Top 5 things to do in Montevideo

Home to a beautiful coastline, charming towns, green countryside dotted with cattle, and a welcoming, laid-back atmosphere is South America’s best-kept secret, Uruguay.

Uruguay's budget deficit 4% of GDP in 2016

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.

Chile and Uruguay to sign free-trade agreement

The Uruguayan president, Tabaré Vázquez, announced  last month in a cabinet meeting  that Uruguay will sign a free-trade agreement (FTA) with Chile in September, streamlining the rules governing the bilateral flow of goods and services.

Uruguay to sign free trade agreement with Chile

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.

Russia-Latin America to promote cooperation

Russia and Latin America are going to discuss ways of promoting their cooperation during the Russia-Latin America forum, which to be launched today in the Uruguayan capital of Montevideo

UK/Uruguay joined in a academic project

The UK and Uruguay are implementing a program in science education and innovation, part of a project which consists of a series of training opportunities offered by British experts in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) for almost 100 teachers

Uruguay’s Quiet Democratic Miracle

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 eart

Uruguay’s Own Petrobras Affair Casts a Shadow over Mujica

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.

Punta del Este

If you want to visit a real life paradise, Punta Del Este is the best choice. Considered as one of the most beautiful beaches of South America, it is a luxurious and beautiful destination that offers a seductive cycle of daily sunbathing and nightly carousing among other things.

Uruguay pledges 95% electricity from clean energy

In less than 10 years Uruguay has slashed its carbon footprint from the world, making the transition from fossil fuels to renewable energy look simple and affordable and giving the delegates in Paris a lesson of the importance of strong-decision making.

Uruguay's ruling Broad Front coalition divided over Venezuela

The strong 16 pages long letter sent by OAS (Organization of American States) secretary general Luis Almagro to Venezuelan electoral officials calling for transparency, international observers and freeing political prisoners, ahead of December 6 legislative elections, triggered an immediate furious insulting reaction from Venezuela's strongman Diosdado Cabello