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Montevideo, August 12th 2020 - 21:49 UTC

Tag: Mercosur Covid-19 Coronavirus

  • Thursday, April 30th 2020 - 09:54 UTC

    Argentina is not abandoning Mercosur, but “we are in no haste to sign any accord”

    Solá was addressing the Senate Foreign Relations Commission via video conference, and pointed out that for Argentina what matters is the creation of jobs.

    Foreign minister Felipe Sola said Argentina is “not abandoning Mercosur, and did not leave any chair at the table”. Furthermore, this Thursday a round of ministerial talks will be taking place, requested by Paraguay, to keep analyzing the legal and institutional framework that some members pretend to speed a list of negotiations with other countries.

  • Wednesday, April 29th 2020 - 09:41 UTC

    Uruguay and Argentina presidents discuss the future of Mercosur

    Lacalle Pou told Fernandez that his government's intention is that “Mercosur continues to strengthen”, and thus Uruguay “has the need to keep advancing in the accord negotiations”.

    Uruguayan president Luis Alberto Lacalle Pou and his Argentine peer, Alberto Fernandez held a half-hour video conference Tuesday mid-morning to address the recent decision by the current Argentine administration to freeze Mercosur free trade negotiations with potential new partners and instead concentrate efforts in overcoming the COVID-19 pandemic and its sanitary, social, economic and employment consequences.

  • Wednesday, March 18th 2020 - 08:58 UTC

    Covid 19: Mercosur countries isolated from the world and among themselves

    Empty streets in Buenos Aires and Montevideo

    The number of Coronavirus cases tested positive are increasing significantly, in the exponential leg of the process, in Mercosur country members and in Chile. Brazil reported the first death, a 62 year old man in Sao Paulo with a medical record of high pressure and diabetes.