Former Uruguayan President José “Pepe” Mujica said the Government's blanket cut to the VAT should apply only to the needy people; otherwise, it becomes a benefit to those who can actually afford to pay full tax.
Former Uruguayan President José Pepe Mujica, who was in Buenos Aires during the weekend to join Alberto Fernández for the ceremonies marking the 40th anniversary of the 1982 armed conflict with the United Kingdom, insisted “the Malvinas claim reminds us that there is still colonialism in the world.”
Former Uruguayan President José Pepe Mujica said Thursday said the Law of Urgent Consideration (LUC), which has been a pillar of the current Multicolor coalition, had a certain aristocratic ring and a barrack-like approach at issues.
Former Uruguayan Vice President Lucía Topolansy Wednesday turned in her resignation to her seat on the Senate through a letter after 22 years of Parliamentarian services.
Argentina's Ambassador to Brazil Daniel Scioli Wednesday said Friday's Mercosur Summit posed no risk of tensions between Presidents Alberto Fernández and Jair Bolsonaro, despite former Brazilian leader Luiz Inacio Lula Da Silva's recent appearance at a ceremony in Buenos Aires.
President Alberto Fernández Friday said his country will not accept any imposition which may put growth at risk when negotiating with foreign creditors. The Argentine head of state made those remarks from a stage in front of Casa Rosada he shared with former Presidents José Mujica of Uruguay, Luiz Inácio Lula Da Silva of Brazil and Cristina Fernández de Kirchner, Argentina's current Vice President.
Uruguayan former president, Jose Pepe Mujica has been bestowed by the Argentine government, the country's highest honor, the Collar of the San Martin Liberator Order. The honor is extended to foreign officials, civilian or military, who in the exercise of their duties merit the highest tribute and acknowledgment in the interests of the Argentine Nation.
Two times former Uruguayan President Tabaré Vázquez died early morning Sunday in Montevideo at the age of 80 after suffering from lung cancer and pancreatic metastasis. By early afternoon and following on the family's wishes Vazquez was buried in a private ceremony at the La Teja cemetery, the working neighborhood where he grew up.
It is ten o'clock in the morning and the Senate of Uruguay has several hours of intense debate ahead of it. Only few minutes before midnight, the ruling coalition of parties will have put the lid on the criminal investigation against their partner and current leader of the Cabildo Abierto, investigated for the alleged omission of denouncing the confessions of crimes against humanity made by a former military man before a Court of Honor in 2018.
Uruguay's new Senators and Deputies which emerged from the general election results of last October were sworn in on Saturday during a ceremony held at the Legislative Palace. The ceremony not only confirmed 99 members of the Lower House and 30 Senators but also marked the opening of ordinary sessions of the XLIX legislative period.