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Montevideo, September 25th 2023 - 05:43 UTC


  • Monday, April 21st 2008 - 21:00 UTC

    Company reveals treasure comes from Spanish galleon

    After months of secrecy and under pressure from Spain, Odyssey Marine Exploration has finally named the wreck from which it recovered a haul of valuable treasure last year operating from Gibraltar.

  • Thursday, April 17th 2008 - 21:00 UTC

    Chinese investment in Latam forecasted to grow 20% annually

    Chinese investments in Latinamerica could grow at an annual rate of 20% in the coming decade particularly those sectors linked to commodities said Jiang Shixue, a Latinamerican expert from Beijing's National Academy of Social Sciences.

  • Wednesday, April 9th 2008 - 21:00 UTC

    Brazil to promote shipbuilding and a merchant fleet

    Brazil announced it will promote the country's ship building industry not only to supply vessels and oil rigs for domestic demand but to export them to the rest of Latinamerica.

  • Tuesday, April 1st 2008 - 21:00 UTC

    Petrobras/PDVSA building 200.000 bpd refinery in NE Brazil

    Brazil's oil government managed company Petrobras and government owned Petróleos de Venezuela (PDVSA) signed on March 26 an agreement that sets the bases for the partnership between the two companies for the Abreu e Lima Refinery, in Northeastern Brazil.

  • Sunday, March 30th 2008 - 21:00 UTC

    FIDAE 2008, largest aerospace fair opens in Santiago

     International Air & Space Fair, FIDAE

    Chilean president Michelle Bachelet will inaugurate Monday the fifteenth edition of the International Air & Space Fair, FIDAE, Latinamerica largest air show and one of the leading exhibitions of the industry in the world.

  • Thursday, March 27th 2008 - 21:00 UTC

    Uruguay's flag air carrier presents Bombardier CRJ900

    PLUNA  new Bombardier CRJ900

    Uruguay's flag air carrier PLUNA officially presented this week the first of fifteen Canadian manufactured Bombardier CRJ900 models with which the now partly privatized company intends to renew its fleet and regional business opportunities.

  • Wednesday, March 26th 2008 - 21:00 UTC

    ICG Software opens own headquarters in Uruguay

    Responding to the need to increment our international expansion, the ICG Software group will open an own office in the Oriental Republic of Uruguay, in order to foster the strong growth of business in the Southern Cone.

  • Tuesday, March 25th 2008 - 21:00 UTC

    Tata Motors takes over Jaguar and Land Rover this week

    Jaguar & Land Rover have a new home: India

    Ford is expected to announce on Wednesday the sale of Jaguar and Land Rover to India's Tata Motor's reported the Financial Times. The approximately 2 billion US dollars deal will include a pledge by Ford to contribute to the two brands' pension fund, and by Tata to continue buying engines from Ford, sensitive points with trade unions.

  • Thursday, March 20th 2008 - 21:00 UTC

    Spain faces excess housing: 3 million flats empty

    A new United Nations report has criticized the housing policy in Spain, and highlighted the fact that local councils have been dependent on granting of building licences and other real estate deals for their income.

  • Thursday, March 20th 2008 - 21:00 UTC

    “Severe production deficit” forecasted for soybean

    Global 2007-08 soybean harvests will total 221.33 million tons, below forecast consumption of 239.49 million tons, Hamburg-based oilseeds analysts Oil World estimates. This compares to 2006/07 output of 237.79 million tons and consumption of 225.34 million tons.