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Montevideo, November 30th 2023 - 13:28 UTC

Tag: fuel shortage

  • Tuesday, November 14th 2023 - 09:42 UTC

    Uruguayan minister speaks of not widespread fuel shortage

    “We are always open to dialogue,” insisted Facio

    Uruguay's Energy Minister Elisa Facio said Monday that there would be no fuel shortage in the South American country despite a stoppage in the distribution chain.

  • Monday, November 13th 2023 - 09:44 UTC

    Fuel shortages expected in Uruguay amid distribution conflict

    Ancap's Stipanicic insisted his company was not to blame

    The guild grouping Uruguay's fuel distributors announced a 72-hour strike starting Monday which could lead to shortages in the South American country, it was reported in Montevideo. The measure was adopted after changes in the Law of Urgent Consideration (LUC) regarding fuel distribution regulation costs affected the activity, it was explained.

  • Wednesday, April 26th 2023 - 10:17 UTC

    No Labor Day parade in Cuba due to fuel shortage

    Díaz-Canel explained that the situation responds to the “non-compliance” of supplying countries that are also going through a “complex energy situation.”

    Cuban authorities had to cancel the traditional May 1 Labor Day Revolution Square parade due to the shortage of fuel, it was announced Tuesday. Smaller events will be staged instead in “communities, labor, and student centers for several days and parades in the country's municipalities,” it was explained. The main event will take place in Havana's Malecon.