Uruguayan President Luis Lacalle Pou Monday said his Government had no specific strategy against the Omicron strain of the coronavirus, other than “being alert.”
Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro Wednesday did not concede an iota of what his Paraguayan counterpart Mario Abdo Benítez was seeking during a bilateral Summit in Brasilia to discuss Annex C of the Itaipú agreement regarding fees.
Paraguay's Foreign Minister Euclides Acevedo said the Bi-Oceanic Corridor will bring Mercosur's entire economic development closer to Asia. His remarks came at a press conference after meeting with his Japanese counterpart Yoshimasa Hayashi in Tokyo earlier this week.
Uruguay's President Luis Lacalle Pou has insisted Mercosur needed modernizing and it is along those lines that his country was seeking one-on-one free-trade deals with the United States and China
Uruguay, Argentina, Brazil and Paraguay Friday have announced in Glasgow that they had agreed on the need to create a negotiating group to tackle climate change.
Paraguay and Brazil have exchanged reverse notes on the creation of the Itaipu Binational Accounts Commission last week during an official visit from Foreign Minister Euclides Acevedo to Brasilia, it was announced.
In a move aimed at curbing inflation, Brazil Friday announced a 10% reduction of import tariffs on 87% of goods and services until December 31, 2022. Economy Minister Paulo Guedes now expects the other Mercosur countries to do the same.
Argentina's Health Minister Carla Vizzotti Thursday announced in Puerto Iguazú that PCR testing for people living in “mirror cities” will no longer be required for border neighbourhood transit.
Argentina's trade balance with Brazil yielded positive results for the second straight month in October 2021. However, numbers for the first 10 months of the year are still in the red.
Around 3,000 foreign tourists arrived in Uruguay before sunset Monday after borders were fully reopened to vaccinated travellers following nearly two years of closure to fight COVID-19.