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Montevideo, August 12th 2022 - 18:11 UTC

Tag: Canning House

  • Tuesday, May 24th 2022 - 10:33 UTC

    UK Foreign office releases paper on Business Risks in Uruguay

    Foreign Secretary, Liz Truss with President Lacalle Pou

    Uruguayan president Luis Lacalle Pou is currently on a four-day visit to Great Britain, invited by Prime Minister Boris Johnson. According to Uruguayan officials, the main purpose of the visit is to promote trade and investments and reinforce the strong historic ties between the two countries.

  • Monday, May 23rd 2022 - 23:54 UTC

    Lacalle Pou with a green message in London: Uruguay “is among the strongest democracies in the world”

    While Britain watches the latest episode of the Boris Johnson Show, President Lacalle Pou presents an innovative green agenda

    By Graham Bound for MercoPress (London) – Only on the most serene of news-days might a visit to the United Kingdom by the President of Uruguay make headlines in the country’s newspapers and broadcast bulletins. For a little while it actually looked as if there might be just such a benign news environment. But as President Luis Lacalle Pou took his seat at Canning House, the Latin America and Iberia think tank, on Monday evening to deliver a lecture titled “Uruguay, a Reliable Gateway to South America – Opportunities in Green Finance”, he must have known that he had been totally eclipsed by his host, the British Prime Minister Boris Johnson.

  • Saturday, April 18th 2015 - 09:20 UTC

    Argentina again threatens Falklands' oil companies with legal actions, this time in London

    Filmus, with Ambassador Alicia Castro and former UK ambassador in Argentina, John Hughes at Canning House

    Argentina's Secretary of State for Malvinas Affairs, Daniel Filmus, defended Argentina´s sovereignty rights over the Falkland Islands in a speech he delivered in London condemning UK´s recent decision to increase its military presence in the South Atlantic, outlined the scope of the criminal lawsuit against oil companies 'illegally' operating in Falklands/Malvinas waters and warned of the environmental risks these activities entail.