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Tech Stampede as Investors Hunt Latin American Unicorns

By Carolina Mandl and Anirban Sen(Reuters) - When Sebastian Kanovich co-founded Latin American digital payments startup dLocal in Montevideo in...
Tags: Montevideo, Carolina Mandl, Sebastian Kanovich, Anirban Sen Reuters


Martinez takes Argentina run to 25 unbeaten, Brazil thrash Uruguay

Montevideo (AFP) – Argentina took their unbeaten run to 25 matches and moved a step closer to qualifying for the World Cup with a hard-fought 1-0 win over Peru on Thursday. Lautaro Martinez scored the... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Brazil, Argentina, Peru, Uruguay, Afp, Martinez, Montevideo, AFP Argentina, Lautaro Martínez


Damon Albarn – “The Tower Of Montevideo”

In about a month, the Blur/Gorillaz leader Damon Albarn will release his new solo album The Nearer The Fountain, More Pure The Stream Flows, which he originally conceived as an orchestral piece about Icelandic landscapes. Thus far, Albarn has already shared a big handful of tracks from that LP: the title track, “ ,” “Particles,” “Royal Morning Blue.” Today, Albarn has also dropped “The Tower Of Montevideo,” a new track inspired by an edifice built in the ’20s in the capital of Uruguay.
Tags: Music, Damon Albarn, New Music, Albarn, Montevideo


Martinez winner over Peru takes Argentina run to 25 unbeaten

Montevideo (AFP) – Argentina took their unbeaten run to 25 matches and moved a step closer to qualifying for the World Cup with a hard-fought 1-0 win over Peru on Thursday. Lautaro Martinez scored the... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Argentina, Peru, Afp, Martinez, Montevideo, AFP Argentina, Lautaro Martínez


Messi’s Argentina thrash Uruguay, Brazil lose 100% qualifying record

Montevideo (AFP) – Lionel Messi opened the scoring as Argentina thumped neighbors Uruguay 3-0 in an entertaining World Cup qualifier on Sunday. Goals from Rodrigo De Paul and Lautaro Martinez rounded off a successful night... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Lionel Messi, Argentina, Uruguay, Messi, Rodrigo De Paul, Afp, Montevideo, Uruguay Brazil, Lautaro Martínez


Late Barbosa penalty helps preserve Brazil’s winning start

Montevideo (AFP) – Gabriel Barbosa’s penalty five minutes from time maintained Brazil’s perfect start to South American World Cup qualifying with a come from behind 3-1 win over Venezuela on Thursday. It was a ninth... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Brazil, Venezuela, Afp, Barbosa, Montevideo, Gabriel Barbosa


Paraguay stifle Messi in Argentina WC qualifier stalemate

Montevideo (AFP) – Paraguay kept Lionel Messi quiet in a goalless draw against Argentina on Thursday in the South American World Cup qualifiers. The point maintained Argentina’s unbeaten run in qualifying and solidified their second... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Paraguay, Lionel Messi, Argentina, Messi, Afp, Montevideo


Focussed Brazil have one eye on World Cup qualification

Montevideo (AFP) – After last month’s turbulent round of World Cup qualification matches, for their next games Brazil can boast a full squad and a clear objective: booking their ticket for Qatar. The Selecao have... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: Qatar, Sport, Soccer, Brazil, Afp, Montevideo


Focused Brazil have one eye on World Cup qualification

Montevideo (AFP) – After last month’s turbulent round of World Cup qualification matches, for their next games Brazil can boast a full squad and a clear objective: booking their ticket for Qatar. The Selecao have... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: Qatar, Sport, Soccer, Brazil, Afp, Montevideo


Uruguay Advances Free Trade Talks With China, Aims to Be Mercosur 'Gateway'

MONTEVIDEO (Reuters) - Uruguay's government is pushing ahead with free trade talks with China, hoping the small South American nation can became a...
Tags: China, Montevideo, Reuters Uruguay


Argentina cruise against Venezuela as Brazil stay perfect

Montevideo (AFP) – Argentina maintained their unbeaten start to their World Cup qualifying campaign, cruising to a 3-1 victory at 10-man Venezuela on Thursday night. But Brazil continued their perfect start to qualifying with a... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Brazil, Argentina, Venezuela, Afp, Montevideo, AFP Argentina


Messi struggles but Argentina cruise to win over Venezuela

Montevideo (AFP) – Argentina maintained their unbeaten start to their World Cup qualifying campaign, cruising to a 3-1 victory at 10-man Venezuela on Thursday night. In his first match for his country since moving to... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Argentina, Venezuela, Messi, Afp, Montevideo, AFP Argentina


English clubs’ player ban ‘tarnishes’ SouthAm WC qualifying

Montevideo (AFP) – South American World Cup qualifying has been “tarnished” by the refusal of top English Premier League clubs to release star players over coronavirus quarantine rules, says Uruguay veteran Diego Godin. Already shorn... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Uruguay, Diego Godin, Afp, Montevideo


LAFC set to send Diego Rossi to Turkish club Fenerbahce

Diego Rossi holds the distinction of being the first player to score a goal for the Los Angeles Football Club. The 3252 went on to immortalize Rossi’s neat curler, perfectly steered into the middle of his stride by Carlos Vela on March 4, 2018 in Seattle, which held up for LAFC’s 1-0 win in its Major League Soccer debut. Signed as an 18-year-old as a young Designated Player, Rossi once again is intertwined with a critical moment in LAFC history – even as he prepares to depart. On Tuesday, LAFC i...
Tags: Europe, Sports, Los Angeles, Sport, Turkey, Soccer, Mls, Espn, Major League Soccer, Seattle, Europa League, Istanbul, Liga MX, Fenerbahce, Turkish Super Lig, Carlos Vela


Stella Artois: Stella Noir

Everything is more interesting with Stella Noire, even Montevideo's night scene. This is why we created billboards that stand out after sundown. Luminescent ink was used to incorporate artwork around the beer, which was invisible during the day, coming to life only at night time. noire_vp_aotw_1_resized.jpg   ...
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Cavani tempted by South American return after United

Montevideo (AFP) – Manchester United striker Edinson Cavani said on Monday he expects to return to South America from the English Premier League at the end of next season. Last month, Cavani ended uncertainty over... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: Sport, Soccer, South America, United, Edinson Cavani, Afp, English Premier League, Cavani, Montevideo, AFP Manchester United


Paraguay vs Bolivia live streaming: Watch Copa América 2021 online

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Tags: Usa, UK, America, Qatar, Sport, Bbc, Colombia, Soccer, Chile, Paraguay, Brazil, Argentina, Venezuela, Uruguay, Ecuador, Bolivia


‘Loco’ Abreu retires after world record football club career

Montevideo (AFP) – Uruguay striker Sebastian ‘Loco’ Abreu, who holds the Guinness World Record as the professional to have played for the most clubs — 31 — was playing his last game Friday at the... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Uruguay, Afp, Abreu, Montevideo, Loco, Sebastian Loco Abreu


Neymar helps Brazil to perfect six in WC qualifying

Montevideo (AFP) – Neymar scored one goal and created the other as Brazil maintained their perfect start to World Cup qualifying with a 2-0 win over Paraguay on Tuesday. Substitute Lucas Paqueta sealed the win... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Paraguay, Brazil, Neymar, Afp, Montevideo, Lucas Paqueta


Last gasp Borja denies Argentina WC qualifying win

Montevideo (AFP) – Miguel Borja scored four minutes into stoppage time to rescue a 2-2 draw for Colombia in a World Cup qualifier against Argentina in Barranquilla. Argentina were off to a flying start, helped... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: Sport, Colombia, Soccer, Argentina, Afp, Montevideo, Borja, Miguel Borja, Barranquilla Argentina


‘Super blood moon’ eclipse earns mixed reviews

  By NICK PERRY | The Associated Press In the end, the buildup seemed to eclipse the finale. People across New Zealand and around the world stayed up Wednesday to watch a cosmic event called a super blood moon, a combination of a total lunar eclipse and a brighter-than-usual supermoon. During the buildup, a glittering moon rose above the horizon. As the Earth’s shadow began taking bites from the moon, it created a dramatic effect. Half the moon vanished, leaving it looking like a black-and-wh...
Tags: Asia, South Korea, Hong Kong, Japan, News, Australia, Environment, Uncategorized, Sport, Earth, Beijing, Soccer, Hawaii, Moon, Mexico City, Sydney


From Manchester to Montevideo: City Football Group targets global domination

Montevideo (AFP) – Manchester City have at last reached the Champions League final after a decade of Abu Dhabi investment, but the global ambitions of the club’s owners stretch far beyond England’s northwest. The English... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: England, Sport, Soccer, Manchester City, Manchester, Abu Dhabi, Afp, Montevideo, City Football Group


Uruguay's 'People's Pots' feed the hungry amid pandemic

On a recent afternoon in Montevideo, a small army of volunteers was gathering in the backyard of a house. Some were peeling carrots; others were slicing onions. Another group was bringing in spices, salt, and pots...many pots. There was no time to waste.
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ABT Alum Takes Reins At Uruguay’s National Ballet

In 2012, a different ABT alum, Julio Bocca, was named director of the Ballet Nacional del Sodre in Montevideo with the remit to raise the company’s level. One of the first things he did was recruit his colleague, ABT soloist Maria Riccetto, to come back to her hometown and join the company; so she did, and she became a major celebrity in Uruguay, nearly as big as soccer stars. She retired from dancing at the end of 2019 at age 39, and as of the beginning of 2021, she is the BNS’s artistic direct...
Tags: Art, Dance, Uruguay, Montevideo, Abt, Julio Bocca, National Ballet, BNS, 02.16.21, Ballet Nacional del Sodre, Maria Riccetto


Uruguay language academy irate over Cavani ‘negrito’ sanction

Montevideo (AFP) – Uruguay’s Spanish language academy on Friday joined a racism fray to defend the word that got Manchester United forward Edinson Cavani banned for three matches and fined £100,000 ($137,000).  On Thursday, the... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Manchester United, Uruguay, Edinson Cavani, Afp, Cavani, Montevideo


Anger grows after Covid-19 outbreak in Uruguay squad

Montevideo (AFP) – An outbreak of Covid-19 cases in the Uruguay squad is causing increasing alarm as captain Diego Godin became the 16th member to test positive for the virus on Friday after returning to his... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Uruguay, Diego Godin, Afp, Montevideo


Brazil beat Uruguay as Cavani sent off

Montevideo (AFP) – First-half goals from Arthur and Richarlison helped Brazil to a 2-0 win over Uruguay, who had Manchester United striker Edinson Cavani sent off in their 2022 World Cup qualifier on Tuesday. Five-time... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Manchester United, Brazil, Uruguay, Edinson Cavani, Afp, Cavani, Arthur, Montevideo, Richarlison


Luis Suarez to miss Brazil clash after positive Covid test

Montevideo (AFP) – Uruguay’s Luis Suarez has tested positive for Covid-19 and will miss the World Cup qualifying match against Brazil, Uruguay’s football association announced Monday. “Tests have been carried out on all the members... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Brazil, Uruguay, Luis Suarez, Afp, Montevideo, Brazil Uruguay s football association


Neymar absent as Uruguay test Brazil’s perfect start to World Cup qualifying

Montevideo (AFP) – Brazil will put their perfect start to the South American 2022 World Cup qualifying campaign on the line on Tuesday when they travel to Uruguay without Neymar and with worries over their... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Brazil, Uruguay, Neymar, Afp, Montevideo


Edgardo Allan Poe’s “The Raven”

Edgardo Allan Poe (not to be mistaken for Edgar Allan Poe), Latin America’s #1 Horror Writer, reads “The Raven”.  By Alexis Pereira A note from the author about how “The Raven” by Edgardo Allan Poe came to be written: “I was inspired to write that story when I was arrested by ICE. One day, somebody knock on my door and they say, “Your pizza’s ready.” I did not order no pizza. And also it was seven o’clock in the morning. When I open the door, eight guys in Pizza Hut polos rushed in and th...
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