Category Archives: URUGUAY

Uruguay: OCLAE Supports Chilean Student Movement

Montevideo, Aug 11 (Prensa Latina) Some 2,000 Latin American young people meeting here on the 45th Anniversary of the Latin American and Caribbean Continental Students Organization (OCLAE) marched Thursday in solidarity with the Chilean student movement. Continue reading

Uruguayan President to Meet Argentine Counterpart

Montevideo, Jul 20 (Prensa Latina) Uruguayan President Jose Mujica will develop two working meetings with his Argentine counterpart Cristina Fernandez to analyze bilateral topics, as reported by the Uruguayan government without giving details on dates. Continue reading

Uruguay, Argentina Raise Expectations in Copa America Tourney

Montevideo, July 16 (Prensa Latina) Uruguayans will be closely following the quarterfinal match of their national soccer team against Argentina on Saturday night, in what is considered to be an early final in the 43rd Copa America tournament. Continue reading

Three Drug Traffickers Condemned in Uruguay

Montevideo,  (Prensa Latina) According to the Uruguayan press actions against drug trafficking resulted in the destruction of 1,400 kilograms of drugs and the conviction of three drug traffickers. Continue reading

Uruguay to Increase Pensions to More than 62,000 People

Montevideo, June 23 (Prensa Latina) Uruguayan social security will implement changes from July 1st, including a 14-percent increase in the lowest pensions and retirement payments, an official source reported.

The current pension is 3,895 pesos that are equivalent to 210 USD, and as of July, these sectors will receive 4,425 pesos (240 USD), said Ernesto Murro, who is the president of the Social Security Bank (BPS). Continue reading

Ollanta Humala Arrives in Uruguay

Montevideo, Jun 12 (Prensa Latina) The elected President of Peru, Ollanta Humala, arrived Sunday in Uruguay as part of his tour to strengthen the economic and political ties with South American countries.

The official agenda will begin on Monday when the president, José Mujica, receives Humala at the seat of government, confirmed the presidential website. Continue reading

Uruguay to Host Documentary Festival

Montevideo, Jun 3 (Prensa Latina) The presentation of serials in the production stage and a larger number of TV, film and animation materials will be the new offerings in the Third Edition of DocMontevideo set for July 20-29. Continue reading