Latest Montevideo Stories

2009-10-01 15:19:00

COLOGNE, Germany, Oct. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 150 participants joined in the second stop on the GLOBALGAP TOUR 2009 in Montevideo last week. The TOUR 2009 will visit five continents between now and November as part of its outreach and consultation to key stakeholders in the run-up to its new version of guidelines, to be published in 2011. Leaders from the livestock, produce and floral commodity sectors in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Ecuador, Mexico,...

2008-11-11 06:00:18

The Mayor of Montevideo approved incentives for electric car ownership and use in Uruguay, according to industry pioneer ZAP (OTCBB: ZAAP). "The incentives range from free parking for electric cars within Montevideo, the capital of Uruguay, to no tolls on roads or bridges and no registration for three years," said Fernando Cancela of ZAP Latin America. Montevideo mayor Ricardo Ehrlich, a biologist, wants to make the capital of Uruguay the electric car capital of the world. Last month, as a...

2008-11-04 06:00:22

Sabre Airline Solutions has opened a new, full-service customer care center in Bangalore, expanding its current customer support operations and providing enhanced expertise to Sabre's global airline customers. The center, to be fully operational by Jan. 1, 2009, will complement the current customer care center in Montevideo, Uruguay. The two centers will be completely integrated to provide Sabre's global customers with even stronger 24/7 support. The new Bangalore center represents...

2008-06-19 09:00:59

Uruguay preparing defense over Argentine indictment against paper mill MONTEVIDEO, June 17 (Xinhua) -- Uruguay is preparing its defense against the Argentine demand in the International Court of Justice (ICJ) over a controversial paper pulp plant on a river that forms the border between both countries, local media reported Tuesday. Authorities will hold a meeting in Uruguay's capital Montevideo later this month to "give the final touches to the answer to the demand," which should be...

2006-11-08 12:00:40

MIAMI, Nov. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- American Airlines will begin seasonal nonstop service between its Miami hub and Montevideo, Uruguay, this November. The seasonal service was originally introduced in December 2004, and is being renewed this year as a result of its success. American's nonstop flight will operate from Nov. 17, 2006, to April 10, 2007, and will be flown three times weekly in each direction. On days the nonstop flight does not operate, American will continue to fly its...

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  • Remarkable; prodigious.
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This word is probably from the dialectal 'boldacious,' a blend of 'bold' and 'audacious.'