According to ezinereligion, in 2007, the population of Uruguay was estimated to be 3.4 million people. The economy was largely based on agriculture, livestock and fishing and had a GDP of $32 billion. Foreign relations were mainly with its South American neighbours such as Argentina, Brazil and Paraguay, as well as other developed countries around the world. In 2007, the country was led by President Tabaré Vázquez, who had been in power since 2005. During his presidency, Vázquez sought to reduce poverty and inequality in Uruguay by increasing public spending on healthcare and education and introducing tax reforms to benefit small businesses. He also sought to improve foreign relations with countries such as Cuba and Venezuela while maintaining strong ties with allies such as the United States and European Union countries.
Uruguay. The conflict with Argentina over the Finnish-built pulp mill on the Uruguay border, which characterized the two countries’ relations in 2006, continued this year, despite, among other things. mediation attempt by Spain’s King Juan Carlos. Argentine environmental activists, who claim the plant poses an environmental threat to the Uruguay River, continued to block the bridges across the river and hundreds of land steps even on the Uruguayan side in protests at the end of August/September. According to CountryAAH, Montevideo is the capital city of Uruguay. President Tabaré Vázquez, in turn, closed the Uruguayan border stations in early November. A month later, the first shipload of paper left the pulp mill, and from Argentine government circles were heard voices stating that the factory is now in place and operational. The factory represents the largest single foreign investment ever in Uruguay.
On July 9, the government approved a proposal for comprehensive administrative decentralization reforms. Among other things, a hundred new municipalities will be created to engage citizens politically in local issues.
- According to abbreviationfinder: UY is the 2-letter acronym for the country of Uruguay.
Uruguay weather in March, April and May
Average daily temperatures between 19 ° C and 28 ° C can be expected over the next three months. It gets warmest in March in Salto, while May is noticeably cooler in Montevideo.
Do you want to go on a beach holiday? The water temperatures are in March, April and May 15-21 ° C.
In March, at about 8 days to be expected precipitation in April at about 8 days in May at about 9 days.