Health authorities have confirmed the 6th case of monkeypox in Uruguay after the initial detection dating back to late July, it was reported Wednesday. While another possible contagion is under study, 57 suspected cases have already been ruled out.
Uruguayan mayors along the country's western border have expressed their concern to President Luis Lacalle Pou as the informal exchange rate between the Argentine peso and the US dollar renders local businesses unprofitable since consumers do their shopping across the line.
Uruguay's Frigorífico Rosario has been allowed to resume exports to China following a sanction on Sept. 30, 2021, that banned the meat processing plant from sending shipments to the Asian giant, Minister of Livestock, Agriculture and Fisheries Fernando Mattos announced.
In March 1999, King Charles III, then Prince of Wales made a three countries visit, Argentina, Uruguay and the Falkland Islands. A visit which was mainly a retribution to the one then Argentine President Carlos Menem and his daughter Zulemita, acting as First Lady, had done to London the year before, October 1998.
In its National Accounts report published Friday, the Central Bank of Uruguay (BCU) announced that the country's economy had grown 7.7% in the second quarter of 2022 mainly due to the high yields achieved in the soybean harvest.
Uruguay's Institute of Meteorology (Inumet) released this week a report according to which the 2022 winter was the ninth coldest in the last 42 years.
Uruguay's President Luis Lacalle Pou (2020-2025) and ex-president José “Pepe” Mujica (2010-2015) top the list of most-liked politicians in the country, a survey by pollsters Equipos Consultores released Thursday showed.
Uruguay's Plenario Intersindical de Trabajadores (PIT-CNT) general labor union has called for a 24-hour general strike Thursday to protest against wage cuts, high costs and social security reform.
Uruguay's Industry Minister Omar Paganini Tuesday said during the traditional rural Expo Prado fair in Montevideo that his country was going through a second energy transition.
Uruguay's Health Ministry authorities have announced the creation of a suicide attempt registry whereby all those who unsuccessfully try to take their own life will be monitored to avoid a recurrent event.