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Paraguay: More Investment Coming From Uruguay Than Argentina

Sunday, September 20th, 2020

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Tensions In Rocha Between Cabildo Abierto Candidate For Intendente And The Pichiaje

Saturday, August 29th, 2020

Cabildo Abierto candidate for the Intendencia of Rocha Martín Rodríguez has been at the center of unfolding political tensions after declaring semi-mobile clusters of vagrants to not be desirable tourism.

Record Airborne Export Of Sporting Horses To UAE

Thursday, August 27th, 2020

75 horses left Carrasco International airport this month bound for Dubai on a charter flight (archived). The cargo was assembled from 15 suppliers including 28 horses from neighboring Argentina. The previous record for sporting horses exported by plane from Uruguay was 48 polo horses sent 15 years ago. Two more horse flights are planned this year.

Sleet Falls In Colonia Department, Other Isolated Incidents Of Frozen Precipitation Reported In Uruguay

Wednesday, August 19th, 2020

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Cold Antarctic Air On The Way, Snow Possible In Parts Of The Country

Monday, August 17th, 2020

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San Jose: Anti Drug Brigade Chief And Three Members Of Force Arrested For Drug Trafficking

Saturday, August 15th, 2020

The Chief of the Ministry of Interior's anti drug brigade has been arrested along with 3 other members of his police force for allegedly trafficking drugs. Six other arrests were made as well following a series of raids prompted by an internal affairs investigation.

Price Of Government Weed Hits 300 Pesos For 5 Gram Envelope

Monday, August 10th, 2020

The price of government cannabis sold in pharmacies has gone up from 265 pesos per 5 gram envelope to 300 pesos. Only 14 pharmacies in the country still participate in the program with 6 of the retailers being located in Montevideo.

Drug Czar Moving To Kill Cannabis Registry For Home Growers And Increase Sales Channels For Weed

Wednesday, July 29th, 2020

National Drug Board Secretary General Daniel Radío is turning his attention to the local cannabis market after beginning to cut regulatory barriers slowing the placement of Uruguayan cannabis flower on international markets. In an interview with Radio Uruguay 1050 AM, Radío offered hints as to the direction he and the government are moving towards with respect to the domestic cannabis market: (more...)

Argentina Claiming "Control" Over Locust Plague, Surviving Pests Remain ~20 Kilometers From Border

Monday, July 27th, 2020

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Red Alert Issued: Argentine Locust Plague Within 60 Kilometers Of Border

Tuesday, July 21st, 2020

The locust plague which has been rampant in Argentina since May has now closed to within 60 kilometers of the border appearing in the Argentine village of Federal. The Ministerio de Ganadería Agricultura y Pesca's Dirección General de Servicios Agrícolas has issued a read alert for the threat. To combat the locusts 122 planes have been made available with one already performing surveillance and three ready to begin fumigation when the enemy is sighted. (more...)

Dog Pack Attacks Merino Flock In Colonia: 15 Sheep Dead, More Still Dying

Wednesday, July 15th, 2020

Fifteen merino sheep are dead and still more wait to see if their wounds are mortal after a dog pack attack in Colonia department (archived). All of the attacked sheep were pregnant by artificial insemination with high value genetics. The proprietor estimates a loss of 300 to 400 USD on most of the sheep with a few exceptional specimens lost in the attack presenting four figure losses.

New National Drug Board Secretary General Daniel Radío Moves To Promote Cannabis Exports By Simplifying Bureaucracy

Tuesday, July 7th, 2020

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