Uruguay Daily News

21 February 2024

Uruguay beef export up 11,5% in January; Brazil to remain leader in poultry and beef global sales

During the first month of the year, Uruguay exported 52.935 tons of beef, an 11,5% increase over the same period in 2023. However the overall income for the shipments was ...

21 February 2024

Uruguay: River travel surcharge to trigger legal challenges

Buquebús and Colonia Express, the two shipping companies providing regular passenger services between Argentina and Uruguay, announced this week that they planned to chal ...

20 February 2024

Uruguay's ambassador to Venezuela resigns

Uruguay's Ambassador to Venezuela Eber da Rosa announced Monday that he was resigning for personal reasons. His decision left the Multicolor Government of President Luis ...

19 February 2024

Uruguayan orchestra plays concert at Antarctic Artigas Base

Uruguay's Official Service of Broadcasting, Performances, and Shows (Servicio Oficial de Difusión, Representaciones y Espectáculos - Sodre) National Youth Orchestra (OJS ...

19 February 2024

Four cruise ships due in Montevideo in one day

The large-size Azamara Quest, Seabourn Quest, MSC Musica, and Norwegian Star cruise ships are scheduled to call on Monday in the Uruguayan port of Montevideo bringing ove ...

17 February 2024

Pepe Mujica criticizes Venezuelan Government's authoritarianism: “You can call him a dictatorship”

In the wake of Venezuela's recent wave of repression and arrests, former Uruguayan President and leftist regional leader José “Pepe” Mujica has spoken out against the ...

17 February 2024

US and Uruguay deepen bilateral ties at annual meeting in Washington DC

The United States and Uruguay held their second Annual Bilateral Inter-Ministerial Dialogue in Washington on Feb. 15, 2024. Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemis ...

17 February 2024

Uruguay: Pepe Mujica says only Yamandú Orsi can beat the Whites

Former Uruguayan President José Pepe Mujica said Friday that he would endorse the presidential bid of Canelones Governor Yamandú Orsi on behalf of the leftwing Broad Fro ...

17 February 2024

Surcharge imposed on ship travel to/from Uruguay

The Uruguayan government of President Luis Lacalle Pou issued a decree whereby a new surcharge of US$ 2.56 (US$2.10 plus VAT) per passenger will be added to travel by ship ...