During a ceremony at the Legislative Palace in Montevideo presided over by Vice President Beatriz Argimón, and pursuant to a sentence from the Inter-American Court of Human Rights (IACHR), the Uruguayan State Thursday admitted its responsibility in the April 21, 1974, murders of Laura Raggio, Diana Maidanik, and Silvia Reyes by the military during the last civil-military dictatorship (1973-1985).
Ensign Nati Fontaine became Uruguay's first female naval aviation pilot after completing her training course. She was given her credentials by Vice President Beatriz Argimón.
The World Cup trophy that will be at stake later this year in Qatar landed Friday at Carrasco airport, where it was welcomed by Brazil's 2002 world champion Lucio, Vice President Beatriz Argimón, and Montevideo Mayor Carolina Cosse, together with Uruguayan Football Association authorities.
Uruguay's capital Montevideo and the exclusive beach resort of Punta del Este are to host the upcoming meeting of the Executive Committee of the Inter-Parliamentary Union where lawmakers from Latin America and the Caribbean will convene on June 29, Vice President Beatriz Argimón announced.
The vice-president of Brazil, Hamilton Mourão, arrived on Thursday in Uruguay, where he will remain until Saturday on an official visit.
Uruguayan President Luis Lacalle Pou Thursday transferred the powers of his office to Vice President Beatriz Argimón before departing for Congo, where he is to spend Christmas with troops stationed there as a part of a United Nations peacekeeping mission.
Uruguayan Vice President Beatriz Argimón is in charge of the country's Executive Branch since Friday at 6.30 pm when President Luis Lacalle Pou transferred the powers of his office at Montevideo's Carrasco international airport prior to departing on an official trip to Qatar, where he is to remain until Dec. 14.
Due to President Luis Lacalle Pou's trip to Mexico and the United States on his first mission abroad lasting more than 48 hours, Vice President Beatriz Argimón has become the country's interim head of state.
Technology giant Globant Monday announced an investment of US $ 60 million and the hiring of more than 350 professionals by the end of 2021 during the opening of their new Montevideo headquarters.
It was a March sunny Sunday in Montevideo, and for the solid democracy of Uruguay, business as usual. An outgoing center government was replaced by a center-right coalition that emerged victorious from the runoff last November. Despite fifteen years in office, three mandates, Luis Lacalle Pou, 46, is the new president for the next five years and for the first time with a woman vice president, notary Beatriz Argimón.