Uruguay Daily News

8 July 2024

Lacalle Pou urges Mercosur unity, emphasizes importance of Milei's participation

During the Summit of Mercosur Heads of State and Associate Members, President Luis Lacalle Pou delivered a compelling speech emphasizing the significance of Mercosur and a ...

8 July 2024

Mercosur not going through the best of times ahead of Asunción Summit

Paraguayan President Santiago Peña admitted that the Southern Common Market (Mercosur) was not going through the best of times as he prepared to host the bloc's Summit in ...

5 July 2024

Brazil has opened its market for Australian mutton and lamb

Despite Mercosur partners with significant flocks, Brazil has reopened its market for Australian mutton and lambt, including sheep meat by-products and edible offal, the A ...

4 July 2024

Uruguay to hold plebiscite on social security

Uruguay's Electoral Court has validated the required signatures therefore the South American country will be holding a plebiscite on social security concurrently with the ...

3 July 2024

Mujica and Sanguinetti hope for a "more flexible" Mercosur

Former Presidents José Pepe Mujica and Julio María Sanguinetti concurred this week during their appearances at the Latin American Integration Association's (Aladi) Regio ...

1 July 2024

Uruguay's internal elections: Delgado, Orsi, and Ojeda to vie for Presidency

Uruguay's internal elections concluded yesterday, confirming Álvaro Delgado, Yamandú Orsi, and Andrés Ojeda as presidential candidates for their respective parties. The ...

1 July 2024

Delgado's surprising VP choice: Valeria Ripoll, former Communist Party member

In a surprising move following the internal elections, Álvaro Delgado of the ruling center-right wing Partido Nacional announced Valeria Ripoll as his vice-presidential c ...

1 July 2024

Lacalle leaves Presidential residency

Uruguayan President Luis Lacalle Pou left the traditional Suárez Y Reyes residency and moved into an apartment in Montevideo's exclusive Carrasco area citing proximity to ...

28 June 2024

Uruguay’s internal elections: Key players and possible outcomes

As the internal elections for Uruguay’s major political parties approach next Sunday, the consulting firm Opción Consultores has released a public opinion report evalua ...