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Montevideo, January 18th 2019 - 11:55 UTC

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  • Monday, January 14th 2019 - 18:06 UTC

    Uruguay: “Deep concern” about detention of the Venezuelan Parliament president

    The constitutional assumption of Guaidó is recognized by most of the countries of the continent, with the exception of Uruguay, Bolivia and Mexico

    The Ministry of Foreign Affairs expressed on Monday, through a statement, its “deep concern” regarding the “serious institutional crisis” and the “acts of intimidation” that led to the arrest and subsequent release of the president of the National Assembly of Venezuela, Juan Guaidó , by officials of the Bolivarian National Intelligence Service (Sebin).

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  • Thursday, January 10th 2019 - 10:03 UTC

    Claims of Uruguayan ruling coalition involvement in money laundering with Chavista regimes

     Maduro will take the oath of office this Thursday before the Supreme Court ignoring the Legislative Assembly he does not control

    Uruguay and Bolivia will be the only South American countries attending this Thursday the inauguration of Venezuela's Nicolas Maduro for a second five year mandate. A regime which has become an increasingly international pariah for its non democratic practices, human rights abuses, and disastrous management of the economy creating a major humanitarian crisis with food and essential pharmaceutical shortages while some three million of Venezuelans have fled the country in desperation.

  • Monday, December 3rd 2018 - 15:24 UTC

    Uruguay rejects Peruvian ex-president Alan García's asylum petition

    Alan García retired this morning shortly before the Vázquez conference in his private car from the residence of the Uruguayan ambassador in Lima

    Uruguay’s President, Tabaré Vázquez announced Monday along with Uruguayan Foreign Minister Rodolfo Nin Novoa that Peruvian former president Alan García will not receive political asylum. The rejection of the request is due to the fact that in Peru “the three powers of the State operate” freely, said Vázquez.

  • Monday, November 19th 2018 - 18:17 UTC

    Asylum to Alan García: Why Uruguay?

    García is being investigated in the framework of the Odebrecht case for allegedly accepting bribes

    The Territorial Asylum right under which Peru's former President Alan García seeks to protect himself, investigated by the Justice of his country, is framed in a convention signed in Caracas, Venezuela that provides that every State belonging to the Organization of American States (OAS) has the right to admit “the persons it deems appropriate.” Garcia's hope is based on Uruguay's record of respect for this right.

  • Monday, November 19th 2018 - 16:37 UTC

    Uruguay grants asylum to ex Peruvian president Alan Garcia

    Alan Garcia on Sunday spoke on the phone from the embassy in Lima with Uruguayan president Tabare Vazquez requesting asylum

    Uruguay will grant asylum to Peruvian ex-president Alan Garcia, announced the country's foreign minister Rodolfo Nin Novoa on Sunday evening when he was asked about the request. “The answer is yes”, said the minister in Montevideo.

  • 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.