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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.

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.

2009-01-12 07:00:00

All Soccer Network Follows CONMEBOL Youth Teams to Venezuela as they Compete to Represent South America in the 2009 FIFA U-20 World Cup MIAMI, Jan.

2008-12-04 07:25:00

Sirit equipment enables single centralized automatic vehicle identification solution TORONTO, Dec. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Sirit Inc.

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).

2008-11-06 09:00:38

Areva has been awarded a contract of approximately $150 million by Interconexiones del Sur or ISUR for the delivery of a back-to-back high-voltage direct current converter station in Melo, north-east of Uruguay.

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2008-10-25 12:30:00

More than 50 cows were killed by a single lightning strike in a pasture in Uruguay, El Paid newspaper reported Friday.

2008-10-16 06:00:27

Uruguay Mineral Exploration Inc. (TSX-V: UME) (AIM: UGY) ("UME" or "the Company"), a gold production and exploration company, announced today that it was informed that the Company's Chairman, Tony Shearer, purchased 20,000 shares of the Company ("Common Shares") at C$0.61 on October 15, 2008.

2008-10-13 21:00:26

* WHO OWNS WHAT Interests associated with Craig Norgate and Baird McConnon own: 30% of PGG Wrightson 17.25% of NZ Farming Systems Uruguay PGG Wrightson owns 11.5% of NZ Farming Systems Uruguay Interests associated with Murray Flett own: 1.6% of NZ Farming Systems Uruguay * WHO'S ON THE BOARD Craig Norgate and Murray Flett are directors of PGG Wrightson and NZ Farming Systems Uruguay Baird McConnon is a director of PGG Wrightson * THE TRANSACTION On September 26, PGG...


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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Word of the Day
megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.