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A Chinese group is in talks with the government of Uruguay to build the nation's first fishmeal plant, sources in Uruguay told Undercurrent News. The Chinese firm also hopes to get a license to fish anchovy -- possibly of around 40,000 metric tons ...
MONTEVIDEO - Uruguay is working hard to ensure the upcoming China-LAC (Latin American & Caribbean) Business Summit 2017 is successful, as it hopes to ...
MONTEVIDEO (FIBA AmeriCup 2017) - Uruguay veteran Esteban Batista gets an adrenaline rush every time he looks ahead to the FIBA AmeriCup 2017.
MONTEVIDEO, May 20 (Xinhua) -- Uruguay is working hard to ensure the upcoming China-LAC (Latin American & Caribbean) Business Summit 2017 is successful, as it hopes to boost its business volume with the Asian giant.
France could hardly have hoped for a better group vs. Honduras, Vietnam and New Zealand and are favourites to win it all. The 2017 FIFA Under-20 World Cup is set to kick off in South Korea this weekend, with many of world football's best young talents ...
With this latest launch, Avianca become the only carrier to offer non-stop service between the countries of Colombia and Uruguay according to OAG schedules. In fact, no carrier has connected these two countries with non-stop flights for at least a decade.
People in Uruguay may choose to continue with drug trafficking because they do not trust the registration process" (Flickr).
The Union of Fruit Producers and Exporters of fruits and vegetables from Uruguay (Upefruy) sent an official letter to the head of the Ministry of economy, Danilo Astori, requesting that the government "restore the fiscal solvency to the level that ...
Up until Wednesday, May 3, and only two days after the opening of the register of marijuana buyers, there were 1,120 purchasers (people who will buy marijuana in pharmacies).
Uruguay is a major producer of soy and corn from genetically engineered seeds, with over 2.5 million acres in production. Dr.
SOUTHLAKE, Texas - Sabre corporation, leading technology provider for the global travel industry with operations across Latin America for over three ...
MONTEVIDEO, May 14 (Xinhua) -- Uruguay this month is celebrating the 10th anniversary of a national program that has made Internet available to the masses by providing all elementary school students with a laptop.
As the first Southern Common market (Mercosur) country to show a willingness to participate in the initiative, Uruguay is poised for more political and economic cooperation with China.
BAS Halley will not winter this year for safety reasons. Located on the floating Brunt Ice Shelf it will shut down until November 2017, because of a new ice crack UK/Uruguay Antarctica links have been ongoing for over a century, and London was a strong ...
The Falkland Islands government (FIG) announced Friday that the reefer Frio Las Palmas has successfully towed the stricken fishing tender Uruguay Reefer out to sea. The Uruguay Reefer had drifted into the Falkland Islands conservation Zone after her ...
TALK in beef export circles is big South American player Uruguay is on the verge of regaining access to the lucrative Japanese market, which has now become Australia's largest by both volume and value.
Hanoi, May 12 (Prensa Latina) Vietnam has proposed to strengthen cooperation with Peru and Uruguay for which Prime Minister, Nguyen Xuan Phuc, approved the establishment of two subcommittees, according to reports today.
Uruguay: Supply of rolling stock is one of three priority areas identified for developing co-operation between state railway AFE and FS Group of Italy.
Puebla, Mexico, May 12, 2017 ( - Uruguay agreed Thursday to attend international talks called by Venezuela to promote dialogue between the government in Caracas and the opposition.
The blueberry sector has been present in Uruguay for approximately 15 years. Although Uruguay has only produced blueberries since the 2004-2005 campaign, there are already some companies that are devoted to this crop, and one of them is the family ...
It's a huge step for Uruguay, and the cannabis industry as a whole. The move to sell cannabis in pharmacies was set in motion back in 2013, when it was fully legalized in the South American country.
ICC International cannabis corporation ("ICC" or the "Company") (ICC) is pleased to announce that the registration for the purchase of recreational cannabis in Uruguay through pharmacies successfully commenced on May 2, 2017. "We are very pleased this ...
The Falkland Islands government (FIG) is closely monitoring the situation of the stranded M/V Uruguay Reefer and has been in contact with the vessel operators to impress upon them the need to find a solution which avoids the vessel sinking in Falkland ...
10 de mayo de 2017, 18:54Montevideo, May 10 (Prensa Latina) Uruguay and Palestine held in this capital the first meeting of the mechanism of Political Consultation mechanism between both States, the Uruguayan Foreign Ministry reported today.
MONTEVIDEO - Uruguay is joining Brazil and Argentina as a pioneer in Latin America by requiring anti-lock braking systems (ABS) on all imported motorcycles, National Highway Safety Board secretary-general Adrian Bringa said Tuesday.
His visit to Uruguay was conducted with regard to the expansion of agricultural production in the country, including through the use of fertilizers, agro-chemicals and irrigation, according to the Office of the UN High Commissioner for human rights ...
The talks on Russia-proposed UN Security Council draft resolution regarding de-escalation in Syria are ongoing, a representative of the Uruguayan mission to the United Nations said on Monday.
Founded by UK-born Terence Johnson, BPU employs around 700 people in Uruguay and claims to operate the country's "leading meat-processing plant".
The "M/V Reefer Uruguay" which last Friday suffered a serious intake of water while sailing in the south west Atlantic and decided in emergency to head for the Falkland Islands, on Sunday it was abandoned following the rescue of its crew, and currently ...
Former Uruguayan President Jose Mujica defended the importance of the campesino struggle and the distribution of land for the dispossessed.
Uruguayan economic policies and deregulation of the real estate market, which has been in place for over 20 years, have helped to make Uruguay an internationally known real estate market. Uruguay has a legal regime which provides for the free entry and ...
These belong to ICC and Simbiosys, the two firms licensed by Uruguay's government to grow cannabis for recreational use.
MONTEVIDEO, May 4 (Reuters) - Inflation in Uruguay was within the government's target range for the second month in a row after years of clocking consumer price increases well above the targeted ceiling, the official National Statistics Institute said ...
Uruguay is beginning to register people who want to legally buy marijuana at pharmacies as part of the world's first government-regulated national marketplace ...
MONTEVIDEO, May 3 (Reuters) - Finnish pulp and paper maker UPM said on Wednesday it is moving ahead with a project to construct what would be its second pulp mill in Uruguay. UPM and the government of Uruguay have been in talks for ...
Uruguay-PULP/UPM KYMMENE OYJ:UPM moving ahead with plans for new pulp plant in Uruguay.
Uruguay is one step closer to becoming the first country in the world with a legal, nationwide pot market. Today the government started registering people to buy marijuana for recreational purposes, a requirement under the country's 2013 marijuana ...
Pot-smokers in Uruguay on Tuesday became the first in the world to sign up to buy state-vetted cannabis for recreational use, as pharmacies aim to start selling it in July.
Uruguay, a country of 3.4 million people, produces more wine than Canada. But before Bodega Garzon, no commercial vineyard was situated in Maldonado.
(UPM, Helsinki, 4 May 2017 at 01:00 EET) - "Good progress has been made in the discussions between the government of Uruguay and UPM concerning the infrastructure development and other local prerequisites for long-term industrial growth in Uruguay.
FILE - In this June 28, 2016 file photo, the Erosa pharmacy displays a sign at the front door telling clients that they do not have marijuana for sale, but they sell other herbs known for their medical effects, in downtown Montevideo, Uruguay. Uruguay ...
By Paul KilbyNEW YORK, May 2 (IFR) - Uruguay is eyeing a new fixed-rate peso bond as part of a strategy to bolster foreign participation in its local-currency market, according to the country's latest sovereign debt report.
2 May 2017 - Uruguay has much to be proud of in its record on human rights and the environment, but the South American country still has some challenges ahead, including the setting up of an environment ombudsperson, a United Nations-appointed expert ...
FILE - In this June 28, 2016 file photo, the Erosa pharmacy displays a sign at the front door telling clients that they do not have marijuana for sale, but they sell other herbs known for their medical effects, in downtown Montevideo, Uruguay. Uruguay ...
Montevideo (AFP) - Uruguay, which in July will become the first country selling state-produced cannabis in pharmacies for recreational use, will open a user registry on Tuesday, authorities said.
The move is part of a global strategy by NH Foods and has given Uruguayan meat exporters increased confidence that their application for a re-establishment of market access to Japan is nearing finalisation.
MONTEVIDEO - The Uruguayan custom of consuming barbecued or roast beef on May Day is going stronger than ever, with sales moving along nicely at their highest point of the year, significantly above other holidays such as Christmas and New Year's, ...
Dropped Zambia Under-20 team manager Daniel Jere has cancelled two warm matches matches the junior Chipolopolo were scheduled to play against Japan and Uruguay, information leading to his sudden sacking can reveal. Jere, according to ...
Uruguay's Mujica: Opposition, OAS Leader Almagro Endangering Venezuela and Region. The former Uruguayan president is a leader in the fight for regional integration and peace.






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