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Uruguay praises Mercosur as the “main buyer” of the country's exports

Friday, November 28th 2014 - 06:30 UTC
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Uruguay’s Foreign Minister Luis Almagro highlighted that Mercosur is the “main buyer” of Uruguayan exports and strongly defended the country's presence in the regional group, a controversial issue since much of the country's political system and most of the business community want a more dynamic, open trade block. Read full article

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  • ChrisR

    Tossers United as far as I can tell.

    BTW Argentina have STILL to pay anything towards the electricity they have used from Uruguay, also they don't pay their export invoices in a timely fashion, if at all.

    And the Argie Rent Boy Almagro thinks Mercosur is good for us? Good for him he means.

    Nov 28th, 2014 - 12:57 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • ilsen

    They need to escape from the cold dead chains of MercoSur and make their own free-market deals elsewhere. The current administration is too scared to 'go it alone', but with the support of the Pacific Alliance they could break free from the useless MercoSur.
    Unfortunately the ideological bullshit of the old 1970 leftists is holding it back for now.
    I hope Uruguay can one day overcome this.
    It has the potential to become the Sweden of South America, but will this happen?

    Nov 29th, 2014 - 02:56 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • ChrisR

    @ 2 ilsen
    “It has the potential to become the Sweden of South America, but will this happen?”

    Not in my lifetime! :o)

    The main problems in Uruguay are that it is infested with stupid lazy people who really do think that the government should look after them coupled with unions which have the power reminiscent of pre-The Blessed Margaret times in the UK. AND don’t start me on the dead hand of government.

    Such a shame, this beautiful country could do so much better if it got rid of the Marxists and communists, in other words the entire government.

    Nov 29th, 2014 - 06:08 pm - Link - Report abuse 0

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