Uruguay Daily News

5 October 2022

Brazil, with Mercosur partners, plans to become a global rice exporting hub

As India, the world leader in exports restricts rice shipments, Brazil signaled at the World Trade Organization (WTO) that together with Mercosur partners, it is ready to ...

5 October 2022

EU-Mercosur agreement ratified in 2023? Uruguayan Foreign Minister sees it possible

It's been more than two decades since the negotiations began. Yet, geopolitical conditions have never been favorable to ratify the agreement between the European Union (EU ...

4 October 2022

Leading meteorologist forecasts dry months ahead for Uruguay

Uruguay's rural producers were discouraged Tuesday after expert meteorologist Mario Bidegain forecast this year's Spring will be the third in a row with a rainfall deficit ...

3 October 2022

Prosecutor asked Interpol to issue red alert for Uruguayan passports of Russians in Lacalle Pou's bodyguard case

Uruguayan prosecutor Gabriela Fossati, in charge of the investigation into the case of President Luis Lacalle Pou's former chief of custody, Alejandro Astesiano, requested ...

1 October 2022

Hake fishing halted for conservation purposes

Authorities from Uruguay and Argentina have agreed to halt hake capture effective Oct. 1 on a temporary basis to preserve the species, it was announced.

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30 September 2022

Price of gasoline to fall in October, diesel and cooking gas remain stable in Uruguay

Uruguayan authorities ordered a reduction in the price of gasoline at pumps of UY$ 3 (US$ 0.073) per liter effective Oct. 1 while diesel and cooking gas will remain unchan ...

28 September 2022

Ukraine accused Uruguay of participating in a “collective crime” against its state; Uruguay responded

Ukrainian officials have pointed fingers at Uruguay for allegedly participating in a “collective crime” by supporting President Vladimir Putin's attempt to annex occup ...

28 September 2022

Lacalle Pou's custody chief arrested and charged: he used to meet with accomplices in presidential office

Uruguayan prosecutor Gabriela Fossati requested this Tuesday the formalization of the investigation and asked for the preventive imprisonment of Alejandro Astesiano, the p ...

27 September 2022

Russia needs to withdraw from Ukraine, Uruguay's Bustillo tells UN

Uruguayan Foreign Minister Francisco Bustillo Monday told the 77th United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in New York that Russia's withdrawal from Ukraine was essential.< ...