Apr 21, 2014
The Rio Times
Brazil to Fund Uruguay Port, Reports Say: Daily
As talks about Brazilian financing for the Uruguayan deep-water port of Rocha continue, concerns grow among Brazilian port operators, who worry that the super port could compete with the country's own national interests in the future.
Colombia explores the possibilities of the digital age
By the end of 2014, the Colombian government will have invested US$2.45 billion in the Vive Digital project.
Neighbors: Brazil to help Uruguay avoid Argentina
Uruguayan President Jose Mujica says Brazil will fund 80 percent of a new deep-water port that could thwart Argentine efforts to control trade in the region.
Uruguay offers sea outlet for Bolivia and Paraguay
The President of Uruguay, Jos Mujica, intends to help Bolivia and Paraguay have the coveted exit to the sea, so that these countries have the potential to improve the flow of their products.
Global Voices Online
Uruguay Becomes a "Sanctuary for Whales and Dolphins"
In September, Uruguay adopted law 19.128 , which designates the country's territorial waters as a "sanctuary for whales and dolphins."