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