Latest Uruguay Stories

2010-04-20 12:21:00

WASHINGTON and THE HAGUE, Netherlands, April 20 /PRNewswire/ -- In a much-awaited ruling on a cross-border environmental dispute, the International Court of Justice in The Hague ruled overwhelmingly in Uruguay's favor in a case brought by neighboring Argentina, which had attempted to force the closing and dismantling of a paper pulp mill on the Uruguay River, whose course forms part of the border between the two nations. The ruling by 14 judges from around the world expressly upheld...

2010-03-23 09:05:00

Rice pesticide test should benefit drinking-water sources and a globally valuable nature reserve University of California, Davis, scientists are helping rice farmers in Uruguay stop polluting their waterways -- including drinking-water sources and a globally valuable nature reserve. With funding from the U.S. National Institutes of Health's Fogarty International Center, the UC Davis researchers helped Uruguayan university colleagues devise a simple water test that tells whether it is safe to...

2010-03-01 08:00:00

HUNTSVILLE, Ala., March 1 /PRNewswire/ -- A-Evangelista S.A. (AESA), a leading Argentine oil, gas and petrochemicals engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) company, has expanded its use of Intergraph® SmartPlant® Enterprise software and standardized on the SmartPlant Foundation engineering document and data management solution to electronically manage and globally share project and plant engineering information to accelerate projects and...

2009-12-07 13:08:00

BERKELEY, Calif. and POCATELLO, Idaho, Dec. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Nordic Windpower announced today that the first three of its two-bladed wind turbines, destined for community and distributed wind energy projects in North and South America, have begun their journey to Rocha, Uruguay. Nordic Windpower marked the event with a ceremony today at its Pocatello, Idaho facility, attended by state and local dignitaries. The company plans to deliver 16 more N1000 wind turbines to community wind...

2009-10-26 13:48:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue. Reportlinker Adds Global Specialty Tourism Industry http://www.reportlinker.com/p0155844/Reportlinker-Adds-Global-Specialty-Tourism-Industry.html#utm_source=prnewswire&utm_medium=pr&utm_campaign=prnewswire The global outlook series on Specialty Tourism provides a collection of statistical anecdotes, market briefs, and concise summaries of research...

2009-09-14 09:48:00

http://www.foleyhoag.com/index.asp THE HAGUE, Netherlands and WASHINGTON, Sept. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Beginning today, the International Court of Justice in The Hague, The Netherlands, will hear three weeks of final arguments in a closely watched dispute over sustainable development between the nations of Uruguay and Argentina over a paper mill on the Uruguay River. The case is only the second environmental dispute to be decided by the ICJ, and the first since the 1990s. Uruguay is represented...

2009-04-09 09:19:00

Terra.com Gives Fans Inside Access to International Icon's Latin American Tour MIAMI, April 9 /PRNewswire/ -- When crossover phenomenon Gloria Estefan goes on tour to throughout Latin America this spring, Terra will give its 60 million users front row seats and backstage passes. Terra, the leading internet company and original digital content producer with a primary focus on the U.S. Hispanic experience, will follow Estefan on her "Latin American Tour," a five-city greatest hits tour kicking...

2009-03-20 13:58:09

Uruguay's acting Agriculture Minister Andres Berterreche estimated crop losses from several months of drought have topped $450 million. The figure, revealed in a business meeting this week, represents about 1.5 percent of the country's gross domestic product, Mercopress reported Friday. Economy Minister Alvaro Garcia said the final assessment of (drought) losses could be even higher, in part because Uruguay's primary energy supply is from domestic hydroelectric sources. Without enough rain,...

2009-03-13 12:08:00

ANCEL, the leading mobile operator in Uruguay to offer i-mate mobiles to its customers SEATTLE, March 13 /PRNewswire/ -- i-mate, the global specialist in Microsoft(R) Windows Mobile(R) devices and software, announced the availability of i-mate products in Uruguay. Working in partnership with LAOR, i-mate will offer its Ultimate range of products to ANCEL customers (Mobile Division of ANTEL), URUGUAY's leading Telecommunication Company. This is the first time i-mate products are...

2009-01-13 19:00:13

The sluggish world economy has claimed a major iron ore port project in Uruguay for the time being, government officials said Tuesday. Rio Tinto, a major Anglo-Australian mining concern, said it will hold off on the $320 million project for at least one year, the Latin American Herald Tribune reported. Transportation and Public Works Ministry officials said the project would be completed once the global economy recovers. It means the people of La Agraciada in Soriano province will not enjoy...

Latest Uruguay Reference Libraries

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

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...

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...

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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