In celebration of Constitution Day, a national holiday in Uruguay, local TV program Telemundo took to the streets, traversing the bustling Avenida 18 de Julio, the most important in Montevideo's downtown, to gauge the public's awareness and engagement on this significant occasion. However, a surprising revelation emerged during their interviews with the public, as it was found that a considerable portion of Uruguayans interviewed remained uninformed about the reason for the holiday.
Montevideo Mayor Carolina Cosse will ask the National Emergency System (Sinae) to step in as the shortage of drinking water in the Uruguayan capital gets more and more serious. The city and the Metropolitan area is feared to run out of drinking water in between 20 to 30 days due to lack of rainfall.
Uruguay's Supreme Court Tuesday voted against granting refugee status to former Macrist lobbyist Fabián “Pepín” Rodríguez Simón, who is staying in Montevideo to avoid an arrest warrant from Buenos Aires claiming political persecution and parliamentary immunity as a member of Parlasur.
Montevideo Mayor Carolina Cosse Tuesday welcomed dignitaries from over 20 cities from Mercosur and also from Chile for the first Mercociudades meeting of the year which the Uruguayan capital is hosting.
Montevideo Mayor Carolina Cosse took center stage during the Women's Day demonstrations across Avenida 18 de Julio organized by 50 feminist collectives under the motto against hunger and oppression.
The Torcuato Di Tella University together with Zonaprop, a real estate website, prepared a real estate report in which they made a ranking of the most expensive cities to live in Latin America, in which Montevideo appears as the most expensive of all.
Montevideo Councilors from the National (White) and Colorado parties have filed for the impeachment of Broad Front (Frente Amplio - FA) Mayor Carolina Cosse over her allegedly repeated failure to submit a series of reports requested from her office.
After the strong reduction in visibility registered in the country this Monday due to fog and mist, which according to the Uruguayan Institute of Meteorology (Inumet) will persist until next Thursday, the ports of Montevideo, Colonia, and Buenos Aires decided to close, reported the Uruguayan newspaper El Observador.
US President Joseph Biden has chosen his nominee for the position of Ambassador to Montevideo, which now needs Congressional approval.
Uruguayan tourism authorities have confirmed 143 calls in Montevideo and 40 in Punta del Este for the upcoming cruise season after meetings between a delegation led by Undersecretary Remo Monzeglio with representatives of the cruise industry and authorities of the Port of Buenos Aires, it was reported Friday.