Gonzalo Charquero (EN)

Gonzalo Charquero (EN)

Reporter in Uruguay

Uruguayan journalist specialized in political area. Gonzalo was editor of Actualidad in El Observador and worked in El País. He also worked as a professor of journalism at Universidad Católica del Uruguay.
News in English

JP Morgan’s CEO Visits Uruguay, Argentina to Sound Out Business Climate

Jamie Dimon met with Uruguay’s President Luis Lacalle Pou in Montevideo and with the heads of companies such as MercadoLibre, Globant and dLocal, before also traveling to Argentina, Bloomberg Línea can exclusively reveal

News in English

Which Latin American Currencies Have Best Stood Up to the US Dollar in 2022?

Of the region’s countries competing at the Qatar 2022 World Cup, the Uruguayan peso and the Brazilian real are the currencies that have had the best performance in the region this year

News in English

How a Uruguayan University Has Become a Cradle for Unicorns

Founders of successful startups such as PedidosYa, dLocal and Nowports studied at the Universidad ORT in Montevideo

News in English

FTX Collapse Undermines Confidence in Crypto, Ripio’s CEO Says

Sebastián Serrano, CEO of the Argentine cryptocurrency exchange, says however that the crypto market will rebound in a year’s time

PUBLICIDAD
News in English

Argentine Ex-President Bemoans Brain Drain, Loss of ‘Our Jeff Bezos’ to Uruguay

Mauricio Macri laments the fact that MercadoLibre founder and CEO Marcos Galperin now lives in the neighboring country as a result of the current Argentine government’s policies that, Macri claims, disincentivize investment

News in English

US Dollar Still King in Uruguay, Despite Having Latin America’s Strongest Currency

The Uruguayan peso has gained 8% against the US dollar so far this year, although most people looking to save still do so in dollars

Linea Latina

How Uruguayan Soccer Star Luis Suárez Manages His Brand

The forward, who will play for Uruguay in the Qatar 2022 FIFA World Cup next month, spoke to the media about how he handles his brand, and the importance of being surrounded by the right people

English version

Uruguay Uncovers Racket that Provided Russians With Fake Passports

An investigation by the country’s prosecutor’s office points to a gang that handled fake documents and which included the head of President Lacalle Pou’s security detail

PUBLICIDAD
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Soccer Star Luis Suárez’s Return to Uruguay Scores Revenue Surge for Former Club

More than 6,000 shirt sales and 4,000 new members signing up has brought a $1.5-million windfall for the Montevideo club, and which now has an audience of 22 countries

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Uruguay Woos Netflix, Amazon and HBO With Incentives for On-Location Productions

The government is offering tax breaks to film and TV production companies, and promoting the country’s advantages as a filming location

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Uruguay’s dLocal Sees Revenues Soar in Second Quarter

The fintech unicorn’s revenues increased by 72% against the same period of last year

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Uruguayan Startup Founders Launch Platform to Nurture New Businesses

Ariel Burschtin and Álvaro García, co-founders of PedidosYa, have launched Orok Ventures, with which they are seeking to give a boost to more startups in the region

PUBLICIDAD
Tech & Funding

Latin American Tech Firms See Salary Raises Ongoing Amid Stiff Competition

Tech companies in the region foresee salaries continuing to rise, as well as a globalization of remuneration irrespective of location, but also advise caution amid times of lower investment

English version

Itaú Targets Tech Clients, Startups in Uruguay As Demand for Credit Still Strong

The Brazilian bank’s CEO and wholesale banking director in Uruguay talk about its Tech Nucleus, dedicated to serving technology companies and fintechs, and how more interest rate hikes are likely

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How Uruguay Became a Cluster of ‘High Quality’ Startups, Talent

Paulo Passoni, an investor and former Softbank executive, talks to Bloomberg Línea about how the South American country is attracting the best companies, and the best talent, in Latin America

English version

Uruguay Presents Roadmap for Green Hydrogen Generation, Exports

The government has presented a plan that envisages positioning itself as an exporter of the fuel, creating up to 34,000 jobs

PUBLICIDAD
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Uruguay’s Government Courts Amazon, Netflix in Bid to Expand Entertainment Exports

The government is aiming to develop its audiovisual sector, and the country’s minister for industry has met with entertainment company executives in Los Angeles

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