Uruguayan health authorities Monday launched a new phase of their vaccination drive called Barrio a Barrio (are to the area - or neighbourhood to neighbourhood) to reach people who have not yet been immunized.
Uruguay was depicted in yellow Sunday in Harvard's Index of contagion risk, which is tantamount to “moderate” after seven months listed among the more dangerous countries.
Uruguayan President Luis Lacalle Pou Thursday said the potential need for a third dose of an anticovid-19 vaccine was still under study but should the experts find it necessary it would be with the one produced by Pfizer.
The Uruguayan central bank is waiting for stronger signals of economic recovery before altering the current monetary policy, according to a release from the Monetary Policy Committee, Copom. In its third 2021 meeting, at the end of June, it ratified the current reference interest rate of 4,5% and anticipated it will wait for improved indicators from the pandemic battered economy.
The traditional German automaker Volkswagen has chosen Uruguay as the first country in Latin America to receive its assortment of fully electricity-powered models, it was announced during a ceremony which was attended by President Luis Lacalle Pou.
Technology giant Globant Monday announced an investment of US $ 60 million and the hiring of more than 350 professionals by the end of 2021 during the opening of their new Montevideo headquarters.
Uruguayan opposition politicians Thursday filed a petition before the Electoral Court to call for a referendum to repeal several articles of the Urgent Consideration Law (LUC) passed last year.
On the eve of Thursday's Mercosur summit, Uruguay informed its partners that it will proceed with negotiations, expecting to reach trade agreements with third parties or blocks, outside of the four founding members group.
A new survey has reported that Uruguay's President Luis Lacalle Pou has a 59% approval among the citizens of his country.
Former Banco República of Uruguay (BROU) CEO Fernando Calloia's 20-month jail sentence was upheld Tuesday by Uruguay's Supreme Court, thus extinguishing the chain of appeals available to the defendant.