Uruguay

Uruguay arriba- WE DID IT!!!

finals of the copa America: Uruguay - Paraguay 3.0

We are the champions, we are the champions….. YES!!! We are at the top of the world, the American world of soccer! Yesterday we won the copa America!!! Thank to a wonderful team with Luis Suarez, the best players in the copa and Diego Forlán, the goal-getter of two out of the three goals in the finals. We are now living in football heaven, the whole nation united in the fever of success. What a … [Read more...]

Wind power for Uruguay!

wind energy plans for Uruguay

What a good thing to read that Uruguay is now putting its hopes into wind energy!! I really want to share this one with you! "Uruguay´s state owned power company UTE moved closer to linking with Brazil´s Electrobras for wind projects after its board gave the go-ahead to explore a partnerhip. Both countries are anxious in developing alternative energies. "Recharge" an … [Read more...]

Uruguay im Kampf gegen Tabakkonzern

ehemaliger Präsident Uruguays Tabare Vazquez

Philip Morris klagt auf Schadenersatz Eines der kleinsten Länder Südamerikas muss sich gegen den größten Tabakkonzern der Welt vor einem internationalen Gerichtshof verantworten. Philip Morris verklagt Uruguay von der Schweiz aus, wo es seit 2001 seinen Hauptsitz hat, auf zwei Milliarden US-Dollar Schadensersatz. Grund: Die Investitionen des Konzerns hätten durch die drastischen … [Read more...]

Uruguay oil search finds promising shale play

The sun sets in the Uruguayan province of Durazno. (Photo: Esteba Fort)

Have you ever heard that Uruguay could possibly have their own oil?? I always thought that only the big brother Brazil is in the club of the chosen ones who no more have to spend a fortune on their fuel. on the contrary: it looks a lot like the beginning of having their own! Read more about it from a journalist of the associated press: MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay — Oil and gas-importing Uruguay has … [Read more...]

Simplemente Uruguay

Los uruguayos históricamente nos hemos valorado poco. Llamamos a nuestro país como "paisito". Estar entre dos grandes (Argentina y Brasil), ser descendientes de inmigrantes, el escaso desarrollo capitalista, la pequeña población, entre otras situaciones no ha convencido que somos un país poco atractivo. Afortunadamente en los últimos años ha ido cambiando. Actualmente el uruguayo comienza a … [Read more...]

O Uruguai – descrito por José Luís Peixoto / escritor português

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Uruguai PRIMEIRAS IMPRESSÕES   14 horas fechado num avião é muito tempo. Sobretudo para quem vai num dos bancos do meio, nem à janela e nem no corredor, com os cotovelos a tentarem uma disputa inglória pelos braços da cadeira. Esta seria toda a história do meu voo entre Paris e Buenos Aires (com a memória de um voo entre Lisboa e Paris, com a perspectiva de um voo entre Buenos Aires e … [Read more...]