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2008-07-17 12:00:39

To: OUTDOORS EDITORS Contact: Michael Booth of IFAW - US, +52-55-5662-0559, mbooth@ifaw.org; or Joaquin de la Torre of IFAW - Latin America, +52 (55) 5662-0559 ext.

2008-07-17 03:00:31

By Rodden, Graeme An eager and educated workforce has set Botnia's Fray Bentos mill off on the right foot as startup set a record and customer feedback has been positive Although Botnia's senior vice president, Uruguay operations, Timo Piilonen, may call it "just a standard pulp mill", Botnia's impressive new complex in Fray Bentos, western Uruguay, about 300 km north of Montevideo, is really much more than that.

2008-07-12 12:00:18

The Rocky Mountain Strings will perform tonight at the "Fiesta Argentina-Uruguaya," a fund raiser designated to help the needy in Uruguay. Hispanic members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints organized the event.

2008-07-08 15:00:49

MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay, July 8 /PRNewswire/ -- The Republic of Uruguay, in accordance with the schedule of its offer launched on June 24, 2008 to holders in the United States (the "US Offer"), announced today that it expects to issue U.S.$134.96 million aggregate principal amount of its U.S.

2008-06-25 09:03:19

Uruguay detects first natural gas reserves MONTEVIDEO, June 24 (Xinhua) ?- Uruguay has detected its first natural gas reserves off its coast, the country's state-run energy company announced Tuesday.

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.

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2008-03-03 09:15:00

Venezuelan scientists and military officers took part in the country’s first visit to Antarctica. The 15-day voyage took the crew 2,300 miles over the span of 15 days before reaching its destination on Friday.

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2008-01-17 00:00:00

Fossil hunters in Uruguay have uncovered the greatest rodent that ever lived -- a one-ton monster that cruised the swamplands of South America some four million years ago.

2007-10-10 12:00:36

Beginning this Saturday, October 13, 2007, JumpTV will begin offering the 2010 South American World Cup Qualifying matches live, online. JumpTV will be broadcasting the first four rounds, or 20 games, of the World Cup Qualifying matches at JumpTV.com, available in the United States and Canada.

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.


Latest Uruguay Reference Libraries

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2007-12-18 13:09:45

The Chalk-browed Mockingbird (Mimus saturninus ), is a bird species of the family Mimidae. It is found in most of Brazil, and parts of Bolivia, Uruguay, Paraguay, Argentina, and Suriname. It has an extremely large range (around 4,400,000 square miles). Photo Credit: Eurico Zimbres

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2006-11-06 12:55:18

The White-browed Blackbird, Sturnella superciliaris, is a passerine bird in the bird family Icteridae. It breeds in northeastern Brazil and in southern South America from southwestern Brazil through Paraguay, Uruguay and Argentina. Southern populations are partially migratory. This bird breeds in open country, including moist grasslands, pasture and cultivation. The White-browed Blackbird is one of the smaller birds of its family. The male has mainly black plumage, apart from a bright red...

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2006-09-25 14:50:24

The Red-winged Tinamou, Rhynchotus rufescens, is a medium-sized ground-living bird from southern Brazil, Paraguay, Uruguay, Bolivia and northern Argentina. It lives in a variety of habitats depending on altitude. In lowland areas it favors marshy grasslands and savanna, at higher altitudes more arid and scrubby areas. A large member of the Tinamou family, it has a curved bill and a black cap, with characteristic red primaries. Its diet varies by season, taking insects and other small...

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2006-09-15 05:00:01

The Crested Screamer (Chauna torquata), more commonly called the Southern Screamer, is a species of the bird family of birds Anhimidae. Found around Peru, Bolivia, Paraguay, Brazil, Uruguay, and Argentina. Diet consists of plants stems and leaves.

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cowpooling
  • The practice of two or more parties jointly purchasing all or part of a butchered cow and dividing the meat between them.
The word 'cowpooling' was formed on the model of 'carpooling'.