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Built by famed Uruguayan artist Carlos Páez Vilaró, the construction of Casapueblo took almost four decades and is a highlight of visiting the Punta del Este area.
An international trade court ruled against Philip Morris in the company’s lawsuit against the government of Uruguay over tobacco-labeling rules. The tobacco giant must pay Uruguay’s government $7 million in damages, along with all litigation costs, the panel ruled.
Oft maligned for its hefty environmental impact, the beef industry is finally taking notice of the shifting marketplace. Companies across the value chain formed a coalition, the Global Roundtable for Sustainable Beef, to improve sustainability -- but many advocates aren't buying it. To learn more about the organization's aims and the future of the beef industry, I spoke with its new executive director, Ruaraidh Petre.
Solar power is playing a central part in Uruguay's clean energy transformation.
Clean energy has caught on in Uruguay in recent years, and now estimates suggest renewables provide almost 95% of the country’s electricity.
The Philip Morris vs. Uruguay case may weaken the country's anti-smoking laws, which include rules requiring 80% of a cigarette pack be covered in warnings.
Mars Inc. has announced what it says is a more aggressive policy towards addressing deforestation within its beef, soy and paper supply chains.
Punta Ballena has long been one of the most popular gathering spots in Uruguay, and it is easy to see why.
Ecoalsur is a group of travel writers, adventurers and techies seeking to inspire travelers to see the world in a more environmentally responsible way.
Published earlier today on Triple Pundit.On what was once a factory shop floor in the Montevideo neighborhood of Palermo, 20-somethings huddle over their laptops at large tables or gather in minimalist conference rooms. Up one level, a 3D printer is ...
Just a 30 minute drive from Punta del Este is one of the most beautiful spots along Uruguay's coast, and really, in Latin America: José Ignacio.
The graffiti can be overwhelming, but Montevideo is home to some brilliant street art.