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Montevideo, July 21st 2018 - 05:47 UTC

Tag: Rodolfo Nin Novoa

  • Monday, June 18th 2018 - 11:14 UTC

    Uruguay chair of Mercosur, targets accord with China, exhausted of negotiations with the EU

     Nin Novoa fears negotiations with EU could temporarily “breakdown”, although he anticipated he was committed to avoid such a situation.

    Uruguay will be handed the rotating chair of Mercosur this Monday in a brief summit ceremony to take place in Paraguay. Attending will be Brazil's Michel Temer, Uruguay's Tabare Vázquez, the host Paraguay Horacio Cartes and in representation of Argentina, vice president Gabriela Michetti. President Mauricio Macri is in the midst of a cabinet reshuffle and waiting for market reaction this Monday following the naming of a new Central Bank chairman.

  • Monday, June 4th 2018 - 07:24 UTC

    UK Armed Forces minister visits Chile and Uruguay

    Minister Mark Lancaster made a protocol call on Chilean Minister of Defence, Mr. Alberto Espina

    The United Kingdom Minister for the Armed Forces was in Chile and Uruguay as part of a visit to South America in the framework of increasing closer bilateral relations. The Rt Hon Mark Lancaster TD MP, made an official visit to Chile in order to further strengthen the strong defense relation between the two countries.

  • Tuesday, February 27th 2018 - 06:08 UTC

    Uruguayan fraternity: nepotism, nepotism and no job to spare

    President Tabare Vazquez named his brother, a licensed nurse, as deputy of the Home Office

    It has been a long standing consensus-secret in the Uruguayan political system that when you are elected or have been nominated to a political post, you must not forget the family or friends particularly if they are in distress. This means in practical terms that the generous Uruguayan state will incorporate you to the burgeoning bureaucracy be it at national or regional level.

  • Tuesday, February 20th 2018 - 07:14 UTC

    Falklands' second commercial air link invitation delivered to Uruguay

     Argentine ambassador Mario Barletta, foreign minister Rodolfo Nin Novoa and British Chargé d'affairs Rossa Commane at the letter delivery ceremony

    Representatives from Argentina and the United Kingdom formally delivered on Monday, to the Uruguayan foreign minister a letter jointly issued by the two governments requesting assistance in contacting local airlines and inviting them to communicate their interest in establishing a new weekly scheduled air service to and from the Falkland Islands.

  • Friday, January 26th 2018 - 09:46 UTC

    Uruguay and China flirt with a trade agreement, but Mercosur is not convinced

    “Free trade among countries confirms globalization, helps preserve a multilateral trading system and promote economic growth for all parties”, Wang said

    Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said that Beijing is willing to negotiate step by step, a free trade agreements with Uruguay and other countries in South America, particularly members of Mercosur.

  • Thursday, January 25th 2018 - 06:19 UTC

    Chinese foreign minister in Uruguay to promote trade and investments

    Minister Wang Yi arrived from Chile where he presided a conference on Latin America and China trade and investment relations

    Chinese foreign minister Wang Yi arrived in Uruguay on Tuesday night for a three-day official visit which includes meetings with his peer Rodolfo Nin Novoa, president Tabare Vazquez and holding a round of talks to promote trade and discuss the possibility of a bilateral agreement.

  • Thursday, December 14th 2017 - 05:53 UTC

    Mercosur/EU accord will have to wait until 2018; Europe needs more time to assess latest proposal

    EU did not improve its offer setting import allotments for beef and ethanol, two major Mercosur exports, Uruguay’s Foreign Minister Rodolfo Nin Novoa said

    Negotiations for a trade deal between the European Union and Mercosur will extend into next year, officials from both sides said on Wednesday, after the Europeans asked for more time to analyze proposed changes.

  • Monday, October 2nd 2017 - 11:53 UTC

    Uruguay foreign minister will meet UK's Boris Johnson next Monday in London

    Last week Nin Novoa received UK Under Secretary of International Trade, Mark Garnier (L), in anticipation of the London meeting.

    Uruguay's foreign minister Rodolfo Nin Novoa announced he will be meeting foreign secretary Boris Johnson next Monday, in London to address Brexit consequences and Uruguay's interest is reaching a trade agreement with the UK. Although both sides are interested in such an understanding, this will be an initial contact, “the strong intention which will have to be followed up by detailed negotiations”, points out the Uruguayan government ministry.

  • Wednesday, September 13th 2017 - 09:05 UTC

    Falklands' Prado stand: Argentina puts pressure on Uruguay and UK embassy

    Nin Novoa revealed that the Argentine embassy in Montevideo did not contact the ministry directly, but through a phone call to Uruguay's  embassy in Buenos Aires

    Uruguay has requested that the Falkland Islands stand at the Great Britain pavilion in the country's main agriculture and industrial show, Expo-Prado, be withdrawn, following an emphatic statement and disappointment from Argentina regarding the Falklands/Malvinas question dispute.

  • Saturday, August 5th 2017 - 07:55 UTC

    Mercosur foreign ministers will discuss the Venezuela situation in Brazil

    Brazilian foreign minister Aloysio Nunes, will host the meeting when Mercosur will decide if to implement, or not, the Democratic Clause

    Mercosur foreign ministers are scheduled to meet this Saturday in Sao Paulo to decide on to how to address latest events in Venezuela, the fifth member of the group which remains suspended, and so far has not replied to calls to cancel the constituent assembly procedure and attempt some form of dialogue with the political opposition.

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