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Montevideo, December 18th 2017 - 01:27 UTC


  • Wednesday, May 30th 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Pulp mills dispute: open dialogue but polite disagreement

    Botnia - Orion ready to begin production

    The second day of Argentine/Uruguayan talks to try to unlock the dispute over the construction of a pulp mill in Uruguay ended as it begun, with each side asserting its position and the commitment to a next meeting in the framework of an “open dialogue” atmosphere.

  • Tuesday, May 29th 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    New York round of Uruguay/Argentina pulp mill dispute

    Orion - Botnia pulp mill update

    Uruguayan and Argentine delegations held a technical meeting Tuesday in New York under the “dialogue facilitating” efforts of the Spanish Crown in an attempt to find a way out to the bilateral controversy over the building of a pulp mill on the Uruguayan shore of a shared river.

  • Sunday, May 20th 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Uruguay in Bender's “One Laptop per Child” project

    “XO” low cost laptop

    The computers are designed for children, boast extremely low electricity consumption, a pulley for hand-generated power, 1 gigabyte of flash memory, built-in wireless networking and a screen with indoor and outdoor reading modes.

  • Saturday, May 19th 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    UN officials begin aid assessments in flood-ravaged Uruguay

    United Nations disaster assessment officials are on the ground in Uruguay, determining what aid is needed to help the thousands of people forced to flee their homes after the worst floods to strike the country in almost half a century.

  • Friday, May 11th 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    UN begins emergency relief for flood-hit Uruguay

    Along the Rio Negro river thousands houses are under the water

    The United Nations is mobilizing a Disaster Assessment and Coordination (UNDAC) team for deployment to Uruguay early next week in the wake of the worst floods to hit the country in half a century.

  • Wednesday, May 9th 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Massive flooding in Uruguay forces 12.000 people from homes

    Thousands of hectares cover by water and damage to crops and cattle is extensive

    An estimated 12.000 people have been forced to leave their homes in Uruguay where record rainfall has caused extensive flooding leaving several counties with no electricity or drinking water.

  • Wednesday, May 9th 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Pulp mill dispute “technical talks” will resume in New York

    Uruguayan and Argentine officials are scheduled to continue talks at the end of the month in an effort to defuse the Fray Bentos, Uruguay pulp mill conflict, as a follow up to last month's talks in Madrid after a year without negotiations.

  • Monday, May 7th 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    April retail prices hike questions Uruguay's inflationary target

    Economy minister Danilo Astori

    Alarm bells are ringing in Uruguay following the release of April's Consumer Prices Index, 1.22% totaling 4.58% in the first four months of 2007 and 8.11% in the last twelve months, when the overall target for this year was established in the range of 4.5% to 6.5%.

  • Friday, May 4th 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    S&P Raises Uruguay Outlook to Positive

    S&P has raised its outlook on Uruguay's B+ sovereign credit rating to positive from stable to reflect expectations of a sustained implementation of the economic policy agenda.

  • Thursday, May 3rd 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    South America set for dairy increase

    Holland cows most popular breed in Uruguay

    The FAO and other specialists of the Dairy Industry predict that, by year 2027, world demand for dairy products will have increased 20% while the price of milk will maintain the same and South American countries will become the key players of the world market for supply of dairy products.