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Montevideo, September 27th 2021 - 06:35 UTC


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

    President of Uruguay praises Dubai's strategic vision

    Uruguay President, HE Tabaré Vázquez, with Mr. Jamal Majid Bin Thaniah, Vice Chairman of Dubai World and Group CEO, Ports and Free Zone World, during the president's visit to Jebel Ali p

    The President of the Republic of Uruguay, HE Tabaré Vázquez , currently on an official visit to the UAE, has invited Dubai World to explore emerging business opportunities in the South American country.

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

    New Argentine protests against Uruguayan pulp plant

    Thousands of Argentines rallied Sunday as part of the third annual large-scale protest against an Uruguayan paper plant that has soured relations between the two South American countries.

  • Monday, April 23rd 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Chile promotes exploration of the “undiscovered” Patagonia

    Chile's Interior Ministry has launched three investigative missions into previously unexplored areas in southern Chile. The areas – known to be rich in flora and fauna — will be assessed for suitability for tourism and conservation activities.

  • Monday, April 23rd 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    British Airways May Make Iberia Bid With Equity Group

    British Airways Plc, Europe's third- largest airline, may make an offer for Iberia Lineas Aereas de España SA with a group of private equity investors to protect its interest in the Spanish carrier.

  • Thursday, April 19th 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Australian farmers face “unprecedentedly dangerous” water shortage

    Murray River runnig dry

    Australia's “food bowl” along the Murray-Darling rivers basin, which accounts for the country's 41% agriculture produce faces an “unprecedentedly dangerous” situation if it does not rain in the next six to eight weeks warned Australian Primer Minister John Howard.

  • Thursday, April 12th 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Al Gore dumps Barrick Gold sponsorship for Chile visist

    Al Gore seminar will be held on May 11th in Santiago.

    Al Gore has dumped financial backing from controversial Canadian mining company Barrick Gold for his upcoming Santiago event “Global Warming and Climate Change: The Time Has Come to Act.” The Academy Award-winning environmentalist distanced himself from any association with the mining company, which owns the controversial Pascua Lama gold mine.

  • Monday, April 9th 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    LAN announces plan to invest US$ 2.6 billion in new planes

    LAN airlines will buy 52 new airplanes over the next five year, increasing their air fleet by 83%. The airline will invest approximately US$ 2.6 billion from 2007 to 2011 to improve services and purchase the new planes. By 2011, LAN will operate 115 planes — 102 passenger planes and 13 cargo planes.

  • Monday, April 9th 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Botnia pulp mill workers and pickets return to their posts

    An estimated one thousand workers resumed Monday their jobs at the controversial Botnia-Orion pulp mill under construction in Fray Bentos, Uruguay, following the accidental death of a worker last week at the plant.

  • Friday, March 30th 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Chile leads Latinamerica in information technology

    In a new study released this week by the World Economic Forum (WEF), Chile ranked 31 on a list of 122 countries for efficient use of information and communication technology. Only four Latin American countries made the top 50, of which Chile was the leader.

  • Wednesday, March 28th 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    High speed train in Argentina?

    A French consortium headed by Alstom was the only candidate left in the race for the ambitious project of President Nestor Kirchner's administration of a high speed train linking the capital Buenos Aires with the country's main two cities, Rosario and Cordoba.