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In soccer-mad Uruguay, boys should try ballet too, says Cavani

2020-09-11T16:06:36-03:00September 11, 2020|Categories: Film & Art|Tags: , , |

Edinson Cavani has swapped football boots for ballet shoes to help popularize classical dance for boys and smash stereotypes in his native Uruguay. As the football world speculates on the 33-year-old's future, Cavani donned tights at the Uruguay National Ballet school in Montevideo recently to lend himself to efforts to get young boys in soccer-mad [...]

Uruguay, a great country to retire in South America

2020-09-09T13:32:59-03:00September 9, 2020|Categories: Tourism|Tags: , |

According to International Living magazine, Uruguay is ranked as one of the best destination to retire in South America as Ecuador, Colombia and Perú. South America fits the bill for many expats when it comes to looking for the perfect retirement haven. In many countries in the region, you’ll enjoy a relaxed lifestyle, established expat [...]

12 Companies Driving Growth in Uruguay’s Expanding Production Sector

2020-09-07T12:35:52-03:00September 7, 2020|Categories: Culture, Film & Art|Tags: , , |

Uruguay’s already expanding industry still has plenty of room to grow and looks primed to do so with its new financing pilot program about to be extended until 2025 and a host of companies who cut their teeth in international co-production. Below, Variety highlights twelve Uruguayan companies with outstanding resumes in both domestic and international [...]

Zara (Inditex) Picks dLocal to Support e-Commerce Operations in Uruguay and Paraguay

2020-09-01T16:12:59-03:00September 1, 2020|Categories: Health, Science and Technology|Tags: , , |

dLocal’s platform accepts local payments in Uruguay and Paraguay, providing a seamless experience for customers. dLocal, an award-winning fintech company that specializes in cross-border payments for emerging markets, announced today that it is supporting Zara’s e-commerce operations in Uruguay and Paraguay through the use of its payments platform. This provides an enhanced online shopping experience [...]

Uruguay Reopens Borders with the European Union

2020-08-24T16:49:17-03:00August 24, 2020|Categories: Home|Tags: , |

Uruguay’s Minister of Tourism, Germán Cardoso, announced on Tuesday that Uruguay will reopen borders for tourism to European Union citizens. This decision was made after the resumption operations between Madrid and Montevideo in July have worked positively. According to Hosteltur, Uruguay’s borders were opened to its citizens residing abroad, foreigners with residence or anyone who [...]

Where to Eat in Montevideo, Uruguay

2020-08-21T15:31:10-03:00August 21, 2020|Categories: Food & Wines|Tags: , |

Uruguay's superstar chef Lucia Soria talks pivoting during the pandemic and shares her favorite places to eat. There is much I forget about 2019—what it felt like to hug friends, or drink at a crowded dive bar—but there is one thing I could never: my first trip to Uruguay. The time I spent in and [...]

Uruguay: a Tiny Country Turned Mighty Nearshore Outsourcing Hub

2020-08-19T16:07:49-03:00August 19, 2020|Categories: Health, Science and Technology, Rankings|Tags: , , |

Uruguay might not come immediately to mind when it comes to Latin American nearshore powerhouses, yet its potential, talented pool of developers and facilities for foreign companies has definitely made this little South American destination worth a more thorough look. Discover what has earned Uruguay the nickname “The Silicon Valley of South America” and what [...]

YVY Life Sciences, A Cannabis Success Story In Uruguay

2020-08-17T12:56:15-03:00August 17, 2020|Categories: Health, Science and Technology|Tags: , |

Green open spaces and sunshine. The dream of the countryside. The longing for a quiet life: fresh air, slow times, calm. Thus, in that search, a couple of serial entrepreneurs - her an Uruguayan, him a South African - settled in Canelones, in rural Montevideo, and founded YVY Life Science, a medical cannabis company that [...]

Uruguay’s grid operator, UTE, partners with Energy Web on blockchain-based innovation

2020-08-13T11:02:05-03:00August 13, 2020|Categories: Production and Energy|Tags: , , |

Today Uruguay’s grid operator, Administración Nacional de Usinas y Trasmisiones Eléctricas (UTE), and Energy Web jointly announced a partnership to pursue blockchain-based solutions that will enable UTE to innovate and evolve under a variety of potential future scenarios. The to-be-developed solutions will leverage the Energy Web Decentralized Operating System (EW-DOS), including the Energy Web Chain [...]

10 things you didn’t know about sheep in Uruguay

2020-08-11T10:33:09-03:00August 11, 2020|Categories: Made In|Tags: , |

Better-known for cows rather than sheep, Uruguay isn’t New Zealand or Yorkshire but its ovine sector is definitely interesting and colourful. This month, we bring you just 10 things you probably didn’t know about sheep, lamb and wool in Uruguay, particularly as we head towards ExpoPrado, the country’s largest livestock show. 1- Lots of sheep. [...]

Real Estate Buyers Social Distancing As Far Away As Uruguay

2020-08-07T10:43:06-03:00August 7, 2020|Categories: Economy|Tags: , |

As the pandemic's long-feared second wave comes crashing down on us like a mammoth breaker pounding a cracker box coastal village, some real estate shoppers are looking for values far from the densely-packed districts that are their customary areas of interest. How far? How about Uruguay? As in the South American nation of 3.5 million [...]

Why Uruguay Finished First in Our Anti-Corruption Ranking

2020-08-04T09:33:30-03:00August 3, 2020|Categories: Rankings, Society|Tags: , |

Economy and geography helped the country top the CCC Index. But the key is politics. When Uruguay was included in this year’s Capacity to Combat Corruption (CCC) Index, we knew that the small South American nation had a good chance of ranking first among the 15 countries analyzed. After all, Uruguay typically performs well compared to [...]