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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 [...]

Why Uruguay’s Unprecedented Shift to Clean Energy Is a Model for the World

2020-04-29T15:15:46-03:00April 29, 2020|Categories: Health, Science and Technology, Production and Energy, Society|Tags: , , |

In terms of progressive ideas, Uruguay has always punched above its weight. It introduced a free, universal public education system in 1878, 40 years before the United States. Eventually, Uruguay blossomed into one of the most robust social welfare states in Latin America, with the region’s lowest income inequality. It was the first country in the world to [...]

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 [...]

Beyond Montevideo: Why Uruguay’s Wineries Need to Be on Your Radar

2020-05-29T13:48:45-03:00October 3, 2019|Categories: Tourism|Tags: , , |

Within an hour of busy Montevideo, Uruguay’s fertile Canelones wine region beckons with more than 80 vineyards tucked into its transporting, pastoral setting. Thoughts of a wine-focused vacation in South America might instantly conjure up images of sipping malbec among the mountains of Mendoza, Argentina’s premier wine region. Or, they might even turn to Chile, [...]

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 [...]

Uruguay obtained USD 1,200 million at a lower cost in a new global issue

2017-02-20T03:00:31-03:00March 10, 2015|Categories: Home|Tags: , , |

The response to the opening of the 2050 bond doubled the amount offered and paid a rate lower than the previous tranche. According to analysts this is a "financial score". The confidence of global investors in Uruguayan debt was confirmed late February when the Ministry of Economy opened the 2050 global bond in US dollars [...]

Uruguay will be a world leader in wind power in 2015 and this has been noted by the world media

2017-02-20T03:00:31-03:00March 10, 2015|Categories: Home|Tags: , , , |

"Uruguay aims to become a world leader in wind energy supply in 2015, surpassing countries such as Germany, Spain and Denmark". This is how an article published by the Argentine journalist Andrés Repetto begins. In the environment section of his online channel, ARSemanal (a global news program in which he shows a summary of the [...]

A Uruguayan that has become an international jockey

2015-04-12T17:19:01-03:00March 10, 2015|Categories: Home|Tags: , , , |

Marcelo Chirico qualified for the Las Vegas Show Jumping World Cup and will be the first Uruguayan jockey to compete at that level. Marcelo Chirico stunned the world when he won the gold medal in the individual show jumping event during the first edition of the Singapore 2010 Youth Olympic Games. Today, at age 22, [...]

Punta del Este launched South America’s first lightning inhibitor

2015-04-12T16:57:54-03:00March 10, 2015|Categories: Home|Tags: , , , |

Montoya beach was chosen for the installation of the first devices that instead of attracting and capturing lightning prevent its formation. This is a purely Uruguayan development. This summer a lightning inhibitor was launched in Punta del Este. This technology differs from the lightning conductor because it prevents the formation of the phenomenon and, instead [...]

“The new man” by the Uruguayan Aldo Garay won the Teddy award for the best LGBT documentary at the Berlinale

2017-02-20T03:00:32-03:00March 10, 2015|Categories: Home|Tags: , , , |

The award acknowledges the "20 year struggle of the trans community in Uruguay" as well as the film for its "intimate and powerful" insight. Avenues are wide, designed to accommodate several rows of tanks. On the outside, buildings still retain the coldness of a war that never took place and which split the world in [...]

For Fortune, Uruguay is the “most unexpected champion of capitalism”

2017-02-20T03:00:32-03:00March 10, 2015|Categories: Home|Tags: , , |

The article on the country's economic reality states that: "As José Mujica’s five-year presidential term comes to a close, Uruguay has become a bastion of pragmatic economic policies that favor business and foreign investment". "Not what you would have imagined from a former guerrilla fighter with socialist leanings". This is the beginning of an article [...]