Uruguay Courts Private Investors For Solar Energy Projects

It seems only fitting that a country with the Sun of May on its flag would see a bright future in solar energy. That’s the situation in Uruguay where the government is preparing to open the bid process to private developers seeking to capitalize on the next phase of the country’s ambitious renewable energy initiatives. According to El Observador, Uruguay …

Charming Colonia Is Uruguay’s Fastest-Growing Safe Deposit Box

The surge in Argentine bank deposits in Uruguay made front page news last week and should come as a surprise to no one who has followed the impact of Argentine currency controls on everything from new construction to existing property sales to outbound tourism. The surprising part of the story is exactly where those funds are being deposited in Uruguay. …

VanityBA: The Running Boom Sprints Through Argentina

In terms of competition, Argentina has long been associated with classic team sports like futbol, rugby, polo and field hockey. But it’s an individual sport that has swept through the country in recent years winning converts, alleviating stress and changing lifestyles. “The Running Boom: In 4 Years, The Number of Runners In Argentina Doubled” is the headline of Fernando Soriano’s …

Uruguay Soy Farms Poised To Benefit From Regional Problems

A recent spate of disasters, both natural and man-made, in neighboring Argentina and Brazil are giving Uruguay soy farmers cause for additional optimism as the fall harvest inches ever closer. “Various Factors Affirm (Uruguay) Soy,” is the headline of Blasina & Associates regional analysis published today in El Observador highlighting a laundry list of issues plaguing soy producers across the …

Buquevoos: Airline Restoring Critical Uruguay:Brazil Routes

BQB Airlines, the winged version of the popular ferry link between Argentina and Uruguay, is gradually restoring air service between Montevideo and major cities in Brazil, critical routes that disappeared last year with the dissolution of Pluna last July. Earlier this month, BQB initiated daily ATR 72/500 service between Montevideo’s Carrasco International and Porto Alegre. Flights depart Montevideo at 07:00 …