital Buenos Aires and which is one of the country’s main public works.

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