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

Tuesday, July 7th, 2020


Expo Prado Confirmed: September 9th - 20th

Tuesday, June 30th, 2020


Uruguayan Firm Made Record Breaking "Legal" Shipment Of Cannabis To Portugal

Friday, June 5th, 2020

Uruguayan firm Fotmer Life Sciences exported 3,307 pounds of cannabis flower to an unknown Portuguese customer in the largest "legal" export of cannabis flower across the Atlantic so far. Customs documents valued the flower at ~2 USD per gram.

New Attack On Base Where Three Marines Killed Sunday Leads To Shootout Involving Naval Infantry, Police, And Unknown Suspect

Friday, June 5th, 2020

An armed man refused to leave a field on the approach to the guard post where three Marines were killed on Sunday and initiated a shootout with the guards on duty. When police arrived to support the armed forces, they were fired upon as well.

High Times Bid To Buy California Grow Op Collapses

Thursday, May 21st, 2020

Last year, magazine publisher "High Times Holding Corp." announced plans to buy California based marijuana grower Humbolt Heritage, but the deal has since collapsed with the two firms announcing the termination of the deal by mutual agreement. The High Times has also spent the past two years trying and failing to complete a public stock offering.

Ammonia Leak At Frigorífico In Tarariras - 20 Injured, 3 Critical

Monday, May 18th, 2020

A frigorífico in Tarariras has been evacuated after an ammonia leak developed. Twenty people in the facility were injured, 3 patients are in critical care. Firefighters have established a perimeter around the facility.

Horse Racing Returns To Uruguay!

Saturday, May 16th, 2020

Horse racing returned to the Hipódromo de Maroñas today and the ponies will run there again tomorrow starting at 12:15 in competition for ten prizes. The return of horse racing comes just in time for Monday's Battle of Las Piedras day races at the track in Las Piedras. Monday's races begin a bit after noon with the Battle of Las Piedras Grand Prix running at 16:20.

Uruguay To Continue Annual Export Of Sheep Shearers To Spain With 300 Crossing Atlantic This Week

Thursday, May 14th, 2020

Despite this year's panic over a not-quite common cold, 300 local sheep shearers will be making their annual trek to Spain this week to do work the Spaniards can't. The shearers will be traveling via a special Air Europa flight negotiated by foreign minister Ernesto Talvi and the Spanish government. The shearers should be returning from third world Spain to now first-ish world Uruguay in August.

Colorado Party Bosses Meet Over Problem Mayor Of Rincón de San Valentín

Tuesday, April 28th, 2020

The Executive Committee of the Colorado Party is meeting tomorrow over what to do with the Mayor of Rincón de San Valentín. Mayor Tabaré Leiva was detained on suspicion of cattle rustling. He has since been indicted on charges of internal arms trafficking while the possibility of further charges related to the cattle rustling are in play.

The Executive Committee is expected to refer the case to the Colorado Party's ethics committee.

Mayor Of Rincón de Valentín Arrested On Suspicion Of Cattle Rustling

Friday, April 24th, 2020


Tentative Plans Emerge To Begin Reopening Rural Schools Starting April 20th

Wednesday, April 8th, 2020


Beef Still Being Stolen Through Field Slaughter Of Cattle Despite #QuedateEnCasa Scolds

Thursday, April 2nd, 2020


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