Uruguay Opens Latin America’s First Sustainable School

2016-04-01T10:08:44+00:00March 18, 2016|Categories: Culture, Health, Science and Technology, Home, Society, Weekly Newsletter|

Jaureguiberry, a city in the southern Uruguayan province of Canelones, has opened the first sustainable public school in Latin America after three and a half months of construction with recycled materials, officials said. The school’s grand opening on Wednesday drew national officials, teachers, students and local residents. The Early and Primary Education Council, or CEIP, [...]

Uruguay has the leading Mega Pharma plant in Latin America

2016-03-14T17:41:54+00:00March 14, 2016|Categories: Economy, Health, Science and Technology, Home, Society, Weekly Newsletter|Tags: , |

The plant demanded an investment of USD 110 million and is located in Parque de las Ciencias Free Trade Zone. The multinational company Mega Pharma opened Mega Labs on March 7. The pharmaceutical plant stands out as the group’s leading and most advanced in Latin America. It’s located in Parque de las Ciencias, at the [...]

The Uruguay Natural brand closed a year with strategic partners and a perspective for the future

2017-02-20T02:59:03+00:00January 18, 2016|Categories: Country Brand, Home, Weekly Newsletter|Tags: , |

Accompanied by nearly 300 people and inside a radiant Club Uruguay, the Uruguay Natural brand celebrated the end of 2015, surrounded by companies and member brands, friends, national authorities and the presence of a foreign expert on country brand. The meeting was in the late afternoon of December 10 and began with a talk by [...]

Uruguayan ultra-fine wool awarded at “Innovagro 2015”

2017-02-20T02:59:35+00:00September 10, 2015|Categories: Economy, Home, Society, Weekly Newsletter|

The Ministry of Livestock distinguished the Regional Consortium for Ultrafine Wool Innovation of Uruguay (CRILU for its Spanish acronym) for achieving the international distinction "Innovagro 2015". The group is made up of the National Agricultural Research Institute (INIA for its Spanish acronym) and the private sector. "It's scientific innovation introduced in Australian Merino sheep reinforcing [...]

Uruguay will have 1,600 megawatts of wind power by 2017

2017-02-20T02:59:35+00:00September 10, 2015|Categories: Economy, Society, Weekly Newsletter|

A new wind farm called MeloWind has already been connected in Cerro Largo and extends over 21 hectares, with an output of 50 megawatts that will be used to supply energy to UTE. The agreement was signed with the Uruguayan subsidiary of the Italian company Enel-Green Power. The MeloWind wind farm, built and operated by [...]

Las calificadoras de riesgo Fitch Ratings y R&I ratificaron el grado inversor de Uruguay

2017-02-20T02:59:39+00:00September 1, 2015|Categories: Economy, Weekly Newsletter|Tags: , , |

En momentos en que la nota de las economías emergentes tambalea, la agencia calificadora Fitch Ratings confirmó el jueves 27 de agosto la calificación de deuda para Uruguay en BBB-, y mantuvo la perspectiva “estable”. Por su parte, la japonesa R&I también mantuvo en BBB- la nota de la deuda uruguaya, pero sorprendió al mejorarle [...]