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So far Camila Olivera has created 186 blog entries.

The Case for Uruguay: “Value and Capability” Matter Most

2021-02-23T14:13:52-03:00February 23, 2021|Categories: Economy|Tags: , |

The small South American country of Uruguay represents a modest BPO market with a unique set of advantages and challenges. These have been brought into sharp relief during the COVID-19 pandemic, as has the country’s long-held position as a resilient value play. “We don’t look at Uruguay as a cost play – this is a [...]

María Riccetto Talks About Her New Role as Artistic Director of Uruguay’s Ballet Nacional de Sodre

2021-02-17T11:51:22-03:00February 17, 2021|Categories: Culture|Tags: , |

On January 1, 2021, Uruguayan ballerina María Riccetto officially became the new director of her national ballet company, Ballet Nacional de Sodre. Seldom has the selection of a new leader felt so apt. Riccetto's career has been a model of hard work, perseverance and attention to craft, rewarded by recognition and responsibility. Many ballet lovers [...]

The night sky: Best places to stargaze in Uruguay

2021-02-10T17:18:21-03:00February 10, 2021|Categories: Culture, Tourism|Tags: , |

If you’re from the northern hemisphere, the brilliance of the Milky Way in the night sky in Uruguay takes your breath away. But where are the best stargazing places near you? The best spots in Uruguay to observe the Milky Way were surveyed by NASA-recognised photographer Fefo Bouvier for his digital work Mirá las estrellas [...]

The Museum of Contemporary American Art grows and takes shape

2021-02-02T14:09:16-03:00February 5, 2021|Categories: Architecture & Design|Tags: , |

According to the creator of the project, Pablo Atchugarry, the museum will open its doors to the public in January 2022. The works for the Museum of Contemporary American Art (MACA) project are progressing rapidly in the Manantiales area at the Pablo Atchugarry Foundation. Atchugarry indicated that the objective of the ‘MACA’ project is to [...]

For eighth year in a row Uruguay is the best in Latin America in Transparency International ranking

2021-02-03T11:44:07-03:00February 2, 2021|Categories: Rankings|Tags: , |

The country once again leads in corruption perception in the region and ranks second in the American continent behind Canada. The new report of the NGO Transparency International (TI) on perception of corruption once again ranked Uruguay as the best country in the region and the second in the Americas, only behind Canada. The 2020 edition [...]

Jill Biden’s inauguration concert outfit designed by Uruguayan Gabriela Hearst

2021-01-22T13:12:35-03:00January 22, 2021|Categories: Made In, Uruguayans around the world|Tags: , |

For Wednesday night’s virtual inaugural concert, first lady Dr. Jill Biden wore a custom ivory coat and matching embroidered dress by Uruguayan American designer Gabriela Hearst. This was the second outfit Biden debuted during the day. The first was a turquoise coat, dress and mask combo by Alexandra O’Neill of New York-based label Markarian. In [...]

Businessmen and investors of reference in the region highlight entrepreneurial ecosystem in Uruguay in renewed edition of Punta Tech

2021-01-19T16:03:30-03:00January 19, 2021|Categories: Health, Science and Technology|Tags: , |

The business and technological world met again, this time in a blended format, virtual and face to face, at the 13th edition of Punta Tech Meetup. The business and technological world met again, this time in a blended format, virtual and face to face, at the 13th edition of Punta Tech Meetup. What began as [...]

About La Paloma, Uruguay

2021-01-14T14:21:21-03:00January 14, 2021|Categories: Lifestyle, Tourism|Tags: , , |

What’s your idea of the perfect place to live? If it’s a coastal town set in a rural region with pristine beaches and a low cost of living—then, you need to know about La Paloma, Uruguay. La Paloma is 60 miles east of Punta del Este, Uruguay’s largest and most sophisticated beach resort. It’s 150 [...]

Uruguayan Designer Gabriela Hearst Has Championed Sustainability From Day One

2021-01-22T12:50:05-03:00January 12, 2021|Categories: Made In, Uruguayans around the world|Tags: |

It’s clear that we need to design, create and buy better in fashion — a push for best practices in both the environmental and social sides of fashion has major global resonance today. Throughout January, we highlight five exciting labels from around the world leading the way in stylish sustainability. The first stop of our [...]

A culinary guide to Montevideo, Uruguay

2021-01-11T10:22:50-03:00January 8, 2021|Categories: Food & Wines|Tags: , , , |

What the Uruguayan capital lacks in size, it more than makes up for in cuisine. This is a city busy carving out a new culinary identity, driven by a longstanding local obsession with its home-grown food and wine. Of all the curious things about Uruguay’s food scene, perhaps the most peculiar is that despite bodies [...]

Higher Standards, Kaya’s Cannabis Retail Experience In Uruguay Is A Feast For The Senses

2021-01-05T11:09:47-03:00January 5, 2021|Categories: Culture, Food & Wines|Tags: , , |

Weed, art, food, live music, and friends. The perfect combo has materialized in Uruguay, as two of the top high-end brands in cannabis have partnered up to create a unique retail experience in the first country in the world to legalize adult-use cannabis. Higher Standards, Kaya Herb House and Oracabessa Ventures Limited have come together to [...]

Thriving tech scene allows Uruguay to shine during pandemic

2020-12-29T13:20:10-03:00December 29, 2020|Categories: Health, Science and Technology|Tags: , , , |

Silicon Valley paying attention to small nation following emergence of unicorn and Covid app Sandwiched between the giant economies of Brazil and Argentina, Uruguay has traditionally been at a disadvantage when it came to attracting foreign investment into its promising tech sector. But with the recent emergence of the country’s first unicorn and another company [...]