Uruguayan lawmakers from the ruling coalition and opposition finally agreed to propose to the full Lower House an investigation committee to analyze Tourism ministry performance and affairs from 2010 to 2021, particularly in reference to the contracting of publicity.
“Please be careful with the management of public monies”, Uruguayan president Luis Lacalle Pou advised the newly appointed Tourism minister, lawmaker Tabare Viera, who on Monday replaced German Cardoso, also elected lawmaker but extremely pragmatic in his political alliances, and audaciously close on occasions to redlines.
The Government of Uruguay has appointed Colorado Senator Tabaré Viera and the nation's new Minister of Tourism following the resignation of Germán Cardoso amid a corruption scandal.
Uruguay's Minister of Tourism Germán Cardoso Friday handed in his resignation amid allegations of corruption.
Uruguay's Ministry of Tourism is planning to first allow in only foreigners who have taken a full coronavirus vaccination scheme, regardless of its brand, as the gradual reopening of borders seems imminent.
Uruguay's Tourism Minister Germán Cardoso Wednesday raised again the issue of vaccination certificates for foreign travellers to “guarantee the sanitary status” of the country.
“Dear brothers from Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Paraguay, the rest of the region and the world, this summer we will not be able to host you as we do every summer. I want you to know that it is a very painful decision, because as Uruguayans and hosts we love to receive you and there is nothing we would love most than to share the summer season with you”, is the video message from Uruguay's Tourist minister German Cardoso to the potential visitors.