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One American’s Unexpected Love Letter to Uruguay During the Global Pandemic

2020-10-06T11:46:16-03:00October 6, 2020|Categories: Culture, Home|Tags: , |

Dearest Uruguay, I landed here on February 25th, and my plan was to stay with you for one month. My return flight home to New York City was booked for March 25th. That flight was canceled. Your airport was closed, and as I write this 7 months later, we are still together. During these last [...]

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 [...]

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. [...]

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 [...]

Gabriela Hearst to Show Spring 2021 Collection During Paris Fashion Week

2020-07-13T12:41:17-03:00July 13, 2020|Categories: Culture, Made In, Uruguayans around the world|Tags: , |

Sustainability and luxury with a conscience have long been hallmarks of her brand. As reported, Paris Fashion Week will take place this fall with physical shows, augmented by a digital platform. The spring 2021 women’s wear fashion week will be held from Sept. 28 to Oct. 6. Hearst’s show date hasn’t been set yet. The [...]

In Midst of Covid Chaos, One Latin American Nation Gets It Right

2020-07-06T12:57:26-03:00July 6, 2020|Categories: Culture, Society|Tags: |

Uruguay has become an oasis in the middle of a Covid-19 storm. Despite sharing a border with Brazil, a coronavirus epicenter, the nation hasn’t had more than 100 active cases at any point for almost a month. In all, it’s reported just 932 confirmed cases since the pandemic began and 27 deaths. Next door, Argentina [...]

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 [...]