Former Uruguayan President José Pepe Mujica called all South American countries this week to stand together and break patents on vaccines and medicines. He made those remarks from the Planalto Palace in Brasilia, where he attended a gathering with President Luiz Inácio Lula Da Silva and other local authorities.
Former Uruguayan President José Pepe Mujica has submitted a proposal to the governments of Argentina, Chile, and Brazil, whereby regional integration would include a common anthem, flag, and unified documents for regional travel. The initiative would also provide for some professionals to be allowed to practice in other countries without revalidating their university degrees.
Former Uruguayan President José Pepe Mujica met Argentina's head of state Alberto Fernández over a barbecue at the Olivos residence in Buenos Aires to discuss the importance of integration of Latin America, because in the guest's words we do not exist in the world.
As the Brazilian president Lula da Silva settled in his first day in office in the Planalto Palace, Latin American leaders met with the inaugurated president, who faced his first financial challenge, stocks had fallen more than 3%, led by a selloff of shares in state-run oil company Petrobras.
Uruguayan President Luis Lacalle Pou's delegation to Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva's third inauguration featured his predecessors Julio María Sanguinetti and José Mujica, in an unprecedented diplomatic move to show that foreign policies transcend political parties.
Uruguayan President Luis Lacalle Pou Friday invited his predecessors Julio María Sanguinetti and José Mujica to the Jan. 1 inauguration of Luiz Inácio Lula Da Silva in Brasilia.
A group of former South American presidents, foreign ministers, high-ranking officials, lawmakers, and intellectuals Monday sent a letter to Venezuela's Nicolás Maduro inviting him to join their initiative to relaunch the Union of South American Nations (Unasur for its Spanish name).
Uruguayan President Luis Lacalle Pou expressed his solidarity Friday morning with Argentine Vice President with Cristina Fernández de Kirchner (CFK) following the failed assassination attempt against her late on Thursday.
Former Uruguayan President José Pepe Mujica has retired from active politics but his witty statements keep making headlines, even at a time when his wife is about to undergo surgery following a domestic accident.
Former Uruguayan President (2010-2015) José Mujica has been awarded Wednesday an honorary doctorate from the Universidad Nacional de Río Cuarto (UNRC) in the Argentine province of Córdoba for being “one of the main voices critical of savage capitalism.” Teachers, authorities, and students of the UNRC proposed the distinction for Mujica's “extensive career in political and social militancy.”