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Wed, 17 Jan 2018 08:37:00 GMT
Uruguayan farmers surprise government and take to the roads to protest fiscal policies
Uruguayan farmers with their tractors, harvesters, trucks, vans and on horseback took to the roads to protest the cost of fuel, power, increased taxes and an over bloated national budget and bureaucracy which they blame for mak...

Sun, 14 Jan 2018 12:42:00 GMT
The “ship of the millionaires” comes to Punta del Este
Imagine having breakfast with an explorer and documentalist who turns out to be Jacques Cousteau's granddaughter. Or listen to a conference aboard the Nobel Prize in Physics Shuji Nakamura. Imagine waking up one day on an exoti...

Wed, 10 Jan 2018 10:14:00 GMT
Blue tongue outbreak among sheep in Brazil
Uruguayan animal health authorities are on the alert following the outbreak of a blue tongue focus among sheep in south Brazil. The outbreak has been located in Santa Maria, in central Rio Grande do Sul, and Uruguay's Agricultu...

Mon, 08 Jan 2018 05:53:00 GMT
Argentina dismantling the extortive power of the corrupt unions
A member of Argentina's elite of powerful union sharks has been arrested in Uruguay at his Great Chaparral ranch and is awaiting extradition to Buenos Aires to face charges of corruption, money laundering, extortion, stealing f...

Tue, 02 Jan 2018 10:53:00 GMT
Japan prepared to lift its ban on beef imports from Uruguay
Japan is planning to lift a ban on beef imports from Uruguay next year, ending a more than 17-year embargo following the outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease in the South American nation in 2000, according to government sources i...

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