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  • Tuesday, September 24th 2019 - 09:52 UTC

    OAS votes to use Rio Treaty to implement economic sanctions to the Maduro regime, but no military action

    Although there were no immediate reactions from Caracas, in recent weeks Maduro and his aides have publicly denounced the Rio Treaty

    In a meeting convened by the Organization of American States, 16 of the 19 states party to the Inter-American Treaty of Reciprocal Assistance, a 1947 pact known as the Rio Treaty, backed using the pact to collaborate on law-enforcement operations and economic sanctions against Venezuelan leader Nicolás Maduro, and associates, accusing his regime of criminal activity including drug trafficking and money laundering.

  • Thursday, March 28th 2019 - 09:11 UTC

    Uruguay supports China's candidate as next FAO Director General

    Deputy minister Qu Dongyu is one of five candidates which have been presented by FAO Member Countries for the post of FAO Director-General

    Uruguay formally announced it will support China's Agriculture and Rural Affairs deputy minister as the next Director-General of FAO to be elected June 2019. The official statement was made by Uruguay's foreign minister Rodolfo Nin Novoa during a meeting with China's Deputy Prime Minister Hu Chunhua in Montevideo.

  • Saturday, March 2nd 2019 - 01:14 UTC

    Uruguay’s Chancellor on Venezuela: “We have a problem and it is the attitude of Luis Almagro”

    Nin Novoa blamed Almagro for having taken sides with one of the parties instead of fulfilling its role of tempering the differences

    The Minister of Foreign Affairs of Uruguay, Rodolfo Nin Novoa, ratified his position on Friday on a peaceful solution to the political and institutional crisis suffered by Venezuela along with his Italian counterpart, Enzo Moavero Milanesi in Montevideo. The Uruguayan chancellor questioned the attitude of the secretary general of the Organization of American States (OAS), Luis Almagro, considering that he took sides on the Venezuelan conflict.

  • Thursday, February 14th 2019 - 11:00 UTC

    Uruguayan president Vazquez now supports free credible elections in Venezuela

    The Uruguayan administration continues to support Maduro as legitimate president, it “understands” but not necessarily justifies the existence of political prisoners and the humanitarian situation

    As advanced by Mercopress, Uruguay and Argentine presidents', Tabare Vazquez and Mauricio Macri open agenda surprise meeting was in effect to address the Venezuelan situation, particularly what has been described in Buenos Aires as the erratic accommodative stance to circumstances and environment, of the Vazquez administration.

  • Monday, January 14th 2019 - 18:06 UTC

    Uruguay: “Deep concern” about detention of the Venezuelan Parliament president

    The constitutional assumption of Guaidó is recognized by most of the countries of the continent, with the exception of Uruguay, Bolivia and Mexico

    The Ministry of Foreign Affairs expressed on Monday, through a statement, its “deep concern” regarding the “serious institutional crisis” and the “acts of intimidation” that led to the arrest and subsequent release of the president of the National Assembly of Venezuela, Juan Guaidó , by officials of the Bolivarian National Intelligence Service (Sebin).

  • Thursday, January 10th 2019 - 10:03 UTC

    Claims of Uruguayan ruling coalition involvement in money laundering with Chavista regimes

     Maduro will take the oath of office this Thursday before the Supreme Court ignoring the Legislative Assembly he does not control

    Uruguay and Bolivia will be the only South American countries attending this Thursday the inauguration of Venezuela's Nicolas Maduro for a second five year mandate. A regime which has become an increasingly international pariah for its non democratic practices, human rights abuses, and disastrous management of the economy creating a major humanitarian crisis with food and essential pharmaceutical shortages while some three million of Venezuelans have fled the country in desperation.

  • Monday, December 3rd 2018 - 15:24 UTC

    Uruguay rejects Peruvian ex-president Alan García's asylum petition

    Alan García retired this morning shortly before the Vázquez conference in his private car from the residence of the Uruguayan ambassador in Lima

    Uruguay’s President, Tabaré Vázquez announced Monday along with Uruguayan Foreign Minister Rodolfo Nin Novoa that Peruvian former president Alan García will not receive political asylum. The rejection of the request is due to the fact that in Peru “the three powers of the State operate” freely, said Vázquez.

  • Monday, November 19th 2018 - 18:17 UTC

    Asylum to Alan García: Why Uruguay?

    García is being investigated in the framework of the Odebrecht case for allegedly accepting bribes

    The Territorial Asylum right under which Peru's former President Alan García seeks to protect himself, investigated by the Justice of his country, is framed in a convention signed in Caracas, Venezuela that provides that every State belonging to the Organization of American States (OAS) has the right to admit “the persons it deems appropriate.” Garcia's hope is based on Uruguay's record of respect for this right.

  • Monday, November 19th 2018 - 16:37 UTC

    Uruguay grants asylum to ex Peruvian president Alan Garcia

    Alan Garcia on Sunday spoke on the phone from the embassy in Lima with Uruguayan president Tabare Vazquez requesting asylum

    Uruguay will grant asylum to Peruvian ex-president Alan Garcia, announced the country's foreign minister Rodolfo Nin Novoa on Sunday evening when he was asked about the request. “The answer is yes”, said the minister in Montevideo.

  • Monday, June 18th 2018 - 11:14 UTC

    Uruguay chair of Mercosur, targets accord with China, exhausted of negotiations with the EU

     Nin Novoa fears negotiations with EU could temporarily “breakdown”, although he anticipated he was committed to avoid such a situation.

    Uruguay will be handed the rotating chair of Mercosur this Monday in a brief summit ceremony to take place in Paraguay. Attending will be Brazil's Michel Temer, Uruguay's Tabare Vázquez, the host Paraguay Horacio Cartes and in representation of Argentina, vice president Gabriela Michetti. President Mauricio Macri is in the midst of a cabinet reshuffle and waiting for market reaction this Monday following the naming of a new Central Bank chairman.