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How Uruguay is advancing its National Adaptation Plan across cities through adaptive solutions and education

2020-11-03T11:31:11-03:00November 3, 2020|Categories: Home|Tags: , |

Climate change is one of the main challenge cities will have to face in the coming future. Mitigation and adaptation are the two main approaches to cope with the effects of climate change on the earth and its population. There is international consensus that greening strategies in cities are one of the most effective adaptation [...]

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 [...]

Uruguay XXI launches ‘Uruguay Wools’ brand for global reach

2020-09-25T11:56:50-03:00September 25, 2020|Categories: Country Brand, Home|Tags: , |

Uruguay recently unveiled the brand ‘Uruguay Wools’ to promote its wool globally and turn the nation into a reference point in the wool industry, both at the regional and global levels. The event was attended by vice president Beatriz Argimón, president of the Uruguayan Wool Secretariat Miguel Sanguinetti and Jaime Miller, executive director of Uruguay [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 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 [...]

Uruguay a Good Place to Live, Invest or Visit? Country Report

2020-05-29T14:07:36-03:00March 6, 2019|Categories: Country Brand, Home|Tags: , |

When thinking about Uruguay, what comes to your mind? A question we asked on our Facebook page. Here some of the answers: “Uruguay is an amazing country. It has very nice places like José Ignacio where you can rest and enjoy the beauty and gastronomy of the place. Colonia is a beautiful and very interesting [...]

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 [...]