Tag: Luis Almagro

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Tuesday, July 23rd 2013 - 07:39 UTC

Mujica praises the OAS and the report on the drug problem in the Americas

The Uruguayan president with OAS Secretary General Insulza

The Organization of American States (OAS), Secretary General José Miguel Insulza, presented on Monday Uruguayan president José Mujica the Report on the Drug Problem in the Americas, prepared by the hemispheric institution following a mandate of the Sixth Summit of the Americas.

Tuesday, July 16th 2013 - 17:15 UTC

Uruguay presses for EU/Mercosur talks fearing loss of tariff benefits

Almagro says the fall of tariffs in 2014 will impact on fish processing, citrus, skins and paper and pulp

Uruguay needs a quick resumption of Mercosur/European Union trade and cooperation talks because at the end of the year expire a number of tariff benefits for Uruguayan exports, revealed Foreign minister Luis Almagro.

Tuesday, July 16th 2013 - 05:45 UTC

Paraguay will hold Mercosur presidency in the first half of 2014, says Uruguay

Minister Almagro is confident Paraguay will be back next August 15

Paraguay will hold the rotating chair of Mercosur after Venezuela, at the end of this year, which will mark the full active comeback of the country to the regional block, announced Uruguay’s Foreign minister Luis Almagro on Monday in Montevideo.

Friday, July 12th 2013 - 08:16 UTC

Mercosur will lift Paraguay’s suspension next August 15, announced Uruguay

Minister Almagro (C) confirmed that on Friday Venezuela will take the presidency of Mercosur

This coming August 15, Mercosur will lift the suspension on Paraguay's participations that has held since June 29 2012, Uruguay Minister Luis Almagro announced on Thursday during a meeting of the group’s foreign ministers in Montevideo.

Thursday, July 11th 2013 - 07:14 UTC

After twenty years of negotiations US opens its market to Uruguayan citrus

Minister Almagro, Ambassador Reynoso and Agriculture minister Aguerre at the announcement

After almost twenty years of negotiations United States confirmed the opening of its market to citrus from Uruguay, which will become effective next 9 August when certain coordination and logistics tasks are coordinated by both countries.

Wednesday, July 10th 2013 - 06:09 UTC

Mercosur and Paraguay on collision course; Uruguay insists Venezuela will hold the chair of the group

Almagro and Patriota confirmed that Maduro as of next July 12 will hold the Mercosur presidency

Paraguay reiterated on Tuesday that if Venezuela assumes as pro termpore chair of Mercosur, it is not interested in returning to the group and discarded Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro pledge to ensure Paraguay is fully reincorporated.

Thursday, June 13th 2013 - 21:56 UTC

Mercosur July 12 summit in Montevideo will confirm return of suspended Paraguay

Minister Almagro made the announcement, and confirmed Mujica will attend Paraguay president elect inauguration

The next Mercosur summit scheduled for the end of June in Montevideo has been delayed until 12 July, announced Uruguayan Foreign minister Luis Almagro. The new date was agreed by Argentina, Brazil, Uruguay and Venezuela earlier this week.

Thursday, March 28th 2013 - 10:15 UTC

Falklands’ sovereignty belongs to the ‘whole of Latinamerica’ says Uruguay

Minister Almagro and his ‘brother’ Hector Timerman

Foreign minister Luis Almagro said on Wednesday that Malvinas Islands’ sovereignty belongs to the whole of Latinamerica and as part of Latinamerica and the Caribbean, “we will defend the territorial integrity of the continent”.

Wednesday, March 27th 2013 - 08:04 UTC

Falkland Islands: Argentina and UK clash at UN: no talks without the accord of Islanders

The Argentine Foreign minister with Ban Ki-Moon

Argentina's Foreign minister Hector Timerman together with Latam representatives called on UN chief Ban Ki Moon and demanded talks with the UK on the Falklands/Malvinas Islands sovereignty, but Britain again refused, pointing to the Islanders' overwhelming vote this month to remain British.

Wednesday, February 6th 2013 - 21:53 UTC

Uruguay promotes a free trade agreement of Mercosur with Canada

Canadian Ambassador Claire Poulin

Foreign minister Luis Almagro announced that Uruguay will work for a free trade agreement between Mercosur and Canada during the first half of the year when Uruguay holds the chair of the South American group that also includes Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay and Venezuela.

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