MONTEVIDEO European and Latin American leaders met on Thursday to seek a peaceful and political solution to Venezuela's deepening crisis, while a U.S. admiral suggested socialist President Nicolas Maduro does not have the loyalty of many within his military.
MONTEVIDEO European and Latin American leaders gathered on Thursday in the Uruguayan capital of Montevideo to discuss a plan to solve the deepening crisis in Venezuela, while urging the global community to back away from direct intervention.
MONTEVIDEO Uruguay's Vice President Raul Sendic resigned on Saturday amid accusations that he misused public funds while heading state oil company Ancap.
MONTEVIDEO Pharmacies in Uruguay began selling cannabis directly to consumers on Wednesday, culminating a long and pioneering legalization effort that began over three years ago.
PUNTA DEL ESTE, Uruguay ENAP, Chile's state-run oil company, expects to seal an agreement during the Southern Hemisphere's winter months to export gas to neighboring Argentina, its chief executive said on Wednesday.
MONTEVIDEO, Feb 1 Uruguay will sell $2.05
billion in debt in 2017, up from $1.7 billion last year, the
Economy Ministry said in a report, as the country aims to
balance its books after posting its sharpest fiscal deficit in
MONTEVIDEO Jorge Batlle, a veteran politician who was the fourth member of his Catalan immigrant family to be president of Uruguay, died on Monday, a day before his 89th birthday.
MONTEVIDEO Uruguay on Friday urged a former Guantanamo prisoner demanding to be reunited with his family to end a two-month-old hunger strike and said it was trying to transfer him to another country.
MONTEVIDEO Uruguay's heavily indebted state-run oil company Ancap plans to clamp spending limits on all its subsidiaries in a bid to boost profitability, according to an internal document seen by Reuters on Wednesday.
MONTEVIDEO The World Bank's International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) ruled in favor of Uruguay on Friday in a suit filed by Philip Morris International seeking compensation for economic damages caused by the nation's anti-tobacco measures.