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Montevideo, October 18th 2018 - 23:28 UTC


  • Friday, August 10th 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Patrick Mullee new British ambassador to Uruguay

    Patrick Mullee has been appointed Her Majesty's Ambassador to Uruguay in succession to Dr Hugh Salvesen, who will be leaving the Diplomatic Service.

  • Wednesday, August 1st 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Pulp mill dispute: New York uneventful, next meeting The Hague

    The International Court of The Hague will receive both delegation on September 12

    Argentine and Uruguayan delegates will be meeting again in a month's time for a third round of negotiations to try to unlock the controversy over the construction of the Botnia pulp mill on the coast of the shared river Uruguay and which Argentina challenges on alleged legal and environmental grounds.

  • Monday, July 30th 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Uruguay has 3.8 cattle per capita, highest in the world

    Hereford and Aberdeen Angus the most extended breeds

    Uruguay currently has a cattle herd of 12 million head with beef becoming the main export commodity of the country, over a billion US dollars last year. Based on this it can be said that Uruguay is the country with the highest number of cattle per capita, 3.8.

  • Sunday, July 29th 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Pulp mills dispute: “direct dialogue” moves to New York

    Argentina insist to relocate the Uruguayan pulp mill plant

    Two days of “direct dialogue” between Uruguayan and Argentine diplomats over the pulp mills dispute is scheduled to begin next Monday in New York under the auspices of the Spanish Crown which is acting as coordinator of the round of talks.

  • Sunday, July 29th 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Relocating pulp mill objected by Argentina is “impossible”

    Orion - Botnia  will be lauch next  September

    The relocation of the pulp mill under construction in Uruguay, and which Argentina objects on legal and environmental grounds, is “impossible” said Uruguay's former president Jorge Batlle in an interview with the Buenos Aires press.

  • Tuesday, July 24th 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Uruguay attracts expanding Chilean forestry companies

    Chile's relatively small concentration of fertile land has forced its forestry companies to look closely at other Latin American countries for expansion. Forestry companies have started to set their sights on a host of other countries, including Brazil, Argentina, Uruguay, and Venezuela

  • Friday, July 13th 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Paulson praises Uruguay and calls for increased trade flows

    U. S. Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson

    United States Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson said on Thursday in Montevideo that increased trade flows will give Latin America more opportunity to spread the benefits of economic growth and to reduce poverty. He also praised Uruguay's open markets policies and sound economic decisions.

  • Wednesday, July 11th 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    US after closer links with Uruguay, but respects Mercosur tempo

    Thomas Shannon with Pte. Tabare Vazquez

    United States said it respects the political context of the region and is not interested in creating problems to those Mercosur members that choose to have closer links with Washington said a top US official currently visiting Uruguay.

  • Tuesday, July 10th 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    New round, in New York, of the river Uruguay pulp mills dispute

    Botnia - Orion ready to begin production

    Representatives from Argentina and Uruguay are scheduled to meet in New York at the end of the month to continue searching for solution to the paper mills conflict. This will be the third meeting under the coordination of Spanish ambassador Juan Antonio Ya&ntildeez Barnuevo envoy from the King of Spain that is asking as a facilitator between the neighbouring countries.

  • Tuesday, July 10th 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Uruguay's flag carrier signs contract for 7 midrange Bombardiers

    Bombardiers CRJ900 NextGen

    Uruguay' flag carrier PLUNA, recently associated to a private consortium announced a fourth weekly flight Montevideo Madrid and the signing of a contract for the delivery of seven medium-ranges Canadian Bombardiers CRJ900 NextGen, plus the option for another eight.