The tobacco giant has to pay $7m to the small South American nation in a dispute over cigarette adverts. But the case could still set a worrying precedent
Latin American countries should worry about tire disposal as it poses environmental damage.
Uruguayan electronics technician Sergio Olivieri has developed a system that uses virtual reality, or VR, to help rehabilitate people with brain damage
Since 2011 Uruguayan’s zoos have been turning into eco parks and natural reserves and most of its animals are now enjoying better life conditions.
If Latam summons images of political turmoil, populist tyrants, religous mania and epic corruption, think agaoin: Tiny Uruguay, pulling itself up by its bootstraps, has morphed into one of the most progressive nations on earth
Shady deals with Venezuela reek of cronyism, must be investigated. Rather than flying suitcases full of money into a neighboring country, the Petrobras corruption scandal that emerged in Brazil in early 2014 demonstrated more sophisticated methods to help friendly foreign governments.
Uruguay's budget deficit reached 4% of GDP during 2016, equivalent to US$ 2.043bn, the worst performance since 1989, according to the latest figures released by the government's stats office, INE.
Recreational marijuana is now allowed in the South American country
The Uruguayan government launched a prevention and awareness campaign on the non-medical use of marijuana on Tuesday, the same day on which post offices around the country began registering future legal purchasers of pot.
How the South American nation achieved social welfare without socialism
Uruguay is on the verge of implementing legal cultivation, sale and consumption of marijuana. What will be the economic implications of these policies?
Trade promotion agency Uruguay XXI and the European Union delegation plan to hold the 1st European Investment Forum June 21-22 in Montevideo as part of an effort to increase business in the South American country
The free trade agreement allows us to defend the presence of our products in the markets and will provide easier market access
The goal is to help investors avoid paying taxes on their activities in both Uruguay and Chile. E-commerce, intellectual property, cooperation, labor and gender rights will be addressed in the free trade agreement.
After improving the tourist passes, the government will undertake the necessary investments to improve the logistical trade flow of cargo transport in those border passes,
Uruguay is joining Brazil and Argentina as a pioneer in Latin America by requiring anti-lock braking systems (ABS)
The question remains,...Will Uruguay's legalization of recreational marijuana put illegal sellers out of business?
Uruguay has a great deal of interest in advancing toward freer trade with China, since that country is Uruguay’s leading trade partner
The country can't rest on its laurels, says Development Bank of Latin America representative
In his current two-week visit to Europe, Uruguayan President Tabare Vasquez will look to persuade investors into his $12 billion roads and railways plan.
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