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5 Ways My Life is Healthier in Uruguay

2020-07-01T11:16:29-03:00July 1, 2020|Categories: Culture, Made In, Tourism|Tags: , , , , |

I moved to Uruguay in 2006 for a mix of reasons: a new adventure, a simpler life, and to invest in real estate. Healthier living wasn’t on my list. It was a side benefit I discovered once here. And now, it’s one of the things about Uruguay I appreciate most. How, specifically, does my expat [...]

Uruguay Set to Amp Up its Cash Rebates, Fiscal Incentives

2020-06-25T12:59:12-03:00June 25, 2020|Categories: Culture, Uruguayans to the World|Tags: , , , |

Uruguay’s relatively new cash rebates, which attracted the likes of Keanu Reeves-produced Netflix series “Conquest” to shoot in the capital of Montevideo, is primed for expansion by the new film-friendly government led by new President Luis Lacalle Pou, who was sworn in on March 1. “The government is deeply committed to supporting the audiovisual industry, [...]

Uruguay’s ‘Summer Hit,’ ‘Las rojas,’ ‘Mateína,’ Set for Cannes’ Producers Network

2020-06-23T11:14:49-03:00June 23, 2020|Categories: Culture, Made In, Uruguayans to the World|Tags: , , |

Pablo Stoll’s “Summer Hit,” Matías Lucchessi’s “Las rojas,” Joaquín Peñagaricano and Pablo Abdala’s “Mateína” are some of the Uruguayan projects at different stages participating in a spotlight at Cannes’ Producers Network on the Marché du Film’s digital platform on Tuesday 23. Five Uruguayan companies, Tarkiofilm, Cimarrón, Montelona, Nadador and Salado, have been selected by the [...]

This is what happened to the artists worldwide

2020-06-18T13:05:04-03:00June 18, 2020|Categories: Culture, Uruguayans around the world|Tags: , , |

Facing an uncertain near future and aiming to ease their anxiety, our artists and technical staff teamed to create an innovative app to inspire and help people discover their own talent. At the beginning of 2020, while touring with a series of presentations around many cities in China, we glimpsed the danger which could spread [...]

Holberton School Continues LATAM Expansion With New Campus In Uruguay

2020-06-03T15:46:44-03:00June 3, 2020|Categories: Culture, Health, Science and Technology, Society|Tags: , , |

Leading tuition-deferred coding school now has 11 worldwide campuses, 5 in Latin America Holberton School, the tuition-deferred college alternative educating the next generation of digital workers, announced today the opening of a new location in a second Latin American country, Uruguay. This new campus, opening in Montevideo, brings Holberton’s total campus count to 11 worldwide [...]

As the pandemic cancels flights, Uruguay turns its airport into a drive-in

2020-05-29T14:30:43-03:00May 29, 2020|Categories: Culture|Tags: , |

Entertainment-starved Uruguayans can enjoy a socially distanced movie from their own vehicle with snacks just a WhatsApp away With commercial flights cancelled around much of the world because of the coronavirus pandemic, one country has adapted its main airport to a new use: as a drive-in cinema. Instead of planes flying in and out of [...]

Uruguay is the first country to return to the set

2020-05-27T15:39:37-03:00May 27, 2020|Categories: Culture, Made In|Tags: , , , |

New Health and Safety Plan for the Audiovisual Industry lays the foundations for the sector to resume its activities After a period of inactivity due to the global pandemic, the Association of Film Producers and Directors of Uruguay (ASOPROD), the Business Chamber of Advertising Producers of Uruguay (CEPPU) and the Union of Technical and Professional [...]

Uruguayan illustration, a fashion art in the international market

2020-05-20T12:16:35-03:00May 20, 2020|Categories: Culture, Made In, Uruguayans around the world|Tags: , , , |

With color and creativity, Uruguayan illustrators are positioning this small country in the global children's and youth book market, where stories are left empty without the painted images, which, in the form of an album book, triumph in Europe and Asia."An image is worth a thousand words," reads a popular saying shared by members of [...]

Why Garzón, Uruguay Is the World’s Best Under-the-Radar Foodie Destination

2020-01-14T10:22:57-03:00January 14, 2020|Categories: Culture, Home, Tourism|Tags: , , , |

On a Monday evening, standing on a dirt road in a tiny Uruguayan town, I found myself sipping a grapefruit Negroni and mingling with a group of journalists and wine industry professionals. Some fires blazed nearby, sending wafts of smoke up into the air as a scraggly dog sat near my feet and waiters passed [...]

How Punta del Este Became the Jet-Set Playground of South America

2020-01-14T10:01:29-03:00January 14, 2020|Categories: Culture, Home, Tourism|Tags: , , , |

There's a reason it's known as the “Monaco of the South." Every year, in the period between Christmas and New Year’s, the population of Punta del Este, Uruguay swells from under 10,000 to around 400,000. About two hours up the coast from Montevideo, Punta—as the locals call it—has been dubbed the “Hamptons of South America” [...]

Uruguay’s The Sharks Wins the Awards for Best Film and Best Actress at the Milan Film Festival

2019-10-14T11:05:48-03:00October 14, 2019|Categories: Culture, Home, Made In|Tags: , , , |

The Uruguayan film The Sharks / Los tiburones, the debut feature by writer-director Lucía Garibaldi, has topped the 24th edition of the Milan Film Festival winning the awards for Best International Feature and for Best Actress. An engaging and provocative coming-of-age tale, The Sharks tells the story of 14-year-old Rosina (played by the wonderful newcomer [...]

Uruguay Week in the UK was a success

2020-05-29T13:53:05-03:00October 3, 2019|Categories: Country Brand, Culture, Health, Science and Technology|Tags: , , , |

Uruguay XXI showcased opportunities in Pharma, Medicinal Cannabis and Creative Industries. In September, Uruguay Week was held in the United Kingdom, with activities organized by the investment, export and country brand promotion agency, Uruguay XXI, the Embassy of Uruguay in the United Kingdom, the British Embassy in Montevideo and the Department of International Trade of [...]