By Graham Bound for MercoPress (London) – Only on the most serene of news-days might a visit to the United Kingdom by the President of Uruguay make headlines in the country’s newspapers and broadcast bulletins. For a little while it actually looked as if there might be just such a benign news environment. But as President Luis Lacalle Pou took his seat at Canning House, the Latin America and Iberia think tank, on Monday evening to deliver a lecture titled “Uruguay, a Reliable Gateway to South America – Opportunities in Green Finance”, he must have known that he had been totally eclipsed by his host, the British Prime Minister Boris Johnson.
During his official visit to the United Kingdom, Uruguayan President Luis Lacalle Pou visited British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, who welcomed him at the door of Downing Street. The meeting lasted approximately one hour.
Uruguayan health authorities announced during the weekend they were monitoring the possible local appearance of suspected cases of monkeypox, based on the symptomatology and travel history of individuals.
Uruguay's President Luis Lacalle Pou has arrived in London to meet with Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Crown Prince Charles of Wales during his 3-day stay.
The President of Uruguay, Luis Lacalle Pou, traveled this Saturday to London for an official visit to the country, which will last until May 24. Lacalle Pou will be received by Prince Charles and United Kingdom’s Prime Minister, Boris Johnson on Monday 23rd.
Two people have died in Uruguay under circumstances that were not a direct result of Tuesday's subtropical cyclone, Yakecan, but which authorities are still investigating after several houses were destroyed and trees were downed, it was reported.
Former military officer and current deputy assistant secretary of the Office of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL), Heide Fulton has been nominated by president Joe Biden as the new ambassador to Uruguay.
Uruguayan President Luis Lacalle Pou Tuesday described what in his opinion were the 4 political differences between his country and Argentina during a symposium hosted by Buenos Aires' daily Clarín called Democracy and Development.
Uruguay's central bank on Tuesday announced an increase of 75 basis points to 9,25%, in its monetary policy reference rate, meaning also the bank has entered the contractive phase, as so many other Latin American central banks, in an effort to rein in inflation.
Although cyclones are rare in the area, Uruguay's Institute of Meteorology (Inumet) has issued a yellow warning regarding the possible arrival of a subtropical cyclone to the southern part of the country sometime Tuesday.