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Coronavirus: Only one country was willing to help trapped Kiwi cruise passengers

2020-04-14T20:12:48-03:00April 13, 2020|Categories: Country Brand, Health, Science and Technology, Home, Society|Tags: , , |

Once the relieved New Zealand and Australian cruise passengers repatriated from the Greg Mortimer, stranded for days in South America, settle into life back home, they may care to reflect on the heroic rescue by Uruguayan authorities. The successful operation is the subject of immense national pride in Uruguay, the story dominating front pages in the [...]

France praises the work of Plan Ceibal in uruguayan education

2020-04-14T19:56:20-03:00April 13, 2020|Categories: Country Brand, Health, Science and Technology|Tags: , , |

The French state media highlighted the benefits of virtual education in the times of COVID-19. With the headline "In Uruguay, confined students benefit from a unique virtual education policy", the French state-run media Radio France Internationale (RFI) highlighted the key role that Plan Ceibal ("One Laptop Per Child") currently plays in continuing with the educational tasks [...]

Uruguayan researchers develop new COVID-19 test

2020-04-14T20:07:04-03:00April 13, 2020|Categories: Country Brand, Health, Science and Technology, Made In|Tags: , , , |

The country also sequenced the entire genome in local patients. In record time, Uruguay managed to respond to the challenges of the global COVID-19 pandemic, demonstrating once again the commitment and leadership of its scientific professionals. Following the agreement signed between the Ministry of Public Health (MSP), the University of the Republic (UdelaR) and the [...]

Udelar and Institut Pasteur developed diagnostic tests for the new coronavirus

2020-03-18T17:50:34-03:00March 18, 2020|Categories: Health, Science and Technology|Tags: , , , |

A team of scientists has developed a test assay that will help diagnose whether people are carriers of coronavirus. The information was confirmed to Subrayado by Udelar's teaching prorector, Juan Cristina and Gonzalo Moratorio, both are directors of the Molecular Virology Laboratory of the Faculty of Sciences, where the research was carried out in conjunction [...]

Uruguay: in the top 10 of Best in Travel 2020 according to Lonely Planet

2020-05-29T13:51:08-03:00October 22, 2019|Categories: Rankings, Tourism|Tags: , , |

The best destinations, journeys and sustainable travel experiences for the year ahead according to Lonely Planet. If Uruguay isn’t already on your South American bucket list, 2020 is the perfect year to add it. With 660km of Río de la Plata and Atlantic shoreline, a burgeoning wine industry, bubbling hot springs and endless rolling rangelands where South [...]

URUGUAY AT EXPO BEIJING 2019

2019-05-07T12:15:33-03:00May 7, 2019|Categories: Home|Tags: , |

From April 28 to October 7, Uruguay will be present at the largest horticultural exhibition in Asia with a country stand that shows it as a reliable supplier of food and services for China and the world. The agency for the promotion of investments, exports and country brand, Uruguay XXI coordinates the presence of Uruguay [...]

MONTEVIDEO IS THE SOUTH AMERICAN CITY WITH THE HIGHEST QUALITY OF LIFE

2019-04-26T10:25:35-03:00April 26, 2019|Categories: Home|Tags: , , , , |

The Uruguayan capital was once again valued by the consulting firm Mercer and retains its status in the 2019 ranking in the region. Mercer's latest evaluation valued Montevideo, the capital city of Uruguay, as the one with the highest quality of life in South America. In this annual ranking, the most southern capital of the [...]

How Uruguay is Evolving as Tourist Destination | Interview with Benjamín Liberof

2020-05-29T14:10:46-03:00March 6, 2019|Categories: Home, Tourism|Tags: , |

Benjamín Liberoff, Uruguay’s Vice Minister of Tourism, in this interview illustrates how the popular destination has changed over the years, what makes it unique in South America and where he likes to spend his own vacation. Our interview with Benjamín Liberoff is part of a special series and report on Uruguay. Benjamin, you are Uruguay’s [...]