Thursday, April 15th 2010 - 16:01 UTC

Uruguay's Ministry of Tourism warmly welcomes the UruguayNow project

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.

Wednesday, April 14th 2010 - 20:28 UTC

Taiana anticipates better relations with Uruguay following The Hague ruling

Argentine minister Jorge Taiana

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.

Wednesday, April 14th 2010 - 03:52 UTC

Uruguay/Argentina prepare for International Court ruling on bilateral dispute

In a similar line Argentina has decided that the ruling next April 20 be transmitted live, in Spanish, to the whole country.

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.

Friday, April 9th 2010 - 00:52 UTC

The Uruguayan 2003 controlled default model, a way out for Greece?

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.

Thursday, April 8th 2010 - 22:34 UTC

Uruguay Argentina agree hake ban in common fisheries zone

Growing concern in Argentina with hake landings

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.

Thursday, April 8th 2010 - 22:24 UTC

Surface drilling company confirms magnetite project in Uruguay

Fernando Puntigliano, General Manager of Minera Aratirí, subsidiary of Indian owned Zamin Resources

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.

Thursday, April 8th 2010 - 04:25 UTC

Mujica consolidates close trade and energy links with Venezuela

The Uruguayan president and the Venezuelan leader at the Miraflores palace

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.

Wednesday, April 7th 2010 - 01:03 UTC

Energy, trade and cooperation in Mujica/Chavez agenda

Uruguayan president Mujica is a long time friend of Chavez

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.

Wednesday, April 7th 2010 - 00:59 UTC

Uruguay received 2.9 million overseas tourists last year

Minister Hector Lescano making the announcements

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.

Tuesday, April 6th 2010 - 03:48 UTC

CFK and Mujica discuss Bolivian gas and the Botnia pulp mill ruling

Mujica and Mrs. Kirchner Mujica held an unexpected meeting in Olivos

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.


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