Paraguayan lawmakers took to the Mercosur Parliament (Parlasur) in Montevideo the crisis stemming from Argentina charging tolls to barges sailing through the Paraná River Waterway, it was reported Monday in the Uruguayan capital. They displayed banners reading Free navigation now, Free navigation always, and Waterway = Mercosur.Add your comment!
Uruguay's Mario Colman Monday became the new Speaker of Mercosur's Parliament (Parlasur), it was reported in Montevideo.
Uruguay's Supreme Court Tuesday voted against granting refugee status to former Macrist lobbyist Fabián “Pepín” Rodríguez Simón, who is staying in Montevideo to avoid an arrest warrant from Buenos Aires claiming political persecution and parliamentary immunity as a member of Parlasur.
A Montevideo Court of Appeals has denied Fabián “Pepín” Rodríguez Simón's asylum request, it was announced Monday.
Brazil's Superior Electoral Court (TSE) Friday reached an agreement with the Montevideo-based Parliament of Mercosur (Parlasur) to act as an external observer of the Oct. 2 presidential elections.
Mercosur Parliament (Parlasur) Wednesday announced a decision will be made on May 9 on when to vote for the dismissal of Argentine legislator Fabián “Pepín” Rodríguez Simón.
Argentina's Fabián “Pepín” Rodríguez Simón, a former aide to then-Argentine President Mauricio Macri, was forced to leave the Parlasur's building Monday when he showed up and was jeered at by the other legislators, who agreed to vote on his dismissal during the next plenary session.
Uruguay's judiciary system Thursday decided to postpone any decision on Argentina's request for the extradition of former President Mauricio Macri's aide and current Parlasur Deputy Fabián Rodríguez Simón, also known as “Pepín,” until his political asylum request is answered.
Argentina filed a formal complaint Tuesday before Uruguay for allowing a British Royal Air Force transport aircraft serving the Falkland Islands to refuel at Montevideo on April 4, it was reported.
Activist Lorent Gomez Saleh has been freed and secretly transferred by Venezuelan authorities to the international airport of Maiquetía, one hour from Caracas, to be “referred” to Spain.