Uruguayan-Canadian scientist Nicolás Saldías of the Intelligence Unit within the famed publication The Economist, has described that ”Argentina and Uruguay are two countries that could be defined as twin brothers raised by different families.”
Uruguay's Interior Minister Jorge Larrañaga has died of a heart attack at the age of 64, President Luis Lacalle Pou announced Saturday. “Jorge Larrañaga passed away. Very hard! I've learned to love and respect him. He was affectionate even in the harshness of the battle. We have competed, we have cooperated, we have respected each other. He was at his best. RIP,” Lacalle Pou posted on Twitter.
Uruguay's entry into the Alliance for the Decarbonization of Transport was formalized Friday when Industry, Energy and Mining Minister Omar Paganini Friday took part in the virtual Transport Forum Summit 2021, an event organized by the OECD.
Former Uruguayan Vicepresident Raúl Sendic Rodríguez was handed down an 18-month suspended jail sentence Thursday for abuse of office and embezzlement.
Brazil is determined that Mercosur's Common External Tariff, TEC, be reduced by 20% in two rounds of unilateral cuts, 10% immediately, and the other 10% in December. This is the official strategy and position of Brazil for the extraordinary meeting in June of the four founding members of the group, in Buenos Aires, underlined Lucas Ferraz, foreign trade secretary of the Brazilian Ministry of the economy.
The Government of Uruguay Wednesday has decided that foreign travellers with both doses of any vaccine against covid-19 and a negative PCR test will not have to undergo a mandated quarantine upon entry.
Uruguay's President Luis Lacalle Pou Tuesday admitted his government is evaluating the implementation of a “green passport” for admission into public shows.
The group of advisers to Uruguay's President Luis Lacalle Pou in covid-19 matters, commonly known as GACH (Honorary Scientific Advisory Group), was highly acclaimed by the Nature magazine.
Fabián Pepín Rodríguez Simón Monday, a former legal advisor to the City of Buenos Aires run by former President Mauricio Macri's Cambiemos alliance, has requested political asylum as a refugee in Uruguay, it was reported.
Uruguay's Tourism Undersecretary Remo Monzeglio Sunday explained in a radio interview that his country envisions a quasi total return to normalcy for this coming October and that “we are preparing for the (summer) season.”