Montevideo

What is Montevideo known for?


popular scenes

of the festival, most shops and businesses close for the entire week. During carnival there are many open-air stage performances and competitions and the streets and houses are vibrantly decorated. "Tablados" or popular scenes, both fixed and movable, are erected in the whole city. ref name "Carnaval" >


training early

Guantanamo Bay for training early in 1947, and on 13 February sailed in a task group bound for Montevideo, Uruguay, to participate in the festivities accompanying the inauguration of Uruguay's President Berres (Luis Batlle Berres). The group also paid a good will visit to Rio de Janeiro before returning to Norfolk on 31 March. Born in 1923 in Montevideo, Uruguay, Dr. Zaffaroni received his B.Sc. from the University of the Republic in 1945, and his Ph.D


training acting

and the Riobamba (Battle of Riobamba), after which he became known as the ''Hero of Riobamba''. US Navy, 1945–1972 ''Eugene A. Greene'' operated along the east coast and in the Caribbean on shakedown training, acting as plane guard during the qualification of pilots in carrier (aircraft carrier) operations, and training men for the crews of new destroyers. From her home port in Norfolk, Virginia (Naval Station Norfolk), she sailed to Guantanamo Bay Naval Base


history military

; stadium Estadio Centenario location Montevideo, Uruguay attendance History Military aviation in Uruguay was born on 17 March 1913 when the '''Military Aviation Academy''' (''Escuela de Aviación Militar'') was formed at a small airport 50 km from Montevideo. The first aircraft were a Farman (Farman Aviation Works) Longhorn (Farman MF.7) biplane and a Blériot (Blériot Aéronautique) XI (Blériot XI) monoplane. As with many other Latin American countries, flight instruction was initially performed by a European (in this case French (History of the Armée de l'Air (1909–1942))) instructor. Ten army officers formed the select group chosen to be the first Uruguayan military aviators. Among them were Cpt Juan Manuel Boiso Lanza and Lt. Cesáreo L. Berisso. Boiso Lanza was the first fatality of the FAU, dying in a plane crash on 10 August 1918; he later became the namesake of Cpt Boiso Lanza Air Base in Montevideo, the current FAU headquarters. Berisso became the first commander of the Air Force flight school and was later the namesake of Gen. Cesáreo Berisso Air Base in Carrasco (Carrasco, Montevideo), the headquarters of Air Brigade I. History Military aviation in Uruguay was born on 17 March 1913 when the '''Military Aviation Academy''' (''Escuela de Aviación Militar'') was formed at a small airport 50 km from Montevideo. The first aircraft were a Farman (Farman Aviation Works) Longhorn (Farman MF.7) biplane and a Blériot (Blériot Aéronautique) XI (Blériot XI) monoplane. As with many other Latin American countries, flight instruction was initially performed by a European (in this case French (History of the Armée de l'Air (1909–1942))) instructor. Ten army officers formed the select group chosen to be the first Uruguayan military aviators. Among them were Cpt Juan Manuel Boiso Lanza and Lt. Cesáreo L. Berisso. Boiso Lanza was the first fatality of the FAU, dying in a plane crash on 10 August 1918; he later became the namesake of Cpt Boiso Lanza Air Base in Montevideo, the current FAU headquarters. Berisso became the first commander of the Air Force flight school and was later the namesake of Gen. Cesáreo Berisso Air Base in Carrasco (Carrasco, Montevideo), the headquarters of Air Brigade I. Largest win WikiPedia:Montevideo Dmoz:Regional South America Uruguay Localities Montevideo commons:Montevideo


exploits quot

;the Boss" would have had it himself, standing lonely in an island far from civilisation, surrounded by stormy tempestuous seas, & in the vicinity of one of his greatest exploits." Before the return of Shackleton's body to South Georgia, there was a memorial service held for him with full military honours at Holy Trinity Church, Montevideo, and on 2 March a service was held at St Paul's Cathedral, London, at which the King and other members of the royal family were represented. WikiPedia:Montevideo Dmoz:Regional South America Uruguay Localities Montevideo commons:Montevideo


huge social

language spanish During the early 20th century, Uruguay saw huge social changes with repercussions primarily in urban areas. Among these changes were the right of divorce (1907) and women's right to vote (women's suffrage). WikiPedia:Montevideo Dmoz:Regional South America Uruguay Localities Montevideo commons:Montevideo


difficult period

, and was nearly killed, but Juan Bautista Cabral and Juan Bautista Baigorria intervened and saved him. The royalists were defeated, but continued to raid villages for some more time afterwards. Prelude thumb Location of San Lorenzo, Santa Fe San Lorenzo (File:San Lorenzo en la Cuenca del Plata.png), Buenos Aires and Montevideo at La Plata Basin. Although Buenos Aires had suffered a difficult period in its war for independence, its prospects were improving by 1812


friendly major

-Mastercard_GDCI_Final_V4.pdf title MasterCard Global Destination Cities Index By 2014, is also regarded as the fifth most gay-friendly major city in the world, first in Latin America. WikiPedia:Montevideo Dmoz:Regional South America Uruguay Localities Montevideo commons:Montevideo


small contemporary

tollfree fax hours price content Small contemporary art museum owned by the newspaper El Pais. * *


long record

meters long grills (each interconnected grill measured 2.4 meters), traversing its 10 barangays. Sto. Tomas' longest barbecue record erased Montevideo, Uruguay's 1,493.2 meters long record (grilled red meat.) sunstar.com.ph, Sto. Tomas gets world's longest barbecue title company_slogan headquarters Montevideo, Uruguay key_people

Montevideo

'''Montevideo''' ( . The southernmost capital city in the Americas, Montevideo is situated in the southern coast of the country, on the northeastern bank of the Río de la Plata. The city was established in 1724 by a Spanish (Bruno Mauricio de Zabala) soldier, as a strategic move amidst the Spanish (Spanish people)-Portuguese (Portuguese people) dispute over the platine region (La Plata Basin); and it was also under brief British rule in 1807 (British invasions of the Río de la Plata).

Montevideo hosted all the matches during the first FIFA World Cup (1930 FIFA World Cup). Montevideo is the seat of the administrative headquarters of Mercosur and ALADI, South America’s and Latin America’s leading trading blocs.

Mercer has ranked Montevideo the top Latin American city since 2006 onwards (2014) on its quality of life rankings (Mercer Quality of Living Survey#Top cities by region). http: globalizacion.org opinion GainzaIndiceCalidadVida2006.htm http: historico.elpais.com.uy 07 04 03 pciuda_273081.asp http: www.fastcoexist.com 3022533 the-8-smartest-cities-in-latin-america http: www.mercer.com press-releases quality-of-living-report-2014 , it had a GDP of $33 billion, with a per capita (GDP per capita) of $21,000; making Montevideo the 19th most economically powerful city in the continent (Latin America) and 9th highest income earner among major cities (List of Latin American cities by population). For 2025 the projections are $61 billion and $33,000; respectively. http: www.mckinsey.com tools Wrappers Wrapper.aspx?sid C84CB74F-A3B1-47B1-8265-6252F6D85B68 &pid 4F5BEDB1-6C1F-4243-A052-83ADBABE82DF

It is classified as a Beta World City (Global City), ranking seventh in Latin America and 73rd in the world. It is the hub of commerce and higher education in Uruguay as well as its chief port. The city is also the financial and cultural hub of a larger metropolitan area, with a population of around 2 million.

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