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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’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 [...]

The Promise of Uruguay

2020-06-10T12:53:41-03:00June 10, 2020|Categories: Food & Wines, Made In|Tags: , , , |

Something is incredibly familiar to me about Uruguay. It reminds me of Southern California in the 1970s when I was growing up. It seems so untouched and original. People are friendly. Ambiance is chilled and natural. Beaches are pristine like the countryside. It’s unspoiled. Of course, I have only been to Punta del Este a [...]

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 [...]

Caviar Demand Is Starting to Recover for Latin American Exporter

2020-05-25T14:48:28-03:00May 25, 2020|Categories: Made In|Tags: , |

Uruguayan caviar producer Estuario del Plata has started to receive orders from U.S., European and Russian importers after its sales virtually ground to a halt for two months due to the coronavirus pandemic. “With all of our clients that we speak to there is a certain optimism that things are starting to pick up,” Chief [...]

Uruguay’s dLocal integrates with Shopify

2020-05-20T13:37:01-03:00May 20, 2020|Categories: Health, Science and Technology, Made In|Tags: , , |

dLocal, an Uruguayan company that specializes in cross-border payments for emerging markets, recently announced a partnership with Canadian e-commerce company Shopify. This partnership allows international e-commerce merchants to accept local payment methods in emerging markets through dLocal’s payment processing network. With dLocal, merchants can bypass the typically time-consuming setup through a payment gateway and gain real-time [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

A quintessentially Uruguayan evening in London

2019-01-07T18:00:50-03:00December 11, 2018|Categories: Culture, Home, Made In, Tourism|Tags: |

Football, wine and the best of Uruguayan gastronomy celebrated at the Emirates Stadium. London, 21st November 2018. Uruguay’s country brand ‘Uruguay Natural’ travelled to London last week to use the friendly match against Brazil in the Emirates Stadium as a platform to promote and position the country abroad. The match took place last Friday, 16th [...]

Uruguay celebrated 30 years of diplomatic relations with China with successful country promotion activities

2019-02-11T15:09:46-03:00November 26, 2018|Categories: Country Brand, Culture, Home, Made In|Tags: |

As a result of its participation in the China-LAC summit, the China International Import Expo and the organization of the Uruguay Week in China, the Chinese press published almost 200 newspaper articles. Throughout 2018, Uruguay celebrated 30 years of friendship with China by participating in various events and promoting the "Uruguay in China Week" in [...]

Uruguay Natural arrived to London and Paris with the Uruguayan National Team

2019-02-11T11:24:38-03:00November 22, 2018|Categories: Country Brand, Home, Made In, Tourism|Tags: , |

The international friendly matches played by La Celeste in Europe, against Brazil and France, were the scene of two activities to promote the Country Brand. Football, a fundamental element of Uruguayan national identity, served as a framework for the presentation and promotion of the country abroad. On this occasion, Uruguay XXI, the country's investment, export [...]