Uruguayan President Luis Lacalle Pou announced Thursday in La Capuera that plans were underway to create a free trade zone in the department of Maldonado.
Uruguay's Transport Minister José Luis Falero underwent a surgical procedure Thursday to have a tumour next to one of his eyes removed, it was reported.
Uruguay has received over 200 requests for cruise vessels to call in Montevideo and Punta del Este for the coming 2021/22 season, (October/March), according to reports in the local media. Of the 200, 140 requests are for Montevideo and 60 for the international seaside resort of Punta del Este.
Uruguay Wednesday became the first country in Latin America to extend its anticovid-19 vaccination campaign to children aged between 12 and 17, it was announced.
Uruguay's new Minister of Transportation and Public Works (MTOP), José Luis Falero, suffered a seizure in the early hours of Tuesday morning and was rushed to a Montevideo clinic for further medical assistance.
Interpol Uruguay received a red alert for the arrest of former Macrist aide Fabián “Pepín” Rodríguez Simón but his arrest will have to wait until his request for political asylum is answered, it was reported.
The Government of Uruguay Monday announced a 12% increase in the price of fuels due to the increase in the international value of oil, a product that Uruguay imports 100%.
Uruguayan authorities held a pilot test of the “green pass” with an event at Montevideo's Sodre auditorium Saturday evening.
The information check unit of French international news agency AFP Friday announced it had detected a statement by Uruguay's President Luis Lacalle Pou that 24.5 of the 27 sanitary measures recommended by his honorary scientific advising committee known as GACH was not accurate.
Uruguay's Economy Minister Azucena Arbeleche and Foreign Minister Francisco Bustillo travelled to Paraguay Friday to discuss with the local administration of President Mario Abdo Benítez new steps towards flexibilities Mercosur's rules.