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Tag: Álvaro Delgado

  • Sunday, November 19th 2023 - 15:14 UTC

    Uruguay: pre-candidates for presidency announced

    Delgado will resign his post but guide his successor as presidential secretary

    Uruguay's Presidential Secretary Álvaro Delgado of the ruling Multicolor coalition and specifically from within the Aire Fresco movement of the Nationalist Party (White), announced Saturday that he would be resigning his job to focus on his bid to become the next head of state of a country where back-to-back reelection is not allowed.

  • Saturday, May 27th 2023 - 23:10 UTC

    Uruguayan Presidential Secretary discharged from hospital

    “A couple of days' rest and then continue working calmly,” Delgado said in a press conference

    Uruguayan Presidential Secretary Álvaro Delgado was discharged from a Paysandú hospital Saturday afternoon after being involved in a violent car crash on Friday while on his way to the Anchorena ranch in Colonia to participate in a lunch hosted by President Luis Lacalle Pou.

  • Saturday, May 27th 2023 - 08:31 UTC

    Uruguayan Presidential Secretary survives serious car crash

    The vehicle Delgado was riding turned over probably due to the heavy rain that was falling at the time of the accident

    Uruguay's Presidential Secretary Álvaro Delgado and his driver Carlos Soria were hospitalized in Paysandú Friday after a serious car crash on Route 24 while on their way to the Anchorena ranch for a cabinet lunch called by President Luis Lacalle Pou, it was reported.

  • Tuesday, May 23rd 2023 - 10:47 UTC

    Uruguay to import bottled water: desalinization plant does not fit in aircraft

    The plant will take “a few weeks” to reach Uruguay by ship, Delgado explained.Photo: Sebastián Astorga

    Uruguay's Economy Ministry Monday greenlighted the tax-free import of bottled water as one of the measures against the drought affecting Montevideo and the metropolitan area, it was reported. Meanwhile, Presidential Secretary Álvaro Delgado confirmed that the desalination plant to be brought from Houston does not fit “by 15 centimeters” in the C-130 Hercules aircraft sent to pick it up and it will therefore take “a few weeks” to reach South America by ship.

  • Friday, March 24th 2023 - 10:46 UTC

    IMF explores possible political scenarios with Uruguayan presidential candidates

    The IMF held individual dialogues with possible candidates: Frente Amplio mayors Carolina Cosse (left) and Yamandú Orsi (right), as well as the Secretary of the Presidency, Álvaro Delgado (center)

    The annual monitoring mission of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) recently concluded its nearly two-week visit to Montevideo, providing a positive assessment of Uruguay's economy and the government's reform efforts. However, the mission also gauged the pulse of Uruguay's political landscape ahead of the 2024 elections, weekly newspaper Búsqueda informed.

  • Friday, December 16th 2022 - 13:58 UTC

    Uruguay-United States relations promise “a lot of development possible”

    Delgado indicated that his country is making every effort to open up to the world and to generate commercial opportunities for development.

    Uruguay and the United States are on the path of a “possible development”, according to the Secretary of the Presidency of the South American country, Álvaro Delgado. The official highlighted Thursday the importance of the Alliance for Economic Prosperity in the Americas and the relationship with Washington.

  • Tuesday, November 29th 2022 - 23:56 UTC

    Uruguay: former presidential bodyguard allegedly spied on opposition senators; Justice investigates

    Lacalle’s secretary, Álvaro Delgado (right), admitted that “the Government is having a bad time” due to this case and “the full weight of the law must be brought”.

    The analysis of hundreds of WhatsApp chats recovered from the cell phone of Alejandro Astesiano, the former personal custodian of Uruguayan President Luis Lacalle Pou, continues to provide investigators with crucial material in an unprecedented court case in Uruguay's political history.

  • Wednesday, July 27th 2022 - 09:47 UTC

    Court rules Uruguay may resume vaccination of children against COVID-19

    The plaintiff lacked standing because he did not fall within the age group, the Appellate Court found

    A Montevideo Court of Appeals Tuesday reversed a previous decision by a lower court halting vaccination of children aged between 5 and 13 years against COVID-19, Health Minister Daniel Salinas announced. The administration of these drugs will be resumed Thursday without prior appointments needed.

  • Tuesday, July 12th 2022 - 08:38 UTC

    PAHO supports Uruguayan Health Ministry in vax judicial ruling

    “The non-use of safe and effective vaccines in children can generate a profound inequity and deprivation of the human right to health,” Etienne underlined

    The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) has sent a letter of support to Uruguay's Health Minister Daniel Salinas after a judge ordered all vaccination of children under 13 years of age against COVID-19 be halted in the country.

  • Monday, July 11th 2022 - 10:10 UTC

    Uruguayan gov't to appeal ruling banning C-19 vax for U-13 people

    Delgado hopes the whole case will be an “unpleasant anecdote” soon

    Uruguayan Health Ministry (MSP) legal advisors are to submit Monday an appeal to Judge Alejandro Recarey's decision to suspend vaccination against COVID-19 of people aged, it was reported in Montevideo.

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