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Uruguay: 200 women had abortions in the first month of the law

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Uruguay: 200 women had abortions in the first month of the law

Most abortions are performed in Montevideo and private health, said Vice Minister of the Presidency Communication Ministry.

Mujica said that “they have problems when trading with Argentina”

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Mujica said that “they have problems when trading with Argentina”

Jose “Pepe” Mujica, Uruguay’s President, said “there are difficulties in trade with Argentina because of their closed project” but denied that the situation will worsen. He also predicted a “clear” for the economy of Uruguay.

Lucía Topolansky: “I invite all Argentines to make tourism in Uruguay”

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Lucía Topolansky: “I invite all Argentines to make tourism in Uruguay”

Lucia Topolansky, senator and wife of Uruguayan President Jose Mujica, expressed the concern of her country for a decline in tourism of Argentines. As she said, against restrictions on dollar purchases in Argentina “the Uruguayan government will try to make it easy for Argentines to stay” and added “there have been tricks to come, because that is our biggest concern.”

Uruguay will sell dollars to Argentines to promote tourism in their country

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Uruguay will sell dollars to Argentines to promote tourism in their country

In Uruguay, tourism entrepreneurs met with government officials seeking to attract the attention of Argentine tourists selling “a million dollars” in the form of vouchers to redeem them for prizes and discounts. The measure aims to counteract the restrictions to the purchase of dollars imposed by the Argentine government.

Uruguay lost to Britain and stayed out of the Olympic Games

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Uruguay lost to Britain and stayed out of the Olympic Games

Britain lost to Uruguay in their second Olympic Games and was left with no chance of qualifying for the quarterfinals.

Uruguay doubts on the regularity with which Argentina extended contract with Dutch firm

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Uruguay doubts on the regularity with which Argentina extended contract with Dutch firm

Two months have passed after the complaint for ‘an alleged attempt to bribe a Uruguayan diplomat favoring a company in the Martin Garcia channel dredging’.

Vandals damaged the statue of Olmedo and Portales again

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Vandals damaged the statue of Olmedo and Portales again

Vandals damaged the statue of Olmedo and Portales on Avenida Corrientes and Uruguay again, in Buenos Aires City. It is the fourth attack suffered since its inauguration last year.

Uruguay defeated Peru and is first in the qualifiers

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Uruguay defeated Peru and is first in the qualifiers

The group led by the “Maestro” Tabarez won 4-2 against Peru and came to the end of the qualifiers for Brazil 2014. The goals for Uruguay were from Suarez, Maxi Pereira, Rodriguez and Eguren, while Godin (against) and Guerrero scored for Peru.

At the end, Venezuela and Uruguay tied

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At the end, Venezuela and Uruguay tied

The team led by Cesar Farias took a major draw with Uruguay and was on the tip with the Uruguayan set. Now, Argentina might overcome them. With a goal from Diego Forlan (U), at 38′, and Jose Rondon (V) at 83′.

Mujica: “We do not like the arrogance of the rich Europe”

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Mujica: “We do not like the arrogance of the rich Europe”

The president of Uruguay, Jose “Pepe” Mujica, supported Argentina’s decision to boost the expropriation of YPF and criticized the attitude that took different European countries after the announcement.

In a surprise move, Mujica travels to Argentina to meet Cristina Kirchner

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In a surprise move, Mujica travels to Argentina to meet Cristina Kirchner

The president of Uruguay, Jose “Pepe” Mujica, informed his staff that he will make a surprise trip to Argentina to meet with President Cristina Kirchner. He will be accompanied by Luis Almagro, the Foreign Relationships Minister.

Uruguay: “A blockade of the Falklands would violate the human rights of the people, as we say in Cuba”

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Uruguay: “A blockade of the Falklands would violate the human rights of the people, as we say in Cuba”

The Foreign Minister of Uruguay, Luis Almagro, said his country is not in favor of a blockade of the Falklands. He compared with the one the U.S. implements with Cuba.

The groups ‘Quebracho’ and ‘Patriotic Resistance’, try to take a ship of the Falklands in Uruguay

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The groups ‘Quebracho’ and ‘Patriotic Resistance’, try to take a ship of the Falklands in Uruguay

The group Quebracho, along with another group, ‘Patriotic Resistance’, found in Uruguay, plan to corner the ship, now with Uruguayan flag, that was in the Falklands War.

The lawyer of one of the nurses spoke: “His intentions were not to kill them, but stop the pain”

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The lawyer of one of the nurses spoke: “His intentions were not to kill them, but stop the pain”

The lawyer of one of the Uruguayan nurses accused of murdering patients with morphine overdoses said that the objective of his client was “stop the pain” of patients.

Uruguay: Three nurses arrested for causing the death of 16 patients

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Uruguay: Three nurses arrested for causing the death of 16 patients

Judge of the criminal court Vomeri Rolando reported that “the three male nurses were charged with an offense of especially aggravated murder in reiteration that was recognized in 16 cases.”

Uruguay opened its doors to skilled workers from abroad due to lack of manpower

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Uruguay opened its doors to skilled workers from abroad due to lack of manpower

As reported by the Labour Minister of Uruguay, Eduardo Brenta, the low level of unemployment has triggered a lack of skilled labor, so they will explored to offer jobs to foreigners.

Mujica: “You sometimes have to swallow toads [with Argentina], because it’s in the interest of the country”

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Mujica: “You sometimes have to swallow toads [with Argentina], because it’s in the interest of the country”

The President of Uruguay referred to the regional integration and the problems on his country as well as accusations from the opposition about his good relationship with Argentina.

Uruguay continued his run and thrashed Borghi’s Chile

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Uruguay continued his run and thrashed Borghi’s Chile

Those led by Tabarez defeated Chile by 4-0 in Montevideo. The great figure was Luis Suarez, Liverpool’s striker, who scored all the goals (42 ‘, 45′, 68 ‘and 73′). Hector Baldassi directed the game.

Mujica denied that there was Argentine support to the words of Sarkozy

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Mujica denied that there was Argentine support to the words of Sarkozy

Faced with opposition charges, Uruguayan President Jose Mujica flatly denied that Argentina has been in favor of the French president’s sayings on Uruguay being a “tax haven”.

International shame: Uruguayan soldiers accused of raping a Haitian during a humanitarian mission (video)

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International shame: Uruguayan soldiers accused of raping a Haitian during a humanitarian mission (video)

The Haitian president, Michel Martelly, denounced and condemned the alleged abuse of a 18 year old by Uruguayan soldiers who was on a humanitarian aid mission.

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