Uruguay Daily News

17 June 2024

Uruguay better equipped in case of new drought

Uruguayan authorities are adopting contingency measures in case a new drought comes about in September as the La Niña phenomenon has been forecast to be bringing along a ...

12 June 2024

World Bank: Uruguay in for economic growth above par in 2024

The same World Bank report that foresaw a gloomy 2024 for Argentina forecasted a 3.2% growth for Uruguay in a region headed for poor average performance, the "World Econom ...

11 June 2024

Paraguay enacts "linked towns" bill for residents of border locations

Paraguayan President Santiago Peña signed into law a bill providing for the creation of the so-called "linked towns" bordering Argentina and Brazil. The measure grants re ...

10 June 2024

Montevideo launches mobile flu vaccination

Health teams from Montevideo's City Council will start canvassing the Uruguayan capital from Monday through Friday with mobile vaccination units to foster immunization aga ...

7 June 2024

Uruguay's Ancap posts US$ 48 million losses in three months

Uruguay's state-owned oil company Ancap reported this week losses worth US$ 48 million in the last three months after needing to import fuel to meet local demand following ...

5 June 2024

Uruguay's interannual inflation stands at 4.1% in May

Uruguay's National Statistics Institute (INE) released a report Wednesday in Montevideo showing that the Consumer Price Index (CPI) went up 0.4% in May for an accumulated ...

5 June 2024

Fitch keeps Uruguay's rating unchanged and stable

The international credit rating agency Fitch announced Tuesday that it was keeping Uruguay's BBB grade unchanged and with a stable outlook given the South American country ...

4 June 2024

Uruguay to prioritize Mercosur's ties with China

Uruguay's Foreign Ministry Omar Paganini anticipated that revitalizing dialogue with China will be a main priority once his country takes over the pro-tempore presidency o ...

30 May 2024

Uruguay issues decree to speed up admittance of Venezuelan asylum seekers

The Uruguayan Government issued a decree Wednesday expediting the admission of some 3,500 Venezuelan refugees into the country, Foreign Minister Omar Paganini announced in ...