Former two-time Uruguayan President Julio María Sanguinetti Thursday claimed “Argentina infects us with adjectives,” as he appeared together with former heads of state Luis Alberto Lacalle Herrera and José “Pepe” Mujica during a celebration of Democracy staged at Montevideo's Parliament building.
Uruguayan lawmakers from the ruling coalition and opposition finally agreed to propose to the full Lower House an investigation committee to analyze Tourism ministry performance and affairs from 2010 to 2021, particularly in reference to the contracting of publicity.
Ladies support for the Falkland Islands in the River Plate is expanding. As happened just a few weeks ago in Buenos Aires when two historians, one of them with an international reputation, acknowledged the Falklands belong to the Falkland Islanders and doubt Argentina's claim, in Uruguay a member from a ruling coalition junior party last 14 August twitted the hashtag “HappyFalklandsDay”.
Uruguayan President Luis Lacalle Pou faced protesters during Wednesday's Independence Day celebrations and even engaged in talks with them amid verbal aggressions.
Restrictions on meat exports imposed on producers by the Argentine administration of President Alberto Fernández, in a failed attempt to curb domestic prices, have led the country to lose ground to Uruguayan and Paraguayan competitors, Infobae reported Wednesday.
Uruguay and Turkey have signed a Memorandum of Understanding whereby a Political Consultation Mechanism as Francisco Bustillo, Foreign Minister of the South American country, rounds up his diplomatic tour.
Uruguay's Public Health Ministry (MSP) Tuesday announced 70% of the population had already received two doses of COVID-19 vaccines such as CoronaVac, Pfizer or AstraZeneca, while a private survey showed only 26.83% of Brazilians were at the same level.
“Please be careful with the management of public monies”, Uruguayan president Luis Lacalle Pou advised the newly appointed Tourism minister, lawmaker Tabare Viera, who on Monday replaced German Cardoso, also elected lawmaker but extremely pragmatic in his political alliances, and audaciously close on occasions to redlines.
About 140 passengers who should have already landed at Montevideo's Carrasco international airport were stranded in Miami after Eastern Airlines canceled its August 23 service due to a crew problem.
The Government of Uruguay has appointed Colorado Senator Tabaré Viera and the nation's new Minister of Tourism following the resignation of Germán Cardoso amid a corruption scandal.