KallosTurin Architects have won an international award from the Royal Institute of British Architects, RIBA, for the design and construction of two farm houses in an environmental friendly residential development in one of Uruguay’s most fashionable resorts.
Chile has decided to celebrate its 200th birthday over four days as opposed to the two given to its usual birthdays. The legislature has approved a proposal to convert both the Friday before and the Monday after Saturday September 18 into official public holidays.
Removing fiscal stimulus, absorbing capital flows and reducing unemployment are the main challenges facing Latinamerican and Caribbean countries as the global crisis recedes, said IMF Managing Director Dominique Strauss-Kahn during this recent visit to South America.
Uruguay plans to sell about 1 billion US dollars of bonds next year, including 500 million of dollar- denominated debt, said Carlos Steneri, director of public credit at the Ministry of Economy and Finance.
In honour of June 5, World Environment Day, activist groups and artists will march this weekend to protest efforts by electric companies to build hydroelectric plants in southern Chile.
Eurofruit Congress Southern Hemisphere, the annual conference and exhibition event for the region's fresh produce industry, is coming to Uruguay for the first time on 1-3 December.
Uruguayan president Jose Mujica, 75, formally declared to the Transparency and Public Ethics commission that his entire wealth amounts to a 1987 Volkswagen Beatle valued at about 1.900 US dollars.
The IMF is sending a senior official to Hungary for talks with the new government early next week, amid rising concerns about the country's public finances.
Over the last 20 years abundance of common hake (Merluccius hubbsi) has declined 80% in the Southwest Atlantic as a result of over-fishing, claims Argentina’s Fundación Vida Silvestre, Wild Life Foundation, (FVSA).
The US government does not consider that there’s an arms race in the Americas and estimates the majority of countries invest more on social areas than in military hardware said Assistant US Secretary of State for Hemispheric affairs, Arturo Valenzuela.