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  Fray Bentos - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Fray Bentos is a town in western Uruguay, close to the border with Argentina, and about 160 km (100 mi) due north of Buenos Aires.
It is a port on the Uruguay River and is the capital of the Río Negro Department.
Fray Bentos is also the original location of the main processing factory for the Liebig Extract of Meat Company.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Fray_Bentos   (345 words)

 Latinamerica Press: Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
Protests began in early 2005 over the two plants, located on the outskirts of Fray Bentos, which is separated from the Argentine city Gualeguaychu by the Uruguay.
Fray Bentos alone is said to have lost an estimated $50 million.
Omar Lafluf, governor of the Rio Negro province (Fray Bentos is its capital) says that an entire generation will pass before these two "historically fraternal" countries will repair their relationship.
www.latinamericapress.org /Article.asp?lanCode=1&actCode=6&actDesc=Environment   (929 words)

 SignOnSanDiego.com > News > World -- Corned beef nostalgia on the menu at Uruguay museum
FRAY BENTOS, Uruguay, – The cows grazing peacefully in the pastures of Fray Bentos don't know how lucky they are.
To relive that heady past when Fray Bentos fed the Allies in World War Two and was dubbed "one of the largest kitchens of the free world" some local history buffs have created what they call the museum of the industrial revolution.
Fray Bentos became synonymous with comfort food for millions of Europeans who were raised on the tinned meats during times of war and instability.
www.signonsandiego.com /news/world/20050812-0500-uruguay-town.html   (795 words)

 fray bentos
The Intendencia, the Town Hall, is on Fray Bentos' small town plaza.
He claimed to have been conceived at Fray Bentos and thus had a special affection for the place.
It looked as if it would all be resolved in the usual easy-going Fray Bentos way, but the deal broke down when the communists insisted that the agreement should be signed in their headquarters under the Party banner.
myweb.tiscali.co.uk /casamirror/fray_bentos.htm   (3853 words)

 pie-man.com - ask pie-man   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
Admittedly, Fray Bentos pies were never much to write home about, not even on a postcard if you used really big writing to fill up the space.
But until then I think it's safe to assume baking a Fray Bentos with the lid on might be a fairly obvious thing to avoid doing.
It is possible that Fray Bentos have been performing the Wagon Wheel Manoeuvre, a complex double-bluff in which they take advantage of our readiness to believe our memories are false.
www.pie-man.com /worldofpies/ask/Stu.htm   (713 words)

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Luis Solari was born in the city of Fray Bentos, Uruguay, on October 17, 1918.
In 1959, during the celebration of the centennial of the city of Fray Bentos, he organized different cultural events, of which the Grupo 8 exhibition was particularly noteworthy.
In August 1989 the Solari Museum was opened in Fray Bentos, at a house recycled by the Municipality on the city's main square, which would come to hold an important collection of works.
www.rogallery.com /Solari/Solari_bio.htm   (898 words)

 americas.org - Paper Mill Project Splits Latin Neighbors: Uruguay sees growth in the building of plants but Argenti   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
FRAY BENTOS, Uruguay — The slender smokestack of the new paper mill rises from the shore of the Uruguay River like an all-seeing sentinel — a beacon of hope for some, a cause of despair for others.
On one side of the river, Uruguayans defend two paper mills planned for construction in Fray Bentos as essential to economic recovery.
For the 25,000 residents of depressed Fray Bentos, the plants promise a return to the good fortune enjoyed during its more than century-long run as a transatlantic food exporter.
www.americas.org /item_26124   (1390 words)

 CNN.com - Fray Bentos corned beef slice of rich Uruguay past - September 5, 2000
FRAY BENTOS, Uruguay (Reuters) -- Amid the fanfare of his visit to Uruguay last year, British heir to the throne Prince Charles reminisced about being weaned on Fray Bentos corned beef, along with legions of other adolescents and soldiers who dined on products from the El Anglo meatpacking plant.
Fray Bentos, a riverside city 193 miles (309 km) northwest of capital Montevideo, now is little more than the largest city in a province with 22 percent unemployment, nearly twice the national average.
If so, Verne's product would have had a good chance of coming from the port of Fray Bentos, which was chosen in 1862 as an ideal location for the development of a beef extract plant on the site of a former meat salting facility.
archives.cnn.com /2000/FOOD/news/09/05/uruguay.cornedbeef.reut/index.html   (984 words)

 Observer | Sunset in a one-pie town
Apparently most of the backpackers in South America, if the empty hotel and deserted streets in Fray Bentos were anything to go by.
Fray Bentos (named after a Jesuit priest) rose and fell with the fortunes of the meat company, Frigorífico Anglo del Uruguay.
Fray Bentos is notable today for its status as a regional capital and the museum.
observer.guardian.co.uk /print/0,,4757953-102284,00.html   (1245 words)

The old railroad station, the classic church and bell tower, the beautiful plaza, the Bilbao Court Plaza, and the Solari Museum…all form part of its historical presence: The Fray Bentos, capital of the state of Río Negro, Uruguay, with a population close to 22,000 people.
The channel, with a potential audience of 200,000 viewers, reaches Fray Bentos, Mercedes, Young, Dolores, Nueva Palmira, Paysandú and various coastal populations of Argentina.
From March 28 to 30, a group of professionals and students traveled to Fray Bentos to help in the project by offering a free medical clinic, and personal evangelism with each patient.
www.jesusfilm.org /progress/southamerica.html?type=regular&id=281   (388 words)

 Construction of a paper mill dividing two Latin nations - The Boston Globe
FRAY BENTOS, Uruguay -- From the dusty clearing where earthmovers roll between stacked eucalyptus logs here, Argentina is little more than a stone's skip away, directly across the Uruguay River.
But in the months since two European companies began working to transform this drowsy town into a world capital of paper production, the bitterness flowing between the two countries has created a distance between them that seems wider than the body of water.
Fray Bentos and the rest of Uruguay were plunged into deep economic recession when their bank deposits and international reserves were depleted following the collapse of Argentina's economy in 2001.
www.boston.com /news/world/latinamerica/articles/2005/11/23/construction_of_a_paper_mill_dividing_two_latin_nations   (719 words)

 International Finance Corporation - Projects
The project comprises the construction of a greenfield bleached eucalyptus kraft pulp (BEKP) mill with annual capacity of one million tons in Fray Bentos (Uruguay) by Europe’s second largest pulp producer, OY Metsa Botnia AB (Botnia, or the sponsor) from Finland.
Fray Bentos is an important trade conduit as it is located on the Uruguay River and next to an international bridge that connects Uruguay to Argentina.
This investment would be the largest foreign investment in Uruguay’s history and is estimated to create direct employment for over 5,000 people by 2007 and is calculated to increase the GDP of the Fray Bentos region by 50% and the GDP of Uruguay by 1.5%.
wbln0018.worldbank.org /IFCExt/spiwebsite1.nsf/f451ebbe34a9a8ca85256a550073ff10/59329b838e724dcb85256fe900536c02?OpenDocument   (812 words)

 Fray Bentos Is God
Many religions in the world worship various Gods, but for Geordies, Welshmen and students there is only one - Fray Bentos.
With its gold-like pastry, the fillings of kings, and the perfect tin (which doubles as a dish), it is surprising why this food hasn't taken over from chips, McDonald's or even bread.
So sit back, and explore the world of Fray Bentos.
www.geocities.com /fraybentosisgod/index.html   (138 words)

 Anglican Church of Uruguay - The Trinity Parish, Fray Bentos
Anglican Church of Uruguay - The Trinity Parish, Fray Bentos
When the Diocese of Uruguay was established in 1988 the missionary interest was reawakened and years later in 1997 Bishop Godfrey accompanied by Fathers Tamayo, Moore and Porcal went to Fray Benos to celebrate a Eucharist in the old and abandoned temple, and to ask God for a vision to reinstate the work here.
In 1998 it was agreed that a celebration of the Eucharist should take place once a month and a group from Salto and another from Montevideo maintained this regular contact until 2001 when repair work was undertaken on the chapel thanks to a donation from the United Society for the Propogation of the Gospel (USPG).
uruguay.anglican.org /en/trinidad   (427 words)

 An Economic Boon In Uruguay Becomes A Bane to Argentina
But in the months since two European companies began working to transform this drowsy town into a world capital of paper production, the bitterness flowing between the two countries has created a distance between them that seems wider than the shining ribbon of water.
Residents on each side say they don't hold personal grudges against those across the water -- but then many quickly add that there has been a palpable erosion of trust between the otherwise friendly neighbors.
"All of this is just politics, nothing more," said Oscar Frederico Luhers, 72, a truck driver in Fray Bentos who has worked hauling wood for the plants during their preliminary construction phases.
www.washingtonpost.com /wp-dyn/content/article/2005/11/12/AR2005111201154_pf.html   (883 words)

 sixthseal.com: Fray Bentos Chicken & Mushroom Pie in a can   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
The instructions for the Fray Bentos Chicken & Mushroom Pie (in a can) is pretty straightforward - just open the lid and chuck it into an oven for about 20 minutes or so.
Posted by: chaz at June 23, 2006 07:01 PM Remove the top, stick in it a hot oven, when it's browned shove it on a plate with a helping of baked beans.After a meal like that with a mug of tea on the side you'll be ready to conquer Everest.
When opened and cooked properly, the pastry is puffy (lol) the meat is tender and the gravy and ale together create a mouth watering experience.
www.sixthseal.com /2005/06/fray_bentos_chicken_mushroom_p.html   (2955 words)

 Independent Media Center | www.indymedia.org | ((( i )))
Due to the raging interest in Fray Bentos I found it useful to paste extracts from a very descriptive website about Fray Bentos, its history, the Industrial Revolution and the mind that drives that city.
These extracts will enlighten you and give you an idea of what Fray Bentos is, how it became what it is, etc. etc.
Bento, lived here as a hermit in a cave near the river for a hundred
www.indymedia.org /pt/2006/01/831775.shtml   (2947 words)

 globalinfo.org - Jul 20, ARGENTINA (#38209)
The construction of two cellulose plants near the Uruguayan town of Fray Bentos, on the eastern bank of the Uruguay river that forms part of the border between Uruguay and Argentina, has created tension between the two countries, while local residents and environmentalists on both sides of the border are up in arms.
Residents of Gualeguaychú, an Argentine town across the river from Fray Bentos, have been fighting since 2003 to block the pulp mills that were approved by the previous Uruguayan administration of Jorge Batlle, who was succeeded by Vázquez in March.
On Apr. 30, some 35,000 people from both sides of the river gathered on the international bridge that links the Uruguayan province of Río Negro, where Fray Bentos is located, and the Argentine province of Entre Ríos, which is home to Gualeguaychú, to hold a joint protest against the pulp mills.
www.globalinfo.org /eng/reader.asp?ArticleId=38209   (1355 words)

 The Seattle Times: Nation & World: Economic boon in Uruguay a bane to Argentina
FRAY BENTOS, Uruguay — From the dusty clearing where earthmovers roll between stacked eucalyptus logs here, Argentina is little more than a stone's skip away, directly across the Uruguay River.
Fray Bentos and the rest of Uruguay were plunged into deep economic recession when their bank deposits and international reserves were depleted after the collapse of Argentina's economy in 2001.
The companies — Finland's Metsa-Botnia and Spain's Ence — say thousands of jobs will be created, particularly during the two-year construction phase, and many of the projects' supporters dismiss the complaints across the river as simple jealousy.
seattletimes.nwsource.com /html/nationworld/2002624226_uruguay15.html   (639 words)

 Spero News | Pastors analyze issue of new cellulose plants
The conflict generated by the installation of two cellulose plants in the Uruguayan city of Fray Bentos, on the border with Argentina, was addressed by a group of Catholic priests and Evangelical pastors.
The conflict generated by the installation of two cellulose plants in the Uruguayan city of Fray Bentos, on the border with Argentina, was addressed by a group of Catholic priests and Evangelical pastors who met with business representatives and people from both countries, at the invitation of the Latin American Council of Churches (CLAI).
The religious leaders and neighbors asked that a commission be formed in the framework of MERCOSUR made up of qualified people in the management of natural resources who are sensitive to local needs, who will monitor investment policies and their environmental impact in the region's populations and eco-systems.
www.speroforum.com /site/article.asp?id=3147   (628 words)

 Highbeam Encyclopedia - Search Results for Fray Bentos   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
Fray Bentos Whatever you're looking for you can get it on eBay.
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www.encyclopedia.com /printable/17517.html   (337 words)

 americas.org - Pulp Mill Protests   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
Protests are continuing in Uruguay and Argentina over the construction of two paper pulp mills on the Uruguay river in Fray Bentos, in the Uruguayan department of Río Negro.
The truck was carrying metal structures to Fray Bentos for construction of the Botnia plant.
On January 17, activists protested on a Botnia shipping dock in Fray Bentos; they were detained for several hours.
www.americas.org /item_24680   (441 words)

 Rich McAllister's Weblog
A little Googling around shows Frey Bentos is a pie maker, but that didn't help.
Fray Bentos is (or was) a sandwich spread similar to Marmite (vegetable extract), Bovril (meat extract) or Vegemite (veggie extract I assume, but I'm not Australian, so I don't know).
Fray Bentos was/is meat pies that have a long shelf life as they were tinned.
blogs.sun.com /roller/page/rfm?anchor=frey_bentos   (284 words)

 2 En route to Fray Bentos
Once out of town, we drove through open countryside staring at the clouds - it looks like candy floss or balls of wool ("schapewolkjes" is the expression in Dutch) and feels like you can just reach up and touch it.
Rather than stopping at Fray Bentos, we decided to stop at Mercedes, a town about 30km away.
We took a sneak at the cathedral but as there is a service in progress we leave.
www.aaltenvoogd.com /uruguay_diary_part_02.htm   (905 words)

 The Deuce Deuce Club Forum - A Bravenet.com Forum   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
Fray Bentos for Feb by Steve L · Feb 16, 06 - 7:04 PM
Fray Bentos for January by Steve L · Jan 10, 06 - 5:07 PM
Re: Fray Bentos for January by Garry · Jan 10, 06 - 7:18 PM
pub22.bravenet.com /forum/switch_style.php?usernum=1868019705   (724 words)

 Metsa-Botnia ENCE in Fray Bentos! outside Uruguay Already!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
Not to the contamination and the slow death by cancers, malformations and envenenamiento of the air and water of our region.
It was M`Bopicuá ENCE Metsa Botnia de Fray Bentos and of Uruguay.
This way my dear brothers, we are well, so far, still we breathed pure and limpid air, but in just a short time, if we do not do something soon, this regíón and Uruguay is going to be a rotted pot, with scent to rotted egg, and acid rain.
www.geocities.com /wintoner/metsabotnia.html   (555 words)

 ‘James Bond with gravy’ to front Fray Bentos
The Manchester PR outfit was hired by Fray Bentos with a brief to put the fun back into the traditional English dish.
The agency is supporting a new advertising campaign aimed at making Fray Bentos Man a national icon.
We've got some brilliant ideas to run in support of the TV advertising, which will make Fray Bentos Man and pies the top topic of conversation from pubs to posh dinner parties.
www.manchesteronline.co.uk /business/media/s/50/50045_james_bond_with_gravy_to_front_fray_bentos.html   (255 words)

 Churches intervene in Argentine, Uruguay row over pulp mills
Leaders from Argentina and Uruguay Protestant churches are seeking mediate in a dispute between the two South American countries on the building of two mills to produce eucalyptus pulp in Fray Bentos, Uruguay.
Fray Bentos, the site chosen for the mill, is a town on the banks of the Uruguay River, more than 300 kilometres from the capital Montevideo and situated adjacent to the Argentinean tourist city of Gualeguaychu.
Speaking to Ecumenical News International in Buenos Aires, the Rev. Juan Schvindt, general secretary of the Evangelical Church of the River Plate, said that one crucial aspect in the conflict is "the new understanding" of national borders.
www.eni.ch /articles/display.shtml?06-0241   (646 words)

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