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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 [...]

Tango Lovers’ I AM TANGO Will Be Broadcast August 1 on BroadwayWorld

2020-07-30T10:13:09-03:00July 28, 2020|Categories: Culture, Made In, Uruguayans around the world|Tags: , |

Multiple times awarded "Best Show of the Year" Tango Lovers Company will premiere on BroadwayWorld on August 1st. Tango Lovers' latest production "I am Tango" premiered for the first time in New York on March 2018 and last year, during its Euro-Asian tour, it was also presented by the most prestigious theater in Istanbul, Turkey. [...]

The world’s best vineyards for 2020 revealed

2020-07-24T13:31:47-03:00July 24, 2020|Categories: Food & Wines, Made In|Tags: , |

The comforting glug of wine into glass has been one of the few pleasures left to us during the long months of lockdown, but how much better to enjoy it on a sunlit winery terrace. The World's Best Vineyards awards, created to honor the finest in modern wine tourism, was meant to be held this [...]

70 years on from the ‘Maracanazo’, Brazil and Uruguay cannot forget

2020-07-22T10:10:14-03:00July 22, 2020|Categories: Culture, Uruguayans to the World|Tags: , , , |

Brazil great Pele was nine years old when his country suffered the “Maracanazo” trauma as Uruguay came from behind to win 2-1 in Rio de Janeiro to claim the 1950 World Cup. Pele’s father burst into tears when the winning goal was scored by Alcides Ghiggia. The young Pele promised his father he would win [...]

MIT Institute for Data, Systems, and Society builds educational partnership in Uruguay

2020-07-20T12:39:41-03:00July 20, 2020|Categories: Culture, Education|Tags: , , |

IDSS will provide support to learners who take the MicroMasters Program in Statistics and Data Science. In addition to making online education crucial to continued learning, the coronavirus pandemic poses the kind of global, societal challenges that must be addressed with rigorous data analysis. As the MIT Institute for Data, Systems, and Society (IDSS) and [...]